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Dundas Place is a destination for shopping, dining, art, and celebration. From Wellington to Ridout Streets, Dundas Place is a flexible street shared by pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists. With extra wide sidewalks and no curbs, parking spaces can easily transform into patios, be used for sidewalk sales, or by street performers.

Dundas Place can be closed to vehicles for special events and programming, to offer more space for pedestrians and cyclists.  


Events on Dundas Place

Click the drop-down below for a full list of upcoming special events to enjoy on Dundas Place! With concerts, pop-up markets, cultural events, food festivals and art festivals, there's something for everyone on Dundas Place.

Special events on Dundas Place

December events

Dia de Las Velitas

Day of the little candles is a Christmas event that begins the celebration of Navidad for the Colombian/Latinx community. Guests are invited to light candles, grab a free hot chocolate, and enjoy the live music.

While we strive to keep the most up-to-date events information on this page, please note event details may be subject to change.  

 If you have questions about Dundas Place, or would like to learn more, please contact Ryan Craven, Manager of Core Area Programs at rcraven@london.ca

Parking on Dundas Place

When Dundas Place is open to vehicles, parking on Dundas Place is now under a one-hour time limit and free 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday. In the evenings between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. and on Sundays and holidays, parking on Dundas Place is unrestricted and free.

This is only applicable at legal parking areas where it is indicated with signage that parking is permissible. Anything outside will be subject to enforcement.  

Please look for signage on the street that indicates where vehicles can be parked.

When the street is open to pedestrians and cyclists only and closed to vehicles, parking can be found nearby downtown. Please continue to follow all signage.

Learn more about parking downtown


Reporting a parking issue

To report a parking issue, contact Parking Services at:

Phone: 519-661-4537 (Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.)

Email: parkinginforcement@london.ca

When reporting a parking issue, leave a detailed description, including:

  • the exact location
  • the usual time of day you notice the parking issue
  • a description of the vehicle, including the plate, colour, and make of vehicle
  • your name and phone number
Biking on Dundas Place

Dundas Place is a shared space for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. Dundas Place is located near existing cycling infrastructure including the Thames Valley Parkway, and new protected bike lanes constructed downtown.

The speed limit for vehicles on Dundas Place was lowered to 30 kilometres an hour to support shared use of the space and improve safety for all road users.

During events on Dundas Place, cyclists may be asked to dismount and walk their bike through the event.

Bike racks are available along Dundas Place for bike parking. 

Learn more about biking in London


Booking an event

Dundas Place is built to offer many different vibrant and memorable experiences downtown, and is a hub in our core for artists, festivals, and unique businesses. Click the button below to apply to host an event on Dundas Place or Market Lane. 

Dundas Place and Market Lane Booking Form

Street vendors

Vendors who sell items such as art, crafts, handmade goods, vintage, or specialty retail can apply to become a street vendor in designated outdoor spaces on Dundas Place.

Merchants with existing brick and mortar locations can also participate in the pilot program to expand their business to outdoor locations along the flexible street.

There is a fee of $25 per quarter or an annual fee of $100 that covers the cost of administering the pilot program.

Applicants must provide proof of their insurance. Vendors will also be provided with tables and a tent to use on Dundas Place.

Locations for street vendors are determined in consultation with MainStreet London and the Downtown London BIA, and are selected based on the street’s amenities and space, the business types nearby, and pedestrian activity.

This application form is for non-food vendors only. For information on how to be a food vendor on Dundas Place, please email licensing@london.ca

Dundas Place Street Vendor Application Form