These are some of the cheap eats you can indulge in at the CNE this year

Aug 13 2019, 11:53 am

Following previous reports that the CNE will be offering a value menu at Bandshell park this year, details of the savings in store for exhibition-goers and the range of discounted grub available have finally released.

You can now start budgeting and deciding on which version of ring toss you want to spend those extra few loonies and toonies.

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Dubbed “Under $6 in the Six,” the menu items you can look forward to at Bandshell Park will all be under $6 (plus tax) and can be indulged in throughout all 18 days of the festival.

Bring the kids, bring the grandparents, bring the cousin from out of town, because “Under $6 at 6” has got something for everyone — global cuisines and homemade recipes, from pasta to meatballs to tacos, and of course, a deep fried Mars bar to replenish all the calories you’ll burn lazying around on the Ferris wheel.

Not to mention, you’ll be shaded under the many picnic areas and serenaded by the free live music echoing out of the Bandshell stage.

With reportedly more than 30 menu items to choose from, here are the Top 10 options released so far:

Poquita Taquira

Al Pastor Taco $6 
Pulled pork, pastor sauce, pineapple

Baha Pollo Taco $6 
Fried chicken, chipotle mayo, slaw

Baha Cauliflower $5.50
Fried cauliflower, chipotle mayo, slaw

Jerk Shack

Homemade Beef Patty $4
With coca bread add $2

Jerk Tofu Skewer $5 
Also available in chicken or pork

Little Italy

Mini Arancini Rice Balls, 3 for $6 
Dressed with marinara sauce and Parmesan

Build-A-Pasta $6
Choice of pasta, sauce and veggies

Farmer’s Daughter

Soft Pretzel $4.50

Dogfather

Italian Sausage Hotdog $6

Summer’s Sweets

Deep Fried Mars Bar $6

Under $6 in the Six will be happening at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place, at 100 Princes’ Boulevard from August 16 to September 2, 10 am to 10 pm.