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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  • Long gone are the farm animals, the massive garden displays, all the wonderful exhibition halls and displays my kids enjoyed. The fried onions still smell great, tho.  more »
  • We really didn't know what to expect with this festival, but we were not disappointed at all. It was so much fun! We bundled up well, and walked around the whole display, which was amazing. Highly rec...  more »
  • Around $20 admission, but cheaper online, family passes available, and at one point there was also a Groupon. Similarly priced to other Van attractions. Amazing lights, and something unique to all the...  more »

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