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Victoria Events

Whether you're planning a wedding or coming to Victoria for one of the city's many annual events, Victoria draws visitors from all over the world. We have events you will not want to miss including the hilarious family fun of the Victoria International Buskers Festival, booming music festivals like Rifflandia and a smorgasbord of food and beverage festivals including Victoria Beer Week.

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Free-B Film Festival

Date Range: August 08, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Venue: Beacon Hill Park
Type: Special Events
Time: 9:00PM
Location: Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park unless otherwise noted
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Bring a blanket, flashlight and snacks to enjoy a great line-up of wonderful outdoor movies.  BATMAN • AUG 7 •(Location: Legislative Lawn) PRINCESS BRIDE • AUG 8  RAISING ARIZONA • AUG 14  THE MUMMY • AUG 15  THE SECRET OF NIMH • AUG 21  ... more

Fringe Festival

Dates: August 27, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Intrepid Theatre
Type: Special Events
Location: Various Locations in Victoria
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A Vancouver Island festival tradition for nearly thirty years, Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival takes over downtown Victoria, B.C. each summer for a 12-day celebration of live performance from around the world, featuring an eclectic mixture of spoken word, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, magic, theatre for young audien... more

Integrate Arts Festival

Dates: August 28, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: The Bay Centre
Type: Special Events
Time: Friday 7:00PM to 10:00PM; Saturday 6:00PM to 9:00PM; Sunday Noon to 4:00PM
Location: The Bay Centre
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Join us from Friday, August 28th to Sunday, August 30th for a free, family-friendly festival that celebrates the diverse arts and culture community in Victoria, B.C. To kick off the festivities, an opening reception will be held on the evening of August 28th (7pm -10pm) in the Bay Centre Mall (right beside the fountain o... more

African Guitar Summit

Dates: August 29, 2015
Venue: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
Type: Special Events
Time: 7:30PM | Doors at 7:00PM
Location: corner of Douglas & Broughton
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African Guitar Summit features: from Guinea, the smooth fire of Juno Award winner Alpha YaYa Diallo and the master balafon player Naby Kamara; from Ghana the heartbeat of drummer Kofi Ackah, from Madagascar the thoughtful composer, powerful vocalist and sublime guitar player Donné Roberts and the blues guitar mas... more

Integrate Arts Festival at the Robert Bateman Centre

Dates: August 29, 2015
Venue: The Robert Bateman Centre
Type: Special Events
Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
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August 28-30st take part in 9th annual Integrate Arts Festival. This festival provides a unique opportunity to circulate and experience an integrated landscape of the arts in Victoria. Join the Robert Bateman Centre on Saturday August 29th from (6:00PM-9:00PM) for FREE admission & tea tastings by Silk Road Tea. more

Kamloops Broncos @ Westshore Rebels

Dates: August 29, 2015
Type: Special Events
Time: 3:00PM to 5:30PM
Location: Westhills Stadium
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Bring your family down to Westhills Stadium on a Saturday this summer to enjoy some exciting football and family fun. We have made ticket purchasing easy and affordable. Westhills stadium overlooks mountains, lakes and is is located at 1089 Langford Parkway in Langford. A full concession is available, on site parking, ... more

Modern Knowledge Tour - Victoria

Dates: August 30, 2015
Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
Type: Special Events
Time: 1:30PM to 10:00PM
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Nassim Haramein's Presentation The Connected Universe: A Fundamental Transformation of Human Awareness: A new picture of the physics of our world is developing; a picture in which information and processes are no longer isolated events, but are interwoven in a complex network of a Connected Universe. This new under... more

On-Going Events

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Date Range: StartedOctober 09, 2013
Upcoming Dates: August 30, 2015 , September 02, 2015 , September 05, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday
Venue: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson is very excited to offer a year-round, local food-focused Farmers' Market! Featuring the region's best farms, freshest food, friendliest vendors, and finest musicians, the Downtown Farmers' Market takes place once a week inside the Public Market. Local food producers and farmers a... more

Sea Monsters Revealed at the Vancouver Aquarium

Dates: March 09, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Spring Break & Summer Break 9:30-6pm, During the School Year 10am to 6pm
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Join us this spring for the Canadian premiere of the groundbreaking exhibition Sea Monsters Revealed at the Vancouver Aquarium. This highly anticipated exhibition will take you on an exciting journey to discover some of the world’s most amazing sea creatures. Like the human anatomy exhibits that now circle the glob... more

James Bay Market

Date Range: May 02, 2015 to October 10, 2015
Upcoming Dates: September 05, 2015 , September 12, 2015 , September 19, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: James Bay Community Market
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Location: James Bay Saturday Market
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You will be amazed at the variety of products available at the James Bay Market. Whether you're a local in need of some fresh produce, or a visitor looking for that unique something from Victoria, they've got it. Located two minutes from Victoria's Inner Harbour, the James Bay Community Market features a variety of quali... more

Food Truck Festival

Dates: May 03, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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It’s hungry work discovering our province’s past! But don’t worry, the Royal BC Museum has you covered, as it rolls out its first ever Food Truck Festival! This summer-long event is sure to be a hit. Starting with a half-festival May 1 and full slate of food trucks May 8, the Royal BC Museum’s b... more

Gold Rush! El Dorado in BC

Dates: May 13, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM, until 10:00PM in summer
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Catch gold fever! In 1858 word of gold rang out in the Fraser Canyon, starting a dramatic movement of people to what were largely unexplored regions of BC. Through interactive displays and rare artifacts, this fascinating exhibition will show you how everything changed forever with the gold rushes of the 1800′s, as... more

Catch Gold Fever this summer at IMAX®

Dates: May 15, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: IMAX Victoria (Inside the Royal BC Museum)
Type: On-Going Events
Time: See website for schedule
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Experience the IMAX Film Gold Fever and the Royal BC Museum Gold Rush! El Dorado in BC exhibition this summer. Gold Fever takes the audience on a glittering trip around the world, focusing on the cultural, economic and historical significance of the “eternal element”. From the historical Klondike gold rush t... more

Moss Street Market's Tasting Room

Date Range: May 16, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Upcoming Dates: September 05, 2015 , September 12, 2015 , September 19, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: Moss Street Market
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Location: Moss Street Market
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We are excited to announce Moss Street Market's Tasting Room, a 'sprited' new addition to our market this year. Already Victoria's premier farmers market, our Moss Street Market's Tasting Room will provide even more excitement and vibrancy, introducing market goers to local wineries, breweries, and distillers. The Tast... more

Goldstream Station Market

Date Range: May 23, 2015 to October 17, 2015
Upcoming Dates: September 05, 2015 , September 12, 2015 , September 19, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Veterans Memorial Park
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Situated in the heart of the Westshore, The Goldstream Station Market is a community market where all the vendors make, grow, bake or raise the products they sell. Everything is produced locally and as fresh as possible. Along with over 50 unique vendors, we are host to community and educational groups and many incredibl... more

Indigenous Youth Arts Program

Dates: May 31, 2015 to November 29, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Open Space Contemporary Arts Society
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 12pm-5pm
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WHAT IS IT? IYAP is a free, hands-on program encouraging Indigenous youth to tell their stories while exploring the many facets of media arts: video art, sound art, digital arts, etc. The program is about creating a safe and stimulating gathering place where Indigenous youth and the artist mentors come together to share... more

Ghostly Walks walking tour

Dates: June 01, 2015 to September 12, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Tourism Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 7:30 and 9:30 pm
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Dare to experience Victoria's most haunted sites, every night at 7:30 and 9:30 pm, on one of Victoria's famous Ghostly Walks. Talented storyteller guides will keep you entertained and spooked with their true tales of paranormal encounters in Victoria, the Pacific Northwest's most ghost-filled city. The 7:30 pm tours vary... more

Gold Rush Tales walking tour

Dates: June 01, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 1:00PM
Location: Meet at the gold panning trough in front of the museum.
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Enjoy fascinating stories on a 90-minute walk through Victoria's gold-rush city. Start your adventure with a demonstration of gold panning, then head out to find out about First Nations involvement in early gold discoveries, hear first-hand accounts of miners who struck it rich (and the many who didn't), find out about a... more

Smugglers and Rumrunners walking tour

Date Range: June 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015
Upcoming Dates: August 31, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Monday
Venue: Discovery Walks
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2:00PM
Location: Meet outside the Tourism Victoria Visitor Centre at 812 Wharf Street
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Discover Victoria's hidden history in Old Town and Chinatown. Find out about swashbuckling rum runners such as Johnny Schnarr who smuggled booze in his customized boats fitted out with airplane engines. Discover why Victoria was the centre of opium processing for all of North America until 1908. No reservations needed. P... more

Chinatown Walks walking tour

Date Range: June 02, 2015 to September 05, 2015
Upcoming Dates: September 01, 2015 , September 03, 2015 , September 05, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Venue: Discovery Walks
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Discovery Walks
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Explore Canada’s oldest Chinatown with an experienced guide on a 90-minute walk to places you normally won’t see on your own. Find out about the wonderful architecture, symbolism, culture, food and religion of Chinatown. Discover the truth about opium dens, gambling parlours and secret tunnels. Visit a tradit... more

Lust Life Jazz Plays The Bengal Lounge

Date Range: June 06, 2015 to September 05, 2015
Upcoming Dates: September 05, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: Bengal Lounge at the Fairmont Empress
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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Catch Lust Life Jazz Band at the Bengal Lounge for a great evening of cool jazz,and funky stuff every Saturday night. Featured musicians in The 2015 Victoria International Jazz Festival and many other events. Lust Life has been a staple of the Victoria music scene for many years. The repertoire stems from the love of the... more

Victoria's Story walking tour

Date Range: June 06, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Upcoming Dates: August 30, 2015 , September 05, 2015 , September 06, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Venue: Tourism Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 2:00 PM
Location: Meet outside the Visitor Centre main entrance
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Join one of our professional and knowledgeable guides on a 90-minute walking tour around Victoria's Historic Harbour and Old Town. Find out why Victoria was founded as a fur-trading post and how it boomed during the 1858 gold rush. Hear the humorous story about how it became the colonial capital city in 1868. Discover wh... more

Twist and Shout The British Invasion

Date Range: June 12, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Recurrence Recurring every 11 weeks on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Chemainus Theatre Festival
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2PM, 7:30PM and 8:00pm
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Musical Revue The British are coming! Bop back to the 1960’s at this irresistible music revue with chart topping hits by the Beatles, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Dave Clark Five and more. Join us for lunch or dinner in our Playbill Dining Room. Visit the Gallery for u... more

Summer Afternoon Tea

Dates: June 16, 2015 to August 31, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Venus Sophia Tea Room and Vegetarian Eatery
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 11:00AM to 4:30PM
Location: Venus Sophia Tea Room and Vegetarian Eatery
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Take a break from this West Coast heat and join us in the tea room for a cool and elaborate treat. The Summer spread includes a selection of handcrafted tea sandwiches and sweets prepared from seasonal ingredients. The ingredients we used include all your favorite fruits: strawberries, lemons, watermelon and natural herb... more

Humpback Whales make a BIG Splash at IMAX® Victoria

Dates: June 19, 2015 to September 30, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: IMAX Victoria (Inside the Royal BC Museum)
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Humpback Whales plays daily. Visit our website for current show times.
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Humpback Whales is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious inspiring marine mammals. Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. Join a team of r... more

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