The Fair at the PNE

Hours and Admission

Summer Night Concerts
Angry Birds™ Universe Exhibit, The Art & Science Behind A Global Phenomenon
North American Debut!

Come celebrate at BC’s legendary Fair at the PNE! With hundreds of NEW performances and exhibits and more than 50 thrilling rides & attractions, and all that food, this year's fresh new Fair at the PNE is definitely the best part of summer!

NEW and only this year at The Fair at the PNE NEW AND ONLY THIS YEAR


Ways to Save

View a list of all of our special Promotional Days and additional savings offers.

  • Pinwheel Deals – this $2 coupon book offers over $300 in savings from over 50 of our top vendors! More Info


Saturday, August 20 - Monday, September 5, 2016
11am until late! (Weather permitting)
Closed Monday, August 22 and 29

ADMISSION: (Prices include taxes) 


Gate Price
Online Price

Fair Gate Pass
(14 - 64 years)

$13.00 Save $4!
Bigger savings
than in 2015!

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Fair Senior Gate Pass
(65 years+)
Available onsite and online only; not available at retailers

  $6.50 Save $2!

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Fair Child Gate Pass
(13 years and under)


A maximum of five children aged 13 & under will be admitted free per one paying adult 21 years of age or older.        

Fair Ride Pass
(Over 48" tall)

$39.75 Save $5!

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Fair Ride Rapid Pass Add-On*


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Fair Junior Ride Pass
(Under 48" tall)

$27.75 Save $4!

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Fair Season Gate Pass**

Available online only

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Fair Gate and Ride
Combo Pass***

Available online
or at retailers only
$49.75 Save $12!

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After Dark Gate Pass

Save $12!

Available only at on-site ticket booths after 9pm daily        

Twilight Ride Pass
presented by 94.5 Virgin Radio

Save $15!

Available only at on-site ticket booths after 5pm Tuesday through Thursday        

Fair Ride Coupons

$1.75 each or 30 coupons for $44.75.
Available for sale on-site only. Each ride requires 4 - 8 coupons per
ride/per rider.

Pinwheel Deals Coupon Book

Offering over $300 in Fair-wide savings!
Available only at on-site ticket booths

Angry Birds™ Universe, The Art & Science
Behind A Global Phenomenon

5 years and under free

$5 (ages 14+),
$3.50 (ages 6-13)


Craft Beer Fest – NEW LOCATION!
Includes 1 4oz. sampling cup. Online purchase gets you access to a pre-purchased ticketholder line!
Beer tickets are $2 each and can be purchased onsite.

$9 Save $1!

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Fair Gate and Ride Passes are available at the same promotional rates in the following Lower Mainland retailers.

 Fair Gate Pass does not include rides.

 Fair Ride Pass does not include gate admission and excludes, Revelation, Drop Zone, Haunted Attractions and other additional charge attractions.

*Must be bought in addition to a Fair Ride Pass. Fair Rapid Pass grants the bearer entrance into an expedited line once only for ten rides: Wooden Roller Coaster, Music Express, Pirate, Wave Swinger, Breakdance, Flume, The Beast, Atmosfear, Hellevator, Crazy Beach Party. Limited Rapid Passes available per day.

**The non-transferable Fair Season Gate Pass entitles the bearer to unlimited entrance to the PNE Fairgrounds during regular operating hours August 20-September 5, 2016 excluding Mondays, August 22 and 29. Present your ticket along with photo ID at any Fair entrance gate between August 20 and September 5, 2016 excluding August 22 and 29, for gate entrance. Please note that the Playland Guest Services booth does not process Fair Season Pass registration. Valid for Fair Gate entrance only. Ride passes or special attraction tickets must be purchased separately.

Acceptable forms of payment at ticket booths are cash, debit and credit (MasterCard, American Express and Visa).

***Combo Passes are only available at off-site retailers or online. They are not available for sale at ticket booths. Savings calculated based on buying separate Gate and Ride Passes at The Fair.


Parking in a PNE managed lot is $18-20 including tax (cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted). List of PNE managed parking lots.