Car-Free Day is returning to Port Moody this summer

Apr 4 2018, 2:49 am

Port Moody’s annual Car-Free Day celebration is set to return for this summer.

The event is set to start on Sunday, August 19, as residents and visitors alike are invited participate in the outdoor party.

The festival runs from noon to 7 pm on St. Johns Street, (between Douglas and Moody streets) and is filled with local businesses and artisans, delicious food, live music, and activities for all ages.

According to city officials, over 20,000 people attended the inaugural event last year.

“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, said Port Moody Mayor Mike Clay.

Attractions during the day include:

  • Live music
  • Brewers Row Beer Garden at Queens Street Plaza;
  • Various activities, like rock climbing, street hockey, face painting, and a bicycle skills and safety zone;
  • Roving entertainers and mascots;
  • Electric vehicle demonstrations.

The event closes St. John’s Street to all vehicle traffic from 6 am to 10 pm.

Port Moody Car-Free Day

When: Sunday, August 19

Time: Noon to 7 pm

Where: St John’s Street (between Douglas and Moody) – Port Moody

Admission: Free

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