The Fair

The Fair

Open August 18 — September 3 (closed August 20 & 27)

It’s not every day you can explore exhibits, enjoy live performances, be thrilled by rides, play games, learn about livestock, shop for treasures, and eat the yummiest food all in one place.

Kids of all ages love BC’s legendary Fair at the PNE!

Not to be Missed

Things To Do and See


Getting In
Fair Gate Pass (ages 14 - 64) $15 $18 at gate
Fair Senior Gate Pass (65+) $7 $9 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 18-September 3, 2018 excluding Mondays, August 20 and 27. Present your ticket along with photo ID at any Fair entrance gate between August 18 and September 3, 2018 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.

$42.50 until August 17
Fair Gate & Ride Combo Pass (48” & taller) $55.75 online & retail only
After Dark (9pm) Gate Pass

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

$6 at gate only
Rides & Add-ons
Fair Ride Pass (48” & taller) $43.75 online $46.75 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") $32.75 $35.75 at gate
Twilight Ride Pass

Presented by 94.5 Virgin Radio.

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

$30.75 at gate only
Fair Ride Coupons

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

$1.85 Each /$47.75 for 30
Pinwheel Deals Coupon Book

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

$2 On-site only


August 18 — August 19 Everyday 11am to late
August 20 Closed
August 21 — August 26 Everyday 11am to late
August 27 Closed
August 28 — September 3 Everyday 11am to late

Additional Info

Plan Your Visit

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).