Markham Fair, to be held on Oct 3- Oct 6, is an agricultural community fair organized with the aim to bring together the best of Canada’s farming and livestock. Its mission is to boost awareness about agriculture and improving the overall quality of life in the agricultural fraternity.
It comprises of a series of events that aim to make the city going commoners of Canada get well acquainted with the agricultural practices. It includes various domains like researching and developmental projects to fulfill the requirements of the sector. Among the projects are annual agricultural exhibitions with prizes, promoting the conservation of natural resources, enhancing the productivity of the community and providing support and facilities for the enrichment of the farm practices.
Markham fair is reckoned among Canada’s oldest country fairs. Since 1844, it has been a major platform for sharing the latest trends and products in the industry. The event has a varied catalog which comprises horse pull, demolition derby, tractor pull, midway rides and displays of farm animals and many more.
Most exciting events to watch out for
So you think you can cook at the fair
This is not simply a cooking competition but one that will help you become one with the local ingredients and resources. The dish is to be prepared within 20 mins and there are amazing prizes to be won.
Aerial Mystic Circus Show
This circus is a wonderful amalgamation of various tricks and activities will the old world charm as well as modern appeal. It’s a treat for circus lovers and also for kids.
Motorsports Mania Monster Truck Show
Markham fair is the host to a very interesting truck show that assures a race that will get to the edge of the seat.
President’s Choice Super Dogs
To woo kids and adults alike, there are amazing dogs that perform the best of gymnastics offering a treat for the eyes. For over three decades, this event has been a major attraction for the spectators.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride
Not one, not two over 32 riders perform at the Markham fair with music. The performance figures intricate music and choreographed moves. The public gets familiar with the traditions and features of the Royal troupe.
This exhibition contains several artifacts and skills demonstrations such as painting, stitching, beading, spinning, embroidery and many more.
Catch the most exciting competitions such as Homecraft Prize Book, Agricultural Prize book, Light Horse show Prize Book, Amabassador contest, Baby contest, Children’s Pet show, Teen Talent Contest .
At Markham fair, not only fun is assured, but you are assured of great services and facilities. There are various ways to book your tickets and secure participation in the contests. One of them is to visit the official website. Additionally, you can enjoy great food, free parking and unfailing assistance from the officials.