PNE 2019 Free Admission Dates and Special Discounts

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The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is opened for the season on Saturday, August 17th and there’s some sweet admission promotions you should definitely know about.

Below you’ll find everything you need to know about the PNE deals being offered this year.

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PNE Free Admission and Deals 2019

PNE App Kickoff Weekend (August 17th – 18th, 11:00 a.m. – Late)

Download the PNE App from the Apple iOS or Google Play stores for free and present it at the ticket booth to receive $2 admission for everyone in your group!

Heroes’ Opening Weekend (August 17th – 18th, 11:00 a.m. – Late)

Current and retired police, RCMP, paramedics, firefighters, and military are all eligible for free admission during opening weekend. First Respondents must present a service card at the gate.

FREE Gate Admission for all Guests (August 20th & 27th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on August 20th and 27th (Tuesday), admission is free for everybody! Re-entrance will only be given to guests after 1:00 p.m. In addition, guests can re-enter the gates before 1:00 p.m. without a hand stamp.

Library Day (August 21st, 11:00 a.m. – Late)

Present any British Columbia library card, along with photo ID, and you pay $6 for admission.

Seniors’ Day (August 22nd, 11:00 a.m. – Late)

Seniors 65+ receive FREE gate admission and FREE Ferris Wheel rides.

BCAA Members

BCAA Members get special savings on online fair gate & ride passes.

Vancity Member Rate (Saturdays, Sundays, and Labour Day Monday, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Vancity members receive $8 gate adult admission (14 years and older).

Fair Fridays (Fridays August 23rd & 30th, 11:00 a.m. – Late)

If you take transit on these two dates, you’ll get 2-for-1 admission for adults (14-64 years of age) and seniors (65+ years of age) with presentation of a valid TransLink Compass card.

Out at the Fair Day (August 29, 11:00 a.m. – Late)

If you purchased Pride socks from the Vancouver Pride Society at one of their events, wear them on August 29 to get into the PNE Fair for FREE. All proceeds benefit the Vancouver Pride Society.

Special Offers

After Dark Gate Pass

After 9:00 p.m. nightly, patrons can purchase a Fair Gate Pass for just $6.

Twilight Ride Pass

After 5:0 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, you can purchase a Fair Ride Pass for just $30.75.

Wild Ride Wednesdays (August 21st & 28th, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Purchase 2 Ride Passes for the price of 1.


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