Car Free Day Vancouver 2014 Guide: Main Street, Commercial Drive, West End, Kitsilano

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Car Free Day Vancouver will make its return at neighbourhoods across the city of Vancouver on June 15, 2014, coinciding with Father’s Day.

This will be the sixth year the multi-neighbourhood event has been held on an annual basis. It closes down extensive lengths of car-heavy arterial streets and turns them into hip-happening, car-free community parties with food, music, performances and much more.

Ever since its inaugural year, the festival attracts hundreds of thousands of people into city streets. This year’s event will again take place at four major areas: Commercial Drive, Main Street, West End, and the block parties in Kitsilano.

However, while many of the city’s events require corporate backing, Car Free Vancouver is a grassroots event and has no sponsors – it requires the support of everyday Vancouverites. For more information on how to donate, get involved or volunteer, click here.

Car Free Day Main Street 2014

Date: Sunday, June 15, 2014
Location: From Broadway to 30th Avenue (18 city blocks)
Time: Noon to 7 p.m.

Car Free Day Commercial Drive 2014

Date: Sunday, June 15, 2014
Location: From East 12th Avenue to Venables Street (20 city blocks)
Time: Festival runs from noon to 7 p.m. and the streets are closed from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Car Free Day West End 2014

Date: Sunday, June 15, 2014
Location: Denman Street between Davie and Robson Streets (5 city blocks)
Time: Noon to 6 p.m. and the street is closed from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Car Free Day Kitsilano 2014 – Neighbourhood Block Parties

Dates: Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, 2014
Times: N/A
Location: Instead of closing down West 4th Avenue, residents throughout Kitsilano will host block parties in their neighbourhoods. See website for locations.

 

Featured Image: Car Free Day Vancouver via Shutterstock

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