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The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest annual community event. Taking place over the 18 days leading up to and including Labour Day, the CNE offers a wide variety of entertainment and events including Bandshell concerts, celebrity chef demonstrations, an aerial acrobatics and ice skating show, a dog show, a working farm, parades and a three-day Air Show, all of which are FREE with admission to the CNE.
Midway rides and games, wacky fair food as well as international food and shopping are also popular highlights of this major Toronto event. Over the course of its 18 day run, the CNE attracts more than 1.5 million people each year.
2017 CNE Dates: August 18 to September 4
HOURS OF OPERATION:
• Regular Hours (Aug 18 to Sept 3)
~ Gates: 10 am to 10 pm
~ Grounds: 10 am to Midnight
~ Buildings: 10 am to 10 pm
~ Casino: Noon to 6 am
~ Rides: Weekdays - 11 am to Midnight; Weekends - 10 am to Midnight
• Labour Day Hours (Sept 4)
~ Gates: 10 am to 5 pm
~ Grounds: 10 am to 10 pm
~ Buildings: 10 am to 7 pm
~ Casino: Noon to 8 pm
~ Rides: 10 am to 9 pm