Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update From Vancouver Mysteries – Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve made changes to some of our policies, which may affect the services we provide. Crime in Downtown is an outdoor murder mystery played along the streets of Gastown. You get to decide how many teams you need to maintain physical distancing when you book ($15/extra game kit). All games are private games spaced at least 30 minutes apart.  For more information about changes please visit our COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Crime in Downtown

Murder Mystery

The Detective Challenge

Your team has passed the rigorous physical exams and you have excellent performance records. Now, we’re here to see if you have what it takes to work homicide in the big city.

Who Killed Jimmy?

Jimmy Capello was stabbed, poisoned, and strangled. Who did it? Why? Work your way through Gastown, picking up clues along the way and then report back. Extra points with the Police Chief if you can hand in your police report in under 90 minutes.

Solve the murder and earn your detective badge.

Does your team have what it takes to solve this cold case murder on the streets of Gastown? 

Just the Facts, Ma’am

  • Price: $35 per player
  • Location: Gastown – Look for an email from [email protected] with your secret start location and further game instructions after you book a game.
  • Duration: up to 2 hours depending on your detective skills and sense of urgency.
  • Games of 2 to 40 players (also can be part of a Mega Mystery – which accommodates up to 120 players).
  • Level of Difficulty – Intermediate: you might not solve the murder, but you’ll still walk away with your detective badge.
Great way to spend time with friends and getting to know some of the areas of the city. Be prepared to think outside the box to uncover puzzles, codes, and other fun activities!!! It’s like a live game of Clue!
Happy Kat74
It was like being in an old detective movie, but in living colour. I’m originally from Vancouver and was surprised at how this game made me pay attention to the little things in the historic centre (that I’d passed dozens of times without previously thinking about).
Chad T