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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

CN Tower in Toronto's summer events update

 

  News Release


Canadian icon, Toronto landmark, engineering wonder…on June 26, 2012 the CN Tower will mark the 36th year since it opened to the public in 1976.  The CN Tower is Toronto’s ultimate urban adventure - here are some of the exciting events coming up at the CN Tower during the summer 2012 season:

NEW - CN TOWER Takes Flight with new 3D Movie

Beginning June 29, 2012, the CN Tower’s Maple Leaf Cinema will feature Legends of Flight, a 3D journey exploring the history of aviation.  www.cntower.caLegends of Flight is a 20 minute movie that propels audiences on a 3D journey across a century of aviation to explore the gravity-defying world of flight and to witness the unfolding of one of the greatest aviation projects of our age: the creation of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. As this radical new airplane evolves in the assembly bay, test pilot Mike Carriker takes us into the sky with classic aircraft to explore the ingredients that can make or break a great flying machine.


The CN Tower’s Maple Leaf Cinema is one of Toronto’s most versatile theatre venues used for public as well as private event screenings.  The Maple Leaf Cinema is fully equipped with the latest in Digital Cinema Technology with a State of the Art High Definition DCI Compliant Projection system from Christie with full 2K resolution.  The theatre also features the latest in digital 3D cinema technology for visitors to enjoy the new and improved 3D experience.  The projection is driven by the latest video server technology for all modern digital cinema formats coming out of Hollywood and independent production houses.  The theatre also includes a bigger, brighter screen and a complete Digital Cinema Audio experience enabling guests to hear the movies like never before in complete state of the art digital cinema surround sound. Lastly, state of the art 3D viewing technology by Xpand using an electronic shutter glass system provides a brighter, clearer and overall better 3D experience.


CONTEST - Win an EdgeWalk for you and a friend!

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How would you feel dangling 356m above Toronto? Exhilarated, scared, in awe? Like us on Facebook, and then upload your best photo of what your face would look like on EdgeWalk.
Prize details:  Three lucky winners will receive an EdgeWalk for them and a guest. Walk will take place on August 28.
Prize eligibility:  only persons residing in Canada who are at least 18 years of age can enter.
Contest ends:  July 15, 2012 @ 11:59 pm (EDT)

OFFER - Discover Bremner Blvd. this Summer and SAVE!
Visit one of these great Bremner Blvd. attractions and receive a discount on admission for all the others!*  (Program valid July 1, 2012 – December 31, 2012.)

CN TOWER – Toronto’s ‘must-see’ dining and entertainment destination.
SAVE 20% off any CN Tower admission package**

AIR CANADA CENTRE TOUR - home of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors.
SAVE 20% on a walking and multimedia experience and SAVE 15% at Real Sports Apparel***

ROGERS CENTRE TOUR EXPERIENCE - home of the Toronto Blue Jays.
SAVE 20% on a guided tour experience.****


* Offer valid within 2 (two) weeks of the purchase date, on the full priced ticket.  One offer per ticket.  May not be combined with any other offer.  Offer subject to change and availability.  Tickets must be purchased onsite at each location.  No cash value.  Program valid July 1 - December 31, 2012.
** Offer does not apply to CityPASS, Premier or EdgeWalk.  Must be 107cm tall to ride motion theatre ride.  One offer per ticket.  May not be combined with any other offer.  Offer subject to change and availability.  Tickets must be purchased on site.
*** Offer valid at Real Sports Apparel only, following the purchase of an ACC Tour.  Offer is good for one time use and must be surrendered at time of in-store purchase.  Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount.  Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. is not responsible for lost or stolen offers.  Offer is not applicable on collections, including framed pieces or equipment.
****Discount off regular price only.  Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.  Not valid on group pricing.  Tours are event permitting and subject to change.  Coupon has no cash value.  Limit one coupon per person.

NEW – Gift Shop Merchandise
The CN Tower gift shop features almost 8000 sq ft of unique Toronto and Canadian Artisan product and a wide variety of CN Tower branded gifts and mementoes. Don't miss the authentic Boeing Dreamliner merchandise celebrating the new 3D film Legends of Flight.
Canada Day
On July 1st celebrate Canada Day at Canada’s National Tower with spectacular views overlooking the city and country! 

Recommended access during summer construction
Due to construction around the CN Tower this summer, it is recommended that visitors to the Tower (especially those who may require assistance with strollers or wheelchairs) plan to arrive via Bremner Blvd.


About CN Tower
National icon, engineering Wonder, award-winning dining & entertainment destination – CN Tower is a Toronto “must-see”.  Rocket to the top aboard the world’s No. 1 Elevator Ride*.  Spectacular views of up to 160km (100 miles) away from three observation levels, include the world famous Glass Floor and the SkyPod, the highest.  Experience the most exciting new extreme attraction in the Tower’s history, EdgeWalk at the CN Tower. Three restaurants include award-winning fine dining at 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, upscale bistro at Horizons or casual at Le Café.  Attractions include a leading edge 3D theatre, motion theatre ride plus, 8,000 square feet of unique Canadian artisan and souvenir shopping in the Gift Shop.  Don’t miss the architectural illumination of the CN Tower each night from dusk with top of the hour light show.



Irene Knight
Manager of Public Relations | Gestionnaire Marketing, Relations Publiques                                                       
CN TOWER | LA TOUR CN www.cntower.ca                        
301 Front Street West | 301, rue Front Ouest                     
Toronto, ON M5V 2T6                                                                   
t: 416-601-4729 | f: 416-601-4753 | e: iknight@cntower.ca              

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