Four music stages, kids zone at 12th Street Music Festival on July 26

2015 12th Street Music Festival
Poster for the 2015 12th Street Music Festival

The 12th Street Music Festival is back on July 26, 2015.

Organized by the West End Business Association, the festival features four music stages, a Kids Zone with crafts and a petting zoo, muscle cars on display, delicious treats to buy and many community groups and vendors. Continue reading “Four music stages, kids zone at 12th Street Music Festival on July 26”

12th St. Festival celebrates community spirit with music

Kids ride their bikes at the 2009 Twelfth Street Festival in New Westminster. Photo: Will Tomkinson.
Kids ride their bikes at the 2009 Twelfth Street Festival in New Westminster. Photo: Will Tomkinson.

The West End’s annual 12th Street Music Festival  is coming up on Sunday, August 1, and will feature free live music from local bands on two stages, children’s entertainment, displays by local businesses & community groups and events for kids and adults.

Bands will include:

  • Rainshadow
  • Mike Van Eyes
  • Mojo Stars
  • Maffie & Crew
  • Real Canadian Rock Band
  • Syndicate
  • Really Rod

According to festival organizers, highlights will include:

  • Kiwanis salmon BBQ
  • All Star Wrestlers (get an autograph!)
  • Wine tasting
  • Doggy wash.
  • Kidz Zone
  • Martial Arts Demonstration
  • AM 650 live radio broadcast from the street.
  • Car show
  • Dunk tank

“It’s going to be fun for everyone,” said festival coordinator John Ashdown in a media release. “We have a great line-up of entertainment, exhibits, events and a wide variety of foods.”

During the festival, 12th St. will be closed between 6th and 8th Ave., and there will be booths stretching all the way up from Stewardson to 10th Ave.

After the festival, there will be a wind-up party at the Terminal Pub at the foot of 12th St., from 4-8pm.

IN BRIEF

  • WHAT: 12th St. Festival
  • WHEN: Sunday, August 1, 2010, from 11am – 4pm
  • WHERE: 12th St. in New Westminster, between Stewardson and 10th Ave.