Live Shows

A Circus in Wonderland NEW!

A Circus in Wonderland Daily at 12:45pm & 3:45pm
Rogers Digital Venue Stage in Celebration Plaza

Don’t miss this dynamic, theatrical Circus re-interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. This performance will leave audiences entertained, dazzled and bewildered. The Queen of Hearts, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, Tweedle-Dee, and Tweedle Dum are all back, displaying amazing talents of circus artistry and guiding Alice and her cohorts through the topsy, turvy circus wonderland!

Bones & Scully – ‘Tis Fun to be a Pirate! NEW!

Bones and Scully – It’s Fun to be a Pirate! Daily at 2:00pm, 4:30pm & 6:30pm
ToonCity Stage

Avast, me mateys! Come see this swashbuckling live stage show. Join Bones and Scully and their bumbling cast of Pirates as they defend their title of "Pirate Crew of the Year"! Come help them defeat the bandits and defend the Pirates’ treasure in this action-packed musical. A Pirate adventure awaits you in ToonCity!

Community Showcase

Community Showcase Daily at 11:30am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm & 4:30pm
Chevrolet Performance Stage
no 4:30pm show August 16, 17, 19 & 20

An annual Fair favourite! Local performers will grace the stage to delight fairgoers with their showcase of talents and skills. A great place to relax and unwind, enjoy a variety of exhilarating music, dynamic dancers and special guests. The best of the Lower Mainland’s established and emerging talent!

Dueling Pianos

Dueling Pianos Daily at 6:30pm, 7:45pm, 9:00pm & 10:30pm
Plaza Beer Garden

Sponsored by Molson, Parallel 49, Z95, and the Westender

Request your favourite tune, sing-a-long, raise a glass and hit the dance floor - it’s a stompin’ good time every night at the Plaza Beer Garden! Ladies and gentlemen, back by popular demand, it’s Dueling Pianos, where two piano players go head to head every night and raise the roof with great music.

Jigu! Thunder Drums of China ® NEW!

Jigu! Thunder Drums of China ® NEW! August 16 to August 24 at 3:30pm & 7:30pm
Pacific Coliseum
no shows on August 18 & 25

Sponsored by OMNI, Fairchild Radio, and Black Press

An intricate blend of traditional and modern elements, this world-renown company of drummers, percussionists and musicians will thrill audiences with their incredible power and passion. A demonstration of China’s rich and historic culture, Jigu! Thunder Drums of China has been exciting audiences worldwide for nearly two decades. You won’t want to miss this high-energy, immersive show of sight and sound!

Let’s Go Crazy – Retro Dance Party

Let’s Go Crazy – Retro Dance Party Daily at 2:15pm, 5:30pm & 7:00pm
Rogers Digital Venue Stage in Celebration Plaza

It’s a totally tubular party daily at the Celebration Plaza as we celebrate the music that brought us the mullet, neon and acid wash jeans. Grab your fanny pack and leg warmers and join in the fun! Groove to the music of your favourite retro icons: Madonna, Wham!, Cyndi Lauper and Michael Jackson. It’s, like, totally radical!

Mosaic Music Series NEW!

Mosaic Music Series Nightly at 7:30pm & 9:00pm
Chevrolet Performance Stage

Sponsored by CTV, 102.7 The PEAK, and The Georgia Straight

A mosaic of local, cultural and iconic acts performing nightly in the Mosaic Music Series on the Chevrolet Performance Stage. Featuring a new act each night including The Paperboys, Victoria Duffield, Andrew Allen, Dal Richards, Spirit of the West, Hey Ocean!, Prism, Delhi 2 Dublin, Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues and more!

More Info and Performer Listing

Mystic India NEW!

Mystic India NEW! August 26 to September 1 at 3:30pm & 7:30pm
Pacific Coliseum

Sponsored by OMNI, Red FM, and Black Press

Mystic India: The World Tour is an internationally acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular based on the concept of ancient India’s transition into modern India. The show features renowned musicians, brilliant dancers and acrobats, and hundreds of opulent costumes. The team of diverse, impeccably-trained dancers combine authentic Indian and modern techniques, bringing the streets of Mumbai and New York into perfect harmony. Audiences can expect an explosion of colours and energy as they travel on a celebratory journey through Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat, and even through the progression of Bollywood films "If you have ever wanted to visit India, Mystic India is your direct flight there."

PNE Pep Band NEW!

PNE Pep Band NEW! Daily at 2:30pm, 4:00pm, 6:00pm & 8:30pm
Agrodome Plaza

Gather round – you won’t want to miss the one-and-only PNE Pep Band! From the baseline of the tuba to the rhythm of the snare, this high-energy ensemble will have you clapping along to classic tunes and current favourites.

PNE Star Showdown

PNE Star Showdown August 16, 17, 19 & 20 at 4:30pm
Chevrolet Performance Stage

Sponsored by The Beat 94.5 and New Image College

Hosted by Denai Johnson from The Beat 94.5, this crowd favourite brings out the best of BC’s amateur talent! The first three days of semi-finalist competition features talent of all kinds: dancers, singers, musicians and comedians performing in their different age groups. The top three performers from each day of competition will advance to the all-ages final on August 20. With $10,000 in overall prizing to be won in addition to $22,500 in New Image College Scholarships, this competition will keep you on the edge of your seat. Be sure to check out the PNE Star Showdown!

Princess Jubilation

Princess Jubilation Daily at 12:30pm, 3:00pm & 5:30pm
ToonCity Stage

You are invited to a grand royal Coronation! Bring your little Princess to this fun-loving, family musical stage show. Come celebrate as a charming cast discovers what it really means to be a Princess! Princess Jubilation is filled with delightful characters, live dance numbers and music that will have you singing along in true Princess fashion. You’ve got Princess Power!

Summer Night Concerts

Summer Night Concerts Nightly at 8:00pm
WestJet Concert Stage at the PNE Amphitheatre

Sponsored by WestJet

Every night at 8:00pm, the PNE Amphitheatre will present a summer full of the best music! You won’t want to miss American Idol winner Phillip Phillips or legends The Pointer Sisters! Country music fans will swoon for singing sensations LeAnn Rimes and Dallas Smith. Plus, don’t miss the Grammy-nominated talents of Gavin DeGraw or the classic rock sounds of Canada’s own Trooper, Glass Tiger, Three Days Grace and Chilliwack. Spend an evening with Boyz II Men or Plain White T’s. Take in the energy of platinum selling artist Zendaya and the musical styling of the Gipsy Kings. Sing along with Air Supply or rock out with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. It’s Summer Night Concerts only at the Fair at the PNE! [READ MORE]

Reserve seats now!
All concerts are FREE with admission but super fans looking for reserved seating will have the opportunity to purchase a limited number of reserved seats starting at just $20. Reserved seats can be purchased online or on-site from the ticket booth located outside the venue entrance within the fairgrounds. Limited seats are available More Info

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Please be advised, this concert venue has a capacity limit and, for everyone’s safety, we will need to close the venue once this capacity has been reached.


Superdogs Daily at 11:30am, 1:30pm & 5:30pm
Pacific Coliseum

Sponsored by Coke, Global BC, The Province, and News 1130

no 5:30pm show on August 17 due to Just For Cats: Internet Cat Video Festival.

With wagging tails, the World’s Most Popular Dogs return to The Fair to charm audiences of all ages with their crazy canine stunts! This Fair favourite will keep children and families laughing and cheering throughout the show.

Timber! – A Stompin’ Lumberjack Shindig NEW!

Timber! – A Stompin’ Lumberjack Shindig NEW! Daily at 12:00pm, 1:30pm & 3:00pm
PNE Amphitheatre

Sponsored by 93.7 JRfm

From the rumble of a convoy to the lightning speed of a fiddle reel, get ready for a boot-kickin’ lumberjack showdown! Hang on to your seat as a high-energy cast brings you lighting speed log rolling, high-flying chainsaws and wild, boot-stompin’ tap dancing. It’s a country lumberjack jamboree!

ToonCity NEW!

ToonCity NEW! Daily at 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
ToonCity Stage

Get up and get ready! It’s time to laugh out loud and stretch a smile from ear to ear. Bring your Princess Power to the Grand Coronation during Princess Jubilation or help the friendly pirates, Bones and Scully, defeat the bandits in Bones and Scully – ‘Tis fun to be a Pirate!

PLUS, meet your favourite characters between 1:00pm and 6:30pm! It’s always fun at ToonCity!