Vancouver, BC – The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) unveiled its line-up for the 2016 Fair at the PNE, British Columbia’s most popular event and an annual tradition for thousands of families from across the province. With a diverse entertainment line-up that will appeal to families, teenagers and those who are young at heart, the 2016 Fair is set to be one of the most eagerly-anticipated in recent memory.
“The Fair at the PNE is one of British Columbia’s most beloved and iconic events,” says Mike McDaniel, President and CEO of the Pacific National Exhibition. “With a diverse and exciting line-up of all-new exhibits and shows, and returning favourites, the 2016 Fair at the PNE provides the best ticket value in BC while delivering top-tier family entertainment.”
Highlights of this year’s Fair at the PNE include a nightly feature show of magic and illusion at the Pacific Coliseum, a feature exhibit around one of the most popular videogames in history leading to a highly-anticipated animated film, an expanded Craft Beer festival and of course, an all-new line-up for the iconic Summer Night Concerts.
With all-star performers descending upon the PNE from Pop, Rock ‘N’ Roll, R&B and Country, music lovers will have their hands full with electrifying performances each and every night of The Fair. Don’t miss the sounds of Canada’s-own, Juno-award winning The Sheepdogs! Spend an evening with Steve Miller Band and don’t miss Simple Plan and A Tribe Called Red! For the best in hard rock, MONSTER TRUCK will take to the stage; then, take in R&B icons DRU HILL with SISQO, NOKIO, JAZZ & TAO. Dance the night away to the sounds of Culture Club and you won’t want to miss The Monkees – Good Times: The 50th Anniversary Tour! See the full Summer Night Concert line-up here.
New this year, Festival Park is a brand new themed entertainment zone nestled in the heart of the Fair at the PNE! Come celebrate a classic Canadian summer, in anticipation of Canada turning 150. Perfect for the whole family, grab a seat at a picnic table, unwind and enjoy summer jazz, a parade of whimsical colour, guest artists and special festival events. Plus, don’t miss UNBELIEVABLE: A Magical Experience – a world-class magical showcase not to be missed! Watch in amazement and witness grand illusions. Come and be thrilled as we present champions of magic!
Returning favourites include family-friendly ToonCity featuring Mermaid Tales: A Musical Journey Under the Ocean and Lets Pretend with KC Bear; the always popular SuperDogs are back; and every night, two piano players will go head to head and raise the roof with great music at Dueling Pianos!
We’re getting ready for a great August! For this year’s exciting Fair lineup of shows, attractions, food, rides and everything else you need to know, visit www.pne.ca!