Take transit to the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, July 21 to 24

Take transit to the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, July 21 to 24

Musicians perform at the 2021 Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival
Photo: Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival

Another popular Metro Vancouver event is making its return to in-person programming. The Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival returns from July 21 to 24. The event, which will be its largest ever, features more than 60 bands and 300 musicians performing on stages throughout the Village of Fort Langley.

It begins with ticketed evening shows on July 21 and 22, followed with all-day free programming on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 across six stages in addition to the headlining lineup on those days.

Headline ticketed acts include blues guitarist and singer Sue Foley; jazz vocalist Molly Johnson; jazz-funk band The Shuffle Demons; jazz trumpeter Michael Sarian; jazz pianist and singer Champian Fulton; Afro Dominican Latin Jazz percussionist, Junior Santos; and soul-gospel performer, Warren Dean Flandez.

Let us do the driving to the festival and at the festival!

TransLink is a transportation partner for the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival.

On the weekend, July 23 and 24, TransLink’s providing a free shuttle, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., to connect festivalgoers between the six outdoor stages and the parking lots. Tourism Langley staff will be on board the bus providing information about the event as well as historical facts about Fort Langley.

Take transit to the festival and ride the 562 Langley Centre bus from Carvolth Exchange, which provides service to Fort Langley, while the 562 Walnut Grove bus returns you to the Carvolth Exchange. The 555 Port Mann Express provides fast and reliable service to Carvolth Exchange from the SkyTrain at Lougheed Town Centre Station. The Park and Ride lot at Carvolth Exchange also has 679 parking spots where you can park all day for only $2.

Looking for other ways to get there? Check out these 10 tips for taking transit in Metro Vancouver to and from events.

“This summer, we are encouraging everyone to get out of their cars and explore their vibrant neighbourhoods using sustainable modes of transportation like transit, cycling or walking,” says TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn. “We are thrilled to be able to support the Fort Langley Jazz Fest and make it easier for people to enjoy the music and festivities.”

The festival has also partnered with The Bicycle Valet, which is sponsored by TransLink, to support sustainable transportation to Fort Langley. A bike valet is like a coat check, but for your bike! Ride your bike to the festival and they will tag your bike and provide you with a claim stub.