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Easily explorable. Endlessly entertaining. Few places are as full of life as Victoria. Strongly tied to the land and sea, the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest proudly offers everything a friendly, exciting and welcoming destination should.

Escape your everyday with scenic Inner Harbour strolls, centuries-old historical sites, superb local coastal cuisine, and a thriving arts and cultural scene. Victoria is the ideal year-round playground for outdoor adventure enthusiasts, and a warm, welcoming and multicultural city. 

Upcoming Events

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Sep 24 - Sep 30, 2023

Victoria International Wine Fest

Crystal Gardens

Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2023

Intuitive Arts Festival

Da Vinci Centre

Apr 1 - Oct 29, 2023

Symbiosis

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Oct 2, 2023

Hejaz Entertainment Presents Pavlo in Concert – The Santorini Tour

Mary Winspear Centre

Nov 10 - Nov 12, 2023

Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis

Mary Winspear Centre

Jun 3 - Sep 12, 2023

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Victoria

Sonora Bar & Grill

May 6 - Oct 7, 2023

James Bay Market

Menzies St and Superior St

May 6 - Oct 28, 2023

Moss Street Farmers Market

Sir James Douglas School

Apr 17 - Jan 7, 2024

Dinosaurs of BC Exhibit at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Jun 16 - Jan 7, 2024

SUE: The T-Rex Experience at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Jun 2 - Jan 14, 2024

Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

May 5 - Oct 29, 2023

Sacred Journey: Travelling Exhibit at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Jul 9 - Sep 14, 2023

Tower Top Yoga at the Malahat SkyWalk

Malahat SkyWalk Tower Top

May 18 - Oct 1, 2023

Bastion Square Summer Market Series

Bastion Square

Jun 29 - Sep 14, 2023

Westcoast Outdoor Markets

Mary Winspear Centre - Outdoors

Sep 9 - Sep 18, 2023

Experience BC's Whales, Grizzlies, Birds and First Nations Culture - Small Group Overnight Tour

Various locations in Vancouver Island.

Oct 15, 2023

CHOCOLATE: A Tasting Event

Crystal Garden

Jul 1 - Sep 13, 2023

Parliament Past and Present Travelling Plays

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Jun 25 - Sep 30, 2023

Lunch on the Lawn

Fairmont Empress

Nov 25 - May 5, 2024

Tender Touch

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Sep 24, 2023

'Eliot Quartett' at Wentworth Villa

Wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

Oct 22, 2023

Trios for Flute, Cello, and Piano

wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

Nov 19, 2023

Octet Victoria at Wentworth Villa

Wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

Jan 21, 2024

Francine Kay – Piano at Wentworth Villa

Wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

Jan 28, 2024

“Reel Music” for Piano Quintet at Wentworth Villa

Wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

Mar 10, 2024

Anna Pietrzak – Solo Guitar at Wentworth Villa

Wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

May 26, 2024

Jane Coop - Piano at Wentworth Villa

Wentworth Villa - Architectural Heritage Museum

Oct 28 - Jan 7, 2024

The Wizards Den (Victoria)

Sonora Bar & Grill, Yates St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC V8W 1K7

Jul 23 - Dec 31, 2023

Sacred Sundays: Yoga & Ecstatic Dance Movement

Colwood Community Hall

Oct 12 - Oct 14, 2023

Westshore Quilters' Guild presents: "Sew Magic" Quilt Show

Eagle Ridge Community Centre

Sep 24, 2023

5th Annual Cider Harvest Festival at Merridale Cidery

Merridale Cidery & Distillery

Oct 5, 2023

The Music of ABBA at the McPherson Playhouse

McPherson Playhouse

Sep 23, 2023

5-Time Grammy® Nominee David Arkenstone at University of Victoria

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall

Sep 17, 2023

Live Music Sunday Session at Junction Orchard & Cidery

Junction Orchard & Cidery

Oct 15, 2023

Live Music Sunday Session at Junction Orchard & Cidery

Junction Orchard & Cidery

Nov 12, 2023

Live Music Sunday Session at Junction Orchard & Cidery

Junction Orchard & Cidery

Oct 15, 2023

The Australian Bee Gees Show - A Tribute to the Bee Gees

McPherson Playhouse

Oct 27 - Oct 28, 2023

Crafted Farmhouse Market

Mary Winspear Centre

Sep 28, 2023

Victoria Historical Society Talk

James Bay New Horizons

Sep 15, 2023

The Attila Fias Group presents: Portraits of Canada - An Homage to the Natural and Musical Beauty of Canada

Hermann's Jazz Club

Sep 22, 2023

Sin City Illusions - Featuring Murray Hatfield and Paul Romhany

Royal Theatre

Sep 12 - Oct 8, 2023

'Yaga' at the Belfry Theatre

Belfry Theatre

Oct 31 - Nov 26, 2023

I Think I'm Fallin': The Songs of Joni Mitchell at the Belfry Theatre

Belfry Theatre

Dec 2 - Dec 23, 2023

A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol at the Belfry Theatre

Belfry Theatre

Feb 6 - Mar 3, 2024

'As Above' at the Belfry Theatre

Belfry Theatre

Apr 23 - May 19, 2024

'The Lehman Trilogy' at the Belfry Theatre

Belfry Theatre

Oct 1, 2023

CIBC Run for the Cure

University of Victoria

Sep 28, 2023

Builders in the Basement Charity Concert

Wicket Hall

Sep 22, 2023

Tanya Tagaq

The Farquhar at Uvic

Oct 28, 2023

Bear Grease

The Farquhar at Uvic

Nov 29, 2023

Josie & Grace

The Farquhar at Uvic

Dec 9, 2023

Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders

The Farquhar at Uvic

Jan 27, 2024

International Guitar Night

The Farquhar at Uvic

Sep 17, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Kluxen – Pictures at an Exhibition

Royal Theatre

Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Star Trek, Star Wars, and Beyond

Royal Theatre

Oct 14, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Classical Kids – Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery

Farquhar at UVic

Oct 25, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Bach, Rameau, and Respighi

Denford Hall at Glenlyon Norfolk School

Oct 28 - Oct 29, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Harry Potter and Literary Thrillers

Royal Theatre

Nov 5, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Farquhar at UVic

Nov 9 - Nov 10, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Jurassic Park™ in Concert

Royal Theatre

Nov 19, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Kluxen – Bach, Prokofiev, and Mozart

Farquhar at UVic

Nov 26, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Being Robert Schumann – “Spring” Symphony

Royal Theatre

Dec 3, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Gryphon Trio – ECHO: Memories of the World

Farquhar at UVic

Dec 9 - Dec 10, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Jens Lindemann – Christmas Pops

Royal Theatre

Dec 16 - Dec 17, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Handel’s Messiah

Farquhar at UVic

Dec 16, 2023

Victoria Symphony Presents Ken Lavigne – We Need a Little Christmas

Royal Theatre

Oct 20, 2023

Ballet Victoria's "Ballet Rocks"

Kirk Hall

Dec 23, 2023

Breakfast with Santa at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 5, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - Elf

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 12, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - A Christmas Story

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 12, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - A White Christmas

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 13, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - Home Alone

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 19, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - Miracle on 34th Street

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 20, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 26, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - Die Hard *Rated R*

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 27, 2023

Holiday Movie Night - It's a Wonderful Life

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 31, 2023

New Year's Eve Dinner at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Oct 21, 2023

Saanich Peninsula Hospital & Healthcare Foundation "Spirit Gala"

Mary Winspear Centre

Sep 13, 2023

Open House with the Victoria Scottish Gaelic Choir

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Sep 9 - Sep 16, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – Darlene Letendre

The Avenue Gallery

Sep 24, 2023

Apple Day Market

Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse

Sep 16, 2023

Handel's Apollo e Dafne

Christ Church Cathedral Victoria

Sep 23, 2023

JASNA Victoria Annual Tea - A Vindication of Mr. Darcy

St. Luke's Church Hall

Sep 27, 2023

Launch of Hologram: an Homage to P.K. Page

Munro's Books

Sep 20, 2023

Craft Night at the Irish Times - Hand Painted Pet Portrait on Glass

Irish Times Pub

Sep 23, 2023

Under the Shade of the Lotus Tree: Pari Azarm Motamedi and Rozita Moinishirazi Opening Celebration

Legacy Art Galleries

Sep 24, 2023

Bubbles & Bites

Fathom

Dec 16, 2023

COOKEILIDH - Making Spirits Bright!

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

Nov 15, 2023

2nd Annual Sip & Shop Holiday Market

Bard & Banker

Sep 17, 2023

CFUW Victoria General Meeting - free and open to the public

Esquimalt Gorge Park and Pavilion

Sep 17 - Sep 24, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – William Liao

The Avenue Gallery

Dec 25, 2023

Christmas Day Dinner in The Dining Room

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Sep 17, 2023

One Wave South Pacific Feast

Cook Street Village Activity Centre

Sep 30, 2023

Cult After Dark: Fight Club

The Vic Theatre

Oct 20 - Oct 31, 2023

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Vic Theatre

Nov 5, 2023

The Country Divas! Celebrating the Female Stars of Country Music!

McPherson Playhouse

Sep 16 - Sep 17, 2023

Nomad Mind Body Spirit Expo

Scottish Cultural Centre

Sep 16, 2023

Vancouver Island Homesteading Fair

Sep 23, 2023

Introduction to Kimono Culture in Seasons

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Sep 17, 2023

'Over Easy Sundays' at Fathom

Fathom

Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist: Vance Theoret

The Avenue Gallery

Sep 9 - Sep 21, 2023

Madison Hart "Paintings That Tell a Story"

West End Gallery

Sep 9 - Sep 21, 2023

Tammy Hudgeon "Joyful Abundance"

West End Gallery

Sep 24, 2023

The Ancient Art of Paper Marbling Workshop

Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum

Sep 23, 2023

1st Annual CanLyme Disc Golf Charity Fundraiser

Mary's Farm & Sanctuary

Sep 23, 2023

Offleashed Victoria

Fairmont Empress

Nov 1, 2023

Ali Blythe and Jason Jobin Book Launch

Munro's Books

Sep 12 - Oct 1, 2023

Open to Interpretations II

Gage Gallery Arts Collective

Dec 25, 2023

Christmas Day Brunch at The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 25, 2023

Oak Bay Beach Hotel Christmas Day Dinner in the Dining Room

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Dec 21 - Dec 23, 2023

Oak Bay Beach Hotel - Holiday Pianist in the Lobby Lounge

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel in the Lobby Lounge

Dec 27 - Dec 30, 2023

Oak Bay Beach Hotel - Holiday Pianist in the Lobby Lounge

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Oct 21, 2023

Mona Awad and Lauren Groff in Conversation with Kathryn Marlow

Dave Dunnet Community Theatre

Oct 2, 2023

Ukulele Strumalong

The Fernwood Inn

Sep 22 - Sep 23, 2023

The Station Food Truck & Music Festival

The Station

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