Many of the virtual festivals that happened around the world in 2020 can be found on this user-created Google map. (Please let us know if you created this, so we can credit you!)
Self-guided walks are in the works.
The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is organizing a virtual Jane’s Walk called “Nothing Smells in Absolute Zero.”
- Buenos Aires, Argentina (Spanish/Español)
Jane’s Walk Buenos Aires created a virtual festival, and a free e-book about walking and Jane’s Walk in the city.
Jane’s Walk Calgary is gearing up for a virtual festival — check their website for updates: janeswalk.calgaryfoundation.org
“Virtually Jane,” Colchester’s online Jane’s Walk festival site for 2021: https://www.walkcolchester.org.uk/talking-walking-colchester
Jane’s Walk Edmonton is planning another virtual festival for 2021. Check out their website to see what’s new, and click here to see their virtual walks from 2020.
Jane’s Walk Kuala Lumpur co-hosted this virtual walk with Jane’s Walk London for the 2020 festival.
Take a virtual Jane’s Walk in London at janeswalklondon.co.uk
- Milwaukee, WI, United States
Jane’s Walk Milwaukee’s 2020 online festival featured fun ideas for exploring the city, an expansive list of city-building books and films, and online panel events.
- North Adams, MA, United States
See this YouTube playlist for some of their virtual walks from 2020.
- New Westminster, BC, Canada
Jane’s Walks in New Westminster will be self-led this year, with routes and information posted online. Website: www.walkerscaucus.ca/janeswalk
- New York, NY, United States
Jane’s Walk NYC (from Home) featured a week’s worth of online presentations and explorations. Planning for their 2021 edition is now underway.
Jane’s Walk Singapore used Facebook to host virtual festival presentations, including a special series of profiles of walk leaders, and a virtual walk using Google Maps, with texts for each stop.
The 2020 Jane’s Walk festival in Toronto included online panel discussions, a keynote talk by legendary urban designer Jan Gehl, and online “walks” in different formats, as well as at-home activities for children. A 2021 edition is currently in the works!
Jane’s Walk Winnipeg used platforms including Instagram and Vimeo to create virtual walks in 2020. More are planned for 2021!