Steveston the Historic Fishing Village in Richmond BC Canada
Steveston a quaint historic fishing village in the southwest corner of Richmond, BC, just minutes from the YVR airport and Vancouver, BC.
Welcome to Steveston iVillage, your online source of news and information for Steveston, BC, Canada. Once home to 15 canneries, Steveston has long been known for its commercial fishery. Although, home to Canada's largest fishing fleet of more than 600 vessels, it no longer plays host to a single cannery, the last succumbing to fewer fish and development pressures. Today, Steveston Village is better known as a place to get away from the rat-race, for locals, Lower Mainlanders and travelers alike. On a sunny day, thousands flock to the village to sample our great restaurants and cafes on the waterfront or to just buy some fresh seafood directly from the fishers at the Public Fish Sales Float at Fisherman's Wharf. Walkabout the village and check out the great gift shops, garden center or hunt down a cherished antique. Steveston is also a great place to chill out with camera in hand, as photo opportunities present themselves at every turn.
Steveston, and the City of Richmond, also provide many opportunities for those living here to get involved in the community. Various groups and societies abound in Richmond. Interests from history to photography; from ethnic groups to International service organizations, they're all here.
So, what are you waiting for. Visit Steveston often to soak up its history and present-day charm. Also, don't forget to check back often with Steveston iVillage to get the latest in Steveston happenings. Both are changing so fast that they will be well worth another visit.