Markham Fair Prize Books – It’s that simple to Enter!

Look for a Section from the Prize Books. Pick the Section and best class that matches your entry. Fill out the appropriate Entry Form. Be sure to read the General Rules and Regulations. Bring the form into the Markham Fair Office on or before September 13, 2018, 8PM, with the appropriate entry

Rental Facilities

Markham Fair Grounds, located in York Region, can accommodate a variety of functions and gatherings. We are the host location for large trade and consumer shows as well as corporate celebrations, concerts, banquets and other special events.

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Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors

We’ve all heard the phrase “it takes a community to raise a child”, and it would be equally true to say “it takes a community to run a fair”!  So many different groups come together annually to make Markham Fair a real, community celebration…. there are of course the volunteers, staff, vendors, entertainers, exhibitors, and […]

September 19th, 2016|Sponsorship|0 Comments

The Unique History of Markham Fair’s Contests

In its 172 years of the Markham Fair, visitors of all ages have competed in and watched the many different contests available. Read on to learn some of the history of these contests and how you can register for them!

Retired Contests

These contests were part of Markham Fair for years, but have been retired and replaced […]

August 25th, 2016|Attractions, Competitions|0 Comments

7 Reasons Why You Should (Definitely) Enter the Markham Fair

Be a part of the Markham Fair this year in a way that is fun, easy, and rewarding in more ways than one! Every year we have Homecraft competitions that ask Fair visitors to enter their homemade goods to compete against one another. The categories include everything from crafts to baking to flower arranging, and […]

August 10th, 2016|Competitions, Markham Community, Prize Book|0 Comments

A Small Taste of What to Expect at Harvest Moon

With Harvest Moon just two weeks away (Thursday, August 18th), here’s an updated list of what delicious food and drinks you have to look forward to. Scroll down to explore the restaurants, food trucks, wineries, breweries and farmers market vendors making an appearance this year:
The Duchess of Markham
Pub Style Cuisine,  Markham, ON

Enjoy samples from […]

August 5th, 2016|Harvest Moon, Markham Community|0 Comments

Lending a Hand in the Community

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 […]

July 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summertime at the Fair

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!
Harvest […]

Food Drive – Lend a Hand

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
Raymerwood PS

The generosity of the students and staff at these schools is an inspiration to us all.  Faircrow, our Fair Ambassador, was pleased to […]

July 11th, 2016|Lend-A-Hand, Markham Community|0 Comments

Corporate and Group Packages – Harvest Moon

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 […]

July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hey Kids, what’s your hobby?

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 […]

June 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grade 8 Student Volunteer of The Year Award 2016

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.

Participating schools:
Cornell Village P.S.
Wendat Village P.S.
St. Rene Goupil
Donald Cousins P.S.
Greensborough P.S.
Stouffville Christian School
Franklin […]

June 17th, 2016|Lend-A-Hand, Markham Community|0 Comments