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Vancouver Mural Festival 2019 Tours

Overview

Learn about the incredible work of the Vancouver Mural Festival in the city’s vibrant Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood on this accessible 60 minute walking tour.   See and speak to artists as they work on their murals for this year’s festival, while also getting behind-the-scenes stories on a few of the hundreds of public art pieces created over the past few years of the event. 

What's included?

  • Expert local English-speaking guide
  • Passionately researched Street Art details
  • 1 Hour exploration of choice murals
  • Insider info
  • Exclusive access to art and artists
  • All you need to know about the VMF

What can I bring?

  • Cash or credit to purchase food & beer
  • Secured camera
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Open eyes and open mind
  • Dogs welcome and kids welcome
  • Gratuity for your guide

What to Expect on your Tour

Start At
Vancouver Mural Festival Gallery & HQ – 14 West 7 1/2 Lane

We start at the Vancouver Mural Festival Official Gallery Show and HQ, located in 7 1/2 Lane (between W 7th Ave & W 8th Ave). The gallery show houses 75+ works by local artists while the laneway is home to three blocks of incredible murals, graffiti, and street art.

Pass By
Main Alley, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Loop around through one of the area’s main attractions, the incredible Main Alley where you’ll see murals, graffiti, and street art by more than 30 artists from both Vancouver and around the globe.

Pass By
3rd Avenue & Manitoba St

Now comes time to see some of this year’s muralists in action, along 3rd Ave and Manitoba Street you’ll find 10+ artists working on their masterpieces as well as opportunities to meet a few and ask questions about their work.

Pass By
Jonathan Rogers Park
Visit one of the area’s most popular parks for locals while checking out work by international artists from Spain, Germany, and the United States.

Duration
60 minutes

End At
Vancouver Mural Festival Gallery and HQ, 14 West 7 1/2 Lane –   

Grab a cold craft beer or other beverage from the bar at VMF’s Festival Gallery and HQ, browse the artwork and the opportunity to bring home your own unique piece of the local art scene by purchasing one of 75+ original pieces in a wide variety of styles at accessible prices.    

Want even more Street Art?  Like Craft Beer?

Explore the original 3 Hour Street Art & Craft Beer Tour – this tour is the reason Toonie Tours has been selected as the Official Tour Company of the Vancouver Mural Festival

Mural Gallery

Photos courtesy of The Vancouver Mural Festival, Lee Aspland Mindful Photography, & Toonie Tours Vancouver

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STREET ART FACTS

There are 184 Wall-Murals and 9 Craft-Breweries within the neighbourhood of Mt Pleasant.  2019 will see 25+ new murals added to our streets.

Some of the artists featured on our Tour are iHeart (Vancouver), NEVERCREW (Switzerland), THRIVE (Vancouver), Ola Volo (Kazhaskstan-born, Vancouver-raised), and FAITHXLVII (South Africa).