Most Walkable Street 2021

Most Walkable Street 2021 Banner

The Strathcona BIA wants to see East Hastings make a comeback as a vibrant pedestrian destination. As part of our Most Walkable Street 2021 initiative, we’re popping off with our Walk Strathcona Summer Series. Featuring exclusive pop-up shops, a stellar Strathcona Street Party, and a sweet treasure map of the area and guided tours, we want to inspire you to have fun and discover new and surprising things in our vibrant community.

Check out all the hip happenings from this year’s Walk Strathcona Summer Series. Giving you plenty of reasons to keep coming back for more.

June 24 - 11am to 6pm - Strathcona Street Party

Strathcona and Vancouver Mural Festival join forces for a vibrant street party to kick-off the summer season. Nine massive murals will come to life on Cordova as you can enjoy local food, the beer garden, live music, family friendly activities, and your favourite Strathcona businesses.

June 24 - Walk Strathcona Tours

Take a stroll around the neighborhood with a Strathcona expert. Get a taste of our rich history, discover our colourful business community, and uncover the hidden gems of the neighborhood. The tour will end conveniently at our WALK Pop-Up Shops location where you can learn more about our ‘Most Walkable Street’ initiative.

Friday from 5pm to 9pm & Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 6pm - WALK Pop-Up Shops

Address: 649 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1R2, Canada

June 23-25 - Stay Fresh

Popping off the WALK Pop-Up Shops with the flyest kicks from local sneakerheads Stay Fresh. Put some style in your step and browse the rarest footwear as our Walk Strathcona Summer Series jumps off this weekend.

June 30- July 2 - Xcape VR Gaming

See the digital future with a Virtual Reality experience from Xcape VR Gaming. Get fully immersed in the next dimension and deceive your senses with this one of a kind experience. You won’t need to walk far to enter a new world.

July 7 - 9 - VNCVR Clothing

Defining West Coast style with their high quality tanks, tees, crewnecks and accessories locally made here in Vancity. Repping the city has never looked so good. Perfect apparel for a stroll around town.

July 14 - 16 - August Market & Kiki's Delivery

Fresh produce, local products, bulk goods, and curated groceries from Main Street’s August Market. Kiki’s Delivery will be there to get your favourite picks delivered right to your door. Taste the goodness and go local with these community favourites like you’ve never seen them before.