Light up the Pacific Coliseum


The PNE’s largest and most prominent building, the Pacific Coliseum, lights up each night.

We welcome requests from non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate, commemorate, acknowledge, or build awareness for their cause by lighting in their colours.



We welcome lighting requests from non-profit and charitable organizations, at least one month before the requested date.

Requests will be considered on:

  • Timing and availability
  • Background and values of the organization, cause, or event
  • Connection to the area, City and/or Province

Please note that lighting requests will not be considered for:

  • Individual or personal events
  • Political events
  • Commercial or industry events

All decisions are made at the sole discretion of the PNE.

Light Up Requests

Current Light Up Schedule 2023

May 17 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia Rainbow
May 30 World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day Red
June 2 - June 4 Playland Opening Weekend Red and Purple
June 5 World Environment Day Blue, Green
June 10 Italian Heritage Month Green, White, Red
June 20 World Refugee Day Orange
June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day Orange
June 27 Multiculturalism Day Rainbow
June 28 Eid al-Adha Green
July 1 Canada Day Red
July 25 Pride Week Rainbow
August 19 - September 4 PNE Fair Purple, Red, Pink, Blue
September 17 Terry Fox Run Red
October 1 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Pink
October 5 World Day of Bullying Prevention Blue
October 8 Mental Illness Awareness Week Blue
October 9 Internal Indigenous Peoples Day Orange
October 10 World Mental Health Day Purple
October 24 Diwali Yellow
October 31 Halloween Orange
November 6 Adoption Awareness Month Lime Green
November 11 Remembrance Day Red
November 15 Multiculturalism Week in British Columbia Rainbow
November 20 Transgender Day of Remembrance Blue, Pink, White
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities Purple
December 10 Start of Hanukkah Blue, White
December 8 - December 23 PNE Winter Fair Blue, Purple
December 25 Christmas Red, Green
December 31 New Years Eve Yellow