With over 200 visual and performing artists, this "must attend festival" has become a signature event in the lower mainland. This free, family event features live musical performances, artists and artisans show casing a myriad of mediums, live demonstrations, a children's venue and special performance surprises all day long!
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Welcome to where it all began... in 2005 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 generously re-routes the Commercial Drive bus nearby on the festival day. With bus and skytrain options conveniently accessible to the festival there are so many ways to get here car-free!
The biggest of Vancouver’s Car Free Day festivals spanning 21 blocks, Main Street has 15 stages and mini festivals along the entire street. This is a fun, family-friendly event with kid-zones, skateboarders, funky artisan shops and popular food vendors. You can really taste the flavour of Main Street with extended patios from many restaurants.
Come join us for a free, fun filled, family friendly event at Vanguard Secondary! On Saturday, May 11th, we will be hosting our Second Annual Cars & Crafts Show. There will be collector cars and trucks on display, vendors, raffles, silent auction, food and drinks, kid zone, and music for all to enjoy!
All proceeds go back to our Vanguard Graduates of 2019!
Join the Semiahmoo Arts Council for their 4th annual Holiday Market in the contemporary Turnbull Gallery in South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre.
This is a quaint shopping experience for those wanting to support local handmade artisans this holiday season.
Friday, November 30th, 1 - 7pm and
Saturday December 1st, 10 -4pm
We’ve added another two day market! Kick off to Kristmas is a FUNdraising event for families in need this holiday season.
Friday, November 9th, 5pm-9pm and Saturday, November 10th, 10 am - 6pm
There will be raffles, live music, entertainment and handmade vendors including Goat & Pebble Co.
For more information visit their facebook page here.
Heritage Park Centre- Clarke Theatre, 33700 Prentis Ave, Mission
Saturday November 3rd 10am - 5pm and Sunday November 4th, 10am-4pm
Kick off your Christmas shopping by supporting locally handmade artists, and artisans. Find that unique handprinted Goat & Pebble item such as totes, tea towels, onesies, t-shirts, zipper bags and more!
The farmers' market is just a little further down Glover street than the main action!