PNE Summer Concerts and Entertainment 2017

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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.

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PNE Summer Concerts

An eagerly anticipated part of The Fair at the PNE, this year’s summer night concerts feature an exciting array of world renowned Canadian and international artists in Pop, Flamenco, Rock ‘N’ Roll, R&B, Country and more, music fans will be wowed every night of The Fair.

The Summer Night Concerts, free with your Fair admission, will run nightly at 8:30pm in the PNE Amphitheatre.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 Mother Mother
Sunday, August 20, 2017 Billy Currington
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 The Pointer Sisters
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 High Valley
Thursday, August 24, 2017 ZZ TOP
Friday, August 25, 2017 Chicago
Saturday, August 26, 2017 Colin James
Sunday, August 27, 2017 Huey Lewis and The News
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Tom Cochrane with Red Rider
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 The B-52s
Thursday, August 31, 2017 The Doobie Brothers
Friday, September 1, 2017 Rick Springfield
Saturday, September 2, 2017 The Gipsy Kings ft Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo
Sunday, September 3, 2017 iHeartRadio Beach Ball**
Monday, September 4, 2017 iHeartRadio Beach Ball**

**iHeartRadio Beach Ball will not be free with Fair Gate admission.

Update! iHeartRadio Beach Ball Lineup

The iHeartRadio Beach Ball is Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4 at the PNE Amphitheatre during The Fair at the PNE. The latest live event to join iHeartRadio’s roster of festivals and concerts, iHeartRadio Beach Ball features performances by Alessia Cara, Scott Helman, Shawn Hook, Virginia to Vegas, and The Strumbellas on Day 1 (September 3), and Blondie, Christian Hudson, Ruth B, Serena Ryder, and Train on Day 2 (September 4). Additional talent announcements will be made in the coming weeks. Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 23rd from

Seating & Reserved Tickets

First come, first served for general admission free with your fair admission. Bleachers and standing floor options available. Reserved seating available at stage front and in a reserved bleacher section for select shows. Reserved tickets will be available to purchase starting at 10:00am on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. New this year, reserve a private party suite for the nightly concert.

New 2017 Entertainment and Attractions

Northern Light Sky – Nightly at 10:30pm
Festival Park, FREE with admission
As a nightly finale, the skies above the Fair at the PNE will come to life through innovative drone technology! Join us in Festival Park nightly at 10:30pm as we present Northern Light Sky – the electric experience invites guests to look up to the sky and celebrate Canada’s northern lights.

Community Spotlight
Daily from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Festival Park, FREE with admission
Enjoy a mixture of cultural festivals, summer pop-up markets and community showcases.

Hockey Hall of Fame
Daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm
Garden Auditorium, FREE with admission
This is an opportunity to explore the largest Hockey Hall of Fame exhibition outside the walls of the Hockey Hall of Fame itself.

Daily from 11:00am to 11:00pm
Rollerland Building, FREE with admission
Visitors can explore and play with some of the world’s biggest and most beloved toys and retro video arcade games inside Toytopia.

Xtreme Bugs
Daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm
Miller Drive, FREE with admission
This new outdoor imaginative immersive experience features 19 giant animatronic models along with over 100 static creatures.

Returning Favourites

Craft Beer Fest
Daily from 2:00pm-8:00pm, Italian Gardens
Craft Beer Fest will feature up to 30 craft breweries along with local wineries for guests to sample the diverse craft drafts and wines being developed within the Lower Mainland’s backdoor. Visitors can purchase tickets online to save $2 plus receive access to a pre-purchased ticketholder line.

Activities and Attractions Free with Admission:

PNE Prize Home
Tours Daily 11:00am to 10:00pm

Kaleidoscope on Parade
Daily at 1:00pm, 3:00pm & 6:00pm

Kidz Discovery Farm
Daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm
Livestock Barns

Farm Country
Daily from 11:00am to 10:00pm
Livestock Barns

BCAA ToonCity
Daily from 11:00am to dusk
FREE with admission

Learn to Fish at The Fair
Daily from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sanctuary Pond Dock

Dueling Pianos
Nightly 7:00 & 9:45pm
Celebration Plaza Beer Garden

Canada Showcase
Daily at 12:00pm, 2:00pm & 5:00pm
Festival Park

Presidents Choice SuperDogs
Daily at 12:30pm, 2:30pm & 5:00pm
Pacific Coliseum

UNBELIEVABLE: A Magical Experience
Nightly at 7:30pm, Pacific Coliseum
Reserve premium seats available for purchase

The 2017 Fair will run from Saturday August 19, until Monday September 4, 2017, and will be closed on Monday, August 21st and Monday, August 28th. Open 11:00am until late (weather permitting). Follow the Fair at the PNE on Facebook and Twitter.

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