JULY 7, 2019 CAR FREE DAY ON THE DRIVE
SUNDAY JULY 7 - NOON TO 7PM / VENABLES TO N. GRANDVIEW ON COMMERCIAL DRIVE
Welcome to where it all began... 15 years ago we kicked off our first Car Free Day right here on the Drive. Commercial Drive is a creative and eclectic neighbourhood east of downtown. There are many unique shopping, food and entertainment destinations, and the community has a love for its heritage history.
Our festival stretches across 15 blocks featuring amazing local artisans, musicians, community activities, delicious food, tons of entertainment and activities for all ages. As the place that Car Free Day began, Commercial Drive stays true to its grassroots beginnings and the story behind the festival. There is a strong message of advocacy and activism for providing car free spaces and green culture for the community.
Translink has generously re-routed transit on that day so you can get there car-free!