Concerts and Events

Event Listings


TWO POPES, TWO SAINTS: A CANONIZATION CELEBRATION TWO POPES, TWO SAINTS: A CANONIZATION CELEBRATION

APRIL 27, 2014
PACIFIC COLISEUM
Event: 2:00pm

Admission is FREE. Contact your parish for tickets.

On Divine Mercy Sunday, April 27, Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be canonized in Rome, and the Archdiocese of Vancouver will celebrate in a big way! Everyone is invited to our canonization celebration at PNE’s Pacific Coliseum, starting at 2pm. Archbishop Miller and Canada’s new nuncio Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi attending, with combined choir from all nine Catholic high schools. Please invite friends and family to this wonderful free event. For tickets, contact any Catholic church at RCAV.org. For more information, visit rcav.org/two-popes/


Kaleidoscope KALEIDOSCOPE – Circus in Technicolour

MAY 1-4, 2014
PNE GARDEN AUDITORIUM
Shows at 12:30pm & 7:00pm daily

This year’s original production features the circus talents of teenaged circus performers from the Performance and Centre Stage programs of CirKids. This spectacular performance tells the story of a young boy who searches for and is inspired by coloured worlds of circus and ultimately finds his true colours.

KALEIDOSCOPE promises to be an immersive multi-sensory experience with athletic aerial and ground circus acts, a beautiful sound track, lush projections and unexpected surprises to delight one and all!

For more information and tickets please visit http://circuswest.com/



Armin Only: Intense LIVE NATION / BLUEPRINT PRESENTS
ARMIN ONLY: INTENSE

SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2014
PACIFIC COLISEUM
7 pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW


Charge by Phone 1-604-757-0345.
Tickets also available online and at the Pacific Coliseum Box Office.

All ages with 19+ VIP area


CHILDISH GAMBINO CHILDISH GAMBINO

MAY 11, 2014
PNE FORUM
Doors: 6:30 pm
Show: 7:30 pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW



Charge by Phone 604-757-0345. Tickets also available at the Pacific Coliseum Box Office.

because the internet is Childish Gambino’s follow up to his Glassnote Records debut album CAMP which was released in 2011. Childish Gambino emerged as one of the most exciting young talents in music, landing at #11 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and #2 on the Billboard Hip-Hop charts, CAMP has received critical acclaim from publications such as The Source, XXL, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, NPR and more. Childish Gambino, with his unique blend of hip-hop genres and lyrical genius, has gone from a viral cult following to a mega sensation. The New Yorker praises, "With a vocal attack reminiscent of Pharcyde’s Bootie Brown, Glover delivers rapid-fire stream-of-consciousness one-liners, along with in-depth and intelligent assessments of the recording industry, fame, and fortune."


SONU NIGAM KAMAL'S VIDEO PALACE PRESENTS
SONU NIGAM
KLOSE TO MY SOUL

MAY 24, 2014
PNE AGRODOME
Doors: 6:30 pm
Show: 7:30 pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW



Charge by Phone 604-757-0345. Tickets also available at the Pacific Coliseum Box Office.

India's finest singer SONU NIGAM brings along the biggest selection of musicians in a 3.5 hour musical tribute KLOSE TO MY SOUL, featuring songs loved by all generations in India's biggest musical concert ever! An incredible journey with Bollywood's biggest symphony orchestra for a once in a lifetime experience.


LANA DEL REY LIVE NATION PRESENTS
LANA DEL REY

MAY 25, 2014
WESTJET CONCERT STAGE AT THE PNE AMPHITHEATRE
Doors: 6:30 pm
Show: 7:45 pm

TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT



ALL AGES


THE SOULSHINE TOUR LIVENATION PRESENTS
THE SOULSHINE TOUR
Featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead, SOJA, Brett Dennen,
and Trevor Hall

JUNE 26, 2014
WESTJET CONCERT STAGE AT THE PNE AMPHITHEATRE

Yoga Check-In: 2:30pm
Yoga: 3:00pm
Concert Doors: 5:00pm
Show: 6:00pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW



Charge by Phone 1-604-757-0345.
Tickets also available online and at the Pacific Coliseum Box Office.

Featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead, SOJA, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall. More information at http://ticketleader.ca/events/the-soulshine-tour


AD DECENT BLOCK PARTY BLUEPRINT & LIVENATION PRESENT
MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY

SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
WESTJET CONCERT STAGE AT THE PNE AMPHITHEATRE

TICKETS ON SALE NOW



Charge by Phone 1-604-757-0345.
Tickets also available online and at the Pacific Coliseum Box Office.

PNE Amphitheatre


The PNE Amphitheatre is an outdoor seating venue located on the PNE grounds, north of Playland Amusement Park [ MAP ]. It offers spectacular views of the North Shore mountains. The PNE Amphitheatre accommodates approximately 7,000 guests with capacity for 4,500 in permanent bench-style seating and 2,500 in floor seating (standing only). Some events have a reserved “VIP” section offering additional seating. All areas offer general admission-style seating with no specific seat assignments. Seating is not covered, with the exception of the VIP sections, if applicable.

Specifications:
 
Seated capacity 4,500 (bench-style general admission seats)

Additional Floor Seating

2,500 (standing only)

Washrooms

Two permanent buildings plus additional temporary washroom trailers

Bank Machines

There will be ATMs on-site

Parking

There are 3,000 parking stalls located on the PNE grounds, 50 of which are reserved for disabled guests. The parking lot closest to the PNE Amphitheatre is through Gate 9 off Bridgeway Street.

Transit

There are several bus stops located along Hastings, McGill and Renfrew streets. Visit translink.ca for detailed schedule information.

Venue Information


Animals
No pets are allowed with the exception of permitted Companion and Seeing Eye dogs (must be kept on leash at all times).

Bank Machines
There are multiple bank machines located at the venue.

First Aid
First-aid services are available during all events from staff specially trained in emergency first-aid procedures.

Guests with Disabilities

There is a designated drop-off and pick-up zone for guests with disabilities located through Gate 9. We provide over 50 on-site parking spaces for the disabled located in Lot 9. Wheelchair and Attendant seats are located in a designated area within the Amphitheatre. If you have any questions regarding the accessibility of the facility or you need special arrangements, please call 604-252-3588.

Lost & Found
If you have lost a personal item while attending an event at the PNE please call the PNE's Lost and Found hotline at 604-251-7717 or email lostandfound@pne.ca. Be sure to leave your full name, contact number, the date and event you lost your item and a full description of the item. Every attempt will be made to locate the lost item and you will be contacted only if the item is found. The PNE does not reimburse patrons for lost or stolen items. Note: All lost & found or checked items will be destroyed or donated if unclaimed after 30 days.

Ticket Information
Tickets can be purchased through www.ticketleader.ca as of March 9, 2012. The Ticket Leader box office is located by the main entrance of the PNE Amphitheatre and is open two hours prior to most events.

Children
For most events, children under the age of two are not required to have a ticket. However, should you wish for your child to have their own seat, a ticket is required. Shows intended for a younger audience (i.e., Disney on Ice) require that children who have celebrated their first birthday have a ticket. Please check each event individually for age requirements if you are uncertain.

Food & Beverage
The PNE provides an assortment of food and beverage services for guests attending Amphitheatre events. All food and beverage locations accept cash, debit and credit.

Washrooms
There are two permanent washrooms accompanied by temporary washroom trailers located at the venue. Each permanent washroom offers wheelchair accessible stalls. There are baby change areas in each washroom.

Parking
The PNE has over 3,000 on-site parking spaces. Prices vary depending on the event. There are at least 50 on-site disabled parking spaces. Disabled guests should enter the PNE through Gate 9.

Venue Rentals

Contact the PNE Sales Department at 604-251-7787 for venue rental information.

Doors Open

The doors open one hour prior to the start of the event.

Transit Information

The PNE site is easily accessible by public transportation. For detailed information on transit schedules and fares visit www.translink.ca.

The Pacific National Exhibition Code of Conduct

The Pacific National Exhibition would like to create an enjoyable and safe experience for all attending our events. We want all those attending our events to enjoy the experience in a responsible fashion. Guests who demonstrate inappropriate and disruptive behavior, including the following, are subject to being removed from the premises:

  • Excessive consumption of alcohol
  • Alcoholic beverages brought onto PNE property. Any attempt to bring alcohol into the amphitheatre will be considered a violation of the Code of Conduct and will result in the Guest being ejected
  • Obscene, offensive or abusive language or actions
  • Fighting, taunting, or threatening remarks or gestures
  • Dangerous, abusive, profane or illegal behavior
  • Unruly or inconsiderate behavior
  • Indecent exposure or undressing
  • Wearing obscene or indecent clothing
  • Interfering with security procedures
  • Interfering with the event or throwing any object onto the stage
  • Sitting in a location other than the guest’s ticketed area
  • Video taping/audio recording of show
  • Selling tickets or other merchandise on PNE property
  • Handing out goods or literature not pre-approved by the Pacific National Exhibition
  • Any other conduct that is beyond the bounds of reasonable behavior for spectators attending an event

Each guest should hold his or her ticket stub and be ready to display it to officials to verify their seating area location.

Pat Down Policy

In order to provide a safe environment, you and your belongings may be searched upon entry into the Amphitheatre. By tendering the ticket and entering the Amphitheatre, you consent to such searches. If you elect not to consent to the searches, you will be denied entry into the Amphitheatre. Also, the premises are monitored by video camera, please be aware that your movements may be recorded.

No Smoking Policy

In accordance with the Vancouver Park Board Smoking Regulation By-Law, PNE Amphitheatre is a no smoking facility. As such, guests are not permitted to smoke once inside the gates of the Amphitheatre grounds. Please note – there are no in and out privileges.

Prohibited Items
  • Coolers
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Anything that could be used as a weapon or as a projectile
  • Bottles, cups, jugs or cans of any kind
  • Fireworks, flares, or other pyrotechnics
  • Alcoholic beverages of any kind, narcotics or other illegal stimulants
  • Any sort of animals other than permitted guide dogs for the visually impaired
  • Any promotional or commercial materials not pre-approved by PNE management
  • Spray cans, corrosive, flammable substances, dyes or receptacles containing substances which are harmful to health or are highly flammable
  • Mechanically-operated instruments which produce an excessive volume of noise such as megaphones, air or gas-powered horns
  • Laser pointers
  • Cameras, video cameras or other sound or video recording equipment
  • Computers or other devices used for the purposes of transmitting or disseminating sound, pictures, descriptions or results of the events via the internet or other forms of media
  • Other objects which could compromise public safety and/or harm the reputation of the Event

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