Staffing & Venue Services

LX Labour Rates

(Move-In day and shoot hours as needed if production is tying-in in Pacific Coliseum)
Electrician: $90 per hour

LX Rental Rate

Transformer Rental: $200 per day

Power Usage

100 Amp $100 per day
200 Amp $200 per day
400 Amp $400 per day

Engineer Rate

(Shoot hours as needed)
Engineer: $70 per hour

PNE Liaison

(Move in day and Shoot Hours)
Liaison $27.50 per hour

Garbage Disposal

Labour, Dumpster & Disposal: $150

Tent Rentals

  • Available outside of Fair Times (mid-August- Labour Day Monday) and Fright Nights (October).
  • Ask your PNE Sales Rep about sizes and prices.

Parking Attendants

Attendant: $22.50 per hour

Custodial Cleaning - Rollerland

Cleaning: $50-$120 three times per week

Additional Information


  • All rentals are to obtain and maintain comprehensive general liability insurance in the amount to $5,000,000 Canadian naming both the Pacific National Exhibition and the City of the Vancouver as additional insureds.


  • All rentals to provide copy of the Electrical Permit. • Rates outlined in this package do not include applicable GST.
  • Rates may change without notice.
  • Costs outlined should be used as a guideline only. Film-specific quotes, including ancillary costs will be provided to production once a full filming application is received. A 10% administration fee will be applied to all charges.
  • The PNE is fully unionized site and all rentals must adhere to union guidelines.


  • Please speak your PNE Representative for guidelines.
  • Please note that spiking of stakes in the ground or payment is NOT PERMITTED anywhere on the PNE site. $1000.00 will be charged per peg if found. The production will be liable for damages if a utility is struck.
  • Please keep clear of the grass and be mindful of arriving and departing.

Next Steps & Booking Process

To hold a date, please contact the PNE Manager of Film Services at 604-252-3532. Please fill out the online filming and parking application link at:

Holds are kept for 4 weeks and then released if no other communication is received.

To secure a date, a non-refundable deposit will be required.

Dates from mid-September to mid-March in the Agrodome are given absolute priority to our Community Ice Rental Program.