Lindsay Anderson during her last month as she finds tucked-away eateries and hidden gem restaurants.… more



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Media Kit

Media Kit

Our kit features facts, story starters, publication-ready stories, events, and background information on Richmond, BC to help you create engaging stories that will appeal to your audience.

Culinary Media Kit:

Overview - Richmond cuisine

Demystifying Food Street

Dim Sum Primer

Asian Food Courts



Meetings & Events Media Kit:

Why Richmond-2013

Info and Facts-2013

Offsite Venues-2013

Activities Beyond the Conference Agenda-2013 

Brochure 2013

Richmond Hotel List 2013







Richmond BC
Richmond is home to the Vancouver International Airport and just 25 minutes from...more
Canada Line Skytrain
The Canada Line Skytrain systems runs throughout central Richmond, allowing easy...more
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Getting Around RichmondMore

Richmond is served by Metro Vancouver’s Translink public transportation system of buses and light, rapid transit, which includes the Canada line train. See additional map for the Canada Line route). A full-day transit DayPass is $9.75. Buses operate between 5 am and 1 am daily and full schedules can be found at

Getting to Richmond

If you are flying by Air, you will arrive at the Vancouver International Airport or YVR. If you are travelling by car, Richmond is a 25-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, about the same as it is from the US Border. In total, it’s a three-hour drive from Seattle, four hours to Kelowna and 11 from Calgary.

Entry into CanadaMore

All citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or the Caribbean are required to present a valid passport when entering the United States at any airport. For land and sea border crossings, you must have a passport or a government-issued I.D. plus proof of citizenship. For more information on document requirements for
International Summer Night Market
August 28 - September 27, 2015
The vibrant 8th Annual International Summer Night Market is open Fridays, S...more
Richmond Night Market 2015
August 28 - October 11, 2015
The Richmond Night Market has never stopped emphasizing family fun for all age...more
Sea Monsters Revealed: The Exhibition at the Vancouver Aquarium
August 28 - September 7, 2015
Visitors to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre starting March 5 throug...more
Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil Exhibit
August 28, 2015 - March 31, 2016
Our multi-media exhibit “Trading Routes: Rivers, Fish and Oil,” focu...more
Whale Watching with Vancouver Whale Watch
August 28 - September 1, 2015
Departing at 9:00am and 2:00pm daily from July 2nd - September ...more
2015 Summer Steveston Farmers & Artisans Market
August 30, 2015
Come and enjoy an afternoon at the Steveston Summer Farmers & Artisan...more
Culture Days
September 25 - 27, 2015
Artists, organizations and community groups in Richmond are hosting free parti...more