This year's showcase of Canada's agriculture is planned for Nov. 4 to 13. The fair hours run from 9 am to 9 pm daily. Sunday hours are 9 am to 8 pm.
The fair promotes excellence in agriculture, horticulture and equestrian activities through world class competitions, exhibitions and education. Exhibition Place, Toronto's new National Trade Centre will be the location for this big event. Highlights of the week include the Royal Horse Show, livestock competitions and the International Marketplace.
Other special events are the Royal Celebration of the Dog, Knob Hill Lane, Farm to Table, the Royal Winter Garden "Global Gardens", Kraft Canada Cooking Stage, Dairy Lane, a Century with Horses and antiques at the Royal.
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair brochure outlining some of the activities is now available. Contact your local OMAFRA office for a copy. You may also visit the Royal website at www.royalfair.org