Archive of posts tagged "pne"

PNE Vancity Member Day 2011

Comments 32 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Wednesday August 24th, members of Vancity Savings Credit Union will be able to purchase deeply discounted $5 PNA fair admission from 11:00am until closing. Photo credit: Derek K Miller on Flickr You can get your fair gate pass at any PNE ticket booth on Vancity Member Day only by showing a Vancity member debit […]

Vancouver History: Wooden Coaster

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s where you can ride the Crazy Beach Party, visit Hell’s Gate, or take a spin on the Enterprise without leaving Vancouver. The Fair at the PNE has returned for the 101st year and with it children young and old will enjoy carnival games, marketplace shopping, livestock exhibits, rides, cotton candy, and more sticky-gooey tasty […]

FortisBC and the PNE 2011

Comments 231 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The FortisBC street team will be on location at this year’s Pacific National Exhibition (the PNE) from August 20 to September 5. Set up directly across from the prize home, which is always a main attraction, the FortisBC team will be giving away prizes to those who stop by and check in on Foursquare, Facebook, […]

PNE Concerts 2011 & Free Kids Admission

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The PNE returns for its 101st year this summer with an exciting summer entertainment line-up and a big announcement for families. The Summer Nights concert series will feature the following acts and performers at the WestJet concert stage: August 20 One More Girl August 21 Miranda Cosgrove August 22 Crystal Shawanda August 23 Chris Isaak […]

Playland Introduces New Ride, Star Flyer, Atmosfear

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The Playland amusement park on the PNE fair grounds will introduce a new ride this year, for the first time in 4 years, according to a press release issued this morning. The $2 million “Star Flyer” will be placed near the pirate ship and stand 5 meters taller than the park’s current height champion, The […]

Fright Nights at Playland 2010 Car-n-Evil

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Playland’s Fright Nights featuring ghoulish characters, haunting music, and their classic amusement park rides are back again this year with a new theme: Car-n-Evil. If you’re like me and clowns scare you enough already, this will definitely get your heart pumping. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr For 2010 Fright Nights will have the wooden […]