Cozy Christmas Food Tour

Get in the holiday spirit on this festive and family friendly foodie tour that celebrates the best part of the season, the food! Decadent cheese, spiced nuts, chocolates, a spiced plum tart, hot chocolate and more.


2 hours


Adult $65 CAD
Youth (18 and Under) $55 CAD


November 17, 2023-December 31, 2023

you start the journey here…

We start the tour at the Off The Eaten Track gift shop inside the historic Steamship Terminal Building along the Inner Harbour. Here we will sample some Nuts & Bolts, a savory party snack from a recipe that dates back to the 1950s. All tour guests get 10% off anything in our shop that carries locally made goodies. The tour then strolls along the beautiful harbour to the iconic Rogers’ Chocolates to sample some candy cane bark and then to Bon Macaron for some holiday-themed macrons.

eat, drink, and be merry…

After visiting the Festival of Trees inside the Bay Centre with a shopping stop at the Victoria Market Collective, the tour then stops at Crust Bakery for a spiced plum and frangipane tart. We then get decadent with a mini Raclette from L’apero Wine & Cheese Bistro. Raclette is a traditional Alpine dish that involves heating a wheel of cheese and scraping the melted cheese onto potatoes. Guests will have an opportunity to add a festive glass of wine for an additional cost. The tour ends with a drinking chocolate and truffles from Chocolate & Co. The tour also includes a few short stops at local shops for an opportunity to do some holiday shopping with an exclusive discount! Off The Eaten Track will donate $2 from every ticket sold to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.


Dates Available: NOV 17 – DEC 31
Tour Time: 1:30-3:30
Tour Start Location: 470 Belleville Street
Ending Place: Chocolate & co (703 Fort Street)
Cost: $65 per Adult /  $55 per Youth (18 + under)

Dietary Concerns

This tour is vegetarian. Due to the nature of the samples are unable to accommodate a dairy or nut allergy.


Sample seven festive items including savory nuts & bolts, chocolate candy cane bark, a trio of macarons, a spiced plum tart, raclette cheese dish, drinking chocolate, and truffles. Samples may vary depending on availability.
Sights include the Inner Harbour, Empress Hotel, Government Street, Festival of Trees at the Bay Centre, and bustling Fort Street.
  Get exclusive discounts at participating local shops.

Tour Information

Days Available: Wednesday-Sunday

Capacity: Minimum 2 – maximum 14
Seasonal: November 17, 2022 – December 31, 2022 (closed DEC 23-26)
Walking Distance: Roughly 1.5 km, total walking time approximately 2 hours.
Weather: Tour runs regardless of weather
$2 from every ticket donated to the Festival of Trees charity


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Outside Rogers' Chocolates
plate of various cheese
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raclette dish from L'apero wine & cheese bistro Cozy Christmas tour
holiday macarons
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