PNE Winter Fair Presented by BCAA

PNE Winter Fair

Presented by BCAA

Holiday Lights *  Food * Skating * Ice Bumper Cars *  Shows * Shopping * PNE Holiday Express

December 8-9, 14-23

 4pm to 10pm 

The PNE Winter Fair is back and more festive than ever!

Come and celebrate winter with us, PNE-style. Join us at Discover Santa where you can embark on the ultimate journey to meet Santa Claus by solving puzzles and cracking riddles, ride the PNE Holiday Express, wander through Winter Lights presented by BC Hydro – a great place to snap a photo! –  and go skating – or try the Ice Bumper Cars – at the Tim Hortons Ice Rink, and then warm up with the culinary extravaganza at the Holiday Eats & Treats.

When you’re ready for a break, you can enjoy live programming like Nutcracker on Ice and the Magic of Santa.

The PNE Winter Fair is sure to become your new holiday tradition!

Limited time offer! First 1,000 tickets sold save $5 off the online price!


Become a Vendor at the Holiday Market


We’re looking for a variety of market vendors to offer our guests the perfect holiday gift! Showcase your item in our festival holiday hut and be a part of our holiday shopper’s paradise!




Gate Admission

Advance/online price Day-of/gate price
General (18 - 64 years) $25.00 $30.00
Senior (65+years) $19.00 $22.00
Youth (Up to 17 years) $19.00 $22.00
Child (4+ Years) $12.00 $15.00
Kids 3 and younger FREE FREE
Group Rates Available

WinterLights presented by BC Hydro

Enjoy a magical holiday journey through the WinterLights displays presented by BC Hydro!

Marvel in the glow of the Northern Lights as you’re transported through incredible Polar Passage light tunnel. Revel in the sweet displays of Candy Cane Lane. Explore enchanted lands filled with glowing lights and lavish displays including foxes, seals, giant moose, arches, presents, and a new illuminated train.

Prepare to be dazzled by the breath-taking “Sparkle in the Night” holiday spectacular at PNE Winter Fair. Night after night, Winter Lights come alive, synchronized flawlessly with a magical soundtrack that will transport you to a realm of wonder and joy.

Come experience a night of thousand sparkles as the Winter Fair lights up the night.


Nutcracker on Ice - Pacific Coliseum



Experience the enchantment of Tchaikovsky’s timeless masterpiece like never before in “The Nutcracker on Ice.” Watch in awe as world-class figure skaters gracefully glide across the frozen stage, seamlessly blending the elegance of ballet with the breathtaking athleticism of ice skating. Journey with Clara and her beloved Nutcracker Prince through a winter wonderland filled with captivating choreography, stunning costumes, and dazzling special effects.



PNE Express Train - Holiday Edition

New for 2023!

Get ready for a magical ride through the PNE Winter Fair attractions. It’s a journey filled with glowing lights, fantastical displays, and endless fun, as you pass through mesmerizing light tunnels that mimic the dazzling Northern Lights. 



Magic of Santa - Holiday Musical Stage Show

The Magic of Santa Holiday Musical is a Christmas present for the entire family. Join Skitter the Mouse searching for his very own special Christmas wish. Along the way, Skitter meets a jolly cast of characters, including Rudy the Polar Bear, Tinsel the Christmas Tree, Rocking Reindeer and Mrs. Claus, all with wishes of their own, who are determined to help find Skitter’s magic wish.  The Magic of Santa – – it’s a Christmas wish come true!

Skating at Tim Hortons Ice Rink

Enjoy skating on the Tim Horton’s Ice Rink. The historic Agrodome which will be transformed into a classic Canadian winter pond where guests of all ages can experience the joy of this iconic holiday activity with friends and family.

Skate rental price: $7; you can also bring your own skates to skate at no cost.

Helmets are mandatory for guests 12 and under.

No Electric Wheelchairs or Scooters are allowed on the ice.

Ice Bumper Cars at Tim Hortons Ice Rink

Introducing Ice Bumper Cars… the coolest fun for the whole family!

Experience a completely unique and exhilarating ride unlike anything you’ve ever tried before. Say goodbye to traditional bumper cars and prepare for a whole new level of excitement on the ice!  Glide seamlessly across the slippery surface, spin, twirl, and safely bump into other cars. Each car is controlled by two joysticks, giving you full control of your thrilling icy adventure. Bring your friends and family along for the ride and create unforgettable memories together.

Ice bumper cars: $7

Discover Santa - Interactive Journey to Meet Santa Claus

Embark on the ultimate journey to meet Santa Claus! Solve puzzles, crack riddles, and take on thrilling challenges to get closer to Santa. It’s not just watching, it’s participating! Experience the incredible finale – a magical meeting with Santa Claus himself!  Discover Santa is an interactive attraction for the entire family.  Get ready for an unforgettable adventure filled with wonder, excitement, and inspiration.

Holiday Eats & Treats

Experience the rich flavours of the holiday season, whether you’re craving traditional favourites like roasted turkey with all the trimmings or seeking out international culinary delights. Quench your thirst with seasonal beverages like mulled wine and spiced cider. Don’t forget to satisfy your cravings with beloved Fair classics like mini donuts and hot dogs.


Winter Chalet - Live Holiday Music

Step out of the chilly night air into the cozy charm of the Winter Chalet at PNE Winter Fair. Immerse yourself in the festive ambiance as talented musicians fill the air with enchanting melodies. From classic carols to modern hits, the music will ignite your holiday spirit.

Enjoy this warm retreat, sip a hot beverage, and celebrate the holiday spirit.

Roving Entertainment

Experience the enchantment of the PNE Winter Fair as festive entertainers roam the grounds, infusing the night air with the joyous essence of the holidays. Prepare to be captivated by a myriad of delightful surprises, from mesmerizing electric robots to sparkling acrobats.  Keep your eyes out for festival holiday fun around every corner.

Book Your Holiday Party with Us

Planning a holiday party? Come to the Winter Fair!
Our Holiday Party packages include buffet-style dining in the beautiful Hastings Room and admission to the PNE Winter Fair.

Group Rates Available

Coming in a large group? Find out about our group rates.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to be a sponsor or sample your product at the 2023 PNE Winter Fair? Let us know! Email.