If you’ll be hanging out around Vancouver, you might be able to score free admission to one of Canada’s best expos this weekend.
Attendees to the Pacific National Exhibition who present their Pokemon Go app within the first hour of the show’s run will get in for free. Event organizers promise there will be numerous Pokestops on the grounds–not that they really have any say–as well as lures dropped through the day to encourage players to stick around.
(Our Evan McIntosh wrote about how he expected to see tourist draws do just this for Polygon.)
Free admission isn’t anything new for the PNE, which runs for a staggering two weeks, as it offers free admission windows on Tuesdays.
The show has been a staple for Western Canadians and Islanders for over a century, ignoring a brief window during WWII where it didn’t run, and is always eclectic in its offerings. This year Canadian pop-rock group Simple Plan will rock the main stage, the midway and its foods will be promoted through a 5K run, and a full Angry Birds exhibit will explain the physics behind the game.