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Interesting facts and figures about the CNE

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TORONTO – The 137th edition of the Canadian National Exhibition gets underway on Friday with new outrageous food, wild stunts, and musical acts for all ages — just to name a few.

Here is what you need to know about the CNE which runs from Aug. 21 to Sept. 7.

291,544 mini donuts consumed annually on the midway

1,085 Entertainers and performers

15,240 Decks of cards the CNE uses annually

1,344 Kilometres travelled if you rode every turn, every day, on the Polar Express

1,000 Glasses of Old Fashioned Lemonade sold each day

325 Eggs laid in The Farm each year

572 Football fields the teddy bears given away at last year’s CNE would cover, if lined up from end to end

1.3 to 1.43 Million visitors attend the CNE every season

5,000 Youth employed at the CNE each year

700 Vendors and Exhibitors

140 Farm animals

114 Midway Games

64 Midway rides

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