Burnaby’s biggest festival, Hats Off Day, is free and fun for the whole family! Held on the first Saturday in June each year, it’s a giant one-day extravaganza featuring a colourful parade followed by a big street party.
Hats off Day at Burnaby Heights
Where: Hastings from Boundary to Gamma in Burnaby
When: Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:30am to 4:00pm
Burnaby Heights merchants take their ‘hats off’ to salut the community and offer up sidewalk sales, street eats, and fun activities over 10 blocks at this even that can attract up to 100,000 people!
The day starts with the parade at 9:30am, a tradition since 1989. The Police Motorcycle Drill Team will lead it off at 9:30am from Beta Avenue and continue all the way to Boundary Road. You can also join the 5th annual Family Fun Dash to start things off.
The street festival will follow until 4:00pm, with Hastings Street shut down to traffic and filled with live music, street performers, kids activities, delicious food, and much more. With multiple activities and attractions for all ages, each block has something to experience.