Victoria’s biggest car-free day is set to make a comeback this Father’s Day.
A fun-filled day of family entertainment is lined up for the annual Car Free YYJ on Sunday, June 17th.
Residents and visitors are welcome to attend the event, which will cover nine blocks from Chatham/Caledonia to Courtney Street and runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The free event includes five stages with live entertainment, a 5,000 square foot park on Douglas Street, multiple all-ages licensed food and beverage areas, a 19+ Beer Garden, more than 350 local artists and makers, as well as activations created by local businesses and organizations.
Organizers also stated that they are honoured to host the First Peoples’ Festival which presents a complete day of programming, vendors and food in celebration of Canada’s First Peoples’ culture.
Last year, the event saw over 30,000 visit Douglas Street.
We are proud to announce this year’s musical lineup! 📯🙌🏻🎉 . . Who are you most excited to see and hear? . . @downtownvictoriabc @highnoontomidnight @thenewgroovement @thecountyline @electricsexpanther @wisechildband @teenageviolets @thehalfmoonshine @impulseresponsemusic @b.cara @tiltedframe #unioncartel #scramandthefirstteam #lelaladancers #carfreeday #livemusic #yyj #community #victoriabc #douglasstreet
- When: Sunday, June 17 at 11 AM – 6 PM
- Where: Douglas Street between Chatham/Caledonia to Courtney Street
- Admission: Free
*Note: All BC Transit buses that travel on Douglas street will be on detour.