About the Shadbolt
Hours of Operation & Main Contacts
Summer hours vary, please call to confirm.
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
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From Highway #1, take exit #33. Proceed to stop sign and turn left onto Kensington South. Proceed to lights and turn left onto Canada Way. Get in right lane immediately and turn right onto Deer Lake Avenue. (Burnaby Village Museum is on right corner). Keep to the right and wind around Deer Lake Avenue until you see “Shadbolt Centre for the Arts”.
From Highway #1 Eastbound
Take exit #33, bear right onto Kensington and proceed to the lights at Canada Way. Turn left onto Canada Way and immediately get in right lane to turn right at next lights onto Deer Lake Ave. The Burnaby Village Museum is on the right. Keep right and wind around Deer Lake Ave. until you see a sign on the left that says “Shadbolt Centre for the Arts” .
From Canada Way Eastbound
Turn right at Deer lake Parkway. Proceed south to second set of lights at Deer Lake Ave. and turn left. Proceed up the hill past Burnaby Art Gallery on the right. Watch for the green “Shadbolt Centre for the Arts” sign on the right .
From Canada Way Westbound
Turn left onto Deer Lake Ave. (Gas station and Burnaby Village Museum are on the corners; note that on the north side of Canada Way this is Sperling Ave.) Stay to the right and wind around Deer Lake Ave. until you see the tall green “Shadbolt Centre for the Arts” sign on the left.
By Bus / Skytrain
IMPORTANT NOTICE: During large scale events in Deer Lake Park, the RCMP in collaboration with transit authorities may be a last minute decision to temporarily halt bus service on Deer Lake Ave. This information may not be passed on immediately to City event staff making it very difficult to notify the public. In most cases, Coast Mountain Bus Company posts an “Interruption of Service” notice on the bus stops in question. If you arrive at the bus stop and wait for a specific bus that is late to arrive or there are many others waiting at the stop, chances are the service has been temporarily interrupted. We would like to suggest that you walk over to the bus loop at Burnaby City Hall. Proceed west on Deer Lake Ave. to Deer Lake Parkway and turn north (right) to City Hall bus loop. We do apologize for any inconvenience caused when this situation arises and will continue working at finding solutions that keep the public informed.
With the exception of festivals and concerts in Deer Lake Park, free parking at the Centre includes 70 underground stalls and 130 surface stalls at the north end of the building. Some stalls are designated for SPARC BC parking permits only.
Deer Lake Avenue also has some street parking. After business hours, there may be additional free parking areas at the Burnaby Art Gallery and the Burnaby Village Museum.
Festival & Concert Parking
Note: Parking Information below refers to events and festivals other than the Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival:
Please note that for festivals and other large Deer Lake Park events, there is extremely limited parking in the immediate vicinity. Pay parking is noted on the map link below.
There may be additional free parking at the following locations:
- Burnaby City Hall — permitted ONLY after 5 PM weekdays and on Saturday and Sunday. Located on east side of Deer Lake Parkway between Canada Way and Deer Lake Ave.
- West Building Staff — permitted ONLY after 5 PM weekdays and Saturday and Sunday (enter from east side of Deer Lake Parkway between Canada Way and Deer Lake Avenue)