As a member of the community for 172 years, Markham Fair believes in the importance of fostering community development through helping others and giving back. As an agricultural fair, we know the importance of farmers working together to produce a plentiful harvest, and we believe that these same values extend to cultivating growth across our […]
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!
We issued a challenge to all of our participating Lend-a-Hand schools, and we are pleased that four area-schools accepted it! A heartfelt thank you to:
St. Julia Billiart CES
St Mark CES
Cornell Village PS
The generosity of the students and staff at these schools is an inspiration to us all. Faircrow, our Fair Ambassador, was pleased to […]
Corporate and Group Packages – Harvest Moon
We are inviting local businesses to attend a new and exciting, summer-time festival, celebrating the richness and bounty of our area. We’ve made it easy for business groups to purchase advanced ticket packages (complete with VIP treatment) so you may bring your employees and customers, and to truly enjoy […]
Markham Fair hosts a number of talent and craft contest at the annual fall fair. To give you time to prepare for the various competitions, here’s a quick list of all that is available. Keep in in mind there is an entry fee for each exhibit, usually about 25 cents and a one-time Exhibitor fee […]
The Volunteers of Markham Fair are presenting “Volunteer of the Year” Awards to a deserving Grade 8 student at each participating school in York Region.
The award recognizes the importance of volunteering within our communities and encourages youth to actively participate in community-building activities.
Cornell Village P.S.
Wendat Village P.S.
St. Rene Goupil
Donald Cousins P.S.
Stouffville Christian School
Celebrate the summer season with the tastes and flavours of our city and surrounding area. Eat, drink and enjoy locally grown and expertly prepared food, craft brew, and VQA wines. Enjoy a summer afternoon and evening at the Harvest Moon festival, with live entertainment and a fun, festive mood.
An area of the fairgrounds will awaken […]
Markham Fair’s Lend-a-Hand Team is out visiting schools in York Region.
In this first week we visited with 5 schools. Isabella, Christie and Cianna have been delivering an amazing program to the delight of students and teachers alike.
The biggest success this week was interacting with the students and hearing them come up with ideas on how […]
Each year the Association of Agricultural Societies meet at the Royal York hotel for a convention. Delegates from over 230 fairs in Ontario attend seminars and meetings in order to help improve our fairs and present the best we have in each of our communities. We also bring competition items from each of our home […]