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  • Is Uptown Live free of charge?
    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.
  • Will Uptown Live be held in the event of rain?
    Yes, Uptown Live will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2023 – rain or shine.
  • Where can I park and is it free?
    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.
  • Will the usual 3 or 4 hour parking limits at the Westminster Centre and Royal City Centre still apply?
    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.
  • Are there opportunities to Volunteer at Uptown Live?
    Yes, you can apply by clicking the Volunteer Application button on this website. Applications open in January.
  • Which bands are playing?
    Uptown Live features the best of the BC music scene. For full schedule and lineup information visit the Schedule Page
  • Is there police presence at the event?
    City of New Westminster Police will maintain a presence during the event to ensure public safety. There are also professional security guards around the stages and backstage areas that are not accessible to the public.
  • Will buses to Uptown New Westminster run on July 15, event day?
    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 15, 2023.
  • Is Uptown Live a licensed event?
    This year (2023), TD Uptown Live will be an alcohol-free event.
  • Are there kids activities at Uptown Live?
    Absolutely, there are lots of activities for kids located in the Key West Ford Kids’ Zone on Sixth Avenue between Sixth Street and Fifth Street plus craft and face-painting stations. Activities include games, crafts, face-painting and inflatables.
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