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The Steveston Heritage Tour: Win Tickets

Monday, May 27th, 2019 — 11:43am PDT
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The Steveston Heritage Tour is a unique experience tying together the four historical sites in a progressive story led by a professional interpreter, paired with local cuisines, tastings and craft brews at each stop.

Steveston Village. Photo by John Bollwitt.
Steveston Village. Photo by John Bollwitt.

The Steveston Heritage Tour

  • When: June 15, July 13, August 17, September 14, October 5
    • From 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Tickets: Available online ($65 per person + tax) for these select Saturdays this summer
Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston. Photo by John Bollwitt.

The Steveston Historical Tour attractions include:

  • The Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site – Visitors step back in time as they tour the community of boatyards, canneries, residences and stores rom a time when fishing and boatbuilding were flourishing industries on the Fraser River.
  • Steveston Interurban Tram – Learn about Tram Car 1220, one of only seven British Columbia Electric Rail operated trams left. Tram Car 1220 tells the story of Richmond’s transportation heritage and how one rail line helped develop the City of Richmond we know today.
  • Steveston Museum – Housed inside Steveston’s first bank and adjacent to the Japanese Fisherman’s Benevolent Society Building, visitors will learn more about the Nikkei history in Steveston.
  • Gulf of Georgia National Historic Site – The tour ends at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, where visitors will enjoy a guided tour of the historic cannery and learn how the once-thriving fishing industry lured people from vast cultural backgrounds to Canada’s west coast in the late 1800s.

Each attraction will be paired with a culinary tasting. Tastings are subject to change and are designed to fit the theme of each attraction. For instance, visitors will be invited to taste locally crafted artisan sake at Steveston Museum.

Anniversary Weekend in Richmond, B.C.

The Steveston Heritage Tour is Tourism Richmond‘s first recipient of its Pacific. Authentic. Scholarship . Produced in partnership by the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Britannia Shipyards, the Steveston Interurban Tram, the Steveston Museum and the Steveston Historical Society, this partnered tourism experience will be the first to receive $20,000 from the Pacific. Authentic. Scholarship from Tourism Richmond for experience development, marketing and more.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away for The Steveston Heritage Tour on June 15th, here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
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Follow Tourism Richmond on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for more information. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

UPDATE: The winner is Cindy!

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  1. Cheuk says:

    Historic,step back in time and culinary tasting!!!

  2. Ray says:

    This sounds like a great tour

  3. Mary says:

    What an amazing summer date!

  4. Nicole Sherlock says:

    Sounds like a great tour! I would be love to try all the food 🙂

  5. Kelly says:

    Great way to spend a Saturday!

  6. Tiff says:

    Would love to learn more about Richmond’s history (and food) while getting some much needed exercise!

  7. Leah says:

    This sounds so awesome! I’d love to learn more about the history of Steveston

  8. Adele says:

    Am visiting for Women Deliver Conference and would love a chance to experience the local history after being immersed in global matters.

  9. Monica Gerlach says:

    This would be an awesome experience to win

  10. Heidi says:

    Looks like fun.

  11. Jennifer Rentz says:

    This would be a fantastic tour to go on!!! 😊

  12. Albert N. says:

    I would love to go on this exciting tour!

  13. Rose says:

    I love tours

  14. Aria says:

    Sounds like my sip of tea

  15. Rose says:

    Yay! Love tours.

  16. Alexandra says:

    History is 👍

  17. Renate says:

    This would be fantastic!

  18. Kirsten Fisher says:

    I would love to win this fantastic prize! This is an amazing tour!

  19. Alicia says:

    So exciting! I am in Richmond all the time but have never had the chance to go to this tour!

  20. Lok yi w says:

    This tour sounds fun!! Would love to win it and go with my kids!!

  21. Candy says:

    Fun prize.

  22. Gordon says:

    Sounds great! 🙂

  23. Esther Allard says:

    What a great contest ! I would love to win !

  24. Eva says:

    Great prize!

  25. Jamilla says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  26. Mrs. Prime says:

    Winning a pair of tickets would make an awesome birthday present.

  27. Maryanne says:

    This sounds like so much fun!

  28. Susan says:

    My husband loves this lil corner of Richmond and would really enjoy this gift for fathers day.

  29. Milynne says:

    This would be so fun to do!!

  30. Rosemarie says:

    Would like to bring the boys to have fun and learn

  31. Meredith says:

    Sounds like the perfect weekend activity!

  32. Am says:

    I would love to explore Steveston. Hope I win!

  33. Gloria says:

    Great way to explore and learn about Steveston!

  34. Bev says:

    This would be AMAZING! I’d love to take my Dad who just turned 91, he used to work at the Golf of Georgia Cannery!! This sure would be a special day for us both! Thank you for this awesome contest and chance to explore Steveston together! 💜🎉

  35. Heather L Douglas says:

    Since we aren’t able to getaway – What a great way to kick off a “staycation”!🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

  36. jan says:

    sounds like a great way to spend the day

  37. carolyn says:

    thank you

  38. Shelley Butcher says:

    Would love to explore the history of Steveston!

  39. Bonnie Y says:

    What a great summer event.

  40. I.H. says:

    I hope they talk about the memorial to the dog, “big red”. I always wondered what that was all about!

  41. Linda says:

    I love Steveston. It would be fantastic to try this tour.

  42. Mandy says:

    Sounds like a fun way to learn more about our own city!

  43. chlo says:

    this would be so fun with my mom! thanks for the great contest!

  44. Jason B says:


  45. Claire says:

    That would be a great visit. We love Steveston and its history!

  46. Steve Van says:

    I’d be down for that food (and history of course!)

  47. Laura Langs says:

    Please enter us!

  48. Sarah Kesler says:

    looks interesting and educational

  49. Karen Miller says:

    Oh! Yes, please, I’d love to go.

  50. Wes says:

    I love a good historical tour!

  51. Gregory says:

    His sounds like an interesting event.

  52. Jonathan says:

    Wonderful! Please let it be me.

  53. Pat Cumming says:

    Always a delight to visit Steveston

  54. Ana says:

    Sounds like fun!

  55. Yung says:

    Would love to win this interesting tour

  56. Valerie says:

    I am a history geek and I really love Steveston, where I used to live.

  57. Dane says:


  58. Maureen says:

    Would be great to learn more about the areas around where we all live, so having more tours like this in general would be nice.

  59. Michelle W says:

    Sounds fun!

  60. Eileen says:

    Sounds like fun!

  61. Cindy says:

    What a great idea!

  62. shyla says:

    Steveson is such a cool place! Would be great to learn the history.

  63. would love to win this as a birthday gift for sister in law.

  64. Kate says:

    Sounds awesome!

  65. wen says:

    This will be awesome.

  66. Thea says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun.

  67. Scott says:

    I am down, mark me down.

  68. Julia Thompson says:

    Exploring Steveston history and culinary tasting – what a fantastic combo!

  69. Ron Smith says:


  70. Tammy says:

    I love Steveston!

  71. Sandra says:

    The chance to learn the history and enjoy the fruits of our own backyard! Fabulous prize!

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