Canadian National Exhibition 2015 Official Opening@Princes’Gate Exhibition Park(Fri.,Aug.21st,2015)


It was the 137th edition of The CNE. The event was hosted by Master Of Ceremony:CBC Radio Personality-Jill Dempsey. Guest were welcomed to the opening ceremony with a Parade Procession which included:Toronto Police Mounted Unit, The Tivoli Youth Guard,from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mayor John Tory, Chef Michael Smith, CNE General Manager Virginia Ludy and President of the CNE Brian Ashton all stepped up to the podium to welcome the guest who attended the opening ceremony.

Once the National Anthem had concluded, Jill Dempsey asked Chef Michael Smith to arrive at the podium to declare the 137th CNE officially open. Mayor John Tory cut the ribbon and the Confetti filled the Toronto sky and stage to officially launch another year of the CNE. The list of concerts at the Bandshell include: America, Foghat, Monster Truck, Rick Springfield, Chubby Checker, The Music of The Band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Scott Weiland ex of Stone Temple Pilots,Tokyo Police Club, Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea and MKTO to name a few of the great acts at this year’s version of the traditional CNE. The summer has just started when the CNE open in August.