Exhibits & Attractions

Snap Happy: A Do-It-Your-Selfie Experience

Rollerland Building  |   Open Daily   |   11am – 11pm

FREE with admission

Get snap happy at this massive pop-up pavilion filled with larger-than-life, memory-making moments! It’s a multi-sensory, immersive attraction. Get ready to pose and post at this do-it-your-selfie experience!

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Dinosaur Stomp: A Roaring Adventure

Italian Gardens   |   Open Daily   |   11am to 11pm

FREE with admission

This outdoor exhibit will offer guests a spectacular and representative snapshot of 15 different dinosaurs that roamed the Earth during the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. Featuring ten life-sized animatronic models and five static models, the exhibit will teach fair-goers about the dinosaur’s stories and their favorite Fair food they like to eat. The kids can also test their paleontology skills, searching for bones in the Dino dig pit!

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Game Changers: The Evolution of Video Games

Garden Auditorium   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 10:00pm

FREE with admission

This free, highly interactive and immersive exhibition that explores how technological advancements have shaped game play in video gaming systems and transformed the way we interact with technology. See amazing artifacts showcasing the 70 most influential games of all time as well as Canadian innovation in the sector, including original concept art, storyboard and level designs by Canadian designers. Watch the preview video!

Game Changers is a travelling exhibition developed and produced by the Canada Science and Technology Museum in partnership with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Electronic Arts. The exhibition’s tour is managed by Science North.

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Transport 2050

Miller Drive  |   Open Daily   |   11am – 11:00pm

FREE with admission

The “MicroCity” animated model of Vancouver showcases the entire region with an engaging presentation of past, present and future transportation that integrates an animated LED media table with a scale model and rockin’ soundtrack, inviting all guests to look ahead to the future!

The Transport 2050 Expo also includes a virtual reality dome, which completely immerses viewers in a futuristic ride.

Electric cars, buses and bikes, automated vehicles and personal drones… Where is the future of transportation going?  What would you like to see?

Check out Transport 2050 and help shape the future of how we move and live.

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Journey of BC Food

Barns   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 10pm

FREE with admission

Learn the unique farm-to-table story of some of BC’s leading foods, the local families working to produce them, and what that means for the health of BC’s economy.

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CN100 - A Moving Celebration

Enter via Festival Park   |   *August 20-25 only*    |    11am – 10:00pm

FREE with admission

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, CN is going on tour from coast to coast across the continent. And from August 20 to 25, the festivities are stopping at the Fair! CN100 – A Moving Celebration is an immersive exhibit where you can discover the history of CN as well as the people and innovations that built North America.

An event for the whole family with interactive experiences, shows and lots of activities for kids!

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Marketplace

PNE Forum   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 11pm

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 a turbo brush power cleaner, karaoke mic, garage door organizer and patio umbrellas. Plus, new this year! Magic magnets and micro blocks for kids!

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Farm Country

Barns   |   Open Daily   |    11am – 10pm

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 agriculture awareness, education and engagement so you can learn what can easily be done from 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.

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Kidz Discovery Farm

Barns   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 10pm

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! Kidz 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! This fun-filled activity has received rave reviews and continues to entertain and educate kids each year!

 

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PNE Short Film Competition - Reel Youth

Revel District    |    Daily Screenings   |    12:00, 3 and 5pm

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. Guest will be able to Text-to-Vote for their favorite film and a chance to win some cool prizes.

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.

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Learn to Fish at the Fair

Sanctuary Pond Dock   |   Open Daily   |   1 – 5pm

FREE with admission

Learn how to fish in Sanctuary Pond from Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC staff! Participants of all ages can learn the basics of fishing including: hatchery roles, local conservation concerns, fishing equipment, casting, and how to rig your rod. Youth under 16 and participants 16 and older with a valid freshwater fishing license can also try their luck fishing off the dock on Sanctuary Pond.

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Vancity Marketplace

Festival Park    |    August 20-25   |    11am-late

This year we’ve created the first-ever Vancity Marketplace at the PNE Fair as an opportunity to showcase our community partners. Look for this outside the PNE Forum by Festival Park from August 20 to 25 and learn more about Vancity’s many amazing partners, including:

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Hot Vancouver Nights Car Show

Festival Park    |    August 27-September 2   |    11am-late

Featuring classic and contemporary cars made by 360 Fabrication Inc.

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