Biking the West Dyke Trail

Discover Richmond, BC

Immerse yourself in Pacific culture.

Richmond is a thriving city where culture and character converge in a stunning setting. Where the refined mixes with the raw and contrasts are celebrated. It’s a place that’s constantly redefining itself. Dynamic and alive, it encourages visitors to leave their comfort zone and rewards them with unique and authentic experiences.

It’s where Pacific culture and true Canadian coastal experiences yield constant discovery. Whatever you crave—incredible international cuisinebreathtaking nature, or captivating history—Richmond is an experience truly Canadian in its multicultural essence and authentically Pacific in its appeal.

It’s All Here.

Affordable and accommodating, Richmond offers over 20 major hotels for visitors to choose from. It is home to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and is situated only 25 minutes from both downtown Vancouver, BC and the USA/Canada border.

While it helps to know some basics before you go, we’re confident the city will surprise you at every turn. Below you’ll find useful information to prepare you for what’s certain to be the trip of a lifetime. 

Destination Guide

Ready to play in Canada’s Pacific playground? This hands-on destination guide is full of all the inspiration you’ll need to craft your perfect trip to Richmond.


Check out our blog to get an insider’s perspective on what’s happening in Richmond. It's where you can learn about local favourites, along with new restaurants, shops, events, and experiences.

Golden Village

Richmond is home to North America’s second-largest Asian community, and the Golden Village neighbourhood is at its heart. Dive into the Far East without leaving the West Coast.

Steveston Village

Once the epicentre of the region’s fishing industry, Steveston Village combines postcard beauty with cosmopolitan vibrancy to leave an impression on every visitor.

TV & Film

Producers know Richmond as an A-list filming destination, with many Hollywood blockbusters and popular TV shows using the city as a backdrop.

Richmond Fact Sheet

Did you know 74.1% of Richmond's population claims Asian heritage, or that roughly 39% of the city is farmland? Find all the facts and stats here.


Forget what you thought about Canada’s cold weather! Richmond’s temperate climate makes it a great destination no matter the season, with many year-round outdoor activities.