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Tour Dates:

June 1st 1pm

June 22nd 1pm

July 20th 1pm

August 17th 1pm

September 28th 1pm

October 12th – 1pm

Description: Throughout the walk, participants will learn about one of Ottawa’s most diverse and vibrant neighbourhoods, its history, cultures, and architectural details, including public murals, sidewalk art, and of course the Chinatown Arch.

About the walk leader: Don Kwan is an Ottawa-based multidisciplinary artist, third-generation Chinese Canadian, who turns to his own experiences and challenges as a gay, East Asian artist to ground in broader conversations about identity, representations, and inter-generational memory-making in the diaspora. Don weaves his personal experiences and stories into each tour and has been leading walking tours of Ottawa’s Chinatown since 2009. Visit Don’s Website:

Language: English

Distance: 1km

Duration: 1 hour

Cost: FREE, thanks to the support of the Chinatown BIA and neighborhood businesses.

Accessibility: The walk will follow city sidewalks. Note that the tour route is mainly uphill except for the July 20th and Sept 28th tours, which will begin at the east end of Chinatown at Bay St.

Disclaimer: Chinatown BIA, Don’s Walk, Ottawa Chinatown Tours, its employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, agents, will not be liable for any death or personal injury, or loss of or damage to property arising out of or in connection with the Participant’s participation in the Don’s Walk Ottawa Chinatown Tours.

Reserve a spot: Email us and reserve your participation today: donswalkottawachinatown@gmail.comBe sure to include the following in your email subject title and message: ‘Tour of Chinatown. Your Name & Date’. Or simply sign up by filling out the form below.

Tour participation details and meeting location will be confirmed via email. Spots are limited to 20 persons per tour.