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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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Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Dates: June 03, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Millions of years ago, giants roamed the earth. Sometimes standing more than 14 feet tall, mammoths and mastodons towered over the lands of Europe, Asia and North America from as long ago as 1.8 million years in the past to as recently as 10,000 years ago, during the Ice Age. And now they're coming to the Royal BC Muse... more

Night at the Savoy: Dinner Theatre

Dates: September 01, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see website
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
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A Night at the Savoy takes guests back to 1944 for a visit to the Savoy Ballroom and performance hall in New York City, celebrating the music and performers of the swing, show and big band era. The show features the musical sounds of Victoria's "Dock Side Drive" alongside radio personality Barry Bowman. Guests ... more

The Last Wife: A Play at the Belfry Theatre

Dates: September 20, 2016 to October 16, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Belfry Theatre
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see website
Location: Belfry Theatre
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This contemporary re-imagining of the compelling relationship between Henry VIII and his last wife, Katherine Parr, is a witty and powerful examination of sexual politics and women's rights. It's a dangerous game of chess, with Henry's offspring, Mary, Elizabeth, and Edward as pawns. more

Savour Cowichan Culinary Festival

Dates: September 24, 2016 to October 03, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see website
Location: Cowichan Valley
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During a ten-day festival span, two lavish marquee events, Barge On In and Oktoberfest, will be held on a floating barge in Mill Bay, where funds raised will support families living with autism in the Cowichan Valley through the Canucks Autism Network (CAN). In addition to these events, dozens of artisanal food ... more

Sea Cider's Annual Apple Day Celebration

Dates: September 25, 2016
Venue: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Type: Special Events
Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
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Join us at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse for a fun-family event and experience the beauty of our orchard at harvest time. Guests are invited to explore the orchard and learn about cidermaking, with guided tours hosted by owner Kristen Needham. We'll have lots of fun family activities - live music with Jon Middleton, a ... more

Mary Winspear 15th Anniversary Celebration

Dates: September 27, 2016
Venue: Mary Winspear Centre
Type: Special Events
Time: 11am-2pm
Location: Mary Winspear Centre

Come celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Mary Winspear Centre. There will be hot dogs and drinks available by donation and free birthday cake! Check out our upcoming events and have a look at some of our favourite memories.  more

A Royal Champagne Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress

Dates: September 30, 2016 to November 30, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Fairmont Empress
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see website link
Location: Fairmont Empress
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Royal pinkies up! To honour and celebrate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming visit to Canada, select Fairmont hotels will be launching A Royal Champagne Afternoon Tea. Featuring the creations of former Royal Pastry Chef Darren McGrady, the new tea menu will include such beloved items as: caramel banana cake (... more

Halloween in Victoria

Dates: September 30, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Location: Victoria, BC
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As the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest, Victoria has a torrid history that comes to life during the month of October. The brilliant colours of fall hint at the wealth of vibrant Halloween-inspired activities on offer in British Columbia's most haunted city. WHAT'S ON! As you wander downtown, you notice curio... more

On-Going Events

Live, Local Music on the Rooftop

Date Range: January 15, 2016 to December 17, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 30, 2016 , October 01, 2016 , October 07, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Venue: Vista 18 Westcoast Grill & Wine Bar
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8-11pm
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Join us on the rooftop at Vista 18 Westcoast Grill & Wine Bar for live, local music every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm – 11pm. No cover! Savour your favourite martini and a small bite while enjoying the music and amazing view. more

Thousand Dollar Thursdays

Date Range: StartedApril 07, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 29, 2016 , October 06, 2016 , October 13, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Thursday
Venue: View Royal Casino
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8:30pm Draw

Win $1,000 Cash every Thursday! Get a FREE draw ballot every Sunday through Thursday at 1, 3, 5 & 7pm Draw barrel opens Thursday @ 6pm Draw Thursdays @ 8:30pm *Must be present to win more

Guest Appreciation Mondays

Date Range: StartedMay 02, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 26, 2016 , October 03, 2016 , October 10, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Monday
Venue: View Royal Casino
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 7-10pm

Guest Appreciation Mondays | 7 – 10 pm Slot Tournament & Party Pit Encore members exclusive Slot Tournament every Monday between 7 – 10pm Top 3 Scores share $500 in Free Slot Play! $15 Registration Fee includes Appy Basket and a Drink! Register at Guest Services more

Metchosin Farmers' Market

Date Range: May 08, 2016 to October 23, 2016
Upcoming Dates: October 02, 2016 , October 09, 2016 , October 16, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 11am-2pm
Location: Metchosin Municipal Grounds
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Metchosin Municipal Grounds (4450 Happy Valley Road) Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mother's Day through October A great place to buy fresh vegetables, breads, jams, salsa, baked goods and gifts (or crafts) for your loved ones. more

Victoria Flea Market

Date Range: May 08, 2016 to September 25, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday
Venue: Market Square
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Market Square
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The Victoria Flea Market is now a year round Sunday market with a new outdoor venue at Market Square for the Summer Season. Free admission at the open air location and up to 50 sellers with everything from postcards to estate jewelry, retro home furnishings, vintage clothes and textiles, ceramics, home decor, art and lux... more

Community Yoga at Imagine Studio Café

Date Range: StartedMay 18, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 27, 2016 , September 28, 2016 , October 04, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Location: Imagine Studio Café
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Join us Tuesday and Wednesday nights for Hatha style yoga. Surround yourself with plants and art as you immerse yourself in your practice. Limited space available so reserve your spot online.  more

Bastion Square Public Market

Date Range: May 19, 2016 to September 25, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Bastion Square
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 11am-4:30pm
Location: Bastion Square
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Opens for the season Thursday, April 28 and is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Sunday 11-4 until the end of September Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful arr... more

Slicers and Hookers Night: Evening Golf Event

Date Range: June 01, 2016 to October 26, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 28, 2016 , October 05, 2016 , October 12, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30pm
Location: Ardmore Golf Course
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Join us every Wednesday for our Slicers and Hookers Night! For only $35 including tax players may tee off any time be-tween 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and enjoy 9 holes of golf, dinner and weekly prize draws. In addition, a $1.00 donation to the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Foundation will be made on your behalf as part of th... more

Thousand Dollar Thursdays

Date Range: June 09, 2016 to December 29, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 29, 2016 , October 06, 2016 , October 13, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Thursday
Venue: View Royal Casino
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Draws 8:30pm
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Thousand Dollar Thursdays | Every Thursday| 8:30pm We are giving away $1000 cash every Thursday! Collect ONE ballot every 2 hours between 1pm-7pm everyday by swiping your Encore card at Guest Services. Thursdays starting at 5pm put your ballots in the barrel. You must be present at 8:30pm for the draw. more

New Exhibit at the Robert Bateman Centre: Resilience of the People

Date Range: June 16, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 26, 2016 , September 27, 2016 , September 28, 2016
Recurrence Recurring every week day
Venue: The Robert Bateman Centre
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10-5 pm Sunday-Thursday, 10-7pm Friday-Saturday
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The Bateman Centre's summer exhibit is a visual history of Greater Victoria, the Songhees First Nation’s traditional territory. By engaging with maps, drawings, artifacts, and unique photographs, visitors will discover the complexities of the lands around them, and see the First Nations’ resilient relationshi... more

Songhees Islands Cultural Tour 2016

Date Range: June 22, 2016 to October 12, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 28, 2016 , October 05, 2016 , October 12, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Venue: Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours
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Songhees First Nation in partnership with Eagle Wing Tours invites you to join us on an exciting First Nations Cultural tour that includes whale and wildlife viewing. This tour encompasses the waters south and east of Victoria and includes islands belonging to the Songhees Nation. These islands have been inhabited by the... more

Double Your Jackpot

Date Range: StartedJuly 03, 2016
Upcoming Dates: October 02, 2016 , October 09, 2016 , October 16, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday
Venue: View Royal Casino
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Sunday 2pm
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Double Your Jackpot | Every Sunday | 2pm Double your Jackpot, up to $1,000 Earn entry ballots with every Jackpot you win (Over $400) Come back on Sundays starting at Noon to place your ballots into draw barrel Draw every Sunday at 2pm Must be present to win Entry ballots can be entered into draw at either View Roya... more

Discover the Airplane in IMAX®

Dates: July 05, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: IMAX Victoria (Inside the Royal BC Museum)
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Playing daily, visit website for show times and tickets.
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Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, Living in the Age of Airplanes takes you on a journey to explore the countless ways the airplane affects your life (even if you don’t fly). With a fascinating take on history, breathtaking visuals, soaring music, and a truly unique perspective, you’ll see the ai... more

Roam with the Mammoths in IMAX®

Dates: July 05, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: IMAX Victoria (Inside the Royal BC Museum)
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Playing daily, visit website for show times and tickets.
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Discover the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. A wondrous world of ice where sabre-toothed cats, giant sloths and the iconic mammoths roam. You’ll also discover the modern day with researchers delving into the past and meet ... more

CRD Regional Parks Nature Outings & Events - 12 years+

Dates: July 06, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Various see below
Location: Various see below
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Thursday, July 28 | 10am–2pm Bike Ride Back in Time (Guided Bicycle Tour) –12 years+ Sooke Potholes Regional Park (Sooke) Cycle back in time with CRD Regional Parks naturalists along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail from Sooke Potholes past Kapoor Regional Park (approx. 12 km round trip). Learn abo... more

CRD Regional Parks Nature Outings & Events - Adults Only

Dates: July 06, 2016 to September 30, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Various see below
Location: Various see below
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Saturday, July 9 | 6–9pm Early Evening Canoe Adventure–18 years+ (Guided Adult Paddle) Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park (Saanich) Search for eagles, herons, turtles and other wildlife on the lake with CRD Regional Parks naturalists. Canoe equipment and instruction are provided and no experience is neces... more

Spin Wheel Wednesdays

Date Range: StartedJuly 06, 2016
Upcoming Dates: September 28, 2016 , October 05, 2016 , October 12, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Venue: View Royal Casino
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8pm
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Spin Wheel Wednesdays |Every Wednesday| 8PM Guaranteed CA$H prizes between $500 to $2,500 Swipe2Earn FREE electronic ballots every day of the week from 10am-Noon & 9pm-Close Activate your ballots every Wednesday starting at 5pm for the chance to SPIN the BIG WHEEL Encore card required. See Guest Services for con... more

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