Maps & Directions
Getting to the PNE Fair
As we recover from the pandemic and things are getting back to normal, the PNE is honoured to be able to host our 111th annual Fair: August 21-September 6…
a reduced capacity event with a more limited scope that still delivers all the FUNdamentals you know and love.
We’ve got all your favourite can’t miss shows and attractions, including the SuperDogs, live music on the Revel District Stage, animal displays,
plus BCAA ToonCity, Safeway Cooking Stage, MarketPlace, Prize Home display suite, rides, games, and all the Fair food you can eat!
Also back by popular demand: The West Coast Lumberjack Show, For the Love of Drag show, PNE Pep Band, and Electric Fire – the nightly pyro musical finale.
New this year: Metro Vancouver – Together We Make the Region Strong showcase, and the Comedy Corner.
Please note that the 2021 PNE Fair will operate with reduced capacity, under all applicable Provincial Health Office orders with the health and safety of our guests as our primary focus.
Tickets are date-specific. Open 11am – 11pm.
Closed Mondays except Labour Day
There’s so many of your favourite Fair food items, that you’ll want to leave space in your belly to try them all!
This year’s line-up of vendors includes:
BeaverTails, Buen Gusto Tacos & Totchos, Cheeky Italian Pizza, Cheese Please, Cin City Mini Donuts, Coaster Dogs, Foot Long Hot Dogs, Freakk Fries, Fry Guys, FunDunkers, Gator BBQ, Gone Fishin’, Henry’s Chicken, Hunky Bills, Jimmy’s Lunch, Lemon Heaven, Los Tacos Hermanos, Next Gen Corn Dogs & Foot Long Hot Dogs, Reel Mac & Cheese, Pizza Pizza, Saltspring Noodle Bar, Scoops Ice Cream, Shrimp Boat, Slush Zone, Steve O’s Homestyle Fried Chicken, Summerland Soft Serve, Treat Thyself Candy Apples & Floss, Triple O’s, Twisted Potato, Unroutine Poutine.
The SuperDogs™ are jumping for joy and thrilled to be back at the Fair with their, brand new celebration of fun, Happy Together!
Catch all the skills, surprises and silliness outdoors at the PNE Amphitheatre and fall in love with these furry friends all over again!
1:00/3:30/7:00pm daily, in the PNE Amphitheatre
A PNE Classic returns. Come cheer on the Lumberjacks!
Watch the fast action chopping, high speed chainsaws, cross-cut sawing, Log Rolling, Flying Axe Throwing, and then make some noise as they climb the giant spar pole.
2:00/4:30/7:30pm daily, near the Agrodome plaza
Get ready to revel in fun, food and fantastic shows at the PNE Fair’s entertainment zone!
With multiple bar locations and tasty barbecue food smoked over a traditional open charcoal pit by BBQ pit masters, there are many reasons not to miss out.
For the Love of Drag
Feast your eyes on the fierce performances of some of Vancouver’s drag superstars! Tuck Entertainment presents a menagerie of drag queens nightly on-stage serving outrageous looks and breathtaking performances to some of your favourite pop songs. If you’ve never been to a drag show before, “For the Love of Drag” is the perfect chance to indulge your wild side!
Live Music Stage
The highly anticipated experience of live music can once again be enjoyed at the 2021 PNE Fair! Visitors can grab a delicious bite or beverage, stay late and party the night away with entertainment that never stops.
Afternoons at 1:30 & 2:30 and night shows at 7:45, 8:45 & 10:00pm
Bring the kids to BCAA ToonCity to enjoy entertainment specially created for the younger ones in your group.
This year’s stage shows include:
Bones & Scully, ‘Tis Fun to be a Pirate
Join Bones, Scully and their bumbling crew of pirates as they defend the title of “Pirate Crew of the Year”! Help them defend their treasure from the Bandits of Pirate’s Bay in this action-packed musical. Adventure awaits!
Daily, 12:30, 2:30 and 5:00pm
Blue’s Dance Party
Bring the family to sing and dance with Blue the Bear and his friends in this interactive multimedia dance party!
1:30 and 4:00pm daily
When the sun goes down, join us for your favourite family movies on the big screen nightly at ToonCity – a perfect outdoor movie night for the entire family.
The past year has seen a resurgence of families shopping and cooking at home.
We welcome you to visit the Safeway Cooking Stage with mouth-watering culinary inspiration highlighting new flavours from around the globe. Combining local agriculture industry highlights, local chefs, and opportunities for families to be the star of our show, each day will bring a new variety of recipes and techniques for guests to learn and try in their own kitchens. Watch the PNE Facebook page for details on entering to be one of our family chefs!
3 shows daily
Metro Vancouver delivers the vital services that make our communities livable.
From jaw-dropping, critical infrastructure projects to awe-inspiring regional parks to planning for growth and the stewardship of over a quarter of the region’s land base, they will showcase the projects and initiatives essential for a resilient and sustainable region. Visitors to the Metro Vancouver showcase will leave inspired about where they live and understand a little better the many different activities taking place to make this one of the most livable regions in the world.
11am-11pm daily, in the PNE Amphitheatre
Feel the heat!
Don’t miss our nightly pyro musical finale, where the skies will erupt with flying rockets, exploding fire, live performers and high-voltage intensity!
For 111 years, agriculture has been the heart of the PNE Fair, and the goal has always remained the same – to showcase BC’s vibrant agriculture industry to our guests.
Every year, a farm within the city is created inside the historic livestock barns allowing our guests to experience an array of farm animals, interactive educational exhibits as well as access to connecting with authentic and informative agriculture producers from a range of agriculture sectors. Through partnerships with BC Dairy Association, BC Cattlemen’s Association, BC Egg Marketing Board, and BC Chicken Marketing Board as well as BuyBC, the exhibits at the Fair enable visitors access to experiences that can’t be found anywhere else in the city limits!
Daily: 11am-10pm, in the Livestock Barns
Take a break from the hustle and bustle and stop by Farm Country to relax into a showcase of BC Agriculture!
Adorable baby animals, educational displays, children’s exhibits along with a variety of shows and demonstrations make this an unforgettable experience.
Daily: 11am-10pm, in the Livestock Barns
Vancouver’s favourite amusement park offers safe, family fun, thrills, games, and attractions!
Playland has over 25 rides and attractions – including the sky-scraping Atmosfear and The Beast’s fantastic five g-forces of fun. There are also more than 15 family and kids rides for you to enjoy together, including Bug Whirled, Flutterbye, and Dizzy Drop.
A Fun Pass is $29.50 and provides all-day access to the kids & family rides. A Thrill Seeker Pass is $39.50 and provides all-day access to all rides, including the thrill rides (must be at least 48” tall). Passes must be purchased with a Fair Gate Pass. Playland has a limited capacity and passes can sell out, so get buy your passes early!
The Marketplace has been a well-known PNE tradition for years.
This year visitors can browse and explore more than 50 exhibit booths in the historic Livestock Building. Featuring a variety of products, the Marketplace is bound to have unique finds for all our guests.
11am-10pm daily in the Livestock building
Win a house! Win a car!
Visit the PNE Prize Home Display Suite and learn about all the amazing features of this year’s Grand Prize. The Grand Prize includes a West Coast modern home that has already been built in South Surrey, near White Rock’s beaches. You can also win 1-of-5 Chevrolet vehicles, cash prizes, a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, a Yaletown Interiors furniture shopping spree and bonus draw cash prizes.
The house might not be on-site this year, but your dreams of winning are!
11am-10pm daily in the Livestock building
PNE Pep Band
Always a crowd favorite at the PNE Fair, kick your day into high gear with the PNE Pep Band’s high-energy concerts that will be held throughout the fairgrounds daily.
Comedy Street Corner
Get ready for zany fun and crazy antics with daily comedy street shows – be careful, you may be pulled into the act.
|Getting In (Includes admission to shows & attractions. Rides are not included.)|
|Fair Gate Pass (ages 14 - 64)||$15|
|Fair Senior Gate Pass (65+)||$12|
|Fair Child Gate Pass (6-13)||$12|
Kids 5 and under
*Please reserve free tickets for 5 and unders when purchasing adult tickets. A maximum of five children aged 5 and under will be admitted with one paying adult 21 years of age or older.
|Fair Season Gate Pass & After Dark Passes||Not available for 2021|
|Rides & Add-ons|
|Playland Thrill Seeker Ride Pass (48” & taller)||$39.50|
|Playland Fun Pass (Kids & Families rides only)||$29.50|
|Ride pass for children 3 and under||Free|
|Twilight Ride Pass||Not available for 2021|