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This beloved and fun-filled B.C. summer tradition is coming back in an unforgettable way

The PNE Fair is coming back for 2020 with a whole new ‘Drive-Thru Fair Experience’ from August 22 to August 30!
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Summer Celebration Reverse Parade. Photo: PNE/Playland

For its 2020 edition, the PNE Fair will be hosting “A Taste of the PNE: Drive-Thru Fair Experience”, offering the most fun for the whole family — on four tires! Celebrating the very best of the PNE, this drive-thru expedition through the PNE grounds at Hastings Park aims to give guests a sampling of all of their Fair favourites from the comfort of their own vehicles. 

Starting this weekend, the PNE fair will run from August 22 through to August 30 — and will be closed on Monday, August 24 — from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Due to the province’s current restrictions on large gatherings, the PNE has gotten creative by test-driving the drive-thru format with weekend food and entertainment events, including a mini donuts drive-thru and the Canada Day "reverse parade", to support the PNE’s food vendors and performers.


President's Choice® SuperDogs™. Photo: PNE/Playland

Programming highlights of The 2020 PNE Fair experience include: 

  • The President's Choice® SuperDogs™ Tail-Gate Party! Join these incredible dogs as they run, jump, and fly in this interactive, socially-distanced, and tail-wagging show!

  • A Summer Celebration Reverse Parade! YOU can become part of the celebration by honking your horn and making some noise as you drive-thru a colourful reverse parade line filled with dancers, puppets, and more.

  • A drive thru-agriculture display including goats, cows, pigs, and all of your favourite barnyard animals.

  • The Dino Drive! Stomp through time as you roar by your favourite larger-than-life dinosaurs, including a 50’ Brachiosaurus, a Triceratops, and the mighty T-Rex.

  • Drive-thru your favourite Fair food truck vendors including Tin Lizzy Mini Donuts, Hunky Bill's, Unroutine Poutine, and more.

  • Win A House, Win a Car! This year’s PNE Prize Home tickets are available for purchase from your vehicle.

PNE Fair Drive Thru Admission is $25 per carload. Along with their ticket, each vehicle will also receive a souvenir PNE face mask and two admissions to the opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair. Food orders and Prize Home tickets purchases are separate. To reserve your date and time slot, buy your tickets online at ticketleader.ca.

For more info, visit pne.ca/fair2020.