Take transit to Car Free Day New Westminster on July 29, noon to 8 p.m.

Take transit to Car Free Day New Westminster on July 29, noon to 8 p.m.

Crowd at Columbia StrEAT Food Festival

The second Car Free Day of the year is here! It’s in New Westminster, with local musicians, artists, organizations, and businesses transforming this downtown core into a pedestrian-friendly space.

Held along Columbia Street, between Fourth Street and Eighth Street, this area transforms into a street party for all ages, celebrating community, sustainability, and alternative transportation. Did we also mention it’s FREE?

Take the car-free pledge!

Drop by our TransLink Zone and pledge to go car free this summer. You can also learn about your climate impact through our games and prizes, so be sure to drop by and say hi!

Live entertainment — all-day long

This Car-Free Day features a main stage, dance/DJ space, and kids zone. The main stage features performances from many local artists, while the other dance/DJ Space will have break dance battles and DJ performances. Lastly, there’s also a kids zone featuring eye-catching yo-yo-ing, juggling, and musical performances!

Plenty to eat and explore!

Nine food trucks ranging from tornado potatoes to handcrafted pastas will keep your hunger satisfied. Not only that, 19 local vendors will be stationed around with unique goods!

How do I get there?

Situated along Columbia Street between Fourth and Eighth streets, this Car Free Day is accessible by two SkyTrain stations and its buses: