Vancouver Men’s Show – Win Tickets

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The only men’s specific consumer trade-show in British Columbia returns to a new summer date just in time for Father’s Day from June 15-17, 2012 at TRADEX in Abbotsford. This event covers a little bit of something to interest every type of man – don’t miss it!

The 2012 Vancouver Men’s Show features tons of new live events, shows and toys that men will love. Returning favourite, the BCEA Strong Man Competition will face some stiff competition from the Arm Wrestling and Bench Press competitions.  Outside, top stuntriders will show off their tricks and Motorcross FMX demos will keep the energy pumping.  Inside, live BBQ shows, poker tournaments and the beer, wine and spirits tasting zone will keep visitors busy.

This year’s show will continue to support a local charitable initiative with partial proceeds from the Live Charity Auction on Saturday benfiting BC Children’s Hospital.


The Vancouver Men’s Show is a perfect opportunity to celebrate Father’s Day and get dads a gift they’ll truly appreciate.  Sons and daughters can shop for a gift from a huge variety of 250+ exhibitors or they can bring their dads along for some quality family time.

Things to see and do at the Vancouver Men’s Show 2012:

  • Sit N’ Go poker tournaments
  • Paintball Shooting Range
  • West Coast Freestyle Stunt Show featuring professional motorcycle stunt riders
  • Live Motocross FMX display
  • 4×4 Rock Crawl demos
  • Arm Wrestling Tournament
  • Pardon my Strip Tease live show
  • ATV Track
  • Equipment Demo Zone
  • Learn to play poker at the Interactive Cascades Casino booth
  • Build Magazine custom cycle showcase
  • Meet X Games gold metal winner Heath Frisby and FMX star Keith Sayers
  • Roller Derby
  • House of Q BBQ show
  • Tasting Zone featuring samples of the top beers, wines and spirits produced locally and around the world
  • BCEA Strong Man Competition
  • Live Charity Auction presented by Prospera Credit Union and benefiting BC Children’s Hospital

The show’s dates and times are as follows:

Friday June15 4:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday June 16 10:00am – 9:00pm

Sunday June 17 10:00am – 4:00pm

Admission is $10 in advance/$12 at the door for adults (ages 13 and up) and kids 12 and under are by donation. Enjoy all of the events with a weekend pass for $16 in advance or $20 at the door. On Sunday, Father’s Day, purchase a family package (2 adults and kids) for $15. Buy your tickets online here.

We have several pairs of tickets to share with some of our awesome readers. Please leave a note below to be entered to win. Winners will be chosen at random on Monday, June 11, 2012. 

For an additional entry, please post the following on Twitter: “I’d love to win tickets to @MensShow at TRADEX from @FVPulse!”

Congratulations to our winners – this contest is now closed.

12 Responses to “Vancouver Men’s Show – Win Tickets”

  1. Lorie Phare says:

    Sounds like a fun day out for a wonderful Dad!!

  2. Dory Sliziak says:

    Sounds like a great event for my daughter and her Dad to attend together! Even tho her Dad and I are not together anymore I would love for her to surprise him with tickets to the show. Quality Dad and daughter time! :)

  3. Melanie McDougall says:

    Would love to send my husband/amazing dad to this event!

  4. Andrea says:

    Sounds fun

  5. Natalia says:

    Great idea… I was wondering what to do for that time!

  6. Scarlett says:

    Sounds like a fun way to celebrate Father’s day!

  7. Thanks so much for the chance … I know my husband is really interested in going. Sounds like a fun event for him and his dad to visit for Father’s Day!

  8. Posted on Twitter too!

  9. Alex Kingston says:

    Its’ our turn ! The gals have had Womens Shows for years ! I would love to take my oldest son ( 27 ) and spend the day together.

  10. gillian martens says:

    What a great idea! The women’s show is so much fun. Can’t wait to hear my hubby rave about how much fun he had at the end show!!!

  11. Denise says:

    Oh tickets would be nice since theres 4 of us so it would really help with the cost to buy something for dad inside.. :)

  12. Laura Schulz says:

    I would love to win tickets to the Vancouver Men’s Show!! I keep bugging my husband to go, but I have more convincing to do. Free tickets might do the trick :D

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