The PNE Winter Fair features favourites from the summer transformed for winter, including holiday-themed food and beverages, a marketplace, and special performances.
PNE Winter Fair
- Date: Decemeber 8 & 9, 14 to 23, 2023
- Time: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
- Location: PNE Grounds (2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver)
- Admission: Purchase online (for a discount in advance) or at the door.
Indoor & Outdoor Activities
Sit back and experience the enchantment of Tchaikovsky’s timeless masterpiece with The Nutcracker on Ice, or catch the Magic of Santa Musical Stage Show. Embark on the ultimate journey to meet Santa Claus with Discover Santa. Solve puzzles, crack riddles, and take on challenges to get closer to Santa. Experience the incredible finale – a magical meeting with Santa Claus himself.
Take part in public ice-skating at the Tim Hortons Ice Rink on the pond at the historic Agrodome, which will be open to guests of all ages (skate rentals are available for $7). You can also glide seamlessly across the slipper surface with ice bumper carts!
Enjoy festive food and gifts at the Indoor Holiday Market. Shop a curated collection of BC’s most unique craft vendors and artisans inside the Pacific Coliseum. Afterwards, immerse yourself in the festive ambience of the Winter Chalet with talented musicians that fill the air with enchanting melodies from classic carols to modern hits.
Outside, celebrate the beauty of nature with the Festive of Living Trees; a whimsical display of living evergreen trees themed and adorned with lights and ornaments.
Ride through the PNE Winter Fair attractions on board the PNE Express Train and make sure to catch the Winterlights presented by BC Hydro that turn Hastings Park into an enchanted land full of glowing lights. Each night of the fair, watch Sparkle in The Night, when the winter lights come alive, synchronised flawlessly to a magical soundtrack.
Don’t forget to experience the rich flavours of the holiday season with the Outdoor Food and Beverage Festival. Whether you’re craving traditional favourites like roasted turkey with all the trimmings or seeking out international culinary delights. Quench your thirst with seasonal beverages like mulled wine and spiced cider. There will also be beloved Fair classics like mini donuts and hot dogs.
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