Car Free Day Commercial Drive 2013

Commercial Drive Car Free Day

This weekend is the annual Car Free Day in Vancouver  festivals. We’ll be highlighting the neighbourhood festivals individually, starting first with Commercial Drive.

Frying fish over fire, parading drummers, healing gardens, DJs spinning beats and all of your friends and neighbours hanging out. Commercial Drive is the birthplace of Car Free Vancouver Day.

Roller Disco is BACK
Community stages
Tribal Harmonix dance party
Purple Thistle
Yarn bombing
… and so much more!

Commercial Drive Stage Lineups

Main Stage at 7th Ave.

12:00-12:45 – Banjo Mando
1:00-1:45 – The Far Side Band
2:00-3:00 – Coco Jafro
3:15-3:45 – Vertigo with Ashar Kazi
4:00-5:00 – Ages
5:15-7:00 – Eastside Jam Featuring: Verncular, Simply Twisted, and The All Nighters

Community Stage at 2nd Ave.

12:00 – Sheenak
1:00 – Scatterheart
2:00 – Souls Rest
3:00 – Public Domain
4:00 – Hint of Lime
5:00 – Beer Supply

Family Stage at William St.

12:00-1:00 – Hip Hop with Tyrell
1:00-1:30 – Giant Twister Game
1:30-2:00 – VPS Hillcrest
2:00-2:30 – VPS Killarney
2:30-3:00 – Preschool Dance Party
3:00-3:30 – Sing-along with Alieda
3:30-4:00 – Vancouver Performing Stars
4:00-4:30 – Hip Hop with Tyrell
4:30-5:00 – Zumba for Kids
5:00-6:00 – Fiddle performance

Tribal Harmonix DJ Stage at Venables

12:00 – Tucker Foldin (EVD)
1:00 pm – Tank Gyal (Lighta!/Ting)
2:00 pm – That African (Perception)
3:00 pm – Omnika in Motion (Dance Troupe)
3:00 pm – Willisist (SHAHdjs)
4:00 pm – Neighbour (Home Breakin)
5:00 pm – Omnika in Motion (Dance Troupe)
5:00 pm – Van City Soul Hop Committee

Commercial Drive Car Free Day 2013

Date: Sunday, June 16th, 2013 (Father’s Day)
Location: Celebrations on the Drive are from Venables St. to North Grandview Hwy/Central Valley Greenway Bike Lane
Time: Festival runs from noon to 7 p.m. and the street is closed from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Image by jzaindustries

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