Summer in Vancouver means a trip to the PNE with the family and no experience is complete without checking out the amazing entertainment lineup that the fair offers each year. This summer is no exception with a roster of exciting concerts announced this week.
PNE Summer Concerts
An eagerly anticipated part of The Fair at the PNE, this year’s summer night concerts feature an exciting array of artists that are sure to please fans of all genres. Whether you’re a fan of the oldies, dancing with pop stars, rocking out, or getting down to R&B legends.
The Summer Night Concerts will run nightly at 8:30pm in the PNE Amphitheatre, starting Saturday, August 20 with KiSS RADiO WHAM BAM featuring Hedley, and will close Monday, September 5 at 8:30pm with ‘Wicked Games’ crooner Chris Isaak.
Saturday, August 20, 2016 KiSS RADiO WHAM BAM featuring Hedley**
Sunday, August 21, 2016 Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The Sheepdogs
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Steve Miller Band
Thursday, August 25, 2016 Simple Plan
Friday, August 26, 2016 Olivia Newton-John
Saturday, August 27, 2016 FOREIGNER
Sunday, August 28, 2016 Culture Club
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 MONSTER TRUCK
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 A Tribe Called Red
Thursday, September 1, 2016 Dru Hill with Sisqo, Nokio, Jazz & Tao, 20th Anniversary
Friday, September 2, 2016 Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: We Live For Love Tour
Saturday, September 3, 2016 Tim Hicks
Sunday, September 4, 2016 The Monkees Good Times: The 50th Anniversary Tour
Monday, September 5, 2016 Chris Isaak
Prices & Seat Reservation
General Admission to Summer Night Concerts is FREE** with admission to the Fair. Concerts are FREE with admission but starting Friday, May 27 at 10:00am, super fans will have the opportunity to purchase a limited number of reserved seats starting at just $15. Reserved seats can be purchased online or onsite from the ticket booth located outside the venue entrance within the fairgrounds.
**KiSS RADiO WHAM BAM concert-goers must purchase Fair Gate admission in addition to concert tickets to gain entrance to the PNE Amphitheatre. The concert will not be free with Fair Gate admission.
Also at the Fair…
￼Angry BirdsTM Universe: Exhibition About The Art & Science Behind A Global Phenomenon
Daily 11:00am-11:00pm, Rollerland Building
Alien Worlds and Androids Exhibit
Daily 11:00am-10:00pm, Garden Auditorium
UNBELIEVABLE: A Magical Experience
Daily at 7:30pm, Pacific Coliseum
Festival Park is a brand new themed entertainment zone nestled in the heart of the Fair at the PNE. Come celebrate a classic Canadian summer, in anticipation of Canada turning 150. Perfect for the whole family, grab a seat at a picnic table, unwind and enjoy summer jazz, a parade of whimsical colour, guest artists and special festival events.
Dal Richards: A Celebration
This year, the annual Senior’s Day will be even more special, in honour of the legendary band leader who called the PNE home for 75 years. Stay tuned for programming announcements that will celebrate the life and the musical impact of Dal Richards.
Craft Beer Fest – NEW LOCATION
Daily 2:00pm-8:00pm, Italian Gardens
PNE Prize Home
Tours Daily 11:00am-10:00pm
2016 PNE DONUT DASH – 5K RUN
9:00am Sunday August 21, 2016, Empire Field and PNE Fairgrounds
Dinosaurs Alive! A Jurassic Experience – BIGGER AND BETTER!
Daily 11:00am-11:00pm, Miller Drive
Nightly 7:00 & 9:45pm, Celebration Plaza Beer Garden
The SuperDogs, presented by Coca-Cola
Daily 12:30pm, 2:30pm, & 5:00pm, Pacific Coliseum
Mermaid Tales – A Musical Journey Under the Ocean
Daily at 1:30pm, 4:00pm & 6:30pm, BCAA ToonCity Stage
Let’s Pretend with KC Bear!
Daily at 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm & 5:30 pm, BCAA ToonCity Stage
Kidz Discovery Farm, in Partnership with Safeway
Daily, 11:00am-10:00pm, Livestock Barns
The 2016 Fair will run from August 20th until September 5th, and will be closed on August 22nd and 29th. Open 11:00am until late. Follow the Fair at the PNE on Facebook and Twitter. All prices stated are those provided at the time of publishing and could be subject to changes, fees.