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Last year more than 20,000 people enjoyed Port Moody’s first-ever Car-Free Day, a community celebration that included over 100 booths presented by local businesses, artisans, and non-profit groups.

This year, the second annual Car-Free Day will take place on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 12 noon to 7pm. The City of Port Moody will close a section of St. Johns Street from Douglas Street to Moody Street (from 6am to 10pm) for the event.

Car-Free Day will feature:

  • live music on the Main Stage;
  • great food, available from local restaurants;
  • Brewers Row Beer Garden at Queens Street Plaza;
  • family-friendly activities, like rock climbing, street hockey, face painting, and a bicycle skills and safety zone;
  • roving entertainers and mascots;
  • booths presented by local businesses and artisans; and
  • electric vehicle demonstrations.

Main Stage Performance Schedule:

12pm   Port Moody Public Library Storytime  
12:20pm    Cosmo the Circus Clown
12:50pm   Mayor Mike Clay – Opening Remarks
1pm   Jada McKenzie-Moore (Tri-Cities Got Talent 2017 Winner)
2pm   Mostly Marley
3:15pm   Clavinova Nights
4:05pm   WESTPRO Physiotherapy – Group Stretch & Mobility Session
4:30pm   Hicklestock (Tri-Cities Got Talent 2018 Runner-up)
5pm   Jeffrey Dawson (Tri-Cities Got Talent 2018 Winner)
5:15pm   John Bowman
5:45pm   Port Moody Taekwondo
5:55pm   Dance Party by iDJ Services

 

Car-free days take place across the country and aim to inspire people to get out of their cars, interact with each other, and explore alternative modes of transportation.  

Car-Free Day Vendor

Event Map and Vendor List

This year we have over 120 booths from a variety of vendors made up of local businesses, artisans, and non-profit groups. View the event map and vendor list.

   
Car-Free Day Road Closures

Road Closure Information

St. Johns Street, between Douglas and Moody streets, will be closed to all vehicle traffic from 6am to 10pm on August 19, 2018. Commuters are strongly advised to take alternative routes, and on-street parking in the area will be extremely limited. View our traffic management summary.

   
Information for Vendors

Information for Car-Free Day Vendors

We are excited to help you showcase your business to thousands of Car-Free Day attendees. You can find all the necessary Car-Free Day vendor information here

   
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Message from the Mayor

“Last year, more than 20,000 people enjoyed Port Moody’s first-ever Car-Free Day, and more than 100 vendors participated. This event provides a great opportunity for local business owners and artisans to connect with Port Moody residents and visitors from around the Lower Mainland. I invite members of the public to save the date on their calendar, and encourage local businesses to be a part of this great event by reserving a booth today.”

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Thank you to all of our great Car-Free Day sponsors:

Sponsor Block for Website

 

Last updated: 13/08/2018 2:09:02 PM