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CNE - 1/2 price admission opening day, also $5 after 5PM

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CNE - 1/2 price admission opening day, also $5 after 5PM

$8 @ the Gate

Opening Day - Friday, August 17th


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The CNE is offering a great deal on Opening Day this year! Pay only $8 admission at the Gate all day!* Save on rides too with our Opening Day Ride Special! On Friday, August 17th, visitors can buy 10 rides for $20.

* Offer available at the CNE gate only


Visit the CNE after 5 pm - Get in for $5!

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays!


Come to the CNE after 5 pm on Mondays*, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays and pay only $5 for admission. This special offer is only available on site at a CNE ticket booth. It is not available online.

*Does not include Labour Day Monday
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Haven't been to the CNE in more than a decade. Has anything changed? Is there anythng new?
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They should change the name from CNE to CLF - Canada's Largest Flea market. I skipped the CNE for a number of years and went back year before last - what a waste. There actually used to be some interesting exhibits there, now it basically consists of the midway, casino, food building, and of course, the "flea market". Let me put it this way, when they advertise a "feature" for the year as deep fried Coke/Mars bars/whatever, you know they're getting desperate...
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Wow, summer hasn't begun yet and we are seeing deals for the Ex.
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Cheap Cat wrote:
May 31st, 2012 6:28 pm
Wow, summer hasn't begun yet and we are seeing deals for the Ex.

Ya I was surprised too!
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Best food last year was the "Fried Onion" & "Pulled Pork Sandwich" hands down! It's still tradition to go to "The EX" every year, just now we take our kids!

Mighty expensive however, but every year we help fellow RFD'ers with a corporate code to make the pain a little easier....especially for younger families!
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this year they're featuring bacon in many delicious forms.


Deep fried bacon covered hotdogs are coming to Toronto. Yes, the CNE announced the new food items available this year and bacon looks to be the star attraction. While deep fried Mars bars, butter and donut cheeseburgers will all make return appearances in 2012, it's the trendy bacon that hopes to eclipse them all with the aforementioned hotdog, bacon and nutella and Jack Daniels bacon sandwiches, bacon parfait, bacon sundae, candied bacon and bacon popcorn all expected to grease CNE-goers stomachs.

other new food vendors at the EX listed here
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sprung wrote:
Jul 17th, 2012 7:13 am
this year they're featuring bacon in many delicious forms.


Deep fried bacon covered hotdogs are coming to Toronto. Yes, the CNE announced the new food items available this year and bacon looks to be the star attraction. While deep fried Mars bars, butter and donut cheeseburgers will all make return appearances in 2012, it's the trendy bacon that hopes to eclipse them all with the aforementioned hotdog, bacon and nutella and Jack Daniels bacon sandwiches, bacon parfait, bacon sundae, candied bacon and bacon popcorn all expected to grease CNE-goers stomachs.
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Bacon wrapped hot dog looks delicious.
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I don't get it..1/2 price admission for $8 ? Or is that supposed to say $4? Because I don't think the CNE (just ground enterance) ever cost $16 ?
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Nevermind grounds admissions is $16..wow...I don't even remember that...I thought it was like $10 or $12
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I imagine a single bacon covered hot dog will be in the $10 range.
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I remember getting in on opening day for 1$. For the amount of money I'll end up spending inside, entrance should always be 5$. Screw this.
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