Taking Public Transit
Due to 50,000 people expected, taking public transit is your best choice as parking will be in limited supply. Buses that run regularly through the Heights along Hastings Street will be rerouted to Pender Avenue:
C1 Hastings at Gilmore Ave/Kootenay Loop (Heights community shuttle bus)
C2 Capitol Hill/Hastings at Gilmore Ave (Heights and Capitol Hill community shuttle bus)
95 B-Line Express between SFU and Burrard Station (Downtown). Limited stops on Hastings.
129 Metrotown Station/Edmonds Station (along Hastings from Gilmore to Holdom)
130 Metrotown/Hastings/Kootenay Loop
160 Kootenay Loop/Port Coquitlam Station (via Barnet Hwy, Port Moody, Coquitlam)
For detailed information, route maps and schedules visit www.translink.ca. For more information, route maps and schedules visit www.translink.bc.ca or call 604-953-3333.
From Downtown Vancouver
Hats Off Day is located on Hastings Street between Boundary Road and Gamma Avenue in Burnaby. It is situated 15 minutes east of Downtown Vancouver along Hastings Street.
From the Fraser Valley or the North Shore
You can access Hastings Street from Highway 1, exiting at the Hastings Street Exit from either direction.
From Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam areas
Use Barnet Highway, which takes you around Burnaby Mountain to Hastings Street.
There is limited free parking along the streets north and south of Hastings
Street. It is first-come, first served, so if you are driving, be sure to arrive early.
Handicapped Parking and Drop-Off
Handicapped parking will be on the North and South sides on Carleton
and at the City public parking lot at Alpha and Pender.
Handicapped drop-off/pick-up is indicated with the white icon on the map at Alpha and Madison Avenues on the North side of Pender.
There are bike racks on every block in the Heights. For detailed information on bike routes in Burnaby, please view the City of Burnaby Bike Map.