For years now, EastGen, an innovative company that specializes in biotech and genetic material related to dairy heifers, beef, and goats, has sponsored future dairy leaders across Ontario through its youth events. One of these events, the EastGen Challenge, has young people showcasing their heifers in front of judges, who select the best cow based […]
The Royal Canadian Family Circus is coming to Markham Fairgrounds! This year, they’ll be putting on a thrilling show called Spectac! under a traditional European-style big top tent, and they will be featuring a new cast of dazzling performers from across the globe with Ringmaster Joseph Bauer. There’s no better way to have an evening […]
Summer is in full swing at the Markham Fairgrounds and we’re busier than ever! Throughout the summer, the Markham Fair works hard to serve the community through various events, sales, and opportunities right here at the Fairgrounds. Whether you love eating, gardening, shopping, or dancing, there is always something to enjoy here in the summertime!
Markham Fair Homecraft Past President Elaine Rennie is the 2016 OAAS President.
The Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies consists of 230 fairs and its members from across Ontario. The convention is held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto in February where the Annual General Meeting takes place.
Elaine has gone through the Homecraft chair twice at […]
City of Markham celebrated contributions to the community with an awards presentation in council chambers last night. Mayor Frank Scarpitti announced the importance of the volunteer efforts from the parade organizing committee as well as the local businesses and not-for-profit groups. Each year the parade grows a little more in number of floats. The annual […]
We are proud to announce our partnership with The York Region Festival Alliance! In 2016 the alliance will create a dynamic signature event in York Region called “The York Region Festival Trail”. It will be a Food & Cultural Adventure that will allow you to visit multiple community events in 6 different municipalities. The trail […]
We’ve been out celebrating the holiday spirit in our community. The week before last was the Markham Santa Claus parade. This past Saturday we were in Stoufville at the Santa Claus parade where we were awarded “Most Humorous” float. Elvis was a big hit! We hope our float was enjoyed by all who attended the […]
Markham Fairgrounds was the host location for the EastGen Challenge East region on July 11 and12, 2014. The two day competition is for competitors between the ages of 14 and 21. The program consists of an educational day with challenging, hands-on learning sessions. The show day consists of showmanship and calf conformation classes.
The weather was […]
Markham Museum is featuring an exhibit which explores the technology surrounding the growth, processing and preserving of food, as well as social changes and attitudes to food.
Many of the Contributors to this exhibit have been long time residents of Markham and involved with the Markham Fair. Markham Fair’s vision is to be a vibrant community […]