The Big BC Bingo Live at the Pacific Coliseum for Six BC Nonprofits

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC’s largest ever charity bingo event, the Big BC Bingo, has just been announced for October 1-2, 2022 and will feature up to $1 million dollars in cash prizes and appearances by beloved TV game show icon, Vanna White!

The Big BC Bingo will support Variety BC, the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC, CKNW Kids’ Fund, Coast Mental Health Foundation, Italian Cultural Centre and West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation.

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“I’m looking forward to raising ‘Big Money’ for these organizations and the great work that they do. I hope to see all of our Vancouver and British Columbia fans there,” says Vanna White.

The Big BC Bingo

UPDATE: Venue change and single date change

  • When: Saturday October 1, 2022 only
    • 9:30am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm sessions
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum at the PNE Event will now at take place at Hastings Racecourse. Use the Club House entrance, parking gate 6 off of Renfrew St
  • How to Join: Get tickets online now or by calling the ticket hotline 604-252-3700.
    • A single session (15 games plus bonus game opportunities) for $139.50 or for a full three-session day pass $350.00 (45 games plus bonus game opportunities)

“Variety is pleased to be partnering with our colleagues in the not-for-profit sector and jointly coming together to present this fun and exciting two-day event,” said George Pitman, Variety BC Board Chair.

The event will be like no other bingo event you’ve seen with amazing jackpots, celebrity hosts, live entertainers, great food and beverages, and a TV game show icon. All for six amazing causes! Don’t miss out on this exciting fundraising experience – where you could also win big.

Presenting sponsor Hastings Racecourse, Platinum sponsor White Spot, Venue sponsor The Pacific National Exhibition, and Miss604 is the proud social media sponsor of the Big BC Bingo for BC charities


  • 600 participants per session
  • Average session is 90 mins, with 15 games per session
  • Accessible parking is available
  • This is now taking place at Hastings Racecourse
  • This is now a single day event October 1
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10 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. ShirleyFriday, September 16th, 2022 — 1:11pm PDT

    Need more info please no start time do I need to be there for first session if purchasing for one session there is no start time posted ???

  2. Rebecca Bollwitt, Miss604 Rebecca BollwittSaturday, September 17th, 2022 — 8:32am PDT

    Hi Shirley, the start times are all on the website and the ticket purchase links on the ticketing site are all sorted by start times as well:
    Morning – 9:30AM
    Afternoon – 2:30PM
    Evening – 5:30PM
    VIP All Day Pass

  3. MicheleSaturday, September 24th, 2022 — 4:11pm PDT

    How many seats are being sold for this event?

  4. Susan StowellSaturday, September 24th, 2022 — 4:26pm PDT

    Do you need dabblers and what time Should you arrive do you have handicap parking

  5. Rebecca Bollwitt, Miss604 Rebecca BollwittSaturday, September 24th, 2022 — 6:31pm PDT

    Michele and Susan, I will find out and post the info here. Stay tuned!


  6. TinaSunday, September 25th, 2022 — 8:17am PDT

    Hello has the second day October 2 been canceled?

  7. JackieTuesday, September 27th, 2022 — 11:24am PDT

    Has the second day, October 2nd been cancelled? I cannot find where to purchase tickets for the second day.

  8. cheryl johnsonTuesday, September 27th, 2022 — 11:53am PDT

    hello i have purchased all three sessions for oct 1st(sat) for 2 people.
    what about sunday?You say its a 2 day event,however i don’t see anything for sunday?
    Thank you,
    also what time do the doors open,when can we arrive?

  9. Rebecca Bollwitt, Miss604 Rebecca BollwittTuesday, September 27th, 2022 — 12:07pm PDT

    Hi everyone,

    I am not an organizer of this event but I am sharing information as I receive it.

    I just got word this week that the second day has been cancelled. Please also not they changed the venue to Hastings Racecourse.

    Per the organizer, the times listed are the door times.

  10. FrancineFriday, September 30th, 2022 — 3:52pm PDT

    Does anyone know the cost for an extra book and bonus games? I only see the bananza price.

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