Mark your calendars and get ready! The Red River Ex will run from June 14 – 23, 2024.

This beloved annual event, which has been captivating visitors for over 60 years, promises an extravaganza of entertainment, thrilling rides, mouthwatering food, and a sense of community that is unmatched.

The Red River Ex is renowned for its thrilling rides that cater to adrenaline junkies of all ages. From dizzying spins to gravity-defying drops, there’s something to excite everyone. Take a leap of faith on the towering Ferris wheel, experience the rush of the roller coasters, or test your bravery on heart-pounding attractions like the Drop Tower or Kamikaze. With a wide range of rides, from mild to wild, the Red River Ex ensures there’s never a dull moment for thrill-seekers.

No fair experience is complete without indulging in mouthwatering food, and the Red River Ex is no exception. Savor the aroma of freshly popped kettle corn, treat your taste buds to classic cotton candy, or go on a culinary adventure and sample a variety of food trucks. From deep-fried favorites to gourmet delicacies, the food vendors at the Red River Ex offer a gastronomic feast that will satisfy every craving.

Advance Tickets

Advance tickets can be purchased online or at Sobeys, Safeway, Giant Tiger, Northern Store, North Mart, or Valu-Lots.

  • Advanced Gate Admission: $15 + GST
    Includes gate admission to enter The Ex and enjoy all the free attractions!
  • Advanced Gate Admission + Ride All-Day Wristband: $49 + GST (until June 14)
    Includes gate admission and Ride All-Day wristband for one person. Best buy for midway riders! After June 14th, prices go up to $59 + GST.
  • Advanced Midway EXpress Access Pass: $21 + GST (until June 14)
    Hop into the priority line and enjoy more rides. The Advance Midway Express Pass requires Gate Admission + Ride Tickets or Ride All-Day wristband and is only available online.

Tickets at the Gate

Here are the prices for tickets at the gate if you didn’t purchase them in advance:

  • Gate Admission Purchased on Site: $18 (includes GST)
    Gate admission gets you in to all the action at The Ex and access to the free attractions. Ride Tickets and Ride All-Day Wristbands must be purchased separately. Children aged six and under get free gate admission every day!
  • Early Gate Weekday Special: $10 Before 5 PM (includes GST)
    Purchase gate admission at The Ex before 5PM and save $8 every weekday. *Excludes June 14
  • Ride All-Day Wristband: $53 (includes GST)
    Enjoy unlimited rides with a Ride All-Day wristband. Does not include gate admission (must be purchased separately).
  • Midway EXpress Access Pass: $25 (includes GST)
    Gives you access to the priority line so you can get more rides in!

Special Event Days

  • Weekday Discount
    Talk about value! Come to The Ex any weekday (Monday-Friday June 17-21) before 5 pm and receive gate admission for only $10!
  • Sunday, June 16 – Caribbean Day
    It’s time to party! Join us for Caribbean Day and enjoy a Diversity Parade, Caribbean themed music and dancing at the Red Barn Stage and more.
  • Sunday, June 16 – Family Day
    Bring the whole family to The Ex for a day of fun and terrific entertainment. Free admission from Noon-1 pm with a monetary donation to The Red River Exhibition Foundation.
  • Monday, June 17 – Hero’s Day
    Free gate admission for all military personnel, police, paramedics, firefighters, nurses, and teachers upon presentation of their ID, at any ticket purchase booth.
  • Wednesday, June 19 – Seniors’ Day
    Celebrate our seniors! Seniors 60+ receive $10 gate admission all day and free rides on the Giant Wheel and Merry-Go-Round, plus a variety of senior programming and attractions!
  • Friday, June 21 – Indigenous Peoples Appreciation Day
    Celebrate our Indigenous Peoples with us at The Ex. All Treaty and Manitoba Metis Federation card holders receive free admission from Noon-1 pm. Join us for a traditional Pow Wow and learn about Indigenous culture.
  • Sunday, June 23 – Filipino Day
    The Filipino Journal welcome their community to visit the Red River Ex on this day.  Their promotion on social media and through their newspaper invites young and those young at heart to attend.
  • Sunday, June 23 – Kids’ Day
    It’s Kids’ Day at The Ex! Free admission from 11am-Noon, (with a monetary donation to The Red River Exhibition Foundation) and a free pancake breakfast at The Loop. PLUS, kids 10 and under get a special unlimited rides wristband for only $20!