Drive on, equestrian enthusiasts! The Royal Winter Fair is back, and the annual Horse Show is scheduled for a ten-day event at the Coca-Cola Coliseum from November 3rd to November 12th! The stakes are high – over a thousand contestants will vie for a prize pool exceeding a million dollars and the prestigious title of this year’s Royal Champion! This year, the much-awaited Royal Horse Show will feature Olympians, athletes, and top international horses participating at the ultimate level in Show Jumping while encountering an extensive array of equine breeds and activities. Start rounding up your closest friends and celebrate the very best in local food, agriculture, and equestrian competitions nationwide. World-class competition and entertainment await everyone at the Exhibition Place in Toronto; the top-performing arena for trade shows, agricultural displays, and ice hockey matches in Canada. Giddy up and grab your tickets now for the mane event of the season!
Royal Winter Fair Horse Show Tickets:
“The Fair showcases champions across every imaginable agricultural crop and animal category, plus food, wine and art.” – Cision
“Over the years, the Royal has managed to reinvent itself and to provide education, excitement, and entertainment for thousands of visitors each year.“ – Canadian Book Review Annual
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is held every November in the City of Toronto. From November 3th to November 12th, saddle up for a great time at the Royal Winter Fair Horse Show held in the Coca-Cola Coliseum!
Although the COVID-19 pandemic previously hindered the chance for thousands of loyal Royal fans to attend the event in person, this year, the Winter Fair Horse Show promises a powerhouse of content and activities tailored to educate viewers about equestrian sport and inspire them with tales of triumph and achievement.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary last year, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair stands as the globe’s premier indoor showcase, seamlessly blending agriculture and equestrian excellence. Held annually, the Fair’s centerpiece, The Royal Horse Show, is an exceptional event that highlights the pinnacle of equine athleticism and breeding. Spanning ten action-packed days, this prestigious competition draws top-notch participants from both national and international arenas and proudly features the biggest entertainment acts.
“The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair celebrates the best of southern Ontario’s agricultural roots and attracts visitors from near and far, boosting the local economy. Investments like the one made today are helping our country’s festivals have a strong recovery, showcasing the unique experiences southern Ontario has to offer and preparing for a resilient future,” the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez.
Kicking off on November 3rd, the opening night for the equestrian event will include the following activities:
- Royal Horse Show Official Opening
- The Mad Barn Indoor Eventing Challenge
- Feature: Australian Horseman and entertainer Guy McLean
- Henry Equestrian Canadian Show Jumping Championship
“Packed full of horsepower” – Jump Media
“A really exciting atmosphere” – International Jumping Riders Club
A more family-friendly day awaits on November 4th with exquisite performances such as the National Championship Show Jumping, Pony Jumpers, and the Six Horse Hitch featuring Belgians, Percherons, and Clydesdales. As the night falls, the grand culmination of the Henry Equestrian Canadian Show Jumping Championship and the thrilling Mad Barn Indoor Eventing Challenge’s final rounds will take center stage.
Sunday is Family Day as the Toronto Star will be sponsoring the Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby and Pony Jumper National Championship. For November 9th, the Battle of the Breeds and Hackney & Harness Pony Championships will be held while The Royal Centennial Cup will be hosted the following day.
On November 11th, a fresh set of exhilarating events will be available including the following performances:
- The K9-Equine Challenge presented by Booster Juice
- The Under 25 National Championship Final
- Royal Heavy Horse Team Championship
- The Longines FEI World Cup™
Concluding the week-long event, the Royal Rodeo featuring guest emcee Amber Marshall returns on November 12th along with Pole Bending & Barrel Racing, and eight-second Bull Riding speed events.
Moreover, premium tickets are available featuring access Indulge in the ultimate luxury with our Platinum & Gold Seating, providing you with the finest seating arrangements, top-tier benefits such as priority underground parking, and exclusive access to the coveted Tanbark Club for dinner reservations and the renowned Horse Show after-party. You can secure your seats through flexible options, choosing from 3, 5, or 6 evening subscriptions, or simply opt for individual event tickets.
“The Best Animal and Horse Show in Canada” – AllEvents
At The Royal, we offer a diverse range of seating choices and personalized food and beverage selections to cater to your desires and those of your guests. Whether you seek an intimate gathering or wish to immerse yourself in the heart of the action, your tailor-made evening at The Royal Horse Show is ready to be crafted.
“Our goal is to attract the best riders and horses to compete and ensure equestrian supporters globally and locally are aware and motivated to buy tickets to various events throughout the ten days,” shared Karen Poncelet, the Community Relations and Marketing Communications Manager for the event.
Keep in mind that the Fair Hours will be from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM from Tuesday to Saturday. The fair will only be open on Sundays and Mondays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
The Coca-Cola Coliseum, located within Toronto’s Exhibition Place in Ontario, serves as a versatile venue for a range of events, including agricultural exhibitions, ice hockey matches, and trade shows. Constructed in 1921, the venue’s highlights included hosting the Canadian National Exhibition and the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Similarly, it will set the scene for this year’s Royal Horse Show, so start reserving your tickets for the most-awaited flagship event in Canada!