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ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire) takes place at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, on xʷməθkʷəy̓əm  (Musqueam) territory.

Directions and Parking 


From downtown Vancouver, proceed west on West 4th Avenue, which becomes Chancellor Blvd and then merges with NW Marine Drive. Continue west on NW Marine Drive, to the Rose Garden Parkade (on your left). The Chan Centre is visible above, on your left.


From the airport, proceed to SW Marine Drive. Stay on SW Marine Drive, which eventually merges with NW Marine Drive. Continue just past the Museum of Anthropology (on your left) to the Rose Garden Parkade (on your right). The Chan Centre is visible above, on your right.


The Rose Garden Parkade is the closest lot to the festival. Parking is free from 12pm only for festival guests at the Rose Garden Parkade. ​



TransLink offers many routes to UBC, including several express services (44, 84, 99) and the Route 68 Community Shuttle. The shuttle stops beside the Chan Centre on NW Marine Drive, and on West Mall a block before Memorial Road, and run approximately every 20 minutes. You can also walk to the Chan Centre from the main UBC bus loop in approximately 8 minutes. Please visit for more information.


Please note that taxi service at UBC can be sparse, especially on Saturday evenings. Arranging a ride in advance is highly recommended.



If you are planning to bike to the UBC campus, you can check out this City of Vancouver bike map to help determine what route is best for you.


There are numerous bike racks all across the UBC campus. The closest bike rack to the Chan Centre is located on Crescent Road in between East Mall and the flagpole plaza, at the top of the stairs leading down to the Chan Centre’s main entrance. There is a bike rack outside of the Music Building which is where Barnett Hall is located. The Old Auditorium is across the plaza from Barnett Hall.

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