Days to Save at the PNE

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 — 9:43am PDT
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A staple of summer in Vancouver, for more than a century, is The Fair at the PNE. This season, there are many ways to save on your admission which includes access to The SuperDogs, Dueling Pianos, Dinosaurs Alive: A Jurassic Experience, the Kidz Discovery Farm, the summer concert series, and much more!

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Days to Save at the PNE

Day: Heroes Opening Weekend August 20th & August 21st
Time: 11:00am to 10:30pm
Deal: Free gate admission for First Responders and a guest. Promotion is valid for current and retired police, RCMP, ambulance workers, firefighters, military, search & rescue and coast guards plus one guest. First Responder must present a valid First Responders service card at the gates. Guest does not require a service card.

Day: Opening Day August 20th
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Deal: Free entry for Pokemon Go players showing their Pokemon Go app on their phone at the gates.

Day: Tuesdays, August 23rd & 30th
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Deal: Free gate admission for for all guests. Re-entrance hand stamps will only be given after 1:00pm. Guests are welcome to re-enter the gates prior to 1:00pm without hand stamp. Presented by Port of Vancouver.

Day: Wild Ride Wednesdays, August 24th & 31st
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Deal: Purchase 2 Ride Passes for the price of 1. Only available onsite on the day of the promotion. Does not apply to ride coupons or complimentary passes.

Day: Seniors’ Day Thursday, August 25th
Time: 11:00am to 10:30pm
Deal: Seniors 65+ receive free gate admission. Presented by Retirement Concepts.

Day:Vancity Member Day Thursday, September 1st
Time: 11:00am to 10:30pm
Deal: Vancity members and a guest each receive $5 gate admission.

Special Offers

  • Pinwheel Deals: A Fair-wide coupon book offering over $350 in savings. $2 at any Guest Services location.
  • After Dark Gate Pass: After 9:00pm nightly, purchase a Fair Gate Pass for just $5.* A savings of $12.
  • Twilight Ride Pass, presented by 94.5 Virgin Radio: After 5:00pm Tuesday through Thursday, purchase a Fair Ride Pass for just $29.75.* A savings of $15.
  • Online/Retailer Savings: Save up to $12 when you purchase your Fair Gate or Ride passes online or at the following Lower Mainland retailers: 7-Eleven, Safeway, Overwaitea, Save-On-Foods, PriceSmart, Urban Fare.

Retail passes will be available in August. *Available only onsite during The Fair.

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.

Current contests on

  • Enter here to win tickets to the Snowbird RV Show and Sale (until Sept 18)
  • Enter here to win passes to Science World to see the new Cats and Dogs exhibition (until Sept 18)
  • Enter here to win tickets to Le Concert Spirituel Baroque Orchestra Suites (until Sept 19)
  • Enter here to win tickets to the Coquitlam Express hockey games this weekend (until Sept 20)
  • Enter here to win an Oktoberfest at at the Alpen Club prize pack (until Sept 19)
  • View a complete list of contests »

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