Programs and Events
Public Programs & Events
Check back here regularly to find out more information about upcoming events.
Saturday, December 1
Enjoy Winter Tram at the Steveston Tram with free family activities including crafts and festive refreshments. While exploring the gorgeous restoration of Tram Car 1220 in detail you may just see the jolly man himself as Santa will be on site to hear the wish of every child.
Winter in the Village
November 20 - December 31
Unwrap a full season of festive fun in Steveston Village
Richmond’s charming waterfront village is a Christmas destination for locals and visitors who love the magic of the festive holiday season. From decorated historic sites to special events and toe-tapping performances—plus appearances from Santa himself—there’s a full menu of free or low-cost family-friendly activities here from the third week of November onward.
For more information visit www.visitrichmondbc.com/wintervillage.
Click the PDF for a list of Winter in the Village events
Winter in the Village
Four Calling Birds Christmas Caroling Quartet
December 14, 19 and 22
6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Join us in welcoming the holiday season over three evenings with festive caroling and hot chocolate. The Steveston Tram will be open late for visitors to explore Tram Car 1220 while embracing the holiday spirit.
Four Calling Birds are a Vancouver-based Christmas caroling quartet specializing in spreading joy and bringing holiday cheer. Singing from a wide selection of repertoire, from traditional carols to modern Christmas classics
Steveston Heritage Experience
Check back soon for 2019 dates
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond
$80 per person. 19+ only.
Go back in time on an interactive walking tour, stopping at four celebrated historic attractions Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, the Steveston Interurban Tram, Steveston Museum, and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. You’ll hear eye-opening tales of yesteryear village life, as told by a chatty fisherman who seems to have just stepped from the streets of 1914. Carefully chosen food and beverage tastings will be served at each location. Bus transportation is provided between Britannia Shipyards and Steveston Village and then back to Britannia Shipyards.19+ Only.
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School Programs - 2018
Due to restoration, school programs are on hold until January 2019. To book, please contact the Coordinator on 604-718-8439, email email@example.com or fill out our online booking form.
Climb aboard the newly restored Tram Car 1220 and travel back in time to meet members of Steveston's multicultural community. Students will discover how the tram system transcended class and cultural barriers while exploring the diverse stories of two passengers using objects and text.
Cost: $5 per students
Availability: Year-round, 90 minute program