Fisherman's Wharf, Steveston

The Steveston Fisherman's Wharf on the edge of Richmond, British Columbia is lined with several fishing boats selling a variety of seafood such as fish, crabs and shrimp. Shoppers can browse along the wharf to select the catch of the day. CREDIT: Venture Vancouver, SOURCE: www.venturevancouver.com

The Fisherman's Wharf in Steveston, British Columbia is composed of several fishing boats selling seafood to tourists and visitors.

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Market

Season:

All Seasons

Weather:

All Weather

Time:

10 minutes

Cost:

Free

What to bring:

Camera, Sense of Curiosity

Located along the Pier that makes up Steveston Landing, the Fisherman's Wharf has been a part of the ambiance of the village since its inception in 1989. Offering freshly caught fish, shrimp and crabs it is a popular place for people looking for tasty local foods. Resting on the water alongside Steveston's famed fishing fleet, the views and atmosphere are unforgettable making a trip just to see the Wharf an unique West Coast experience - to see the creatures of the Pacific and sample some of these delicacies in your own home or in any of the restaurants lining the boardwalk above.

With the closure of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in the 1970s, the residents of the area accessed the Steveston Wharf to get freshly caught seafood from a local source, however, with the reopening of the National Historic Sites and the popularization of the area led to an official creation of a Public Fish Sales Float in 1989 - now known as the Fisherman's Wharf.

Selling a variety of foodstuffs, the Fisherman's Wharf sells Prawns, Fish (including flounder and dogfish as a few of the varieties) and Crabs. Visitors to the Wharf can see locals and visitors to the village perusing through the different boats looking for the freshest ingredients for their dinners or talking to sellers about their wares.

One of the most interesting things about the Fisherman's Wharf are the dozens of boats that make up the float complete with all their equipment, giving visitors a look at the means by which they catch the fish, crabs and shrimp.

Come to Fisherman's Wharf to enjoy a leisurely stroll alongside Steveston's famed fishing fleet and enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of this Historic Canning Village which continues to be true to its roots.

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The Fisherman's Wharf in the Richmond, British Columbia village of Steveston offers visitors the opportunity to purchase a wide range of seafood such as Dungeness crabs which are abundant off the shores of North America.
One of the Village of Steveston's most iconic images is the fleet of over six hundred fishing boats can be seen alongside the Richmond, British Columbia Fisherman's Wharf. As well as selling dozens of varieties of seafood, this beautiful wharf is a great place to enjoy local delicacies and sights.
Steveston's Fisherman's Wharf in Richmond, British Columbia provides a place for visitors to pick up fresh seafood and see the regions famed fishing fleet along the docks of this open air market.


Location of Fisherman's Wharf

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The Fisherman's Wharf is located at beside Steveston Landing (at the foot of 2nd Ave)


Map of Steveston Village

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Things to do in Steveston Village

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