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POP (Power of Placemaking) Crawl
Join SFU Public Square in Downtown Vancouver for Vancouver's first #POPCrawl!
#POPCrawl is a choose your own adventure exploration of Vancouver public space, inspired by Vancouver Placemaking Week. Placemaking Week will run from September 12 – 17th.
This free event will kick off at the #POPCrawl Launch Party from 5PM to 6:30PM at the 800 Block of Robson Street (south plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery) with food trucks, music, surprise activities and welcoming speeches at 6PM.
Grab a #POPCrawl Passport and venture out to discover downtown Vancouver’s public spaces like you’ve never seen them before. Each site will have something exciting for you to enjoy, as our Community Partners will ensure there is a surprise activation waiting for you! Make sure you share your experience at each site on social using #POPCrawl.
Can't make it to the Launch Party? No problem, swing by any of our sites to pick up your #POPCrawl Passport and start your journey there. Most sites will be activated from 5-8PM, some running a bit longer. Refer to the online map for more details for each site.
The #POPCrawl will wrap up at the Pendulum Gallery with a special celebration for VPSN's 10 Year "Time and Place" Anniversary Party. Doors open at 6:30PM, with activities happening from 7PM to 10PM. An online map of sites is also available here.
#POPCrawl sites activated by:
The City of Vancouver and VIVA Vancouver, Vancouver Public Space Network, HCMA Architecture, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, Cadillac Fairview, Civic Theatres, Robson Street BIA, Nelson Square Management, Hastings Crossing BIA, West End BIA, Gordon Neighbourhood House, and the Downtown Waterfront Working Group.
Find out more about Vancouver Placemaking Week here: placemakingweek.org/