Be fascinated by Victoria at Christmas. Magical creatures made of gingerbread and festively decorated halls invite visitors to rediscover Christmas for what it should be - a peaceful celebration of life's joys. Discover Christmas in Victoria by scrolling through our best so far of #FindChristmasHere galleries. Don't forget to share your adventures on TwitterFacebookInstagram or Pinterest.  


Festival of Trees at the Fairmont Empress

Visit the Festival of Trees at Fairmont Empress to view halls decked with beautifully decorated trees. Featuring anything from Big Bang Theory paraphenelia to flowers turned ornaments you're sure to struggle with picking a favourite. The Festival of Trees runs until January 6, 2015.



IEOA Truck Light Parade and Victoria's Ship Light Parade

Each year any vehicle bigger than a regular car gears up for the Truck Light Parade and the Lighted Ship Parade. For one night, Victoria's streets and harbour are lit up by millions of Christmas lights, skillfully draped around trucks and ships, and accompanied by the cheer of fascinated spectators. 



Canada's National Gingerbread Showcase

Tiny cats, large mushrooms and incredibly detailed snowmen live in the magical land of gingerbread creations at the Inn at Laurel Point at Canada's National Gingerbread Showcase. Discover ewoks kissing under the mistletoe, Bilbo Baggins smoking his pipe while Gollum hides behind the house and mice celebrating Christmas while the cat awaits in vain.