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2017 Queen City Ex Information

“Join more than 200,000 attendees for five days of incredible food, fun, music, shopping and more at Queen City Ex – Regina’s annual fair.”

QCX Show Guide


  • Queen City Ex: Wednesday, August 1 to Sunday, August 5, 2018


  • Wednesday, August 1 through Saturday, August 4, 2018 Noon to 11 p.m.
    • Kiddieland closes at 10:30 p.m. (weather and crowd dependent)
    • Midway rides and concessions close at 12 a.m. (weather and crowd dependent)
  • Sunday, August 5 2018: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Admission is free from 10 -11:30a.m. with a non-perishable food item donation, but the midway doesn't open until noon)
    • Kiddieland closes at 10:30 p.m. (weather and crowd dependent)
    • Midway rides and concessions close at 12 a.m. (weather and crowd dependent)


Where to Buy
Daytrippers, gate admissions and senior passes are available at Sherwood Co-op Grocery stores, Sherwood Co-op Gas Bars and the Brandt Centre Box Office.

Sherwood Co-op locations: 

  • Rochdale Food Store
  • South Albert Food Store
  • South Albert Gas
  • Albert & Avonhurst Gas
  • Harbour Landing Gas Bar
  • Quance St. Food Store
  • Rochdale Gas Bar
  • Prince of Wales Gas Bar
  • Park & Dewdney Gas Bar
  • Winnipeg St. Home Centre & Gas Bar
  • Emerald Park Gas Bar

Rural areas include:

  • Dysart Gas Bar
  • Montmarte Food & Gas Bar
  • Southey Food & Gas Bar
  • Indian Head Gas Bar

Daytrippers include unlimited rides for the day. Earlybird and Advance Daytrippers purchased online, from participating Sherwood Co-op stores or the Brandt Centre Box Office in advance include gate admission.

Earlybird Daytrippers - Save 30%! 
$43 including tax and gate admission

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Advance Daytrippers
$48 including tax and gate admission

On-Site Daytrippers
$48 including tax (does not include gate admission) – Purchased on site during Queen City Ex

Gate Admission
Gate admission is required to enter Queen City Ex. A stamp is provided for re-entry on the same day.

General Gate Admission Rates:

  • Adults (13-59) – Advance: $12 / At the Gate: $15
  • Seniors (60+) –  Advance: $8 / At the Gate: $8
  • Children (7-12) – Advance: $8 / At the Gate: $8
  • Children (0-6) – Advance & At the Gate: FREE

Individual Ride Tickets
Individual ride tickets can be purchased at Queen City Ex for those who are only planning to ride a few times. Please note that most rides require 5-6 tickets per person.

  • $1 for one ticket
  • $20 for 22 tickets
  • $50 for 55 tickets

Fast Passes
Fast Passes get you into the fast lane for all rides at Queen City Ex. Purchase yours for $20 in advance online or $25 on site (must be purchased separately from Daytrippers and individual ride tickets).

Fast Passes are only available for purchase online or the gate. Please note that Fast Passes are referred to as "Advance Midway Access" online. 

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Parking and Gates

Lewvan Drive Gate
Walk-in and drive-in entrance. Parking is available for $7 plus the cost of admission. Accessible parking available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ensure your accessible parking permit is clearly displayed in the vehicle.

Elphinstone Street & 10th Avenue Gate
Walk-in and drop-off entrance. No parking is available.

Princess Street Gate
Walk-in and drop-off entrance. VIP parking and accessible parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ensure your accessible parking permit is clearly displayed in the vehicle.

Additional paid parking is available for $7 at the Sportplex (Fieldhouse/Lawson Aquatic Centre) and historic Mosaic Stadium.

Stroller and Wheelchair Rental

Strollers and wheelchairs are available for rent in the Brandt Centre Box Office (i.e. east lobby area). 

  • Stroller rentals are $2 per hour with a $30 deposit.
  • Wheelchair rentals are $4 per hour with credit card authorization.

Daily rental must be returned by 11 p.m.

Contact Information

General Information
Evraz Place Main Switchboard – 306-781-9200

Daytripper Information
Brandt Centre Box Office – 306-781-9300

Concession Inquiries
Degan Middleton-Machdanz, Manager Food & Beverage Operations or 306-781-9298

Exhibitor Inquiries  
Cindy Heibein, Exhibits Coordinator or 306-781-9345

Employment Inquiries
Contact North American Midway Entertainment or 765-433-3038

Sponsorship and Advertising Inquiries
Chris Hutchinson, Director, Corporate Business Development or 306-531-5338

Trevor Woolsey, Account Executive, Corporate Business Development or 306-570-7286

Media Inquiries
Paula Kohl, Director, Marketing, Communications and Strategy or 306-519-9715