Walking Tours

Various dates and times
Regular walking tours $16 (incl. tax)

Special event walking tour prices will vary


The 2019 season of walking tours has concluded for the year. Please check back early in 2020 for a new selection of tours.

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Completed 2019 Michael Schwartz Walks

July 14: Foundations of the Jewish Community in Gastown & Strathcona

August 25: Pioneers of Vancouver’s Jewish Community at Mountain View Cemetery

September 22: Oakridge Community History

Completed 2019 John Belshaw Walks

April 27: Gore: The Avenue That Slashes the East End

June 22: From Cedar Cove To Port Town

September 21: The Narrows

Completed 2019 John Atkin Walks

May 4: The Waterfront

May 25: Railtown

June 8: Vernon Street

July 6: From Creek to Trains

July 20: Shipyards, Salt and the Olympics

August 10: Beer, Boxes and Tents

August 31: Vegetables, Furniture and Flowers

September 7: Lumber and Telephones

October 5: Foundries, Lumber and Baseball

October 19: Take Me to the River

Completed 2019 Special Event Walks

June 23 & September 15: Fraserview’s Shifting Shores with Rob Howatson

July 28: Lower Mount Pleasant: industry, immigrants and institutions with Christine Hagemoen

Completed 2018 Walking Tours with John Atkin (Click to View)

March 18: Gastown Revisited

April 7: China Creek Basin (NE Mount Pleasant)

April 21: China Creek Ravine (SE Mount Pleasant)

June 16: Davey Creek (SE Mount Pleasant)

June 24: A Brewery and A Stump (Kensington-Cedar Cottage)

July 21: The Lake Bottom (Renfrew Heights)

August 11: Bogs, Farms and a Dairy (Killarney)

September 8: Memorial Park (S Kensington)

October 27: Skunk Cabbage and Tudors (W Point Grey)

November 3: A Country Lane and the Mid-Century (Southlands)

Completed 2018 Walking Tours with John Belshaw (Click to View)

May 5 & July 7: Gore - The Avenue That Slashes the East End

June 9: From Cedar Cove To Port Town

June 23: The Narrows

Completed 2018 Walking Tours with Adrienne Brown (Click to View)

May 12 & August 25: Vancouver’s Waterfront - History Found Near the Seawall

July 28 & September 22: Open Spaces of Vancouver’s Downtown

Completed 2018 Special Event Walking Tours (Click to View)

May 13: Revitalizing UBC - Cultural Landscape and Twentieth Century Design Legacies

October 27: Historic Powell Street Walking Tour 

Completed 2017 Walking Tours with John Atkin (Click to View)


April 15: The Southern Sunny Slope (Kerrisdale)

May 13: Royal Nurseries (South Kerrisdale)

June 10: Pleasant View (Fraserview)

June 17: Bon Accord Park (Renfrew-Collingwood)

July 15: Welton Heights (Riley Park)

August 12: Strathcona Place (West Side)

August 19: Selkirk Heights (South Shaughnessy)

September 9: Strathcona Hill (South Cambie)

October 14: On the Edge of Shaughnessy (North Shaughnessy)

October 28: Tatlow Park (Kitsilano)

November 19: Chinatown Walk & Dim Sum Lunch

Completed 2017 Walking Tours with Maurice Guibord (Click to View)

April 28 & July 29 - The Viaducts Quandary

May 6 &  June 23 - East Fraser Lands

May 20 & August 18 - Vancouver’s Art Deco

June 9 & Sept 30 - Vancouver's "Francophone Village"

June 24 & Oct 20 - False Creek South