(Don’t) Start your engines!
The sixth instalment of Car Free Vancouver Day is scheduled to hit city neighbourhoods June 16 (Father’s Day). The premise of the festival is simple: Main streets throughout Vancouver are closed to traffic, so everyone can get out, stretch their legs and actually rub shoulders with friends and neighbours.
Over the years, Car Free Day has evolved into one of the best, totally grassroots events of the summer. Pedestrianized streets are transformed into carnivals full of food, music, performers and general revelry. It’s all volunteer-based and community-organized, so you’re sure to get a healthy dose of local colour and local weirdness.
As in past years, Car Free Vancouver Day will take place in four neighbourhoods: Commercial Drive, Main Street, the West End and Kitsilano. Here are details on what you can expect if you leave the car behind: Continue reading:
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