Core Crew Tours 2016!
NOTICE: NO CORE CREW TOUR ON FRIDAY 22 JULY, 2016 DUE TO K-DAYS PARADE.
Discover Downtown's colourful history, outstanding architecture, and must-see landmarks on a free, historical walking tour with the Core Crew!
These drop-in tours are free to all. Individual reservations are not required.
However to ensure we have enough staff on site to make the tour enjoyable for all, groups of 8 or more are asked to book in advance by calling our office 780.424.4085 or by using this form (click here).
Tours run weekdays, from June 16 through August 19, 2016
Mon, Tues, Wed, and Thurs at 1pm
Fridays at 10am
No tours on weekends or statutory holidays
Location: Michael Phair Park next to “Evoolution” on 104st just north of Jasper Avenue.
Please arrive 10 minutes early.
Important Tour Details:
• Tours are approximately 2.9 kilometers long (just under 2 miles) and take about 90 minutes.
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes & sunblock, and bring drinking water.
• Because of the distance and speed at which we walk, this tour is not recommended for children under 10 years old or people with mobility problems.
• Tours may be cancelled at the last minute due to inclement weather. On rainy days check with us at 780.424.4085. Or visit our twitter feed @corecrewyeg
Do you have a group of 12 or more, and need to have the tour at a different time? Separate tours may be scheduled to accommodate large or corporate groups (depending on the Crew’s availability). Just fill in this form (click here).
What is the Core Crew?
The Downtown Business Association's Core Crew is a team of five friendly, post-secondary students who act as Downtown Ambassadors from June to August. In their bright red jacket and caps, they are a friendly, recognizable presence in the Downtown Streets.
Core Crew Members:
- Act as ambassadors of the DBA and Downtown Edmonton
- Host the DBA's FREE, guided walking tours
- Provide helpful information to tourists and locals including transit info, directions, and information about festivals, shopping, and Downtown events.
- Represent the DBA at Downtown summer festivals and special events
- Help keep Downtown clean by taking part in Capital City Clean Up