QCX attendance slightly down from 2022

Aug 10, 2023 | 10:04am

Attendance numbers are in for the 2023 QCX, and while they were down a bit, the REAL District said security incidents were down significantly over 2022 due to better screening. A total of 259,530 people hit the fair between Wednesday and Sunday last week. That’s seven per cent lower than last year, but the REAL […]

Charges Laid After Video of Assault at QCX Goes Viral

Aug 9, 2023 | 11:50am

*The video included in this story shows a violent assault. Viewer discretion is advised* The video is disturbing. Three Regina youth are seen swarming another young person. Kicking and punching the victim, while one person records the onslaught and encourages the attackers to take the victim’s cell phone. The assault occurred just outside the gates […]

Queen City Ex Enters 5th Day

Aug 5, 2023 | 7:57am

The Queen City Ex continues into the long weekend. There’s plenty to do from rides, to various fair food to try, and fireworks tonight around 10:15 p.m. Entertainment on the stage this evening features the James Barker Band at 9 o’clock. Terrance Littletent and Kawacatoose Boyz are at Banner Hall at 6 and 8 once […]

The QCX Marks Another Year of Thrills and Entertainment

Aug 3, 2023 | 11:17am

It’s just not summer in the Queen city with out A spin on the zipper, mini donuts, and a day spent at the fair. The marquee event of the season opened yesterday, with a full schedule of entertainment for the days ahead. This years edition of Queen City Exhibition is something Real District CEO Tim […]

Queen City Ex Promises Thrills, Food, and FUN

Aug 3, 2022 | 7:22am

It’s Full Tilt – a whirl at the REAL District as today marks the opening of the Queen City Exhibition. The Annual fair’s 138 year history has seen many versions over the years – originally being held across two October days in Regina’s Victoria Park. While the midway has evolved over the course of more […]

World Champ Eater Ready to Defend Donut Crown at QCX

Jul 7, 2022 | 3:55pm

Hot off his 15th Nathan’s Hotdog eating championship – Joey Chestnut has his sights set on the mini donut crown at this year’s Queen City Exhibition. If you think you have what it takes – you can attempt to best Chestnut in the big event August 5th, as part of a fundraiser for the Regina […]

Added security in place as QCX opens its doors again

Aug 25, 2021 | 1:16pm

After closing down for two days, the final five days of the Queen City Ex are on starting Wednesday. Those attending the fair should plan for increased time to get through the gates when arriving. After a bear spray incident Saturday,  REAL is implementing metal detection screening at all gates as well as doing a […]

QCX returns with a bang, breaks single-day attendance record in first weekend

Aug 23, 2021 | 7:56am

The first weekend of the expanded Queen City Exhibition is in the books, and by all means it was a success REAL’s Mark Rathwell says despite a slow start due to weather on Friday, a record number of people walked through the gates Saturday. “We set a new single-day record for admissions to the Ex […]

Regina Police investigating bear macing incident at QCX

Aug 22, 2021 | 6:27am

Regina Police were called to the QCX Saturday after bear mace was used. When police arrived, they noticed a group of youths seemed to have an issue with another group of youths, next to a ride on the midway. One of the youths apparently sprayed bear mace into the crowd, it is not known who […]

RPS release safety tips for Queen City Ex

Aug 21, 2021 | 9:19am

Regina Police are reminding people attending the Queen City Ex this weekend to take steps to prevent a tragic or unfortunate incident from happening. In a video posted to the Regina Police Twitter, Corporal Melinda Lalach says parents should take a picture of their child the day they head to the QCX in case they […]