Various dates and times
Regular walking tours $15
Special event walking tour prices will vary
Join one of our experienced guides for a walk through Vancouver’s neighbourhoods and architecture. Learn about the cultural history that shaped neighbourhoods like Japantown and Chinatown, or hear how arts movements, zoning and city planning shaped how our city looks. Each tour has limited space so it is recommended to sign up early. Sign up for our eNews to receive updates in the Spring about our 2015 walking tour season!
NEW! SPECIAL EVENT WALKING TOURS
Shaughnessy Heights: “The Swellest and Most Beautiful Neighbourhood” With John Atkin
Cost $15 (inc. tax)
Our February 14th & February 26th, 10am – 12pm and March 7th, 2-4pm walks are already at capacity. Call the office at 604-264-9642 if you would be like to added to the waitlist in case a fourth walk is added.
Join us for one of two Special Walking Tours to get more familiar with the First Shaughnessy neighbourhood, ahead of public consultation on how to best manage the rich heritage of the area. With its winding avenues, lush landscape and grand homes, Shaughnessy was originally created and managed by the Canadian Pacific Railway. It is one of Vancouver’s most desirable neighbourhoods and happens to be the city’s first planned community. On this walk, we’ll explore the neighbourhood’s heritage value, and examine its complex and intriguing development history while discovering some fabulous architecture.
Vancouver’s Main Streets: City Walks
To celebrate Heritage Week, John Atkin will give another set of walks that will explore the history, changing fortunes and present-day opportunities of three of Vancouver’s main streets past and present, each at the heart of the community.
February 20th: Vancouver’s Historic Downtown: From Gastown to Hastings Street
10am – 12pm, $15 Limited Spaces Available
Sponsored by the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
February 21st: Hudson Street – Marpole History
2pm– 4pm, $15
February 22nd: Commercial Street – Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood
10am – 12pm, $15