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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 celebrations for Canada's 150th anniversary, booming music festivals like Rifflandia and an assortment of food and beverage festivals to tempt all types including Victoria Beer Week and Dine Around & Stay in Town.

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Mystery Spirit Dinner Series at Merridale

Date Range: March 24, 2017 to May 14, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 28, 2017 , April 29, 2017 , April 30, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Merridale Bistro
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 5:00 PM
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Weekend dinners are back at Merridale! In addition to our regular menu, each weekend will feature a fresh three-course dinner menu paired with a mystery spirit. Since we started distilling in 2007 we have done many 'spirit experiments'. These small batches have been quietly aging in barrels for the past seven to ten yea... more

Easter Puzzle Hunt

Dates: StartedApril 01, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: The Pedaler Cycling Tours and Rentals
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Depart when you like. Plan on 2-3 hours to complete.
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How about a Puzzle Hunt instead of an Easter Egg Hunt this Easter? The Pedaler’s Puzzle Hunt is like a scavenger hunt by bike, with puzzles to solves around town! Bring your own bikes or rent ours. Our carefully crafted Puzzle Hunt is a mobile phone enabled self-guided tour that leads you to iconic locations where ... more

Wonder Sundays at the Royal BC Museum

Date Range: April 02, 2017 to May 28, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 30, 2017 , May 07, 2017 , May 14, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join us in the galleries for some fun learning. Included with admission or membership. APRIL FOOL'S April 2 Discover various camouflage techniques and how animals fool other creatures in order to stay safe. TERRY FOX April 9, 16, 23, 30 Join in with discussions on his life, the Marathon of Hope, and ... more

2 Pianos 4 Hands: A Comedy

Date Range: April 06, 2017 to May 14, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 26, 2017 , April 27, 2017 , April 28, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Chemainus Theatre Festival
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Various - see website
Location: Chemainus Theatre
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A Comedy about Music Ted and Richard dream about becoming classical pianists. But they have to deal with pushy parents, bizarre teachers, life-consuming practice, stage fright and agonizing Conservatory examinations. Revel in the incredible results of this hilarious and moving journey by these talented duelling pianists... more

Exhibition - Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

Dates: April 12, 2017 to October 01, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.  At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn't diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this yo... more

For The Birds - Earth Day Children's Art Show

Dates: April 19, 2017 to April 30, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Coast Collective Arts Centre
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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This exciting and joyful gallery show celebrates Earth Day and the Centennial of the Migratory Bird Convention Act and Canada's 150. The region's youngest artists (Kindergarten to Gr 6) have submitted their artworks to celebrate Birds this Earth Day! Meet the artists at the Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony April 22... more

Canadian College of Performing arts: Disney's Beauty & the Beast

Date Range: April 21, 2017 to April 27, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 27, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: The Royal & McPherson Theatres Society
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 12:30pm ,2:00pm, 7:30pm
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“We’ll make you shout encore and send us out for more so be our guest.” A selfish Prince, an enchanted rose… Relive the magic and get up close and LIVE with some of your favorite Disney characters, Gaston, Mrs. Potts, Chip, Cogsworth, Lumiere and of course the Beast and Belle. “Beauty a... more

Festival Active Pass

Dates: April 21, 2017 to April 23, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Varies by day
Location: Locations around Mayne Island
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The third annual Festival Active Pass 2017 is in full swing. There is something for everyone – from free events to special excursions that will take festival goers to special places in the Southern Gulf Islands. Oh, and by the way, if you attended the 2015 and 2016 festivals you know to expect; wonderful entertainm... more

Victoria Phoenix Walking Festival

Dates: April 21, 2017 to April 23, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: See description
Location: Greek Community Centre
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You are invited to take part in the Victoria Phoenix Walking Festival on April 21 to 23. All walks begin and end at the Greek Community Centre. There is a registration fee of $10 that includes the “Meet and Greet” on Friday night. See our website www.vvpf.ca for complete details. The Victoria Phoenix Wal... more

Oak Bay Artists' Studio Tour

Dates: April 22, 2017 to April 23, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Various locations in Oak Bay, BC
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The artists of Oak Bay will be opening their home studios to the public for this popular semi-annual event. The free, self-guided tour visits 26 local artists showing paintings in watercolour, acrylic, and oil, as well as ceramics, jewelry, photography, fibre art, paper castings, art cards, woodcuts and more. Participant... more

Babes Day Out: Hosted by Moss Photography

Dates: April 23, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 11:00 AM
Location: Cinderbloc Studio
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Join us on April 23rd for our fabulous day of self-love and celebrating who you are! This day will be full of fun and sexy events to get your empowerment groove on. You will leave feeling like the confident and badass goddess that you are! Events during the day: - Empowerment talk by Angela Thurston - Chairdance Works... more

Local Love: Oaklands Sunset Market Fundraiser

Dates: April 23, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Hoyne Brewing Co.
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Join us to raise funds for the 2017 season for Oaklands Sunset Market! All funds raised will go directly to rent, staff, and facilities at the Market. We've partnered with Coast Lunch Box to host a locally sourced afternoon at the Hoyne Brewery - in their backyard! Featuring live music from: The Choir YYJ, Dug Nugget, D... more

National Volunteer Week

Dates: April 23, 2017 to April 29, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: See the detailed schedule
Location: Around Greater Victoria
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Volunteer Victoria would like to take this time to make a special effort to celebrate volunteerism and encourage all of Greater Victoria to take part. During this special week, we’d like to offer families, schools, businesses, and individuals an opportunity take part in events throughout the week. Whether they att... more

Saanich Cycling Festival

Dates: April 23, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Saanich Hall
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Saanich celebrates Canada 150. Explore Saanich by Bike. The family friendly route allows you to cycle from your home to the Saanich Hall using the beautiful trails and cycling connectors within the District. Cycle to any of the Celebration Stations on the festival route and you will be given a passport booklet to colle... more

Vaisakhi Mela Festival

Dates: April 23, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Saanich Fair Grounds
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Vaisakhi is one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar. It is the Sikh New Year and we will be celebrating with free music, food, henna, fashion and more. more

Victoria Chamber Orchestra Concert April 23

Dates: April 23, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: David Dunnet Community Centre, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road,
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The Victoria Chamber Orchestra presents a concert at Oak Bay High School, David Dunnet Community Centre, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria. Program features Emma Reader-Lee, violin and Danielle Tsao, viola winners of the 2017 Louis Sherman Concerto Competition performing Mozart Sinfonia Concertante. Tickets: $20 (adult) &... more

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) April 23

Dates: April 23, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Victoria Jewish Cemetery on Cedar Hill Road (south from Hillside Ave.)
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This year’s commemoration of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) will take place on Sunday, April 23, 11 a.m. – noon, at the Victoria Jewish Cemetery on Cedar Hill Road (south from Hillside Ave.). The Victoria Jewish community and friends will be remembering those who perished in the Holocaust as well as ... more

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