August 3 - 12, 2018

Getting to the Festival

The festival is located along West Vancouver’s waterfront between 14th Street and 17th Street on Argyle Avenue. No matter where you’re coming from or how you’re getting to the festival—it’s easy to find us! West Vancouver is just 10 kilometres from downtown Vancouver.

ARRIVING BY BIKE

There is a bike lock spot directly outside of the Festival Headquarters at 1564 Argyle Avenue (known as the Music Box).

FREE SHUTTLE BUS

New this year will be a free festival shuttle from Canada Place to Park Royal Shopping Centre and Harmony Arts Festival from August 4-13.

Free Shuttle Bus Schedule

The pick up and drop off locations will be located in the following areas:
  • Canada Place: Across from Tourism Vancouver.
  • Park Royal: By Simons, on the south side of the store near their rear ground-level parking lot.
  • Harmony Arts Festival: Between Bellevue Avenue and Argyle Avenue on 16th Street (near the exit of the John Lawson Park parking lot).

ARRIVING BY BUS

Visitors taking the bus to the festival will find that it is a quick and easy way to travel.

From Vancouver, take any of the following Blue Buses on Georgia Street going west to West Vancouver:

  • 250 Horseshoe Bay/Dundarave/Vancouver
  • 251 Queens/Vancouver/Park Royal
  • 252 Inglewood/Vancouver/Park Royal
  • 253 Caulfield/Vancouver/Park Royal
  • 254 British Properties/Park Royal/Vancouver

From North Vancouver, take any of the following busses going west to West Vancouver:

  • 255 Capilano University/Lynn Valley/Dundarave (Blue Bus)
  • 239 Capilano University/Park Royal

Blue Bus schedule

ARRIVING BY CAR

Street parking is limited, therefore we recommend using public transit.​ Note: West Vancouver does not currently have Car2Go parking spaces.

You may also wish to park your vehicle in one of the many park-and-ride locations in West Vancouver:

Park Royal North 
Spaces: 166 parking spaces
Location: north side on the rooftop
Hours: Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Daily Rate: free

Westmount
Spaces: 30 parking spaces 
Location: 3700 block of Westridge Avenue 
Hours: available all week
Daily Rate: free

Gleneagles
Spaces: 120 parking spaces 
Location: 6200 block of Marine Drive 
Hours: Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Daily Rate: free

WHERE TO STAY ON THE NORTH SHORE

For a list of accommodation options, visit Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism.

Shop in West Van

Five unique business villages to check out while you're here:

  1. Park Royal Shopping Centre (Marine Drive and Taylor Way)
     
  2. Ambleside (all around the festival, between 13th to 18th Street along Marine Drive)
     
  3. Dundarave (between 24th and 25th Street along Marine Drive)
     
  4. Caulfeild (just off of Highway 1, exit 4)
     
  5. Horseshoe Bay (near the BC Ferries terminal)