Hastings Park

Hastings Park

Hastings Park is one of Vancouver's largest urban parks and has many unique destinations.

There's lots to enjoy and discover: park spaces,gardens, playground, and sport fields, mixed with an amusement park, horse race trace, and large sport and entertainment venues.

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What can I do today?

Gardens and nature walks

Visit the spectacular gardens at Hastings Park: Il Giardino Italiano, the Sanctuary, Momiji Gardens, and Creekway Park. Find links to the Hastings Park Conservancy, which organizes nature walks through the Sanctuary.

What is the future of Hastings Park?

Hastings Park / PNE Master Plan

Hastings Park / PNE Master Plan: The Fair in the Park — a 30-year initiative to transform the Hastings Park of today into a greener, year-round destination for park use, culture, sport, recreation, and fun.

Events and attractions at Hastings Park

Racecourse at Hastings Park


Horse racing has been a part of Hastings Park since the 1800s. Live race days (free entrance) take place between April and October. Various restaurants, bars, and a gaming floor with 600 slots operate year-round.

Hastings skateboard park in Vancouver

Hastings skateboard park

The Hastings skateboard park is located at Renfrew St and Pandora St two blocks north of Hastings. Learn more about the park, and its features.

Lost LagoonThe Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)

The Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) is where Playland Amusement Park is located. It is the host of countless shows, exhibits, sporting events, concerts, culture activities and the annual summer fair.

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Getting to Hastings Park

Directions to Hastings Park

Hastings Park is located at 2901 East Hastings St. Get directions to Hastings Park by foot, bike, public transportation, and car.

Printable map of Hastings Park

Download a printable map of Hastings Park. Find out where Hastings Park's major attractions are located: PNE, Gardens, Skateboard Park, Racecourse, and more.

Did you know?

Did you know that in 1990, the City decided to restore Hastings Park, and between 1999 and 2001, a total of 10.7 hectares (26.4 acres) of the site was restored to create:

  • The Sanctuary (1999)
  • The Italian Garden (2000)
  • The Empire Fields (2001)

Lean more about Hastings Park's gardens.


Backyard parking near the PNE

Residents who live near the PNE can sell access to backyard parking spots, not residential permit parking spots. Learn more about backyard parking near the PNE.

Last modified: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:20:08

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