Event Types









Markham Fair Grounds can accommodate a variety of event types. We are

the host location for large trade and consumer shows as well as corporate

celebrations, concerts, banquets and other special events. We welcome

inquiries from event planners, exhibitors, and visitors.

Trade and Consumer Shows

Winter Home Show at Markham Fair GroundsThe Markham Fair Grounds is host to regional trade and consumer shows.

We have over 90,000 square feet of flexible exhibit space that allows

us to satisfy even the most specialized event requirements.

Our staff brings knowledge, experience and a proactive approach to ensuring

that your event runs smoothly. We work hard to make your event planning

easy. That’s why we enjoy so much repeat trade and consumer show business.

Markham Fair offers the flexibility for tenants to control all aspects

of the use of our facilities.

You may select from our list of tried and tested suppliers of carpet and curtains,

or use your own.

Electrical hookups are contracted to Showtech.

Corporate Events

Corporate Event TrainingWhether it’s a seminar, product launch, conference, gala dinner,

team building day or a customer appreciation day, the Markham Fair Grounds

offers the perfect setting for your corporate event. With 4 interconnected

exhibit halls and 2 additional stand alone exhibit halls, we have a versatile

facility layout that is designed for maximum efficiency and provides

you with a broad range of space options to suit your unique event requirements.

There is plenty of room for imagination at the Markham Fair Grounds.

Our exhibit halls are multi-functional and can be transformed to reflect

any theme or atmosphere.

Warehouse Sales and Auctions

Cottage Show 2005The Markham Fair Grounds is the venue of choice for manufacturers, distributors,

wholesalers and retailers to hold warehouse sales. Whether it’s

brand-named clothing, electronics, cosmetics or shoes, consumers are

always looking for a bargain and they know the Markham Fair Grounds is

recognized for hosting some of the biggest and best sales. Our convenient

location, free parking, infrastructure and experience make us the number

one facility to host warehouse sales in York Region.

Past warehouse sales held at the Markham Fair Grounds include:

Trend Marketing, Scholastic Book Fairs, Gary Hill Hardwood Auction, Tool

Sales and much more…

Cultural & Religious Events

Corporate Events - retirement celebrationExperience a world of cultural diversity at the Markham Fair Grounds.

We proudly support the GTA’s wide range of ethnic, cultural and

religious communities. We are host to many cultural and religious events

throughout the year. Our convenient location, free parking and warm hospitality

make us the venue of choice to hold any event in the Greater Toronto

Area. With over 90,000 square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space,

we can easily accommodate gatherings of up to 10,000 people and satisfy

even the most specialized event requirements.

We work hard to make your event planning easy. Our staff is responsive,

flexible, resourceful and will do whatever it takes to ensure that your

event is successful.


Markham Fair Grounds is a desirable venue for outdoor concerts.

Plenty of free parking and flexible space make it the perfect venue for

entertainment or business. The grounds are completely fenced allowing

for a controlled secure environment. Washroom facilities are able to

accommodate events up to 10,000. Stable and plentiful hydro service

to ensure your lights and sound will support the entertainment your visitors

paid for.

We have over 90,000 sq.

ft. of flexible exhibit space that can be used for just about anything…



    • Product Launch Presentation at Markham Fair Rental FacilitiesFilm shoots


    • Set construction


    • Commercial production


    • Fashion shows


    • Festivals


    • Graduation ceremonies


    • Sporting events


    • Craft Shows


    • Banquet Facilities


    • And any great idea you have for our indoor space…



Just imagine what you can do with 104 acres of outdoor space…



    • Fun fair


    • Outdoor market


    • Ride and Drive


    • Fundraiser


    • RV Rally


    • Rodeo


    • Picnics


    • And so much more…