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 

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!



Buy a PNE Winter Fair presented by BCAA ticket for December 20 or 21 and get a FREE TICKET TO PLAYLAND!

– people who already bought tickets will be getting them as well, delivered by May 1
– only online purchasers are eligible
– tickets need to be used by June 30

Special Events

Mark your calendars! You’re not going to want to miss these special events.

December 14 – Ugly Sweater Contest
December 18 – Light-Up Elf Night
December 19 – Tim Hortons Hot Chocolate Night

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 (13-17 years) $19.00 $22.00
Child (4-12 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 display 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.

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


Nutcracker on Ice - Pacific Coliseum

New for 2023!

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.

Watch the Nutcracker on Ice teaser

6:30PM-7:00PM & 8:45PM-9:15PM

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 - Pacific Coliseum

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!

5:00PM-5:30PM & 7:30PM-8:00PM 

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.

The public skate has a limited capacity and guests may have to wait for ice access during busy times.

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 wheelchairs, strollers, or scooters allowed on the ice.

Sparkle in the Night

New for 2023!

Prepare to be dazzled by the breath-taking “Sparkle in the Night” holiday show. Night after night, the Agrodome will come alive with beautiful lights, synchronized flawlessly with a magical soundtrack that will transport you to a realm of wonder and joy.

4:30PM, 5:30PM, 6:30PM, 7:30PM, 8:30PM, 9:30PM 

Ice Bumper Cars at Tim Hortons Ice Rink

New for 2023!

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.

The Ice Bumper Cars attraction will have limited capacity. If you would like to experience the Ice Bumper Cars, please arrive early and visit the skate shop, located in the Agrodome, to buy your tickets before they sell out. Tickets are $7.00 per person.

Ice bumper cars: $7

Minimum Height to ride: 48”

Maximum Weight:300lbs

Limit of one passenger per ride unit

Discover Santa: Interactive Journey to Meet Santa Claus - Pacific Coliseum

New for 2023!

If you enjoyed the PNE Fair’s Discovery Farm experience in the summer, then you and your little ones are going to love this Santa-themed adventure. With the assistance of our elf team, you can write a letter to Santa at the Post Office, make an ornament, and leave a delicious treat in the Reindeer Barn for the reindeer to discover later (be quick, they’re out right now and we wouldn’t want to spoil the surprise!). Next, make your way over to Toy Testing where you can do some quality checks to make sure all the toys are ready to be shipped out around the world. Once you’ve completed all the stations, you’ll get to meet Santa!

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.


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.