May 20

Announcing ANOTHER Fresh NEW Fair at the PNE!

This year’s Fair is full of new shows, attractions and drool-worthy food options, plus a few returning favourites… SuperDogs anyone?!

We just announced the 2015 Fair at the PNE  lineup and are so excited to bring BC so many unique, brand new and unprecedented events this year, most of which are FREE with your Fair gate admission.

For this year only, come out to see The Broadway Musical, Peter Pan

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Over 35 new nightly concert acts

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Attractions including The Beatles Memorabilia ExhibitionSuperhero Discovery Centre and Dinosaurs Alive! A Jurassic Experience.

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We have a brand new Craft Beer Fest that is sure to become a fan favourite alongside the 5th annual Vancouver Rib Festival and Dueling Pianos!

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There’s even a new Rapid Pass to help you get onto your favourite rides faster, including our brand new extreme-thrill ride, The Beast – a must for any ride enthusiast planning to experience the over 50 Fair-time rides.

See this year’s exciting Fair lineup of shows, attractions, food, rides and everything in-between at www.pne.ca.

Fair at the PNE – August 22 to September 7 (closed Monday, August 24 & 31)

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Feb 19

Partying on Ice

Did you know that when you come to the Pacific Coliseum for an EDM event or a concert that you’re actually standing on a sub-floor that is place on top of ice? That ice is what the Vancouver Giants play on during hockey season. Most people think that the ice is removed and put back in between events, but that would actually take a lot more work!

Check out this cool time lapse to see how the job’s done.

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Sep 11

A TBT Post to this Summer’s Hottest Summer Night Concert, Boyz II Men

-Special thanks to Francis Santos of The Beat 94.5 for being our guest correspondent. 

Boyz II Men have been entertaining crowds all over the world for over 22 years and are one of the best-selling R&B groups of all time. So what happens when you bring this four-time Grammy winning group to the Fair at the PNE? Absolute Fandemonium with what seemed like every 30-35 year old in Greater Vancouver coming out in full force.

Thursday, August 28 was a perfect evening for a 90’s throwback! The concert started with a quick history showcasing the trio’s achievements over the years and just as the screaming fans reached a fever pitch, Shawn, Nathan and Wanya took to the stage.

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Coming out with high energy and vocal harmony, Boyz II Men showcased two decades of skill without missing a beat. Starting with their first album (Cooleyhighharmony) they went through all their #1 hits like “End of the Road”, “On Bended Knee”, and “Motownphilly” had everyone singing along. They even paid homage to some of the greats with a Motown medley.

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During their slower ballads they proved why they are the #1 R&B Group, coming out during “I’ll Make Love To You” each holding a bouquet of roses that they threw into the crowd. Each of them sang with such clarity and when they harmonized, brought chills to everyone on what was a perfect Vancouver summer night.

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This was more than a show, for many, including myself, this was an experience. Many of us grew up with these guys and their music, so to have the opportunity to see and hear them live did not disappoint. A perfect way to spend to spend a summer’s night at The Fair at the PNE.

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Did you catch the concert in the PNE Amphitheatre or as it was streamed live from the Rogers Digital Stage?