Punchbowl Festival of Cocktails and BBQ



July 30, 2022
PNE Fairgrounds

Know Before You Go

Below is some extra helpful information to ensure you have the best possible experience at this event.

Your Tickets

Your ticket is valid only for the date and time indicated on it. Before arriving at the PNE Fairgrounds please ensure you have either printed your ticket or downloaded the “print at home” PDF to your mobile phone or have your mobile ticket ready. There is no free WIFI available at the venue. Please present the original ticket file, and not a screen shot of it. To help with ticket scanning, please turn the brightness on your phone to maximum, and enlarge the bar code section or have your QR code open.

Venue Information

The PNE is located at 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1.
PNE Forum Map

The closest lot can be accessed via Gate 2 from Renfrew Street just off Hastings Street. Parking is $15 per vehicle. Please allow extra time, as there is road construction on Renfrew street which may cause congestion.

Bag Policy

The PNE is moving towards a no bag policy and is currently only allowing small bags and clear bags at our venues. Bags larger than 8.5x11 inches (a standard piece of paper) will not be allowed at the event.

Exceptions may be made for diaper bags and medically necessary items. All bags will be searched upon arrival.

In and Out Policy

Re-entry is not permitted for any guest upon leaving the venue.

Cashless transactions

The PUNCHBOWL token is the currency of PUNCHBOWL. Attendees will purchase tokens as they walk into the event and then use those tokens to purchase everything available at PUNCHBOWL (excluding the onsite liquor store). Tokens are $1/each plus the appropriate taxes. Cash and debit is accepted but most token terminals will only accept credit card. There is a $2 transaction fee when purchasing tokens by credit card.

Outside food

For the safety of all of our guests and team members, outside food and beverage will not be permitted on site.

PNE Code of Conduct

The PNE is a harassment free site and will not accept any inappropriate behaviour from guests towards staff or other guests. Before you arrive to the venue, please familiarize yourself with the PNE's code of conduct. Guests who violate the code of conduct are subject to removal from the venue.

If you experience or witness any unacceptable behaviour, please find the nearest PNE employee, police officer, or visit First Aid. You can text or call PNE Guest Services during the event at 604-505-5840.

Health Guidelines

Mask Requirements

The PNE continues to strongly encourage the use of face masks, but we will not enforce guests, public or clients to wear masks onsite.

Sick or Self-Isolating? Please stay home.

Contact TicketLeader at 604-252-3700 before your visit date and stay home and take care of yourself.

Respect personal space

This means giving enough space between you and others so everyone feels comfortable.

Need somewhere to stay after the show?