Playland Amusement Park opens next month for 2019 season

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Playland Vancouver. Photo credit: Remy Scalza

The first real sign that summer is just around the corner comes with the opening of the much-loved Playland Amusement Park. Since first opening in 1910, Playland has hosted millions of thrill-seekers of all ages every year.

Once known as “Happy Land” (which name do you prefer?), Playland is open throughout the spring, summer, and into the fall. For 2019, Playland will be officially opening for the season on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

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Playland Amusement Park opens next month for 2019 season

Playland at the PNE opens for the season on May 5, 2018

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With night markets and spring farmers markets opening up in May, it’s no surprise that the iconic Playland at the PNE will be opening its gates this weekend as well to kick off the spring season!

The oldest amusement park in Canada will officially open for the 2018 season on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 10am. The opening day is a sure sign of another fun of summer full of foot long hot dogs, roller coaster rides, and endless mini donuts.

Playland will only be open on the weekends in Vancouver until late June, when it will stay open all week long. This year, Playland will boast over 35 thrilling rides, delicious carnival food, and addictive arcade games.

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Playland at the PNE opens for the season on May 5, 2018

Playland will open its gates on May 6 with three brand new rides

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While the weather may not agree (was that fresh snow on the mountains the other day!?), summer is slowly creeping closer in Vancouver and there’s no better sign than the fast-approaching opening date of Playland Amusement Park!

On Saturday, May 6 at 10am the much-loved attraction that has hosted millions of thrillseekers of all ages since it opened in 1910, will be opening its gates for the start of the 2017 amusement park season. Playland will be open on Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays until June 16, when it will be open all week long. This year, the season will open with three new family-friendly rides that are sure to excite.

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Playland will open its gates on May 6 with three brand new rides

Playland Opens this Weekend with a Thrilling New Ride for 2015

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Playland at the PNE, Vancouver’s only amusement park, will be kicking off its 2015 season this Saturday, May 16th at 10:00am and will be open every weekend until June 21st, when it will remain open every day of the week for the rest of the summer.

This year, Playland will be introducing a new ride into their lineup of lovable favourites that include the famous Coaster, Corkscrew, Crazy Beach Party, and the Hellavator (full list of rides is here). New for 2015, thrill-seekers can check out “The Beast” a stomach-churning, high-flying monster of a ride!

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Playland Opens this Weekend with a Thrilling New Ride for 2015