Rendering of the proposed PNE amphitheatre

PNE amphitheatre renewal

Hastings Park-PNE Master Plan

Hastings Park is one of Vancouver’s largest urban parks, encompassing 165 acres and drawing visitors from across the region each year.

The amphitheatre renewal is part of the Hastings Park-PNE Master Plan (5.8 MB), which guides the renewal of the park and aims to create a destination for residents and visitors.

We have been working alongside the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) to renew the PNE amphitheatre located in Hastings Park.

The amphitheatre renewal will support more access to:

  • Music
  • Culture
  • Multi-functional outdoor space for a variety of users

What's happeningConstruction on renewing the amphitheatre is expected to begin in 2024

New key features

  • A free-span timber roof 
  • Increased capacity (maximum capacity approximately 10,000)
  • Covered seating 
  • Accessible washrooms 

Prioritizing noise control

Increasing sound mitigation from the PNE amphitheatre into the surrounding neighbourhood is a priority for the project. We are working with an acoustic engineer, and the amphitheatre is being designed with sound attenuation in mind. 

Building standards

We are dedicated to meeting strict design certifications to make sure the project is environmentally friendly and easy to access. Learn more about our certifications for sustainable and accessible design

Anticipated completion date: 2025


  • June 2021

    City Council approves PNE amphitheatre renewal

  • 2022 to 2023

    Stakeholder engagement

  • 2023

    Detailed design

    • Open house to present design option to the public

  • We are here
  • 2024

    Construction start

  • 2025

    Construction completion