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Starting the New Year Right

Posted on December 19, 2011 at 1:38PM by Tourism Victoria

Hello Everyone. It has been a while since I have written, almost a month in fact. Time flies when you are having fun during the holidays ...and you go on vacation in the middle of it. It is ...

Victoria, B.C. 2011 Halloween Hit List

Posted on October 25, 2011 at 4:27PM by Tourism Victoria

There are very few events during the year that I always get excited for. Halloween is one of them. I don’t know if it is the excitement it creates in children's imaginations (oh the motivational ...

Royal BC Museum Unveils New Exhibits

Posted on September 30, 2011 at 12:12PM by A-Life Victoria

Written by Neil Judson Dinosaur in the Museum On September 28, 2011, the Royal BC Museum parted three black curtains to reveal the 2011 and 2012 exhibition schedule to an eagerly expecting crowd of museum ...

2011 Art of the Cocktail

Posted on September 23, 2011 at 4:45PM by Tourism Victoria

Cocktails at ClivesThe 2011 Art of the Cocktail is already upon us and like many people in the city, I am in the spirit to taste classic cocktails and experiment in molecular mixology! What is the Art of the ...

2011 Rifflandia Festival

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 4:23PM by Tourism Victoria

Royal Athletic Park Victoria, BC Hello everyone! I am back after a few weeks off for vacation and am in the blogging groove. Did you miss me? I know I missed sharing news of upcoming events and wonders to behold in this great ...

Victoria’s 12th Annual Ska Fest 2011

Posted on July 6, 2011 at 12:00PM by Tourism Victoria

Market Square

Over the course of the last 12 years, Victoria’s Ska Fest has grown to be internationally recognized as an annual Ska paradise. Due to the easy going nature on Vancouver Island, bands are thrilled ...

Where are you Celebrating Canada Day?

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 11:29AM by Tourism Victoria

It was on the day of July 1st 1867 that Canada became a dominion of confederated provinces and never looked back. Since everyone realized how amazing we are and started celebrating in 1917, annual ...

Victoria International Buskers Festival

Posted on June 20, 2011 at 2:42PM by Tourism Victoria

Crowd Pleaser by Margaret McCormack-Garcia

Summer continues to heat up here in Victoria and with it come more hot events around the city!

One event that is sure to rock the month of July is the First Annual Victoria International Busker ...

Win the Ultimate Historic Getaway with Good Timber

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 3:49PM by Tourism Victoria

This summer celebrate Victoria and the Pacific Northwest’s cultural history by taking in Good Timber - Songs and Stories of the Western Logger by the Other Guys Theatre Company. The tour has ...


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