The Venues

2014 Powell Street Festival New Site Map - July 29, 2014

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For the 2014 Festival, events will be taking place on Alexander Street (between Princess and Dunlevy Avenues) and Jackson Avenue (between Railway and Cordova Streets). The new site spanning approximately 4 city blocks will have one main stage located on Alexander Street west of Jackson Avenue with non-stop entertainment from 11:30am – 7:00pm on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3. As well, our other venues have not changed!

There are just some schedule changes at the Vancouver Japanese Language School & Japanese Hall. Please check the schedule for details.

Firehall Arts Centre
280 East Cordova Street

Vancouver Japanese Language School
487 Alexander Street

Vancouver Buddhist Temple
220 Jackson Avenue

Electric Owl
926 Main Street

Centre A
229 E. Georgia Street

Ming Sun – Uchida Building
439 Powell Street

How To Get Here

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The intersection at Alexander Street and Jackson Avenue is accessible by foot, bike, car and is wheelchair accessible. The new Festival site is a 4-block area bordered by Dunlevy and Princess Avenues, and Cordova and Railway Streets.

We encourage you to ride the bus, walk or bike to our festival! We have a full Bike Valet at the corner of Jackson and Railway for your convenience so you can enjoy the festival without worrying about parking your bike!

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By Transit/Foot/Bike

The #4 (Powell/UBC) and #7 (Nanaimo Station/Dunbar) buses go along Powell Street and stop near the corner of Powell and Alexander. You may also take one of the many buses that go down East Hastings Street, which is one block south of Cordova (southern edge of the site). Dunlevy (western edge of the site) is 2 blocks east of Main Street.

By Car

There is plenty of street parking in the neighbouring blocks. Please note, during PSF parking is not available along Powell Street bordering the park. You WILL be towed if you park there. There will be, however, one reserved space on Dunlevy Street for wheelchair accessible drop-off, and one reserved parking space for wheelchair users. Please call the office at 604 739 9388 for more information.