Event:

The 30th annual edition of Canada's largest Ski, Snowboard and Travel Show.

Dates:

October 11th to 14th

(Thursday through Sunday)

Hours:

Thursday: 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday: 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location:

Automotive Building, Exhibition Place

Toronto, Ontario

Exhibits:

Whether you're a double diamond skier, backcountry boarder or just looking to take up the sport, you'll find everything and anything to make your slopeside experience complete at the 2001 show! The Toronto Ski, Snowboard and Travel Show is Canada's largest showcase of Ski & Snowboard related travel destinations, equipment , clothing, lifestyle information and related products and services.

For consumers looking to experience the ultimate on-snow holiday, over 125 resort operators from across North America and Europe offer knowledgeable staff to discuss the terrain, lodging, dining, nightlife and special attractions their destinations offer to warrant a "must visit" ranking on your dream vacation short list!

If you think a change of gear will propel you to new heights, Ontario's premier specialty ski and snowboard shops are present to outfit you in the latest hi-tech skis, boards, clothing and accessories! We are also home to Canada's largest Ski and Snowboard Swap, operated by the Canadian Ski Patrol System, with thousands of new non-current skis, boards, boots, bindings and poles all up for grabs, at excellent prices.

The Toronto Ski, Snowboard and Travel Show creates this magical winter one-stop shopping opportunity under one roof and comes but once a year! The show is a montage of manufacturers, retailers, resorts, entertainment and associations who can help you hit the hills, carve better turns and track the freshest powder. If you "live" to spend quality time on the slopes, and you'd like to kick off this season with a bang, check out the rest of our website and make plans to visit this years show! And remember, an active winter is a great winter, so take the time to introduce a friend to the slopes! Have fun!

Directions:

From the West and Northwest

From Highways 400 South/401/427 South, Take Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) Eastbound. Then follow signs to the Gardiner Expressway East. Exit at Jameson Avenue. Follow along Lakeshore Boulevard East until 3rd set of lights. Turn North on Newfoundland Drive. Parking will be on the West side across from the Automotive Building.

From the East and Northeast

From Highways 404 South/401/Don Valley Parkway South to the Gardiner Expressway West. Exit at Spadina/Lakeshore Boulevard West. Follow along Lakeshore Boulevard West, through Strachan Avenue, through the Princes, Gates. Just past the Automotive Building will be parking to the south.

Parking:

Surface lots:

$9.00/day (includes tax)

Taking TTC:

To get to the Automotive Building via TTC, take the Bloor subway to Bathurst Station, then the Bathurst 511 streetcar south to Exhibition Place. The streetcar will take you to the National Trade Centre and walk south to the Automotive Building. Or you can take the Dufferin 29 bus south from Wilson Station or Dufferin Station. This bus will take you to the Dufferin Gates at the north/west corner of Exhibition Place. From there it is a 15 minute walk across the grounds to the Automotive Building.

You can also take the new 509 street car from Union Station. If you take this line you can get off at the Strachan Avenue stop and walk south to the Automotive Building.

For more information please call the TTC at 416-393-4636.

Taking GO Train:

Take GO Train to Exhibition Place Station and 5 minute walk to the Automotive Building. GO Info Line (416) 869-3200.

Statistics:

Approx. 200 companies

30,000 visitors

Admission:

Adults: $12.00

Juniors: $ 7.50 (Ages 6 to 15)

Seniors: $ 7.50

Family Pass: $29.00 (2 adults & 2 juniors)

Children (under six years): FREE when accompanied by an adult

Hotline:

(416) 695-0311

Hours of operation 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (M - F)

***all information from http://www.torontoskishow.com***


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