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Volunteer on Car Free Day!

We need your help. All of the Car Free Day festivals in Vancouver are 100% volunteer organized and run, and we hope you’ll sign up to volunteer with your friends, family and  neighbours. We also encourage you to sign up … Continue reading

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Car Free Vancouver Society May 2013 Newsletter

Our May newsletter is now available online. This month we’re revealing some fantastic festival highlights including roller disco and derby, community-supported stages featuring dozens of bands, kids’ yoga, a pet parade at “Bark”lay & Denman, and more! The newsletter also … Continue reading

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Cover Photo and Profile Picture Contest Deadline Extended!

Show us what Car Free Day in Vancouver means to you! Based on the success of LA’s CicLAvia Facebook cover series, we’re launching a contest to gather your images for our own get-the-word-out campaign. Vancouver photographers, artists, kids, creative types: … Continue reading

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2011 Car-Free Vancouver Day

Car Free Vancouver Day 2011 will once again envelop our town in forward-looking fun, onSunday June 19th – Father’s Day.

Now is your chance to get involved, get creative, meet some awesome folks, and help co-create the city of your dreams. If you love Car Free Day, please consider stepping up to take a creative leadership role in this amazing event. Continue reading

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Get the inside scoop on all this weekend's car-free festivities

The flyer for the 2010 Car Free Festival is now available: Car Free Day Flyer – Part 1 (PDF) Car Free Day Flyer – Part 2 (PDF) Check it out to find out about all the happenings this weekend, including … Continue reading

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Stay connected with us on Twitter and Facebook

Car Free Vancouver is on Facebook and on Twitter @carfreeyvr. Use hashtags #CFDrive #CFKits #CFMain #CFWest when tweeting about your Car-Free neighbourhood! Car Free Vancouver – Main Street is on Facebook and on Twitter @carfreemain (#CFMain)

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North Van joins the party – 250,000 Expected to play in the streets on Car-Free Vancouver Day

WHAT: Car-Free Vancouver Day WHEN: Sunday June 20 (Father’s Day), noon to whenever WHERE: Kitsilano, Commercial Drive, West End, Main Street and now, NORTH VAN! WHY: To reclaim our streets for people Car-Free Vancouver Day is a grassroots, citizen-led, 100% … Continue reading

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Chris Carlsson in Vancouver!

Chris co-founded the monthly bike-ins known as Critical Mass that have spread to five continents and over 300 cities. He is director of the multimedia history project Shaping San Francisco and was one of the founders and editors of the … Continue reading

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David Suzuki endorses Car Free Day

We’re excited to share the following endorsement for our festival from noted local scientist and environmental activitist, David Suzuki: Cities are for people.  We have been designing our cities for efficiency for cars and commerce but forgot people.  Walking, biking, … Continue reading

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