PNE - Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver

Since 1910, the playgrounds of PNE - Pacific National Exhibition have served as a public exhibition and host to many a fair and expo. Opened by Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier, the grounds are best known for hosting a two week-long fairs every summer, complete with food kiosks, shops, performances, rides, and fireworks. During World War II, the exhibition was used a military training ground as well a prison for Japanese Canadians; a section of the park pays tribute to this darker chapter in Canadian history. In the off-season, the park hosts many concerts and welcomes guests eager to visit the permanent amusement park. Make PNE - Pacific National Exhibition a part of your Vancouver vacation plans using our Vancouver road trip app .
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  • I came here every year from 1968 to 1986 with my Mom the mini donuts are so good as well as Jimmy's Lunch, also the BBQ chicken place we always enjoyed going into the buildings playing Bingo looking a...  more »
  • Every year, around 17 days from August 16 to September 4, children love to go there and have fun. This time, I went there for taking a lovely picture in the small garden. Right now is free of entrance...  more »
  • This busy port mixes the industry of arriving container ship with large cruise liners and the nicest / largest warf and picnic grounds I've ever seen. I rented a bike for under $20 bucks for the after...  more »

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