The Fair

The Fair

Open August 19 — September 4 (closed August 21 & 28)

Celebrate BC’s legendary Fair at the PNE! Featuring special Canada 150 shows and entertainment, rides and food that will remind you of your childhood, plus new attractions and shows – here for this year only.

Not to be Missed

Things To Do and See

Plan Your Visit

TIMING: Want to know what time all the shows are happening? Plan your day at the Fair with these handy schedules.

DEALS: What at the Days to Save? View this year’s promo days.

TRANSIT: TransLink has boosted their bus service for the Fair. View the special service details.

MAP: Where am I going? See where all the attractions are located on this map. (PDF)

MONEY: Wondering what to bring in your wallet? Payment methods at the Fair ticket booths include cash, debit and credit (MasterCard, American Express and Visa).

WIN: And while you’re here, you should probably enter our annual Fair contest. What’s PNE Rule Applies to YOU?



Getting In
Fair Gate Pass (ages 14 - 64) $14 ($17 at Gate)
Fair Senior Gate Pass (65+) $6.50 ($8.50 at Gate)
Fair Child Gate Pass (13 & under)

A maximum of five children aged 13 and under will be admitted free per one paying adult 21 years of age or older.

Fair Season Gate Pass

Available online only.

The non-transferable Fair Season Gate Pass entitles the bearer to unlimited entrance to the PNE Fairgrounds during regular operating hours August 19-September 4, 2017 excluding Mondays, August 21 and 28. Present your ticket along with photo ID at any Fair entrance gate between August 19 and September 4, 2017 excluding August 21 and 28, for gate entrance. Please note that the Playland Guest Services booth does not process Fair Season Pass registration. Valid for Fair Gate entrance only. Ride passes or special attraction tickets must be purchased separately.

$40.50 ($45.50 after Aug 19)
Fair Gate & Ride Combo Pass (48” & taller) $52.75 (Online and retailers only)
After Dark Gate Pass

Available only at on-site ticket booths after 9pm daily

$5 (On-site only)
Rides & Add-ons
Fair Ride Pass (48” & taller) $41.75 ($44.75 at Gate)
Fair Ride Rapid Pass Add-on

Must be bought in addition to a Fair Ride Pass. Fair Rapid Pass grants the bearer entrance into an expedited line once only for ten rides: Wooden Roller Coaster, Music Express, Pirate Ship, Wave Swinger, Breakdance, Flume, The Beast, Atmosfear, Hellevator, Crazy Beach Party. Limited Rapid Passes available per day.

Jr. Fair Ride Pass (under 48") $31.75 ($34.75 at Gate)
Twilight Ride Pass

Presented by 94.5 Virgin Radio.

Available only at on-site ticket booths after 5pm Tuesday through Thursday

$29.75 (On-site only)
Fair Ride Coupons

Available for sale on-site only. Each ride requires 4 - 8 coupons per
ride/per rider.

$1.75 Each ($44.75 for 30)
Craft Beer Fest Add-On

Includes one 4oz sampling cup. Online purchase gets you access to a pre-purchased ticketholder line!
Beer tokens are $2 each and can be purchased onsite.

$5 ($7 at Gate)
Pinwheel Deals Coupon Book

Offering over $350 in Fair-wide savings!
Available only at on-site ticket booths

$2 (On-site only)


August 19 — August 20 Everyday 11am to late
August 21 Closed
August 22 — August 27 Everyday 11am to late
August 28 Closed
August 29 — September 4 Everyday 11am to late

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