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[Contest] Let’s Go to the Ex!

It’s a bittersweet sign when the Canadian Exhibition is back in town, because it signals the end of summer.
Going to the Ex is one way to end your summer with a bang!

This year, the Ex runs from August 15th until September 1.
Here are my highlights!

Food Truck Frenzy: Aug 22-24!

Situated on Princes’ Boulevard just inside the historic Princes’ Gates, in front of the Allstream Centre and Direct Energy Centre, the Frenzy will feature a wide variety of tasty treats! Frankie Fettuccine, Hogtown Smoke, I Love Churros, The Meatball Shoppe and Nazca are just a few of the trucks that will be there.

The Food Building is always a hands down favourite for me. Almost every food imaginable is here!

This summer marks the return of fireworks! Fireworks haven’t been at the Ex since Ontario Place shut down. Now you’ll be able to see fireworks nightly at 11pm until August 31st.

Celebrity Guests

Each year, a slew of special guests visit the Ex for demonstrations and more. This year, Chef Michael Smith, Jeanne Baker, Dr. Greg Wells and more will be available to see for free!

Live Perfomances
Get ready to swoon for elementary school favourites Hanson. Hanson is among the many bands that will be performing at the CNE Bandshell. Along with Hanson, you can see Down the Webster, These Kids Wear Crowns, Tim Hicks, Jay Douglas and more.

That’s just a small taste of what you can do and see at the Ex! For a complete listing, please visit

Now for the best part. I have 12 tickets to giveaway to you, lucky reader!
The Grand Prize winner will receive 2 Ride All Day Passes. Runners up will receive admission passes.

Please note that the passes will be sent by mail through Canada Post. I am not responsible for any lost mail.

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    August 13, 2014 at 10:07 AM

    I want to eat from Dutch Frites.

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    August 13, 2014 at 10:16 AM

    My all time traditional favourite is the beaver tail!

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    August 13, 2014 at 10:21 AM

    Ice cream waffle sandwich!!

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    Hibbat Tariq
    August 13, 2014 at 10:45 AM

    Not sure if this counts but my mom and I look forward to the food truck frenzy. Fidel Gastros pad Thai fries are a definite every time we go that weekend.

    Also, deep fried mars bar is always a must!

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    David duong
    August 13, 2014 at 10:53 AM

    Anything with bacon!

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    August 13, 2014 at 10:54 AM

    the donuts!!!

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    Shari K
    August 13, 2014 at 12:25 PM

    I am most excited for the cotton candy! 🙂

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    August 14, 2014 at 10:36 AM

    It’s gotta be something deep fried!

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    August 15, 2014 at 12:18 AM

    beavertails & tiny tom donuts. we usually try eating something from a new resto so we can share it

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    Jennifer Beckett
    August 15, 2014 at 2:37 PM

    Tiny Tom Donuts of course!! Yum!!

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    BobbiJo Pentney
    August 15, 2014 at 11:31 PM

    chocolate covered bacon.

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    sarah jackson
    August 16, 2014 at 9:30 PM

    corn dogs ! every year as a child , havent been in my adult years so id love to go and get me some of those !!

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