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Steveston Heritage Fishing Village

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (Steveston)
+1 604 275 9452
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As featured in Daytrips from Vancouver
Ranked #1 of 31 attractions in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: A 19th-century frontier seaport is reborn more than 100 years later into a picturesque working fishing village.
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19 reviews 19 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Steveston Fishing Village, at the southern point of the city of Richmond, is so far removed from the hustle and bustle of downtown Richmond and yet is only a 10 - 15 minute drive away. It is an enchanting little town, its streets lined with coffee shops, restaurants, and quaint shops. The ambiance here is irresistible - I felt worry... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

bought some fresh shrimp off the dock ($8/LB), cooked at the hotel room for the dinner - sweet and cheap.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I frequently visit the Steveston Village. The shops are very interesting and you cannot visit Steveston without a stop at Mary's British Store. She carries the most interesting variety of baked goods as well as lots of British goods. If you are there on the weekend you can visit the fishing boats docked and purchase great seafood.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Yes, if you didn't know already, Steveston Village is used for some location shoots for the show Once Upon a Time. But don't come here because you want a "Hollywood experience", come because it is a very charming and fun place to visit. In the summer months, this village really gets lively. In addition to the fishing heritage, the village... More

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british columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Have been to Richmond countless times and never knew about Steveston. Great to wander around and check out the fish and other sea critters being sold off the boats at the local dock. There are some neat little shops, consignment and antique shops here too as well as a great garden center. Worth the drive!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Steveston is a great place to spend the day walking around-window shopping in the multitude of unique shops, walking along the waterfront reading historical markers about the cannery and fishing heritage, the first Buddhist temple, Japanese cultural center, Trolley museum, and park. There is also a great farmer's market near the cannery on the weekend. If you have time to... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had the best crab at The King Crab Restaurant! It came with fries and corn on the cob. Steveston is quaint, not crowded.

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Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The community of Steveston has worked very hard to restore this village. Take a step back in time and visit the different buildings. Each site has information to help guide you through what living in the area aprox 100 years ago was like. Bunkhouses, canneries, a typical home. Boarded walkways make it simple to stroll, enjoy the ocean and views,... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

During a six hour layover at the Vancouver Airport while on route to Hawaii, my husband & I had arranged to have relatives pick us up from the airport for a visit and lunch together. A work colleague of mine suggested that rather than dine at the airport strip, that we go to Steveston. Well, we are so glad we... More

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

we always go to Steveston when we are in Richmond. we enjoy walking along the water front and it is fun visiting the shops and restaurants. I enjoy Steveston more than Granville Island on certain visits. You can buy fresh salmon, shrimp and other fresh fish right off the fishing boats in the morning. There are some very nice restaurants... More

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