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Canadian National Exhibition

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A showground, fairground, carnival, concerts, horse show, farmyard, garden show, food hall, restaurants, and a fabulous Mardi Gras parade are all rolled into one for the Canadian National Exhibition, held in Toronto each year. For 18 amazing days...more
210 Princes Blvd, Toronto, Ontario M6K 3C3, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-263-3330
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not disappointing. Really enjoyed the show, had a great view Weather interfered with some of the show.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone to this setting for many things including the CNE for rides, for Home Shows and for BMO Stadium! It’s a well set up venue, lots of indoor and underground parking with lots of food options during events. Luv the princess gates!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much to do and see....would recremend anyone who hasn't gone to the CNE to go. I plan on going back each year.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bjaym2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my family to CNE as they hadn't been before. We had a great time, there was lots to do and see. We went on the second day it was open so it wasn't too busy. The food court was huge and had a variety...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went back after almost 30 years. Bought discounted tickets from the Chelsea Hotel. All day ride pass was $37.00, which is pretty good. Lots of rides and games. Some things are a little pricey. The air show was the next day, so we saw lots...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank K-Towner101
Reviewed September 5, 2019

The Ex used to be so fun. They have reduced the grounds to such a small area, its way overcrowded with not much to see. The buildings like the Colosseum is like going to a flea market with cheap junk and people crammed beside you....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed September 4, 2019

I was here back in the early 80's (had a great time, seeing exhibits, playing games), and came back in the mid 90's (more shopping than anything else). The biggest problem from the previous visits - parking. This year, took the subway and street car,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bensonw988
Reviewed September 3, 2019

We arrived shortly after it opened. It was very busy but after we got inside it was easy to move around. We were there with our Grandchildren so we stayed mostly in the kids area and watched the shows. The super dog show was excellent....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Just awesome. We came, saw and stayed on till it ended. No words to describe it. Thrilling, near collision (!) but at what speed....!! Planes at 1.8 Mach means, you hear that thunder in your spine. The plane leaves ... say a spot.... and the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank nightr2017
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Loved the CNE! Yes it is crowded, parking is expensive, lines are long unless you pay $15 extra but it is a nice place to be before the school starts. Two things I didn't like: when riding with kids it can get expensive, hope they...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Dolunay K
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Hfwax | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you ride the cne express train that is free and take it round trip so you can see the complete grounds and find the buildings that you want to visit. I would say 4-6 hours will give you a good insight to the... More
Lisa P
September 3, 2017|
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Response from CNE2019 |
We are happy to announce that the Bingo tent is returning to the 2019 CNE midway!!!
September 10, 2016|
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Response from GrahamP113 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help, good luck