Harvey Livingstone, left, Marie Johnson, Mark Zandee, Jesse Johnson, Keira Frey and Kamryn Winiski react as they plummet toward the ground during a ride on Frenzy, a giant swing ride. The Vancouver Island Exhibition is serving up thrills, including wild rides and live entertainment, for all ages throughout the weekend. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

VIEX now in full swing

Vancouver Island Exhibition underway in Nanaimo

The gates are open and VIEX is welcoming fair-goers.

The Vancouver Island Exhibition opened Friday at Nanaimo’s Beban Park and continues Saturday and Sunday.

“On behalf of the board of directors, volunteers, members and sponsors that make this an exciting and successful event, we would like to invite you to join us this year to experience Nanaimo’s premier event of the year,” said Lynn Haley, VIEX president, in the official event program.

This year’s fair marks the 125th anniversary of the Vancouver Island Exhibition.

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