Car Free Day Transforms Vancouver into a Block Party, June 16-17

Photo credit: Car Free Day Vancouver

Which block party will you attend? Once a year Car Free Day festivities fill the streets in four Vancouver neighbourhoods: Commercial Drive, Main Street, West End and Kitsilano.

This year, Car Free Day parties take place both June 16 and June 17 (Father’s Day). The pedestrian/bike/skateboard/unicycle/transit-friendly events are completely volunteer run, and designed to build community whilst reducing car dependency.

With creative and family-friendly draws like roller disco, street hockey, kids’ bike rodeo, knit ins, live music, and even a pie station,  it’s not hard to see why more than 50,000 Vancouverites take to the streets.

Get the scoop on the activities and performers in each Vancouver neighborhood after the jump.  Continue reading:
Car Free Day Transforms Vancouver into a Block Party, June 16-17

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