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ON-FOOT: Graffiti Alley Tour

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Graffiti Alley

toronto, ON



Offered in English, French, and Mandarin.


The ON-FOOT Mobile App offers fully immersive walking tours with rich interactive media, augmented and virtual reality, and striking audio-visual.

Identify nearby hotspots and choose your route from the interactive map. Listen to audio stories and peer into the past through historical galleries. Watch the environment come to life before your eyes and explore mysteries through augmented reality. Let virtual tours open the doors of locked and long-forgotten buildings. Then take an interactive selfie and share the experience with your friends!

The Graffiti Alley Tour is a guided by local graffiti artist Pascal Paquette who writes under the name Chou with additional commentary from his cohorts: the artists who consider the alley their very own ever-evolving canvas. Featuring images by graffiti photographer Patrick Cummins, known as Collations, and additional commentary by acclaimed journalist Garvia Bailey. Learn how this alley has changed over time and influenced Toronto’s status as one of the graffiti capitals of the world.

Featuring 15+ fascinating and colourful stories, more than 30 photos documenting the alley’s layers of artwork, insider info about the different styles of graffiti, and profiles of the artists.

Tour includes: GPS guidance, audio narration, historical image galleries, award-winning photography, musical score.

0.5 km

75 minutes



ON-FOOT / Pop Sandbox

Pop Sandbox is an award-winning multimedia production company. A boutique operation centered on innovative storytelling across platforms, Pop Sandbox drives original projects from concept through production to market. Pop Sandbox brings together top practitioners from a variety of disciplines in a creative environment that fosters innovation in both content and form, resulting in strong track record of developing groundbreaking non-fiction properties.


Alison Migneault