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Take transit to the first-ever Car Free Day festival in New Westminster

Take transit to the first-ever Car Free Day festival in New Westminster

Crowd at Columbia StrEAT Food Festival

Summers are for festivals! Car Free Days of Summer, presented by TransLink, is turning streets into pedestrian paradises throughout the summer.

The next stop is: New Westminster!

Car Free Day New West, presented by TransLink, takes over Columbia Street, between Fourth and Eighth Street on August 6 from noon to 8 p.m.


  • ? Columbia Street, between Fourth and Eighth Street
  • ? Expo Line to Columbia Station or New Westminster Station
  • ? Saturday, August 6
  • ? 12 – 8 p.m.
  • ? Free

The festival is an evolution of the renowned Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest — the largest one-day food truck festival in New Westminster. This year, it will be featured as a zone at Car Free Day.

Food vendors this year include Slavic Rolls, Tokyo Katsu-Sand, Tornado Potato, Old Country Pierogi, REEL Mac & Cheese, Rocky Point Ice Cream, Little Ooties, Juicy Green Express, Crack On, Craving Kettle Corn, Camion Cafe, and Frying Pan.

There are also four stage areas programmed with local recording artists, dance groups, and family-friendly entertainers.

The TransLink team will be at the event with our Ride & Shine bus.

Ask our team about the new Bike Bus, operating to and from the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal this summer. Learn and practice using the bike rack on the bus. Most importantly, learn how you can enjoy the car-free days of summer with special offers and discounts to your favourite summer spots.

Taking transit is one of the most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Take a car-free pledge this summer and visit your neighbourhood the environmentally sustainable way and leave the hassle of finding parking or paying for gas at the door.

Car Free Day Pledge Wall


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