The University of Guelph is pleased to join the 101st anniversary of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, happening November 3-12 at Exhibition Place, Toronto.

The Fair celebrates the best in agriculture, local food and equestrian competition from across Canada and welcomes more than 300,000 visitors each year. As a long-standing foundational partner of the Fair, the University of Guelph is excited to present an interactive exhibit entitled the Future of Food. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with our food and agriculture experts, interact with dynamic displays and enjoy a variety of digital experiences to understand how we are shaping the future of food.

“The University of Guelph is proud to once again serve as a foundational partner for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and we are excited to showcase our talent and breadth of agricultural and food research initiatives” shares Rene Van Acker, Interim Vice-President (Research). “This year, our exhibit will embrace the Future of Food and will illustrate how science, technology, the arts and entrepreneurship are changing the way we grow, think about and consume food.”

U of G presenting sponsor of The Royal’s Educators’ Symposium

As a presenting sponsor, U of G will be front and centre on the Growth Hub stage where our experts will discuss how research innovations and discoveries are helping Canada to become a global leader in safe, nutritious and sustainable food.

Our U of G experts will also join the special panel conversation happening Nov. 3 at 3:30 on this same stage.

Discounted tickets available to U of G faculty, staff and students

Faculty, staff and students may enjoy a reduced ticket price of $12.50 (per person), compared to the regular ticket price of $30.00 (per person). Additionally, U of G has arranged for a shuttle service to help get you to and from this event – space is limited and this will be first-come, first-serve.

To purchase your ticket(s) and learn more about the shuttle service, please visit the Campus Parking Services website.

To learn more about the Fair and the full schedule of events and displays, please visit their website at