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June 24, 2014 11:19 ET

CN Tower Summer 2014 -- Adventures Day and Night

Canadian Premiere of The Red Rocket, Glass Floor Turns 20, CN Tower Turns 38, New CN Tower KidZone and More

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 24, 2014) - A national icon and wonder of the modern world, Canada's National Tower brings visitors unique adventures by day and night. 

New (included with General Admission):
Canadian Premiere of The Red Rocket
Beginning June 20th, state-of-the-art Maple Leaf Cinema at the CN Tower features the Canadian Premiere of The Red Rocket, the short film that propels audiences on an eye-popping 14-minute electric trolley journey through the vibrant heart of Metropolitan Toronto. The film also celebrates five historic generations of iconic Toronto streetcars that have served citizens since the 1890s.

Click here to view a trailer preview of The Red Rocket:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2giXQ5hIVU&list=UU8wTZhwABPQKTvMVHQEIkQw&feature=share

World's First Glass Floor Turns 20 (June 26)
The Glass Floor was a world first when it opened on June 26, 1994 and 20 years later it continues to thrill visitors of all ages with a "walk on air" experience looking 1,122ft straight down to the ground. The CN Tower's Glass Floor is a unique experience that has inspired an international bucket list of see through floor experiences including the Grand Canyon Skywalk, Chicago's Ledge, Calgary Tower and many more.

CN Tower KidZone (July 4)
CN Tower KidZone is 1,500 square feet of kid approved fun. This new indoor playground features a variety of activities for children 8 and under.

Other news:
EdgeWalk Weddings
In 2011, the CN Tower introduced the world's highest hands-free walk on a building and EdgeWalk continues to delight thrillseekers from around the world. New this year EdgeWalk is now offering weddings for adventure-loving couples.

Lacy Boland and John Kirk from Barrie, Ontario, were the first to be married on the edge of one of the world's greatest man-made wonders on September 19, 2013. See a video of their special day here:

Click here to view the first EdgeWalk wedding

New Summer Menus
New menus at all three of the CN Tower's dining options have been launched. Located atop Canada's National Tower, 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower provides one of the country's finest dining experiences. Horizons Bistro on the LookOut level offers upscale bistro fare and Le Café back on the ground offers casual fare.

Official CN Tower App
Available on Google Play and Apple App Store, the CN Tower App is the perfect personal guide to bring during a visit, with insider knowledge on Tower history and offerings. Don't miss the incredible "Tower lightning strikes" video.

CN Tower Turns 38 (June 26)
National icon, engineering wonder, the CN Tower is a Toronto "must-see" that continues to invest in providing visitors with a world class experience. The ride aboard the Tower's high speed, glass-fronted elevators is always amazing. At the top, visitors also enjoy spectacular views from the LookOut, Glass Floor & SkyTerrace or SkyPod at a dizzying 447 m (1,465 ft). EdgeWalk is the most extreme experience in Tower history and the world's highest hands-free walk, 356m/1168ft above. Back on the ground film options include the new Red Rocket or The Height of Excellence and new CN Tower KidZone (July 4) play area for children 8 and under as well as 10,000 sq ft of shopping. Dining options include Le Café, Horizons Restaurant and 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower providing one of the best dining experiences in Canada with unforgettable food and a magnificent revolving view. Diners at 360 enjoy complimentary elevation and can visit LookOut and Glass Floor after their meal.

Save on Admission
Take advantage of price-saving bundles, like the Family Pass (two adults and two children) to access spectacular views from the LookOut Level, the famous Glass Floor with outdoor SkyTerrace, film, displays, KidZone (July 4). Save 10% when you buy General Admission tickets online, and save in time when you bypass the ticket counter.

Learn more at cntower.ca about special deals and events all summer long at www.cntower.ca.

Media wishing to view The Red Rocket should contact Irene Knight at iknight@cntower.ca.

Contact Information

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    Irene Knight
    Manager of Public Relations
    416-601-4729
    iknight@cntower.ca
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