Archive of posts tagged "playland"

Food at the PNE This Year

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Scones and mini pizzas were the highlight of our family’s culinary adventure at the Fair at the PNE when I was growing up. In my teenage years it was fried onions and burgers. The mini donuts have stood the test of time and in recent years it’s all been about the wackiest, most indulgent, state […]

Win Passes to Fright Nights at Playland

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Take an amusement park that’s over 100 years old, add in a Halloween theme, host seven haunted houses and fifteen rides, add in a Halloween theme and you’ve got Fright Nights at Playland, Western Canada’s scariest Halloween event. Open select dates between October 9th and November 1st, tickets are now on sale online (and will […]

Community Day at Playland 2015

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Enjoy a day at Playland this Saturday and you’ll help benefit the amusement park’s neighbourhood. On Saturday, May 30th, $10 from every ticket sold for Playland at the PNE will be donated to the Hastings Community Little League on the fourth annual Community Day at Playland. Photo credit: Tim Cheung on Flickr Community Day at […]

New Ride The Beast at Playland This Summer

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PNE/Playland announced this morning that its newest ride, The Beast, will be ready to roll when doors open for the season on Saturday, May 16, 2015. This new multi-million dollar extreme ride is the first of its kind in North America and Canada‚Äôs most intense pendulum ride. From the PNE/Playland Blog The Beast boasts a […]

Win Tickets to Fright Nights at Playland

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What’s scarier than an amusement park at night? How about one that’s purposely trying to spook you with terrifying rides, attractions, and mysterious creatures roaming the grounds? Fright Nights return to Playland October 10th to November 1st with a new haunted house added to its lineup of frightful features. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr […]

Playland Open Extended Days in September

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The 104th annual Fair at the PNE closed out the season with an 8% increase in visitors this year and now Playland will welcome even more guests with extended days this month. Playland’s decision comes after an overwhelming response from parents who are looking for ways to keep kids entertained while the BC Teachers’ Strike […]