Participate in a beloved annual tradition when you experience the Canadian National Exhibition, a festive celebration of agriculture, technology, and the arts. Dating back to 1879, this massive fair is the largest in Canada and the fifth largest in all of North America. Also called "The Ex," the Canadian National Exhibition runs from August 19 through September 5 (Labor Day) and features a little something for everyone – from farm animals and carnival rides to fair foods and live music concerts. There are also numerous special events and festivals that you can attend. Highlights of this year's fair include:
- Live Music at the Bandshell
- Innovation Garage & Pitch Competition
- Aerial Acrobatic & Ice Skating Show
- Horsecapades & Animal Shows
- Craft Beer Fest, Food Truck Frenzy & Ribfest
- Deep Fried Fair Goods
- Casino & Midway Games
- Carnival Rides
- Shopping Pavilions & Outdoor Marketplace
- Air Shows & Water Shows
- Celebrity Chef Appearances
- Kids Activities
- … plus much more!
You'll find the Canadian National Exhibition at Exhibition Place, located at 100 Princes' Boulevard – about 3 kilometers from our hotel. We offer luxurious accommodations in a prime downtown location, with perks including a 24-hour fitness centre, indoor pool, and on-site dining. Please contact us today to learn more about the CNE or other Toronto events, and to book your reservations.