FAQ

Why should I come to the Gentlemen’s Experience? 

A: Great cause, great time! Event goers have said they want an event that is interactive, meaningful, and reasonably priced. This event hits all the marks. There truly is something for everyone whether it is playing, shopping, or supporting men’s health. Guests have an opportunity to be active by playing a variety of games, enjoying various activities and testing out new experiences, all of which are free with your admission. Shop for yourself, or that special someone in your life or grab a seat and enjoy a bite to eat and one of our signature cocktails at the central bar and lounge. Support men’s health with the purchase of your ticket, as $2 from all paid tickets will be donated to the Movember Foundation

What should I expect at the Gentlemen’s Experience? 

A: You can expect an interactive event of modern and nostalgic experiences dedicated to gentlemen and the partners in their lives. Yes, ladies that means you too! With a full complement of experiences, guests can test out games like hood archery, transport themselves with virtual reality, or feel the exhilaration of horse racing while learning to bet on live racing. If being active isn’t your thing, indulge in the nostalgic experience of a proper suit fitting, hot towel shave, or a traditional shoe shine. Still want more? Close your eyes, channel your aspirations and imagineing driving the Italian coastline in the best of Maserati of London and Alfa Romeo of London. Eager to learn something new? We have that covered too. With a complement of guest speakers covering men’s health, wealth management and more, our vendors will teach you about everything from the finer points of the cigar to essential oils.

What is the Gentlemen’s Experience Team Challenge?

A: The Gentlemen’s Experience Team Challenge is an opportunity for community groups, businesses or individuals to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. In addition to supporting Movember in November, it’s an opportunity for everyone to come together as a larger community at The Gentlemen’s Experience to celebrate the growth of some marvelous ‘staches and faux ‘staches (for the ladies and follicle challenged) while attempting to break the record of having 1,131  moustaches in one location.

Are there age restrictions? 

A: Yes, you must be 19+ to attend the Gentlemen’s Experience, as food and alcohol will be served. No babies, infants, or toddlers will be admitted to the show floor.

Where can I buy a ticket? 

A: Tickets will be available for purchase online, at the Western Fair District Administration Office at (316 Rectory Street) Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-4:30PM, at the Sports Centre (865 Florence Street) Monday-Thursday from 7AM-9PM, Fridays from 7AM-3PM, and Sundays from 5PM-10PM, The Market every Saturday from 8AM-3PM, and Sunday from 11AM-4PM, and the Grandstand Guest Services Desk Monday-Saturday from 5PM-8PM. 

I heard there will be cigars at the show, can I smoke them there? 

A: There will be cigars on site but only paraphernalia (cutters, humidors, etc) will be available for retail. 

Can I wager on horseracing in the Raceway Lounge? 

A: Yes you can! A representative will be on-hand in the lounge to educate those who want to learn the art of horse race wagering.

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