PLAYLAND UNVEILS CANADA’S MOST EXTREME NEW RIDE, THE BEAST
Vancouver, BC – Hold on to your hats, because Playland has unveiled its latest attraction, an extreme pendulum ride named “The Beast”, that is sure to cause your head to spin and give you an intense adrenaline rush.
Unlike any other ride in North America, The Beast features a swinging arm that reaches a maximum height of over 125 feet in the air and speeds of over 90 km/hr. Combine that with seats that face both inwards and outwards and also spin 360 degrees and you’ve got Canada’s most intense ride- a surefire hit at Playland for all looking to get their adrenaline fix.
“We are excited to unveil The Beast for the start of the 2015 season of Playland,” said Mike McDaniel, President and CEO of the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE). “Guests at Playland are going to love this new ride. It is unlike anything we’ve brought to park in the past and it is the perfect complement to the rides, games, food and other attractions that families will enjoy when they come.”
Playland at the PNE opens for its 2015 season on Saturday, May 16th at 10:00 AM. PlayPasses are currently available online and will give families access to over 30 rides and attractions, including the new thrill ride, The Beast.
For more information, including ticket prices and hours of operation throughout the summer, please visit: www.pne.ca.
About the PNE:
Owned by the City of Vancouver, the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is a healthy and vibrant non-profit charity organization dedicated to providing over 3 million visitors a year with first-class cultural, sporting and family entertainment events. Founded in 1910, the PNE operates from a 114-acre site at Hastings Park, a multi-facility venue in Vancouver where the organization operates four activity streams: an annual 15-day Fair, Playland Amusement Park, maintenance and care of the Hastings Park site and management of the site’s year-round facilities. These facilities are utilized to celebrate a variety of hockey, amateur sporting, music, community, social, cultural and commercial events throughout the year.
MomMomOnTheGo and crew head the Playland every year. It would not be a complete summer without our trip to Playland.
Playland hours of operation are as follows:
June 26 – July 31
Monday through Friday
10am – 6pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays
10am – 7pm
August 1 – 21
10am – 7pm
August 22 – September 7
Fair at the PNE (PlayPasses do not apply)
September 12 – 20
Saturdays & Sundays
10am – 5pm
Remember that if you are a parent that goes with your kids to Playland, but are not riding, then you can purchase the Playland Guardian Pass for $24.75.
I am excited to announce a giveaway for 2 Playpasses for the 2015 Playland season. This giveaway is open to residents of Canada over 18. Please note that the Playpasses will not be replaced if lost or stolen and they are non-transferable. The prize will be 2 Playpasses and does not include any other costs associated to attending Playland. Please read the full terms and conditions found at the bottom of the entry form.