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Hats Off Day 2011

May 9th, 2011 @ 1:30pm (PT) by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hats Off Day is a community celebration along East Hastings where local merchants tip their hats to those who support their business.

2010 Hats Off Day - Photo: Eric Lessman 2010 Hats Off Day 2010 Hats Off Day - Photo: Millie Kuyer
Photo credits: Burnaby Heights Merchants Association: Eric Lessman, Simone Callahan, Millie Kuyer

Organized by the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association, it starts off with a parade and is followed by hours of activities, food, games, shopping, a show & shine, and entertainment. While closed to traffic, public can explore this free festival on East Hastings (between Boundary and Gamma) from 9:00am until 3:00pm, Saturday, June 4th.

2010 Hats Off Day - Photo: Millie Kuyer Swinging Girl Celebration 2010 Hats Off Day - Photo: Millie Kuyer
Photo credits: Burnaby Heights Merchants Association: Millie Kuyer, Denis Lee, Millie Kuyer

Surrounding the iconic “Heights” – formerly “Helens” – landmark neon sign, Burnaby Heights is a close-knit community filled with a rich history of urban and residential development.

Explore the Heights any time and be sure to mark Hats Off Day into your summer calendar. Volunteer opportunities are still available as well. Follow the Burnaby Heights Merchants Association on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube.

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3 comments

  1. One of the highlights of our year! I wrote about it a couple years ago: Community Spirit in Burnaby Heights. Mostly about food, but you get the idea.

  2. zack says:

    WE DID IT!!! For the first time in 17 years (3rd in 40) the Canucks have finally advanced to the 3rd round!!! WAY TO GO BOYS!! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!! GO CANUCKS GO!!

  3. Donna says:

    One of my favorite street festivals! It’s got such a great neighbourly feel!

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