The Fair at the PNE

IT’S time for the Fair at the PNE!

On Saturday, August 18, the Fair at the PNE opened its gates to eager crowds who awaited the fantastic food, awesome exhibitions, and super Summer Night Concerts!

Fairgoers will enjoy sensational performances this year including Pop, Rock, Country and R&B as well as throwback 80s and 90s concerts. Featured interactive exhibits include the Street of Dreams, POPnology, Knights of Valour, and Action Sports World Tour.

With one of the most eagerly anticipated entertainment lineups to-date and a wide variety of food selections, this year’s Fair at the PNE is sure to delight all who attend.

Those Little Donuts will be celebrating their 50th anniversary at the Fair this year and will feature a wide variety of sweet and scrumptious treats. Those Little Donuts is the original mini donut stand at the PNE where families have watched donuts being made for generations.

Dates:          August 18-September 3 (closed Aug 20 and 27)
Time:           11 a.m.–Late
Location:     PNE Fairgrounds – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission: Gate – Regular $18; Senior (65+) $9; Child (13 and under) FREE
Online – Regular $15; Senior (65+) $7; Child (13 and under) FREE

The best ways to save on admissions at the 2018 Fair:

1.  Heroes’ Opening Weekend
Saturday, August 18th and Sunday August 19th11am – Late
FREE gate admission for First Responders and a guest.
Promotion is valid for current and retired police, RCMP, ambulance workers and firefighters plus one guest.                  First Responder must present a valid First Responders service card at the gates. Guest does not require a service card.
2. Toonie Days 
Saturday, August 18th and Sunday August 19th11am – 1pm
To celebrate 50 years of music and sports at the Pacific Coliseum, wear your favourite sports team gear or concert t-shirt,        and get in for just $2!
3.  FREE Day, brought to you by YVR
Tuesday, August 21st and 28th11am-1pm
Free Gate Admission for all guests. Re-entrance hand stamps will only be given after 1pm. Guests are welcome to re-enter      the gates prior to 1pm without hand stamp.
4.  Wild Ride Wednesdays
Wednesdays, August 22nd and 29th11am – 1pm
Purchase two Playland passes for the price of one. Only available onsite on the day of promotion. Does not apply to ride      coupons or complimentary passes.
5.  Tim Hortons presents Library Day
Wednesday, August 22nd11am – Late
Show any BC library card and photo ID to receive $6 gate admission.
6.  Seniors Day
Thursday, August 23rd11am – Late
Seniors 65+ receive FREE gate admission and FREE Ferris Wheel rides (West Coast Wheel).
7.  Out at the Fair
Thursday August 30th11am to late
Free admission to the Fair with purchase of Pride Socks at the Vancouver Pride Society office or at the gate on August 30.
8.  Vancity Member Special 
Available on all Fair days, 11am – 1pm
Vancity members receive $8 gate admission.
9.  BCAA “Membership is Rewarding” rate 
BCAA members can visit for special discounts on gate and ride passes for the Fair. Learn more                    at

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