Visitor Activities

Forbidden Vancouver

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On Prohibition City, be an undercover newspaper reporter on the mean old streets of prohibition-era Vancouver. Visit Vancouver's most iconic buildings like the Dominion Building and the Sun Tower. Hear the stories of Vancouver's most notorious mayor, most beautiful showgirl and most successful rum-runner.
On the Lost Souls of Gastown, explore Victorian Gastown on a theatrical adventure through fires, smallpox outbreaks and murders. Visit the sites of Vancouver's first bawdy house, first fire station and oldest street. A journey into the heart of Vancouver's earliest and darkest years.
At Forbidden Vancouver we stage dramatic, historical walking tours on the streets of Vancouver. Our team of storytellers are actors, historians and entertainers - hand-picked and trained to deliver compelling and memorable experiences for our guests. We are Canada's boldest walking tour company - the #1 activity on Trip Advisor in Vancouver.

Forbidden Vancouver presents Prohibition City Walking Tour

  • Location: departs from Cathedral Square, Opposite Holy Rosary Cathedral
  • Address: Dunsmuir at Richards, Vancouver, BC
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Saturday

Experience Vancouver's dirty history Be an undercover newspaper reporter on a mission to explore prohibition-era Vancouver. You will learn true Vanco... Details