Curated with the help of Vancouver lifestyle institution, BCLiving, the West 4th Living Stage will be all day programming of the best in West 4th lifestyle, hosted by Shaun Verrault and features Fashion on 4th fashion shows, cooking demonstrations and a mixology competition.
Get centred and start your day off on the right starting with a full hour yoga class by Semperviva. You’re able to register in advance to participate in this outdoor class, space is limited. Register at semperviva.com
Chef Trevor Bird from Fable will bring is fresh approach to the culinary scene with a live farm to table cooking demonstration. Followed by Executive Chef, Sean Riley, who oversees the Glowbal Group’s kitchen teams at some of Vancouver’s most renowned restaurants, including West 4th’s own Trattoria, will inspire you to take to the kitchen. Learn something new to dazzle your friends at a summer dinner party. Seating is limited.
Watch three of West 4th Ave’s top bartenders shake it up and try to wow a panel of selective judges, Charlene Rooke, CCO Canada Wide Media and contributing editor of the LCBO Food & Drink Magazine. Nikki Bayley, an award- winning travel writer, guide book author and spirits and cocktail journalist. Janet Gyenes, writer, editor and co-author of two travel guidebooks on Vancouver.
Bring the family down to Trafalgar Street with programming and activity contributions from our partners at the Kitsilano Community Centre. Performances Include Will Stroet (12:30), Rockin’ Robin (11:30 & 2:45) and Canned Hamm(4:15). There’s also tons to do including story time with Hip Baby and the Drama Bugs, painting bird houses crafted by seniors for the Kits Neighbourhood House, chalk art, face-painting, balloons, drums and a craft corner!
When is Khatsahlano?
Saturday July 9, 2016 – 11am to 9pm
How much are tickets?
It’s completely free, brought to you with love by the Merchants of West 4th and our amazing Sponsors.
What’s the schedule?
Take a look at everything happening on stage here: http://khatsahlano.com/#2016schedule
Is there food?
Absolutely! West 4th is well known for their award-winning restaurants – there’s over 50 great places to eat & drink on. Kick back on a patio, or grab take-away and make your own picnic. There’s an option for every price point. Or take a wander down to Food Truck Way, between Balsam and Larch, showcasing some of Vancouver’s finest street food vendors.
What happens if it rains?
Khatsahlano is happening rain or shine. We hope for the shine but as resilient Vancouverites we know how to make it through a rainy day. The party happening all around you certainly helps. Please plan accordingly for the weather, sunscreen, water bottle, umbrella, comfy shoes.
Can I bring my pet along?
Service animals are welcome on the festival site and at select retailers but due to the high volume of traffic, for your furry friend’s comfort and safety we recommend you leave em maxin’ and relaxin’ at home.
TRASH & WASTE
We take great pride in our home on West 4th Avenue and work very hard to leave it as good or better than we found it. Trash belongs in a trash bin; help us make sure it gets there! There plenty of bins provided along with street for waste, recyclables and organics.
Where is Khatsahlano?
Our festival takes place on West 4th Avenue in Kitsilano, between Burrard Street and Macdonald Street. Main Festival Entrance points are Burrard, Arbutus, and Macdonald, and side street entrances are at Cypress, Maple, Yew, Vine, Balsam, Stephens and Trafalgar.
I’m coming to Khatsahlano, where can I park?
Parking is at a premium. There is no on-site parking, however the City of Vancouver offers street pay parking in business areas surrounding West 4th. Allow yourself ample time to find parking. We encourage you to carpool with friends!
DO NOT PARK IN RESIDENTIAL PERMIT AREAS – this parking is by resident decal only, and unauthorized vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed. Be kind to our Kitsilano neighbours.
Can I take a car2go to Khatsahlano?
Great idea! Big fans of the car2go. For your festivalling convenience there are 2 car2go Drop Zones at Khatsahlano, located at Burrard Street and MacDonald Street.
How can I use public transportation to get to Khatsahlano?
Buses run very frequently to the festival site from all parts of the Lower Mainland and on Saturdays, and the 90 minute fare is $2.75 from anywhere served by the TransLink system. You can check the TransLink bus schedule and create a travel itinerary from where you live to West 4th & Burrard Street or West 4th & Macdonald.
I love my bike, I’d love to ride to Khats, is there a safe place for me to lock up?
Yes! Please take advantage of our Bike Valet! The Comor Bike Valet is located at Burrard Street and there’s another bike valet atTrafalgar Street (south side)
The Khatsahlano site is fully wheelchair accessible with no stairs or other impediments throughout the site. Most restaurants and retailers are fully wheelchair accessible as well.
THINGS TO BRING!
• Comfortable shoes – the festival site is 10 blocks long, or 1.609km
• Your friends and family!
THINGS TO LEAVE AT HOME
• Lawn chairs or picnic blankets
• Professional audio, video and photography equipment
• Unleashed Animals