Exhibits & Attractions

ARCY LIVE! – Live Event Mural - NEW!

Festival Park   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 6pm

FREE with admission

Known for his paint splashed style of large scale street art, Ryan ‘ARCY’ Christenson has been refining his skills for over a decade. For each of the 15 days of The Fair, ARCY will be creating LIVE mural art celebrating iconic moments of the Pacific Coliseum’s history, as we celebrate its 50th anniversary.

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Fall For Local™ Summer Market - NEW

Festival Park   |   August 18 – September 3   |   11am to 6pm

FREE with admission

The PNE is proud partner with Fall For Local™ to host a vibrant open air summer market featuring a one-of-kind shopping experience. Take a break from the rides to discover and support local makers with artisanal goods! Apply to be a vendor here.

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Farm Country

Livestock Barns   |   Open Daily   |    11am – 10pm

FREE with admission

For a break from the hustle and bustle of the midway, stop by Farm Country to see all the baby animals you love! The Big Red Barns play host to the largest variety of barn animals found in Vancouver as well as many unique demonstrations and displays of new urban agriculture awareness, education and engagement so you can learn what can easily be done from your own home. From backyard bees to eating local. And don’t miss the PNE Chef’s Garden initiative. We’ve got baby chicks and racing pigs, the Discovery Farm and milking demonstrations. There’s tons of barn fun for kids and the whole family at Farm Country.

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Kidz Discovery Farm - In partnership with Safeway

Livestock Barns   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 10pm

FREE with admission

The Kidz Discovery Farm allows children to ‘become a farmer’ for a short time while learning about 10 exciting agriculture sectors and how their food gets from the farm to your local grocery store! Kids are put to work at various pretend play farm chores such as milking a cow, pedaling a tractor, collecting eggs and harvesting apples while moving from farm to farm! This fun-filled activity has received rave reviews and continues to entertain and educate kids each year!

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Learn to Fish at the Fair

Sanctuary Pond Dock   |   Open Daily   |   12pm – 4pm

FREE with admission

Learn how to fish in Sanctuary Pond from Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC staff! Participants of all ages can learn the basics of fishing including: hatchery roles, local conservation concerns, fishing equipment, casting, and how to rig your rod. Youth under 16 and participants 16 and older with a valid freshwater fishing license can also try their luck fishing off the dock on Sanctuary Pond.

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Lost World of Dragons - NEW!

Garden Auditorium   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 10pm

FREE with admission

For thousands of years, one magical, mythical creature has captured the hearts and imaginations of cultures throughout the world. The Lost World of Dragons celebrates the wonder of dragons and gives visitors of all ages the thrill of seeing them brought to animatronic life. Visitors will be immersed in the stories of dragons, which appear in the lore and history of nearly every region and culture, from Norway to ancient China, where the creatures were revered and regarded as a symbol of good luck. Interactive displays invite visitors to engage all their senses. Photo opportunities include “Smaug’s Lair,” where visitors are eyed warily by the beast nestled in piles of gold and treasure.

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Marketplace

PNE Forum   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 11pm

FREE with admission

The Marketplace at the Forum building has been a well-known PNE tradition for years. Visitors can spend hours browsing and exploring more than 150 exhibit booths carrying everything from soaps, bed sheets & pillows, massage cushions & chairs, cosmetics, skin care, fashion, special appliances and cleaning supplies to exciting new products such as a turbo brush power cleaner, karaoke mic, garage door organizer and patio umbrellas. Plus, new this year! Magic magnets and micro blocks for kids!

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PNE Short Film Competition - Reel Youth

Celebration Plaza    |    Daily Screenings   |    11:30am, 3 and 5pm

FREE with admission

The PNE is proud partner with the REEL Youth to create a short film competition featuring videos made by youth 18 years and under. Guest will be able to Text-to-Vote for their favorite film and a chance to win some cool prizes.

Reel Youth is a not-for-profit, media empowerment project supporting youth, adults and organizations to create and distribute engaging films about the issues they care about most. Guest will be able to Text-to-Vote for their favorite film and a chance to win some cool prizes.

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PNE Short Film Showcase – Vancouver Film School

Celebration Plaza    |   Vancouver Film School  – Animated Vignettes   |   10:00pm to 11:00pm

FREE with admission

The PNE is proud to partner with Vancouver Film School to showcase the best in short films made by local and international students.

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POPnology - NEW!

Rollerland Building   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 11pm

FREE with admission

This interactive, engaging exhibit makes the connection: how technology has been influenced by movies, books, television, art, and futurists. Which science fiction today will become reality tomorrow? POPnology takes us from fantasy to the reality of driverless cars, robots, drones, 3D printers – and into the future. POPnology not only chronicles our progression from science fiction to science fact, but also illuminates emerging technologies that are just now showing up on our cultural radar. Check out the DeLorean (from Back to the Future), Hal 9000, a 3D printed car, robot displays featuring Baxter, and more!

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Street of Dreams - A 360 Fabrication Classic and Custom Car Show - NEW!

Miller Drive   |   Open Daily   |   11am – 11pm

FREE with admission

There is something nostalgic about classic cars, custom hot rods, trucks and bikes.

Walk the Street of Dreams – a classic and custom car show is unlike anything else you experienced. This invitational exhibit is not your Sunday cruise. Stroll through Vintage Lane to see timeless classics given a new lust for life; eye up the hot rods in Camshaft Court, housing enough power to rip rubber from the rims. Lifted Lane will contrast the low-and-slow at Scraping Pavement Pullout. Cruise by the ‘muscle’ on Three Second Stretch, all alongside two-wheeled chrome on Pipes Place.

Street of Dreams  – A 360 Fabrication Classic and Custom Car Show is an invitation-only event featuring the best of the best. If you have a ride you would like considered for inclusion, CLICK HERE to view the application (PDF).

 

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ToonCity

It’s time to laugh out loud and stretch a smile from ear to ear in ToonCity! Play and dance in The Fair’s family pit-stop!

Visit us to check out our fun activities, playhouses, and exciting live shows!

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