Visitor Info

Festival Info

JOIN IN THE FUN

Make it an outing with your family and friends

Celebrate and Support the rich artistic, cultural and technological diversity and heritage of the Silk Road.

Opening Hours

Saturday, July 6: 11 am – 8 pm

Sunday, July 7: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission: Free

Venue

šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square (Vancouver Art Gallery – North Plaza )
850 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7

What to Wear

Showcase your cultural heritage.  Be part of the Silk Road community.

We encourage you to dress up in a Silk Road Country attire, whether it’s medieval, classical or contemporary.

What to Pack

  • Water bottle
  • Hand sanitizer or cleansing wipes
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap or Sun hat
  • Cash
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Charge your mobile phone before you leave home, if you are bring it along

Getting There

PUBLIC TRANSIT

Let TRANSLINK get you there.

Canada Line: Vancouver City Centre Station
SkyTrain: Granville or Burrard Stations
Seabus: Waterfront Station
Bus: any bus going Downtown

Click here for Translink Trip Planner

FERRY

Horseshoe Bay Terminal: Take the 257 Express or the 250 bus to downtown Vancouver.

Tsawwassen Terminal: Take the 640 Scott Road bus to the Ladner Exchange. Transfer to the Canada Line Train at Bridgeport Station. Travel to downtown Vancouver can be made via any of the Public Transit options listed above.

DRIVING

PARKING

Street: There are limited street parking along Hornby and Howe St.  Do not park on special event metered spots.  You’ll get a ticket from the city parking enforcement officer and your vehicle be may towed.

Public parking nearby: Hotel Vancouver parkade (enter from Hornby Street), Pacific Centre Mall parkade (enter from Howe Street) and Robson Square Complex (enter from Howe Street).

Click here to check parking rates and directions

Pacific Centre Mall Parking: weekend rate: $11 – $12 / day. Click here for more details.

BIKING

Limited bike racks are available at festival site.

WALKING

Walking is a great way to exercise your body and mind.  The festival site is located on West Georgia St., bounded by between Hornby St. and Howe St.