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Car Free YYJ 2017

Car Free YYJ will be back on Douglas Street on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 11am-6pm.  Car Free YYJ will take over Douglas Street for the city's third annual community celebration with vendors, music, and much much more! Grab the entire family and enjoy your Father’s Day on Douglas Street for this free event!

Highlights from last year

  • Nine blocks from Chatham/Caledonia to Courtney
  • Four stages with a range of entertainment
  • Three licensed areas
  • More than 275 vendors
  • The Park
  • Bike valet
  • One extra hour to explore Car Free YYJ


We couldnt do it without our Car Free YYJ friends and supporters. Interested in sponsoring Car Free YYJ? Contact Ian at ian@downtownvictoria.ca


We are looking for volunteers to help make this incredible event happen. Each volunteer will be asked to complete one shift on Sunday, June 18. With a wide range of volunteer roles available, we encourage everyone interested in supporting this opportunity to highlight Victoria's downtown core to apply. Apply today to join our team! 


Do you want to apply to perform on one of the Car Free YYJ stages? Apply today.

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Should you have any questions about Car Free YYJ, contact us by email at carfree@downtownvictoria.ca.


Vendor applications are now open. Apply today! We have started accepting vendors for this year's Car Free YYJ! We will continue to keep this updated as more vendors are added to this year's roster. Vendor list updated as of April 24, 2017.


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