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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 — 9:54am PDT
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The PNE announced its entertainment and exhibition line-up this morning for attractions that are free with your PNE admission. Joining the President’s Choice SuperDogs, The Peking Acrobats, Evolution of Extreme, and Pop City! A Pyro Celebration will be a live version of the Family Feud game show and an impressive Star Trek exhibit.

WAVE SWINGER
Photo credit: P Squared Pics on Flickr

Star Trek: The Exhibition
This world-famous attraction will be brought in for the PNE from Vienna, Austria. It will have its own pavilion, occupying 20,000 square feet of space at the fair. Walk through the bridge of the Starship Enterprise, browse masks and models, imagine you’re getting beamed in the Transporter Room, and take a photo in Captain Kirk’s chair.

After six years of marriage my husband recently discovered just how much of a Trekker I am so this news excites me the most — sorry Superdogs!

Family Feud
Family Feud Live will be hosted daily by former Entertainment Tonight co-host Bob Goen. Be a part of the audience or throw your hat in the ring and participate. Prizes are to be won if you and your teammates know the answers to popular poll questions.

These two new attractions compliment the fair’s marketplace, Playland‘s rides, and the 2nd annual rib festival competition, and the international sand sculpture competition, and the legendary Dal Richards Orchestra.

Kaboom Nightly Show at PNE 2010 Unroutine Poutine Hot Dog (2 of 2)

Superdogs at PNE 2010 Dal Richards
Photo Credit: Michael Kwan on Flickr

The PNE has made an effort to bring back family entertainment and daring attractions along with promoting creative food options — like the deep-fried Pop Tarts last year. The Fair at the PNE will run from Saturday, August 18th to Monday, September 3rd, 2012. Playland is now open Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm with extended hours beginning June 30th.

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8 comments

  1. Chris says:

    What about the free nightly concerts?

  2. @Chris the Summer Nights Concert series line-up will be announced July 9, 2012.

  3. Michael Kwan says:

    Thanks for including my photos again! PNE is good fun every year. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Can’t believe you threw the Superdogs under the bus for Star Trek. Those poor Superdogs!

    Slightly more seriously, I’m very glad to see the Rib Festival is back. In one stroke, that event offered both the best and the best-value food at the fair. If they ever figure out a way to incorporate little donuts, it will be the only place on the fairgrounds I eat at.

  5. Superdogs in Star Trek uniforms FTW!

  6. I have never been to the PNE before – looks like fun.

  7. Richard says:

    Going to take my family to the PNE this year…it’ll be the first time for my wife and our baby girl (too young to get anything out of it, maybe), so it’ll be fun for them, but the Star Trek thing seals the deal for me!

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