Ways to Save at The Fair

Promotional Days

  • Heroes’ Opening Weekend – August 18 – 19, 11am – Late
    • FREE gate admission for First Responders and a guest.
    • Promotion is valid for current and retired police, RCMP, Paramedics, firefighters and military plus one guest. First Responder must present a valid First Responders service card at the gates. Guest does not require a service card.
  • Toonie Days – August 18 – 19, 11am – 1pm
    • To celebrate 50 years of music and sports at the Pacific Coliseum, wear your favourite sports team gear or
      concert t-shirt, and get in for just $2!
  • FREE Gate Admission for all Guests – August 21 & 28, 11am – 1pm – presented by YVR
    • Re-entrance hand stamps will only be given after 1pm. Guests are welcome to re-enter the gates prior to 1pm without hand stamp.


  • Wild Ride Wednesdays – August 22 & 29, 11am – 1pm
    • Purchase 2 Ride Passes for the price of 1! Only Available onsite on the day of the promotion.
    • Does not apply to ride coupons or complimentary passes


  • Library Day – August 22, 11am – Late – presented by Tim Hortons
    • Show any BC library card and photo ID to receive $6 gate admission!



  • BC Lions Ticket Holders – August 25, 11am – 1pm
    • Your August 25 BC Lions ticket gets you into the Fair at the PNE on game day (Aug 25) for FREE before 1 pm

  • Seniors’ Day – August 23, 11am – Late
    • Seniors 65+ receive FREE gate admission and FREE Ferris Wheel rides (West Coast Wheel)

  • Out at the Fair Day – August 30, 11am – Late
    • Purchase Pride socks at Vancouver Pride Weekend events or the Fair Gate at Hastings & Renfrew streets, and get into the Fair for FREE! ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE VANCOUVER PRIDE SOCIETY.

  • Labour Day

    • Labour Day Celebration presented by Vancouver & District Labour Council. Union members can contact their local office for information.


  • BCAA Members save more!
    • Special Member Savings on online Fair Gate & Ride Passes. Learn more at bcaa.com/pne


  • Vancity Member Rate – Every day, 11am – 1pm
    • Vancity members receive $8 gate admission

Special Offers

  • Pinwheel Deals
    • A Fair-wide coupon book offering over $350 in savings.
      $2 at any Guest Services location, or purchase any Fair Pass online by July 31st and receive a voucher for a free Pinwheel Deals Coupon Book with every order!
  • After Dark Gate Pass
    • After 9pm nightly, purchase a Fair Gate Pass for just $6. That’s a savings of $12!
  • Twilight Ride Pass
    • Presented by 94.5 Virgin Radio – After 5pm Tuesday through Thursday, purchase a Fair Ride Pass for just $30.75. That’s a savings of $16!


Online & Retailer Savings

Save up to $12 when you purchase your Fair Gate or Ride passes online or at the following Lower Mainland retailers:

Retail passes will be available in August.