Aug 10

The Fair at the PNE Community Spotlight

Festival Park Community Spotlight

With the Fair at the PNE a little over a week away, we want to share with you the mixture of cultural festivals, summer pop-up markets and community showcases happening this year! Check out the schedule below for the Community Spotlight Programming!

 

Heroes Weekend

August 19 and 20
11:00am – 6:00pm
Festival Park

The Fair is honoured to salute the First Responders in our community who help keep Vancouver safe! Come see a number of different Ambulance, Firefighter, Police, RCMP, Search and Rescue, and Coast Guard vehicles on display the entire weekend!


Hot Vancouver Nights Car Showcase

August 22 to 25
11:00am – 6:00pm
Festival Park

Hot Vancouver Nights Car Showcase

Car lovers UNITE! The Hot Vancouver Nights Car Showcase presented by 360 Fabrication Inc. will have you drooling with envy as you make your way around some of the most beautiful classic cars and hot rods in Vancouver.


Spirit of India Summer Festival

August 26 and 27
11:00am – 6:00pm
Festival Park

Spirit of India at the Fair at the PNE

This summer festival is presented by the Gujarati Society of BC. It celebrates the best of South Asian culture. Bring your friends and come explore the beautiful colours, smells, and atmosphere of the Spirit of India Summer Festival!


Fall for Local Summer Market

August 23 to September 3
11:00am – 6:00pm
Festival Park

Fall for Local at the Fair at the PNE

The Fall for Local Summer Market is a pop up market filled with local entrepreneurs displaying a number of great products including Jewelry, Clothing and Cosmetics! Local vendors include: Tamara Phillips ART, Granola Girl, Luna Nectar, and many more!


Caribbean Carnival

September 4
11:00am – 6:00pm
Festival Park

The Caribbean Carnival is presented by the Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC. It brings the rhythm, art, and costumes of the Trinidad and Tobago culture to the Fair at the PNE! Featuring III Steel Band, Parade of Costumes, Limbo Dancing, Arts & Crafts, and much more!


Don’t forget to follow us on social media (@PNE_Playland) to stay informed on everything happening at the Fair at the PNE this year!

 

Jul 26

10 New Menu Items Coming to the Fair at the PNE

It’s the time all you food lovers have been waiting for! The launch of the 2017 Fair at the PNE Food Menu! Check out the 10 new and drool-inducing menu items we have coming to the Fair this year! Let us know what you think in the comments below!

1. Gourmet Burgers- Roaster BBQ Cricket Burger

Step into a whole new world of Food Adventure! The Roaster BBQ Cricket Burger packs a gratifyingly tasty crunch while providing you with protein, fiber and nutrients.

Cricket Burger

2. Chicky’s Chicken – Crispy Chicken Feet

We dare you…

Deep Fried Chicken Feet

3. Los Hermanos Tacos – Halibut Fish Taco

You’ve been asking for it and we’ve listened to the masses… the gluten free wild caught halibut taco is here and here to stay!!! It’s delicious halibut dipped in a gluten free batter, deep fried, topped with our fresh trimmings, and our house special pico de gallo salsa!! Always fresh and delicious at #LosTacosHermanos

Halibut Fish Taco - Los Hermanos Tacos

4. Crazy Italian – Risotto Balls

These deep friend snacks are hot, crispy and oh so good! We make homemade Parmesan Risotto Balls and deep fry to golden perfection and served with homemade pizza sauce. A must try at the Fair at the PNE!

Risotto Balls - Crazy Italian

5. International Perogies – Chili Lime Popcorn Shrimp Perogies

Mini perogies topped with crispy panko-crusted shrimp, drizzled with a sweet chili glaze and a spicy Sriracha mayo. Finished with crisp cucumbers and a mist of lime juice.
Chili Lime Popcorn Shrimp Perogies

6. The Super Footlong Hotdogs – DBL Bacon Mac N’ Cheese Super Footlong Hotdog

We’re taking our award winning bacon wrapped footlong and topping it with our homemade Bacon Mac N’ Cheese to celebration our 60th year at the Fair.

DBL Bacon Mac N’ Cheese Super Footlong Hotdog,

7. Crazy Italian – Deep Fried Pizza Bites

Hand pulled mozzarella, pizza sauce and pepperoni are hand battered and deep friend until crispy and golden delicious

  1. Deep Friend Pizza Bites - Crazy Italian

 

8. Gourmet Burgers – Roaster BBQ Cricket Fries with Gravy

Move over Poutine… Just kidding, you will always be our favorite but give these a try!

Roaster BBQ Cricket Fries with Gravy

9. Crazy Italian – Caprese Salad Stack

Bringing old school Italian to the Fair at the PNE by putting it on a stick! Fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil and finished with sticky balsamic reduction! Sweet and easy!

Caprese Salad Stack

10. Corndog King – Cheesy Jalapeno Corndog

Making it easy to get cheesy. We’re taking our classic Corndog King Corndog, stuffing it with cheese and wrapping it in our spicy Jalapeno batter.

Cheesy Jalapeno Corndog

 

Don’t forget to follow us on social media to get up to date information on the 2017 Fair at the PNE!

Mar 23

PNE Youth Council 2017

This year marks the 8th anniversary of the Youth Council at the Pacific National Exhibition which continues to foster strong relationships between youth in the community and the PNE.

Youth Council 2014/2015

Meeting once a month, Youth Council members are given the unique opportunity to learn the behind the scenes workings of a successful business, expand their leadership and teamwork skills and meet with local business leaders.  That’s right, members will rub shoulders with COO’s, CFO’s, CMO’s and event CEO’s of local organizations! Not to mention, members get to attend some of the best events in Vancouver!

Youth Council at Fright Nights

Do you know any energetic, motivated and dedicated youth who will be going into grade 11 or 12 as of September 2017?

How to Apply:

  1. Fill out the Application Form.
  2. Attach any supporting documentation (Resume, Cover Letter, Reference Letter).
  3. Submit your package to youthcouncil@pne.ca.
  4. Deadline to apply is Friday April 28, 2017!

Don’t miss your chance to be part of one of the most unique youth programs in BC.

 

Good luck!

PNE Youth Council

Click here to learn more about the PNE Youth Council!