Ride LaSalle Transit For Free During Festival

Everyone can ride LaSalle Transit for free from June 9 – 12.

The bus service has been enhanced during the LaSalle Strawberry Festival with free service and extended hours to match those of the festival.

One bus will run during all festival hours with final pick-ups at the Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex taking place a few minutes after the festival closes. In addition, bus service has also been added on Sunday. Schedules will be posted on the LaSalle Transit page on the Town’s website.

Two shuttle buses will also operate on Friday night to bring patrons to and from the festival for the fireworks. One bus will travel between Town Hall and the Vollmer Complex, and one between the old Centennial Arena site (on Front Road behind the Goodwill Donation Centre) and the Vollmer Complex. The shuttles will run between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Parking is first come first serve in both locations. A schedule for the free shuttle service will be available soon.

The fireworks will be launched near the pond at the Vollmer Complex around 10 p.m. on Friday, June 10. The best viewing areas will be in parking lot 1 at the Vollmer Complex, at the pavilion/playground area, and on the hill behind the pavilion.

Parking may be difficult at the Vollmer Complex throughout the weekend. Parking will be first come first serve all weekend. Patrons are reminded not to park in No Parking zones as they could be ticketed and/or towed.

Patrons can also ride their bicycles to the festival and take advantage of the free bike valet service hosted by Bike Friendly Windsor Essex. The valet service is located close to the entrance into the festival. Watch for the signs that will direct you to the valet service.

The LaSalle Strawberry Festival takes place from June 9-12, 2022 at the Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex featuring a carnival, fireworks, parade, entertainment, and local strawberries. Visit the LaSalle Strawberry Festival web page for more information, including a complete schedule.

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