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PNE - Pacific National Exhibition

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Cyndi Lauper closing the PNE

We were going to see Cyndi Lauper at the PNE amphitheatre so decided to spend some time at the fair... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
D. W
Vancouver, Canada
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Skip the knights of valour

The fair was ok, but very crowded and the food stands had major problems with wasps. Also there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Abbotsford, Canada
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The Fair at the PNE is the best part of summer! For the last two weeks of August through the Labour Day long weekend, The Fair features more than 50 rides and attractions, nightly concerts, live performances, agricultural and animal displays, games...more
2901 Hastings St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 5J1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were going to see Cyndi Lauper at the PNE amphitheatre so decided to spend some time at the fair before the concert. Took some time to park then walked thru the market place but nothing interesting to buy, saw the Lost World of Dragons...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fair was ok, but very crowded and the food stands had major problems with wasps. Also there are not enough tables and chairs to sit and eat at. Some places we wanted to get food from we couldnt, like the deep fried burgers because...More

Thank catcancook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the P.N.E. on the weekend, recommend getting there early to avoid the rush & crowds. The design of the show house is nothing special. Love the dog show & Clydesdale horses plus the jousting. When purchasing entrance tickets they need a line...More

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew there would be lines, we went early and enjoyed our time there with our 5 and 8 year old kids. The earlier the better

Thank Brandie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok look I get it, wasps happen. Where my issue is, you had a young lady working at a rootbeer stand in the middle of the park that was swarmed with about 30 wasps. The wasps were sitting on the nozzles of the pop system....More

1  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always look forward to going to the PNE. I look forward to the rides, the food, and the shows. No matter how many times I go on it the coaster is my favorite ride. The food is amazing. Especially the mini donuts and beavertails....More

Thank Alessandro V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a cool place to check out, very large with lots of options for food and attractions. It's usually very crowded though so be aware of that. It's like a very large carnival.

Thank MarcelTau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go every year since my son (now four) was born. The Superdogs are always a huge hit, and their food selection is your typical faire experience (as in, it's terrible, deep-fried and sugary, but deliciously fun). There are lots of things for kids to...More

Thank echo852
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the whole day at PNE, wishing it is much improved from last year but it didn't. Most shows hosts wanted us to clap repeatedly while the performance was poor! If anyone wants to go, just go for the late concert at 8:30pm and...More

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the PNE on Tuesday and admission was free from 11-1. Check for other promo days. The Superdog show was wonderful, but we went a bit late and it was difficult finding a seat. We haven't been in a few years and it...More

Thank Bonnie S
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Lori B
August 19, 2015|
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Response from PNE_Playland | Property representative |
The Beach Boys concert is free with admission but you can purchase reserved seats which I would recommend as getting reserved seats guarantees you will have seats for this show. The PNE Amphitheatre will open at 6:30pm for... More