Aug 21

Doing it for the ‘gram

You probably already know that the PNE Fair is a convergence of all sorts of fun experiences including shows, exhibits, agriculture, rides, and food…  but this year we’ve taken the photo opportunities to the next level.

Have a look at just a handful of the awesome posts from our opening weekend!

 

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Bringing The Dong Show to the #PNE #PNE2019 #SisterAct #WinningAtTwinning #TwinsForTheWin #WinAHouseWinACar

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still ate dairy even though i’m lactose intolerant

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#pnesnaphappy

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Eye spy with my little eye Great time @pne_playland #pnefair #pnesnaphappy #rides #food

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#pnesnaphappy #pneplayland

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Get your llama kisses @pne_playland

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Dino stomp

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Aug 19

Get Savvy Together!

The PNE Fair has gone digital this year!

No more missing the SuperDogs show or the newest Fair food options – the PNE Fair app is here to make Fair-going easy, so you can focus on checking everything off your list!

Download it now in the App Store or Google Play Store.

Here are three highlights of the app: 

Schedule

 

For all you planners out there – this one’s for you! View what’s happening on the days you’re coming to the Fair and add your must-see events to your schedule. Set an alert that reminds you when the event is about to start so you won’t have to worry about losing track of time!

 

Map

 

Where are all the washrooms? ATMs? Water stations? The comprehensive map shows you what’s around you – just make sure you turn on your location services on your phone. Filter what you want to see by pressing on the icon on the right, or use the search icon on the bottom right, and find what you need – in an instant!

 

Photo Hunt Contest

 

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@pne_playland Memories to last a lifetime!#gethappytogether #pnefair #livingitup #vancouverisawesome

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It’s not every day you get to see live shows, exhibits, and wacky foods all in one place! Enter the Photo Hunt Contest on the app simply by taking pictures during your Fair visit. Post your masterpiece on any social media channel and use the hashtag #GetHappyTogether to be entered to win 4 Tickets to Cirque du Soleil Luzia! For more information about this contest, visit here.

If apps aren’t your thing, be sure to pick up a Show Guide on your way in! Whatever it is, we want to make your Fair-going experience easy.

Happy Fair!

 

Aug 15

Ways to Save at the PNE Fair!

The annual PNE Fair is full of exhibits, shows and crazy food options! We want to make sure everyone gets the chance to experience the Fair this year.

So here are all the ways to help you save some time and money…

  1. Pro-tip: Get your tickets online in advance. You save $2 per ticket and when you come to the PNE Fair with your family, that’s some extra money to spend on more mini donuts…
  2. After Dark Gate Pass: If you’re a night owl and only prefer to come out after 9pm, get your pass at the gate for only $6 (only at the gate)!
  3. Twilight Ride Pass: Thrill rides at night? Yes, please! Save on Fair Ride Passes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after 5pm (only at the gate)!
  4. Wild Ride Wednesdays: It’s gonna be a wild ride for you and a buddy! On Wednesday, August 21 and 28, purchase 2 Ride Passes for the price of 1 (only at the gate)!

But wait, there’s more! (promo days)

  1. There’s an app for that! To kickoff our very own PNE App on August 17 and 18, download it from the Apple iOS or Google Play stores for free, and show the open app at the ticket booth to receive $2 admission!
  2. Heroes’ Opening Weekend – Here’s our way of saying thank you to the heroes for supporting us throughout the years. For current and retired police, RCMP, Paramedics, firefighters and military, come celebrate with us at the PNE Fair on August 17 and 18 – on us! That’s free gate admission for First Responders and a guest. See more details here.
  3. Hey YVR, we appreciate you! On August 20 and 27 from 11am to 1pm, everyone can enjoy free gate admission – courtesy of YVR.
  4. Save the date and make sure you’re not booked up on August 21 because you can receive $6 gate admission just by showing your BC Library Card and photo ID.
  5. Members rejoice! BCAA Members save on Fair Gate and Ride passes here. Vancity Members get $8 gate admission on Saturdays, Sundays, and Labour Day from 11am to 1pm!
  6. Fair Fridays? Transit Fridays! Take transit to the PNE Fair on Friday, August 23 and 30 and get 2-for-1 admission for adults and seniors. Make sure to show your valid TransLink Compass Card!
  7. It’s Out at the Fair Day! Wear your 2019 Vancouver Pride Society pride socks on August 29 for free admission!
  8. And thank you Retirement Concepts! On August 22, seniors get free gate admission and free rides on the West Coast Wheel!

So many ways to save! Don’t miss on this year’s offerings at the PNE Fair – we can’t wait to see you! For more information on these promotions, visit pne.ca.