Attractions & things to do for the kids in your life

CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) (Toronto)

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Midway stop

CNE 2017: August 18 to September 4

From the large rides located close to the Princes' Gate to the Kids' Midway, located on the site's opposite side by Dufferin Gates, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE or The Ex) is indeed a children's paradise!

Most of the rides in the Kids' Midway are for children 42 inches or less. The midway closer to the Princes Gate is for bigger kids and adults, many requiring a minimum height of 48". Other activities for children usually include animals (expect dog performances), family shows, crafts, buskers, etc. This family event is a great way to ease the transition from summer time to... back to school. An eclectic assortment of music shows are presented on different stages. 

Here are a few posts from my blog Toronto Fun Places about the CNE 2013, to give you an idea of what to expect. Note that activities change every year but the spirit remains. I have upgraded the fees for 2014.

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