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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve got the answers to all of your common questions about the show, the exhibitors, buying tickets, getting to the show and more. If there’s anything that we missed, just contact us and we’ll be happy to help you out.

General Information

Where Is The Gentlemen’s Expo Taking Place?

The Gentlemen’s Expo is happening September 25th – 27th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Halls A&B

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Who Should Attend?

The Gentlemen’s Expo welcomes guests 19+ on Friday and Saturday. However, on Sunday The Gentlemen’s Expo is open to all ages. 
Come one come all!

What Is The Schedule For The Weekend?

The schedule of events can be accessed here.

Can I Re-enter The Show if I Leave?

Yes, provided that you get a stamp from one of the security guards stationed at the exit.
Please note that re-entry is only valid for the day you attend.

Are Pets Allowed?

We kindly ask that you leave your pets at home.

Are Children Allowed?

The Gentlemen’s Expo is 19+ for Friday September 25th and Saturday September 26th. We do open the show up to all ages on Sunday September 27th.


Exhibitor Information

Where Can I Find Information On Exhibiting at The Gentlemen’s Expo

All the information you need can be found here.

Where Can I See The Exhibitor List and Floor Plan

Exhibitor List can be found here. Floor Plan is coming soon.


Ticket Information

How Do I Buy Tickets to The Gentlemen’s Expo?

Tickets can be purchased online and at the door. We recommend purchasing in advance as that’s the only way you will be able to use a coupon. We expect the event to sell out, so get your tickets in advance!

How Do I Pick Up My Ticket?

Electronic tickets (e-tickets) will be e-mailed to you immediately after your online purchase. The e-mail will include your receipt and tickets in PDF format to download and print. Please bring the e-ticket with you to gain entry to The Gentlemen’s Expo!

What Do I Get With My Ticket?

Each general admission ticket grants you admission to The Gentlemen’s Expo, access to all the speakers, meet and greets, autograph signings, and exhibitor experiences, AND 5 tokens good for any combination of beer, wine, or spirit samples.

Are Extra Tokens available?

Yes, extra tokens can be purchased as part of a Man-Up package, in advance or on the show floor.

I Don’t Drink. Is There a Ticket Option Without Tokens?

Please contact us.

What Is The Man Up Upgrade?

Feeling like a real man? For an extra $20.00 we will include an extra 10 tokens and throw in the coolest Gentlemen’s swag bag and grant you VIP entrance into the show.

What Is Your Refund Policy?

All ticket sales are final and no refunds will be provided.


Travel Directions & Parking Information

How Do I Get To The Gentlemen’s Expo

From Pearson International Airport

  • Take Highway 401 East to Highway 427 South
  • Follow Highway 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right on Front St.
  • Turn right on Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage
  • For the South Building exit at York St.
  • Proceed north two lights to Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Lower Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage

From 401 East

  • Take Highway 401 West to the Don Valley Parkway South
  • Follow the Don Valley Parkway South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front Street
  • Turn right on Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage
  • For the South Building exit at the Yonge/York exit
  • As you exit the ramp continue west along Lakeshore Blvd. to Lower Simcoe St.
  • Turn right at Lower Simcoe St. then turn left into the garage

From 401 West

  • Take Highway 401 East to Highway 427 South
  • Follow Highway 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right on Front St.
  • Turn right on Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage
  • For the South Building exit at York St.
  • Proceed north two lights to Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Lower Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage

From QEW

  • Follow the the QEW East; it will become the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto
  • For the North Building Exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front Street
  • Turn right on Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage
  • For the South Building exit at York St.
  • Proceed north two lights to Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Lower Simcoe St. then turn right into the garage

From North

  • Take Highway 400 South to Highway 401 West
  • Follow Highway 401 West to Highway 427 South
  • Follow Highway 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front St.
  • Turn right on Simcoe St. then turn right into garage
  • For the South Building exit at York St.
  • Proceed north two lights to Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Bremner Blvd.
  • Turn left on Lower Simcoe St. then right into the garage

Public Transit

  • Yonge-University-Spadina Line: Exit at Union station and proceed west on Front Street to the North Building , where you can access the Skywalk to enter the South Building. Or exit to Union train station and follow the Skywalk to either the North or South Building.
     
  • Bloor-Danthforth Line: When travelling west or east, you will need to transfer to the Yonge-University-Spadina Subway Line at either Bloor-Yonge Station, St. George Station or Spadina Station. Then continue until you reach Union Station and exit the subway. From Union station you can proceed west on Front Street to the North Building , where you can access the Skywalk to enter the South Building. Or exit to Union train station and follow the Skywalk to either the North or South Building.
     
  • Scarborough RT Line: Travel west to Kennedy Station. From Kennedy Station transfer to the Bloor-Yonge Line. Continue on the Bloor-Yonge Line until your reach Union Station and exit the subway. From Union station you can proceed west on Front Street to the North Building , where you can access the Skywalk to enter the South Building. Or exit to Union train station and follow the Skywalk to either the North or South Building.
     
  • Sheppard Line: Travel west to the Sheppard-Yonge Station and transfer to the Yonge-University Spadina Line. Travel south until you reach Union Station and exit the subway. From Union station you can proceed west on Front Street to the North Building , where you can access the Skywalk to enter the South Building. Or exit to Union train station and follow the Skywalk to either the North or South Building. 
     
  • Bus and Streetcar Routes: Please contact the Toronto Transit Commission at 416-393-INFO (416-393-4636), for information on Bus and Streetcar Routes in your area.
     
  • GO Transit: From Union station you can proceed west on Front Street to the North Building , where you can access the Skywalk to enter the South Building. Or exit to Union train station and follow the Skywalk to either the North or South Building. 

Is There Parking Near By?

Absolutely, The Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s facility has 1,700 indoor parking spaces between the North and South Buildings. Express-Pay (credit card) parking makes getting into and out of the parking garage a breeze!

Please click here for additional parking options.