Festive activities at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair help visitors get in the holiday spirit
TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Real reindeer and a special visit from the North Pole's most famous residentwill helpspread the spirit of the holidays this weekend as The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair wraps up its 92nd season.
In addition to a packed schedule of activities celebrating all that's new in the world of farming and fresh, local food, The Royal has plentyof special events and entertainment on tap to help visitors get in the mood early for the festive season.
Santa Claus will make a special pre-Christmas trip to The Royal on Sunday, November 16, along with a team of real reindeer. Children and families will be able to visit with Santa in the President's Choice Animal Theatre from 2-4 p.m.
If that's not enough to put visions of the holidays in visitors' heads, a Christmas tree competition will also help set the mood. The Sheridan Nurseries Winter Galley is featuring The Royal Christmas Tree Competition, presented by Coca-Cola ®. Vote for your favourite tree for a chance to win prizes, and be inspired by the approaching holiday season. The decorated trees are on displace at Heritage Court at the SheridanWinter Gallery. The winner of the competition will be declared at Sunday, November 16 at 4 p.m.
Holiday decorating and entertaining features will be in the spotlight at The Royal's new Food and Lifestyle Stage. Decorating experts from Sheridan Nurseries will lead several presentations on how to deck the halls this season, including:
- Learn how to create inspiring holiday wreaths on Saturday, November 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Learn how to decorate your mantle for the holidays on Sunday, November 16 from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
A full schedule of events can be found at www.royalfair.org/schedule.
Funding support for The Royalhas been provided by the City of Toronto andthe 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 92nd Royal Agricultural Winter Fair runs November 7-16, 2014 in the Direct Energy Centre and Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. For competition schedules, live webcasting, results and to purchase tickets, please visit www.royalfair.org.
Image with caption: "Sheridan Nurseries Christmas display at The Royal. (CNW Group/Royal Agricultural Winter Fair)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141115_C8631_PHOTO_EN_8089.jpg
SOURCE: Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
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