Take a tour of City Hall.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the health and safety of our employees and community members is our top priority. After careful consideration, the City of Surrey will be suspending City Halls Tours until further notice. 

Discover How Your City Works

Schools, community organizations, and other groups are invited to request a free tour of Surrey City Hall.  Public tours are also available for individuals on a monthly basis.

Tours include an overview of the City of Surrey, a visit to Council Chambers and other City departments (depending on availability and group size), and information about City programs and services. Tours are led by staff and volunteers.

Specific tour agendas and materials are designed for:

  • Elementary school students
  • High school students
  • Newcomers
  • Adults

Tour Details

Enjoy a free tour of your City Hall!  Explore features of the building such as council chambers, the performing arts stage, and the Traffic Management Centre.

Tours take place on a weekly basis and are booked on a first-come-first served basis. Tour slots fill up quickly, we suggest that you plan to book 2 - 3 months in advance. Use the form below to request your next tour!

Tours take approximately 1.5 hours.

Tour time blocks are available weekdays at either 10:00am or 12:30pm.

Contact CityHallTours@surrey.ca for more information about the program.

School Group Tours

This program introduces students to local government and offers the opportunity to experience firsthand what happens at City Hall. During this program, students are led through a tour of City Hall to see where some of Surrey’s important decisions are made, as well as participate in activities to learn about the role and responsibilities of local government.

City Hall tours are offered to all grades and can be tailored for special and interests and groups.

Class groups require 1:15 adult:student ratio. The tour will visit active areas of City Hall, so students need to be prepared to be respectful of staff and patrons who are working and conducting business.

Surrey Traffic Management Centre

Secondary and Post-Secondary Career Workshop & Tour

The Traffic Management Centre (TMC) is the hub where smart, connected technologies come together. This free tour will be an opportunity to see first hand what a career in science, technology, engineering or math could look like; particularly in the field of transportation. The interactive workshop will also provide participants with the opportunity to ask career planning questions of TMC staff.

This tour is best suited for groups and classes at the secondary (Grade 10 – 12) and post-secondary level. The maximum capacity is 36 people. The tour is approximately 2 hours and can be schedule alone or alongside a City Hall tour.  

Contact CityHallTours@surrey.ca for more information.

Booking Request Form