Media Advisory - Mayor John Tory to open Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The Royal returns to Exhibition Place for 93rd year from Nov. 6-15, 2015

TORONTO, Nov. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto Mayor John Tory will help The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair kick off its 93rd year of bringing country life to the heart of Canada's biggest city on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015.

Details for Opening Day are as follows:


Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Opening Ceremony


Friday, November 6, 12 noon to 1 p.m.


Burnbrae Farms Food & Lifestyle Stage, Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place

Special Guest:

Toronto Mayor John Tory will open the Fair and tour the show floor

Photo Opp:

Turbo the Goat will help Mr. Tory unveil a welcome banner.

The first 1,000 visitors through the doors when The Royal opens Friday will be welcomed with delicious complimentary butter tarts made by 2014 Royal Champion Betty's Pies and Tarts of Cobourg, Ont.

Visitors who attend the opening ceremony will also get to sample a new Canadian-bred pear and meet some of Team Canada's Pan Am equestrian riders.

Featuring 10 days of family-oriented entertainment, exhibits and agricultural competition, The Royal runs from November 6-15, 2015 at Toronto's Exhibition Place.

Funding support for The Royal has been provided by the City of Toronto and the Government of Ontario.

About The Royal:

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the world's largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show.  This year, the 93rd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair runs November 6-15, 2015 at Exhibition Place, Toronto. For competition schedules, live webcasting, results and to purchase tickets, please visit

SOURCE Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

For further information: Courtney Charette, Public Relations Coordinator, Entreprise Canada, 63 Church Street | Suite 203 | St. Catharines, ON, Canada | L2R 3C4, Main: 905.682.7203 ext. 222, Direct: 905.346.1231, Cell: 905.329.0391, F: 905.682.7481, E:, W:


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