Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, the event is free of charge! Uptown Live is made possible through funding support from the City of New Westminster, the Uptown Business Association of New Westminster and generous corporate sponsors including our Title Sponsor – the TD Bank Group.

Yes, Uptown Live will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 – rain or shine.

Free parking is available at both Royal City Centre and Westminster Centre shopping malls.

Access to Royal City Centre is off Sixth Avenue eastbound, parkade entrance at Seventh Street. Free parking is also available at Westminster Centre – access southbound on Fifth Street, enter just past Sixth Avenue, and proceed to the upper levels.

In addition, street parking is available throughout the Uptown area, but will be metered.

No time limitations will be imposed during the event. You can park as early at 10:00am and stay parked until 9:00PM on event day.

Yes, you can apply by clicking the Volunteer Application button on this website.

Uptown Live features the best of the BC music scene.

For full schedule and lineup information visit the Schedule Page

City of New Westminster Police will maintain a presence during the event to ensure public safety.

Buses that regularly run on Sixth Street or Sixth Avenue will be rerouted to run along Eighth Street and Eighth Avenue instead. As the event date approaches, please visit for complete Coast Mountain Bus Service information for Saturday, July 16, 2022.

Yes, there is a licensed service area at Uptown Live located on Sixth Street between Sixth Avenue and Princess Street. Minors are not permitted into the service area.

Absolutely, there are lots of interactive games and activities for kids located throughout the site plus craft and face-painting stations.

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