Car Free Day Vancouver 2012

By Alexandra Roper | 8:30 am PST, Tue May 22, 2012 | Speak Up

In a little less than one month, Car Free Vancouver Day will be coming to town! The festivities are to take place on the weekend of Saturday June 16th (Kitsilano) and Sunday June 17th/Father’s Day (Commercial Drive, Main Street, West End and Kitsilano).

This annual, grassroots event transforms our Vancouver streets into hip-happening car-free community festivals, and each location has its own twist! For example, Kitsilano will be hosting individual block parties, rather than closing off a major street. Car Free Vancouver Day encompasses our city’s evolution toward healthy communities, authentic cultural celebrations, and car-free streets.

Please keep in mind that Car Free Vancouver has no sponsors, only support from individuals like you. If you are interested in supporting this event, you can make a donation or sign up as a (much needed) volunteer at

Car Free Day Commercial Drive

Date: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Time: 12:00pm until 6:00pm
Location: The Drive between Grandview and Venables

Car Free Day Main Street

Date: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 (Father’s Day)
Location: From 12th to 29th on Main
Time: Festival runs from noon to 8pm and the streets are closed from 10am to 10pm

Car Free Day Kitsilano

Dates: Saturday, June 16th and 17th, 2012
Times: N/A
Location: See block party map

View Kitsilano Car Free Block Parties 2012 in a larger map

Car Free Day West End

Date: Sunday, June 17th, 2012 (Father’s Day)
Location: We’ll be partying on Denman Street between Davie and Robson

Image  by Canadian Veggie

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