Playland Fright Nights are creepier than ever!

Vancouver’s scariest Halloween event is back and scarier than ever! October 7 to October 31 Do you dare….. www.frightnights.ca Ages 12 and up. *A reminder costumes and face paint of any kind are prohibited Known as Western Canada’s Scariest Haunt, Fright Nights takes over Playland from October 7th to 31st and features 7 haunted houses, 15 rides, including Canada’s most extreme pendulum ride, The Beast, as well as The Monsters of Schlock and Radiant Heat Fire Troupe.Petrifying haunted houses like Darkness and Keeper’s Doll Factory will leave you with nightmares for days, and returning favourites The Monsters of Schlock will stun you with their cringeworthy acts. The Radiant Heat Fire Troupe comes to Fright Nights to wow with their spectacular fire shows, doing everything fromfire breathing to fire dancing, while beloved “scarer” Singe the Clown returns to Fright Nights to make you scream at the top of your lungs. Watch our interview with Singe in the video above!You have the option to purchase a Rapid Pass, which offers the same access as a... ...

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May 28 is Community Day at Playland!

On Saturday, May 28th, $10 from every ticket sold for Playland at the PNE will be donated to the Hastings Community Little League on the fifth annual Community Day at Playland. Since 2010, the PNE has raised over $85,000 for the sports organization, which has helped the Little League upgrade their facilities. This year all proceeds will support the Hastings Little League in hosting the 2016 Little League Canadian National Tournament, taking place from August 4-13, 2016. “The PNE believes in getting youth outdoors and active. We are proud to continue our support of the Hastings Community Little League,” said PNE President and CEO Mike McDaniel. “We are thrilled to have Hastings Little League bring the National Tournament to Vancouver this summer and can’t wait to see the kids out on the field!” The past four Community Days were extremely successful, and this year, Playland is looking to hit over $100,000 raised for this worthy non-profit sports organization. Proceeds from the 2010 100th Anniversary Golf Tournament were also donated to the Little League.... ...

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Monsters of Schlock break world record at Fright Nights

MONSTERS OF SCHLOCK COMPLETE WORLD RECORD-BREAKING STUNT AT FRIGHT NIGHTS AT PLAYLAND Crazy daredevils, Canada’s Monsters of Schlock, break another Guinness World Record at Playland Fright Nights on October 26. Pain hath no fury for these guys, this is the 22 attempt at such pain staking acts of insanity. No surprise really that they choose Playland over and over for the spectacle of their stunts. Burnaby Q. Orbax set the World Record for the most motorcycles driven over a human body whilst laying on a bed of nails in under two minutes. The previous world record was held by Simone Calati from Italy. In 2009, The Monsters of Schlock set a Guinness World Record for most mousetraps released on a human tongue in one minute, and in 2011 they successfully broke the Guinness World Record for longest truck pull with meat hooks in a person’s back, pulling a four-tonne truck a total of 111.7 meters. Then, once again in 2013, the Monsters broke another Guinness World Record for weightlifting using... ...

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