Commercial Drive

Car Free Day Commercial Drive 2015!

Commercial Drive is the birthplace of Car Free Vancouver Day, a festival that has grown to 15 blocks of amazing fun, spanning from Venables to Grandview. Roller Disco, parading drummers, healing gardens, DJ’s spinning beats and all of your friends and neighbours hanging out. Bring your PASSIONS, your ENERGY and your CREATIVITY to the street!

Sunday, June 21st, 2015  12PM-7PM

Volunteer for 2015

Car Free Day on the Drive is going to be INCREDIBLE this year! We are 100% volunteer organized and run and we need your help, particularly for setting-up and tearing-down the fest site. If you want to get involved, please fill out our volunteer form today:

Volunteer Form | Commercial Drive

A Zero Waste Festival

We are very excited to be working again with Green Chair Recycling Inc. to go zero waste. Remember, do not use the metal City bins on the day-of. INSTEAD check out the awesome RECYCLING STATIONS that Green Chair has.

Follow these tips to help:
1) Reduce, reuse and recycle!
2) Hold on to your litter until you find a Recycling Station
3) Make memories, not garbage

Features & Entertainment 2015

Landyachtz Longboards skate jam @5th Ave
Academie Duello – School of Modern Swordplay Swordplay demos by 3rd Ave
– KidsZone @Grandview Park
– Wishing Wellness Garden @ Napier St.
Streets For Everyone bike lane display @3rd Ave
ECCW – Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling @5th Ave
– Bike Valet provided by Better Environmentally Sound Transportation (BEST) @1st Ave.
– Paranada Drumming @Grant
– Axe Capoeira performance 2PM @William St
– Vintage Transit Museum @6th Ave
– Many amazing local businesses, artisans, non-profits and more!

Sound & Stages 2015

  • Tribal Harmonix stage @Venables
    – 12:00 Timothy Wisdom
    – 1:00 Willisist
    – 2:00 That African
    – 3:00 Myles Away
    – 3:45 Smoothie
    – 4:30 Disociate
    – 5:15 Thomas Workshop
    – 6:00 Delhi 2 Dublin
  • Salsa Dancing with DJ Kubanito @Penelope’s on Parker
  • Renzo’s Cafe DJ @Charles St.
  • Public Domain stage @Kitchener St.
    – Sky Shaver
    – Power Duo
    – Assertion
    – Emotionz
    – The Prettys
    – Champion Witch
    Public Domain
  • Roller Disco DJ @Graveley St.
  • DJ Castillo @ 1st Ave
  • CJSF @2nd Ave
  • Community Stage @ 3rd Ave
    – 12-1 – Hint Of Lime
    – 1:30-2:30 – Warless
    – 3-4 – NoRey
    – 4:30-5:30 – Bonfire Ballerina
    – 6-7 – Tatiana Speed
  • The Wise Hall & Lounge @5th Ave
  • Blacklist Beats @Grandview/Central Valley


Video credit: Ronnie Novak

Businesses, Non-profits and Artisans 2015

If you are a business, non-profit organization or artisan and want to be involved with this year’s Car Free Vancouver Day on the Drive, please fill out this participation form and an organizer will be in touch.

Performers 2015

Would like to contribute to the atmosphere on the Drive through music or performance? This year’s festival has a different set-up for music. We are looking to local bands and artists to “take the stage” and organize music stages for the festival. Our goal is to put the power back to the artist and create a sense of community in musicians and performers getting together to host a stage.

Contact for details.

Connect with the Commercial Drive Festival…

Commercial Drive Car Free Vancouver Day Contacts