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Canadian National Exhibition Bucket List (CNE)

Published: August 6th, 2019

Since 1879, the iconic CNE has been Toronto’s favourite end-of-summer tradition! Between the midway rides, live music, shopping and famous culinary concoctions, the Ex is truly fun for everyone!

Experience the exciting festivities right at your doorstep when you stay at Hotel X Toronto with our special CNE Package, between August 16 and September 2nd. Be sure to try out some of our favourite things to see, do and eat at the CNE!

Taste

The Cookie Dough Supreme Chimney

Doughn’t be discouraged by its size! Once you taste this Cookie Dough Supreme Chimney from @ogchimneys, you’ll be in sweet tooth heaven!

 

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The Golden Burger

How many people can say they’ve eaten 24-karat gold, $100 burger? Now is your chance to say you have! If it’s a little out of your price range, you can always downsize to the $24.95 Gold Slider!

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Watch

The CNE Air Show

Don’t miss the the spectacular Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) on from August 31 to September 2! To celebrate the 70th  anniversary of the show, there will be a designated all things aviation area, just west of the CNE’s Rose Garden. Pro Tip: Watch from our 3-Level Falcon SkyBar for the best views in the city!

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The SuperDogs Show

Catch the extraordinary new Abracadabark show, as you fall in love with the amazing SuperDogs! This year’s theme is magic and mystery, so prepare to be stunned by the pups! After the show, be sure to stick around to meet the stars at the Pat N’ Chat event!

 

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Play

Fun-Filled Dates

A memorable date awaits! From midway rides and games, to sharing a gondola ride and delicious carnival food, you’ll have a blast exploring the CNE with that special someone!

 

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Kids’ World

Nestled in the west end of the CNE near the Dufferin Gate, is a wonderful world designed just for kids! Kids rides, a playground, live entertainment and a park full of crazy creatures are just a few of the surprises your kids will love!

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Ride

The Gondola

It’s the best way to get from one end of the fair to the other! Take in views of Toronto’s city skyline with the excitement of the CNE beneath you!

 

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The Swings

Who doesn’t love the carnival swings? Ride them at sunset to get that perfect golden hour shot!

 

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The Slides

Another carnival classic that brings out the kid in us all!

 

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Don’t Leave Without…

A Carnival Keepsake

Whether you win a stuffed animal or find something you love in the shopping markets, take a piece of the CNE away with you!

 

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The Instagram Shot

Instagram or it didn’t happen! There are tons of ‘Insta Worthy’ photo opps here!

 

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All of this and our special CNE Package can be enjoyed from August 16 – September 2 when you stay two nights or more! Receive the following perks during a weekend getaway you’ll always remember.

-A $30 Food & Beverage Credit *Excluding In-Room Dining
-Complimentary Self Parking for 1 Vehicle
-(2) Nespresso Café Certificates

*2-night minimum stay & 7-day cancel policy.

Visit our website to book your exceptional CNE summer getaway today!

Have questions? Please contact us and we would be delighted to assist you!

Read about some of the other fun activities in our vibrant city that make our list of 7 Things to do This Summer in Toronto!

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