Education

Join us November 4 – 13th for The 100th Anniversary of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Check out what our education partners have to offer all year long!
Click below to access activities made available by organizations present at this year’s Royal Fair. Share these fun activities and educational documents with your class!

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Learning at The Royal

STAY TUNED for more details to come regarding field trip procedures and exciting educational programming at The 2022 Royal.

Teacher FAQ

The Agriculture Team is pleased to welcome all exhibitors to The Royal Food Competitions. To get you ready to compete please review the information below. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the Agriculture Team at entry@royalfair.org or the Agriculture Show Office at 416-263-3418.

Entries can be made online by visiting assistexpo.ca/rawf. For a step-by-step guide to entering, please click here. If you have a question or require assistance please contact the Agriculture Show Office at 416-263-3418 or by e-mail at entry@royalfair.org

Cheese & Butter: Tuesday June 7, Wednesday June 8, and Thursday June 9, 2022 between 9 AM – 4 PM
Ice Cream and RTE Meats: Monday June 6, Tuesday June 7, and Wednesday June 8, 2022 between 9AM – 4PM

Please ensure you provide your courier with the office hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm when scheduling your shipment.

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The health and safety of our staff, exhibitors, partners and the community at large are our top priorities, and we will adhere to all recommendations put forward by the government and health officials.

Staff work to ensure that all of our competitions meet the current regulations of the City of Toronto and the Government of Ontario.

We will be celebrating our winners on our virtual and social media platforms. Please be sure to include your social media handles if applicable with your entries, as well as 2-3 photos of your operation and product. Questions? Email us at entry@royalfair.org

* Online Registration Form coming soon
* Contact us by email at schoolgroups@royalfair.org
* Call School Groups at: 416-263-3404

No deposit is required at the time of registration
Full payment will be required on the day of the trip at the School Group Registration Desk

Tickets are non-refundable once paid. Please make sure of the number of students when registering and making payment

* Please call School Groups with any changes as soon as possible to have an accurate number of attendees (416-263-3404)
* Fully paid numbers are non-refundable. Any additional attendees will have to be registered at the Registration desk and balanced to be paid in full prior to entering The Fair

* Please call the School Groups (416-263-3404) to let us know as soon as possible
* Tickets are non-refundable once paid
* No deposit is required at the time of registration. Full payment is required on the day of the trip at the School Group Registration Desk

* Cash at the door
* Mail in Cheque payable to The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (please bring copy of cheque for proof of payment)
* Credit Card, Visa or MasterCard, by phone, email, or at the door
Paying in advance gets you and your group into the Fair faster!

We are located in the Exhibition Grounds, Enercare Centre, Toronto

Yes, we have a School Group Registration Desk in the Enercare Centre (On Princes’ Boulevard) in Hall C right across the School Group Entrance. Pre-paid school groups with no changes to the registration forms will have an express lane for quicker admission.

Yes we do. The school bus drop of is on Princes’ Boulevard on the South side of the Enercare Centre outside of Hall C. School Registration Desk is right inside Hall C. Let us know during registration if your school bus will require parking and we will direct your bus driver to the bus parking zone.

Streetcar:
511 Bathurst – frequent streetcar service from Bathurst Station to Exhibition Loop
509 Harbourfront – frequent streetcar service from Union Station to Exhibition Loop
Bus:
29 Dufferin – frequent bus service from Wilson and Dufferin stations to Princes’ Gate Loop
121 Fort York Esplanade – frequent service between the Distillery District and Princes’ Gates Loop
GO Transit:
Exit GO station at Exhibition GO Station
** GO Bus at TTC are free for students 12 and under **

Absolutely! WindReach Farm provides various services to assist individuals with accessibility needs during their visit to The Royal. They can provide guided tours and a quiet space which can serve as a base of operations for the day as well as a place to enjoy lunch. For WindReach assistance call: 905-655-5827 Ext. 234 or email visits@windreachfarm.org with your date of visit.

The Royal is a self-guided tour unless your group should require the assistance of WindReach Farm.
If required:
* A packed lunch or money for lunch/snack
* Any tools/materials needed for any assignments to be completed at the Fair preassigned by teacher
* The students and visitors are responsible for their own personal items. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is in no way responsible for lost, missing, stolen or damaged items
* Wear comfortable walking shoes
* Curiosity and a positive attitude!

Yes, follow these simple manners to have a great and safe visit:

* Please respect any rules and signs displayed at the Fair
* Walk
* Make sure students know when and where to regroup
* Treat our space with care and use the garbage bins
* Always wash hands after touching animals
* Only touch animals after getting permission or in designated areas (petting farm)
* Be respectful of all people and animals

* Royal Security/ Lost & Found located in Hall A Salon A, 416-263-3099
* First Aid located between Hall C/D out in the Galleria, 416-263-3002

Call us at 416-263-3404 or email us at SchoolGroups@royalfair.org

Farm to Table Discovery Zone

Over 14 Education Centres to explore and discover the story of Farm to Table. Find livestock experts, immerse yourself in virtual reality farms, be amazed with the butter sculptures and the giant vegetable displays.

Burnbrae Farms Culinary Academy

Sign up to learn to cook alongside some of Toronto’s top chefs in these hands-on cooking sessions, held daily throughout the 10 days of the Fair. Get hands-on skill-building experience with experts in the culinary field, and learn more about using local ingredients to make delicious meals—an extra fee in addition to admission. Please inquire at schoolgroups@royalfair.org for more details.

Education Ring

Check out the Education Ring every day for live educational and entertaining demonstrations.

Food & Nutrition Forum

Be a part of this years Food & Nutrition Forum and participate in two engaging sessions revolving around sustainability, environmental footprints, agriculture and food literacy and more!

Photography Consent Notice

NOTICE OF FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY

By entering the event premises you consent to being photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded, and allow the use of such material to be used by The Royal Agricultural WInter Fair for any promotional purposes.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Assisted Tours

Since 2000, WindReach Farm has been providing support and opportunity to groups of individuals with special needs who visit The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.

Assisted tours for groups with specials needs students please contact WindReach Farm directly at 905-655-5827 x234 or email Sara.Cosway@WindReachFarm.org. Visit the WindReach Farm website at windreachfarm.org.