Archive of posts tagged "playland"

100 Years of the PNE & Playland Contest


Monday, May 10th, 2010 — 11:30am PDT
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The Pacific National Exhibition or PNE will be celebrating 100 years this summer. From livestock, pig races, demolition derbies, and the “As Seen on TV” marketplace, to cotton candy, fried onions, mini donuts and The Mousetrap, it’s a Vancouver tradition. While the PNE won’t be around for its limited engagement until summer is in full […]

PNE and Playland Family Pass Giveaway


Monday, August 17th, 2009 — 2:00pm PDT
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Since before I could walk, I’ve been going to the Pacific National Exhibition with my family. I remember piling into the family van, driving for what seemed to be all morning, then taking the Hastings exit of Highway 1 past Empire Stadium and into the fair parking lots. Then, from my stroller, I would watch […]

Playland in the Rain


Saturday, July 5th, 2008 — 7:31pm PDT
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This afternoon six of us were guests of Playland; free to roam the rides, wolf down mini donuts and go crazy on the Corkscrew. Even though the morning skies were grey, we all agreed that at least the lines would be short on a day when the probability of precipitation was high. This also meant […]