Vancouver’s largest car free day festival takes place this weekend


As Vancouver’s largest car free day event, Main Street Car Free Day spans an impressive 21 blocks and offers a variety of food, shopping, and entertainment.

From funky artisan shops to popular food vendors, family-friendly activities to live performances, there are a number of things to see and do at the Main Street festival. What’s more, the event will run from noon until 7 p.m., offering guests plenty of time to enjoy the festivities during the day.

Main Street Car Free Day
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The event will offer 15 stages, unique zones and multiple mini-festivals along the street. Entertainment will include live bands, spoken word, dance, and other live performances.

TransLink has also rerouted to ensure that transit doesn’t interfere with the festival. However, guests are encouraged to walk, take transit, or ride their bikes to the festival, as it is Car Free Day.

The Main Street festival takes place on Sunday, June 16 starting at noon.

Main Street Car Free Day

When: Sunday, June 16 from noon to 7 p.m.
Where: Main Street between Broadway and 30th