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Attractions

Casino

A popular annual draw, the CNE Casino features a variety of games including Blackjack, Lucky Ladies, Spanish 21, Hold ‘Em Poker, Hold ‘Em Bonus Poker, Omaha Poker, 3-Card Poker, No Commission Mini Baccarat, Roulette and a private air-conditioned Texas Hold 'Em Poker room.

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Gaming Garage

For the first time ever, FTC teams can compete at The Ex! FIRST Tech Challenge teams past, present, and future, are invited to play in 2021-2022 Freight Frenzy off-season event. Whether you officially registered in the 2021/22 FTC season or not, this event is open to teams of up to 15 students aged 12-18.

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NEVAEH & the NorthStar

New this year, the ancient mythos of the “journey” merged with the most cutting edge theatrical technology to create a spectacular multimedia show: NEVAEH & The NorthStar presented by VinFast, making its stunning debut at the 2022 CNE! The show followed the story of an unlikely friendship between a tech-savvy teenager, Nevaeh, and her guiding […]

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Drone Show

Crowds experienced the skies transform over the Food Building as they came to life through a colourful and dynamic Drone Show, that was presented by Vinfast. This amazing display of light and colour took place every night from August 19 to September 4. Please note: The CNE’s Drone Show’s “start time” may have varied depending on weather […]

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Opening Ceremonies

A colourful ceremonial procession launched the 144th year of the Canadian National Exhibition Association. The official ceremony took place in front of the historic Princes Gates at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022. This year’s theme was Celebrating Canada’s Resilience & the CNE’s Re-Opening, as well as the Healing Power of Humour. CBC Radio’s […]

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Air Show

The Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) returned this summer to celebrate its 73rd year with a spectacular new aerial extravaganza! The 2022 Air Show featured: the United States Air Force F-35 demonstration team, piloted by Major Kristin Wolfe the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 demonstration jet CH-146 Griffon P-51 Mad Max, piloted by Louis Horschel […]

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Superdogs

Returning to the CNE this summer was the amazing SuperDogs with their brand-new show, Pawvengers! Patrons could watch them unleash their “super” in a whole new way as they celebrated the world’s greatest superheroes AND foil a supervillain of their own. It’s a mystery wrapped in an adventure wrapped in all the high-flying fun of […]

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Kids’ World

Nestled in the west end of the CNE, near the Dufferin Gate, was a wonderful world designed just for kids. Rides for children were conveniently located just next door to Kids’ World. Complete with a playground, onstage entertainment, and a park full of crazy creatures, Kids’ World offers children endless surprises and lots of fun! […]

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The Farm

The CNE Farm featured interactive exhibits showcasing trends in urban agriculture while at the same time providing an opportunity to meet approximately 140 farmyard animals ranging from piglets to cows, sheep, goats & more! Guests were able to be a farmer for a day – picking apples off a tree, digging for potatoes, milking a […]

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Silent Disco

Silent Disco

Twice a day, CNE visitors of all ages were encouraged to dawn headphones and boogie to music that only they could hear. Headphones were made available to patrons (each of whom were required to leave a cash deposit, government issued photo ID, or a credit/debit card, which was returned upon their return). The event took […]

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Acrobat Alley

The space immediately south of the Enercare Centre’s Hall C was transformed into an animated arena known as Acrobat Alley. It featured a Tramp Wall and Aerial Acrobatics!

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HorseCapades

A delightful and FREE introduction to horses, the CNE’s interactive horse program CNE HorseCapades returned this year and took place from July 20 – July 29 from 9:00am to 12:00pm and from July 31 to August 18 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Designed for the young and the young at heart, HorseCapades sweeps you away from […]

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