The Forbidden Vancouver Tour: Fundraiser for Covenant House

The Forbidden Vancouver Tour: Fundraiser for Covenant House

All proceeds from these special tour dates presenting our signature Forbidden Vancouver Tour will benefit Covenant House, a non-profit dedicated to aiding Vancouver’s homeless and at-risk street youth.

SUNDAY MAY 5, 2019 — 10 A.M.
SUNDAY JUNE 2, 2019 — 10 A.M.
SUNDAY JULY 7, 2019 — 10 A.M.

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  • Our signature Forbidden Vancouver Tour with all proceeds benefiting Covenant House.
  • The hidden history of Vancouver’s past.
  • Designed for audiences 14+.
  • Tales of corruption, opium dens, speakeasies, and vice.
  • Visit where history was made in Victory Square, Chinatown, and Gastown.

Quick Facts

  • Dates: Sun May 5, Sun June 2, Sun July 7.
  • Sun 10 a.m.
  • Donation: $28 adult | $25 senior or student.
  • End point: Maple Tree Square, Gastown.
  • Duration & length: 2 hours | 1km distance.
  • Start point: Cathedral Square, across from the Holy Rosary Cathedral at Dunsmuir & Richards.

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Join The Forbidden Vancouver Tour!

Come with us for a walking tour of historic Vancouver and discover how speakeasies, opium dens, and crime turned unassuming Vancouver into the British Columbian capital of sin…on the Forbidden Vancouver Tour. Proceeds from these four special dates go to support Covenant House.

This walking tour explores Vancouver’s most historic neighbourhoods — Victory Square, Chinatown, and Gastown. Starting in the 1890s, you’ll discover the story of Vancouver’s hidden history while strolling along the city’s most historic streets. 

Along the way you’ll view some of the city’s most beautiful architecture like the Sun Tower and the Dominion Building, once in competition to become the tallest building in the British Empire. The tour ends in Gastown, just moments from the city’s best bars and restaurants.

Your donation supports Vancouver’s homeless youth

Forbidden Vancouver is partnering with Covenant House. It’s a non-profit that provides help, support, and residential care for homeless, runaway, and at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24. By coming on this walking tour, you’re giving a donation that will make a real contribution to ending youth homelessness in Vancouver — 100% of the funds collected via ticket sales will be given directly to Covenant House.

Covenant House is a registered charity: BN 89767 5625 RR0001.

Feature image above credit Suzanne Rushton.

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