Canadian National Exhibition
The CNE or The Ex, as it's familiarly known, is the summer's signature event. Part agricultural fair, part carnival, part cultural extravaganza. Enjoy midway rides, carnival games, concerts, fireworks, a casino, daily shows and exhibitors displaying food, arts and crafts. Held every August for 18 days until the end of the Labour Day long weekend. General admission $16, seniors and kids (age 13 and under) $12, family pass (admission for two adults and two children or one adult and three children) $48.