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History

Watch for this space as we put up more photos, videos, and artifacts from the PNE’s history.

Key dates in PNE history

Photos from the Vancouver Archives

PNE float - August 20, 1960. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE float - August 20, 1960. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
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PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE parade - August 22, 1964. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Inside the 1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Inside the 1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Inside the 1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Inside the 1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Inside the 1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Inside the 1965 PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Outside the PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Outside the PNE prize home - 1965. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
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Woman participating in the B.C. Broiler Board chicken cooking competition - 1966. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Woman participating in the B.C. Broiler Board chicken cooking competition - 1966. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Electric heating exhibit - 1967. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Electric heating exhibit - 1967. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Testing hockey shooting skills - 1967. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Testing hockey shooting skills - 1967. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Woman demonstrating a gas BBQ - 1967. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Woman demonstrating a gas BBQ - 1967. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Miss PNE, Janet Bowes, inside a store advertising turkey products - 1968. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Miss PNE, Janet Bowes, inside a store advertising turkey products - 1968. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE - August 29, 1970. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE - August 29, 1970. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
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Entering the Agridome - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Entering the Agridome - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Walking around the exhibition - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Walking around the exhibition - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Horse show - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Horse show - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Pancakes - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Pancakes - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Walkway in front of the concession stand - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Walkway in front of the concession stand - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Belgian Waffle House - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Belgian Waffle House - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
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At the Fair - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
At the Fair - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Entering the Agridome - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Entering the Agridome - 197?. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE grounds - August 20, 1974. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE grounds - August 20, 1974. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Chopping contest - 1979. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Chopping contest - 1979. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE Rides - 1979. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
PNE Rides - 1979. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Rides - 1980. Credit: Vancouver Archives.
Rides - 1980. Credit: Vancouver Archives.