Archive of posts tagged "pne"

New Dates for the PNE: Have Your Say

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The Fair at the PNE is a 105 year old tradition in Vancouver but they are currently seeking public input to see if they should have new dates starting in 2018. “Each year, the Fair at the PNE runs the last 2 weeks of August, ending on Labour Day Monday. Weather plays a significant role […]

Vancity Member Day at the PNE 2015

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The Fair at the PNE returns for the season from August 22nd to September 7th and Vancity Savings Credit Union is proud to sponsor the annual Vancity Member Day on September 3rd. Vancity members and a guest can enjoy a fun-filled day at the Fair for only $5 each. photography by | www.facebook.com/winstonwongphoto | www.winstonwong.com […]

PNE Concerts Summer 2015

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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 today. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr The Summer Night Concerts […]

Archive Photo of the Day: Hot Dog Concession at the PNE

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Concession stands and food carts have come a long way at Playland and the PNE but you can always rely on the availability of the classic footlong hot dog. 1953 – Vancouver Archives #CVA 180-7211. Earlier this spring, the Pacific National Exhibition announced the passing of the ‘King of the Midway,’ legendary pitchman and carny, […]

Archive Photo of the Day: PNE Parade on Hastings

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PNE opening day parade along Hastings Street in 1947. A highlight of the 1947 PNE was the first “Old Timers” hockey game ever staged in Canada. It took place at the PNE Forum and featured Fred “Cyclone” Taylor, one of hockey’s all time greats. Source: City of Vancouver Archives #CVA 180-1328.