Exhibits & Attractions at The Fair

NEW! Alien Worlds and Androids

Alien Worlds and Androids Exhibit New and Only This Year

Daily 11am - 10pm
Garden Auditorium
FREE with admission

Blast off to a world where science fiction meets science fact. How close are we to discovering new alien worlds and alien life? What are the differences between androids and robots? Alien Worlds and Androids lets you explore the cutting-edge science taking place now Ironmanat organizations like NASA and JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and brings you face-to-face with worlds far beyond our own. Join the interactive expedition! You are not alone . . .


Presented by 93.7 JRfm and Metro

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NEW! Angry Birds™ Universe, The Art & Science Behind A Global Phenomenon – North American Debut!

Angry Birds Universe
New and Only This Year

Daily 11am - 11pm
Rollerland Building
$5 for ages 14+
$3.50 for ages 6-13
Free for 5 and under

Based on the famous game and characters that took the world by storm, Angry Birds fans of all ages will delight in the chance to 'be the bird' at the Angry Birds Universe exhibition. The most unique interactive experience at Angry Birds Universe safely propels guests on ziplines onto enormous foam structures, just like the Angry Birds! This unique, full-body experience also demonstrates the physics behind the Angry Birds games, providing an integrated approach to learning. Visitors experience the educational concepts in the games in an energetic and an exciting environment. Other exciting full-body attractions include a Laser Maze, Climbing Wall, Planetarium, and oversized Sling Shots.


Art in the Park

Art in the Park

BCAA ToonCity
FREE with admission

Help us paint a giant 20' long mural! This interactive pit stop allows you to play at being Picasso with your kids while you help us create a Fair masterpiece! While here, check out over 50+ murals on display that have been coloured by local schools and community organizations.

Craft Beer Fest – NEW LOCATION!

Craft Beer Fest

Daily 2pm-8pm
Italian Gardens
$10 per person

Craft Beer Fest will feature up to 25 craft breweries for guests to sample the diverse craft drafts being developed within the Lower Mainland's backdoor.

Purchase your ticket online to save, plus access a pre-purchased ticketholder line! Admission includes a 4oz collector's sampling cup. $2 per beer ticket, available for purchase onsite.


Presented by VCBW, CFOX and Westender


Dinosaurs Alive! A Jurassic Experience – BIGGER AND BETTER!

Dinosaurs Alive! A Jurassic Experience

Daily 11am-11pm
Miller Drive
FREE with admission

This expanded outdoor exhibit will offer guests a spectacular and representative snapshot of 20 different dinosaurs that roamed the Earth during the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. Featuring fourteen life sized animatronic models and six static models, the exhibit will teach fairgoers about the dinosaur's stories and share recent discoveries for the Fair's younger guests.

Presented by OMNI and Black Press

Farm Country

Farm Country

Daily 11am-10pm
Livestock Barns
FREE with admission

For a break from the hustle and bustle of the midway, stop by Farm Country to see all the baby animals you love! The Big Red Barns play host to the largest variety of barn animals found in Vancouver as well as many unique demonstrations and displays of new urban farming trends. Agriculture keeps evolving so come see what’s new and what you can learn to do at your own home. From backyard bees to eating local. And don’t miss the PNE Chef’s Garden initiative. We’ve got baby chicks and racing pigs, the Discovery Farm and milking demonstrations. There’s tons of barn fun for kids and the whole family at Farm Country.

Kidz Discovery Farm - In partnership with Safeway

Kidz Discovery Farm

Daily 11am-10pm
Livestock Barns
FREE with admission

The Kidz Discovery Farm allows children to ‘become a farmer’ for a short time while learning about 10 exciting agriculture sectors and how their food gets from the farm to your local grocery store! Kids are put to work at various pretend play farm chores such as milking a cow, pedaling a tractor, collecting eggs and harvesting apples while moving from farm to farm! Since its premier in 2009, this fun-filled activity has received rave reviews and continues to entertain and educate kids each year!

Learn to Fish at The Fair

Learn to Fish at The Fair

Daily 12pm-4pm
Sanctuary Pond Dock
FREE with admission

Learn how to fish in Sanctuary Pond from Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC staff! Participants of all ages will be introduced to fishing through interactive lessons and hands on activities. Learn about local conservation concerns, fish identification, fishing equipment, casting, how to rig your rod, as well as where, when, and how to catch fish. Youth under 16 and participants 16 and older with a valid freshwater fishing licence can also try their luck fishing off the dock on Sanctuary Pond.



Daily 11am-11pm
Forum Building
FREE with admission

The Marketplace at the Forum building has been a well-known PNE tradition for years. Visitors can spend hours browsing and exploring more than 150 exhibit booths carrying everything from soaps, bed sheets & pillows, massage cushions & chairs, cosmetics, skin care, fashion, special appliances and cleaning supplies to exciting new products such as MaxBurn power board, Chop Master, Euro scooters and trolley bags. Plus, new this year! The electric pressure cooker and Yogibo.

View our 2016 Exhibit Listing and Map here


PNE Donut Dash

The 2016 PNE Donut Dash is over. Make sure to register for next year's!

AUGUST 20, 2017
9–11 am*
*Please note start time is subject to change based on the number of participants


TicketLeader for Vancouver Events

Registration also available at the Ticketleader Box Office

Vancouver's tastiest 5k run where runners will be energized with tasty Fair treats throughout the course including mini donuts and more! Run registration includes a PNE Donut Dash t-shirt, race bib, finisher's medal and Fair gate admission to The Fair at the PNE on Sunday, August 20, 2017.

Kiss 104.9 and 96.9 Jack FM

Fees per person: (excludes GST and service fees)
$35 – Early Bird for the first 500 registrants
$40 – Oct 10 – June 1, 2017
$45 – June 1 – July 15, 2017
$50 – July 16 – Aug 13, 2017
*Online registration ends on Sunday, August 13, 2017
*In-person at Ticketleader Box Office: $50 August 14-18
All entries are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable to a future event.

More Information on the 2017 PNE Donut Dash

PNE Prize Home Lottery Tour

PNE Prize Home Lottery Tour

Tours Daily 11am – 10pm
FREE with admission

It's a fresh new year for BC’s most affordable home lottery!

This year's Grand Prize Package features a West Coast modern home, featuring three bedrooms, his and hers walk in closets, open-concept spaces, a wellness room, sports lounge and the latest in-kitchen appliances!

Perched on Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley

The Naramata Bench boasts of hillside views overlooking the Okanagan Lake, as well as a rich culture of delicious food and wine.


Tim Hortons Digital Space

Tim Hortons Logo

Daily 11am-11pm
Festival Park
FREE with admission

Digital Venue The Tim Hortons Digital Space will provide a brand new avenue to discover all there is to do and experience at The Fair. Take a seat in front of the stage and take a moment to relax or enjoy a bite to eat while you watch heritage photos from The Fair's beginnings and a Short Film Festival with your chance to vote for your favourite to win, and a visual arts showcase.

PNE Short Film Competition & Showcase

Daily at 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 7pm
Tim Hortons Digital Space at Festival Park
FREE with admission

The PNE is partnering with two of Vancouver's premier film schools to provide guests with an interactive experience.

Reel Youth Short Film Competition Reel Youth Short Film Competition
Daily 12:30pm, 2:30pm
FREE with admission

The PNE is proud partner with the Reel Youth to create a short film competition featuring videos made by youth 18 years and under. Animation programs will engage Vancouver youth to identify aspects of their community that make it great and build a short story that amplifies it.

Reel Youth is a not-for-profit, media empowerment project supporting youth, adults and organizations to create and distribute engaging films about the issues they care about most. Guest will be able to Text-to-Vote for their favorite film and a chance to win some cool prizes.

Vancouver Film School Short Film Showcase
Vancouver Film School Short Film Showcase
Daily 11:30am, 7:00pm
FREE with admission

In partnership with the Vancouver Film School, this showcase will feature the best animated short films by students from VFS.

6th Annual Vancouver Rib Festival Competition

6th Annual Vancouver Rib Festival Competition

Daily 11am to 11pm
Celebration Plaza
FREE with admission

Back by popular demand The Fair at the PNE is proud to host the 6th Annual Vancouver Rib Festival featuring top Champion BBQ Pit Masters from across Canada. Four teams: Gator BBQ, Boss Hogs (new), Prairie Smoke & Spice BBQ and Misty Mountain BBQ, will feature some of the best award-winning barbecue you can eat – so come on down and taste barbecue ribs, brisket and pulled pork made from real tried and true champions.

Rib Fest Competition – Wednesday August 31st
3:30pm – Festival Park
FREE with admission

Presented by CFOX and BC Living