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It’s been 35 years since Vancouver, BC threw its very own world’s fair – called Expo ’86

May 11, 2021, 8:45 AM | Updated: 10:20 am
Expo 86, Vancouver...
Expo ’86 was Vancouver, BC’s world’s fair 35 years ago. (City of Vancouver Archives)
(City of Vancouver Archives)

Like so many people living in Western Washington back then, did you head north over the border to see the sights between May and October 1986? Other than delays waiting to cross at the Peace Arch or Sumas, what happy memories do you recall from 35 years ago? Bonus points if you attended the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and Expo ’86, and you can compare and contrast!

KIRO Radio wants to know what you remember; memories may be used as part of an upcoming story. Please share your Expo ’86 memories via the contact information below, or comment via posts on Facebook or Twitter.

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It’s been 35 years since Vancouver, BC threw its very own world’s fair – called Expo ’86