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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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Sea Cider Social (Part of BC Cider Week 2017)

Dates: April 30, 2017
Venue: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Type: Special Events
Time: 2pm-5pm
Location: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
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Sea Cider is thrilled to welcome the public to Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse for the 3nd annual Cider Social, as part of BC Ciderweek on April 30th 2017, from 2pm-5pm. This year, were back in the springtime to experience the beauty of the blossoming orchard and celebrate the cider season ahead! Cideries from across ... more

On-Going Events

Thousand Dollar Thursdays

Date Range: StartedApril 07, 2016
Upcoming Dates: April 27, 2017 , May 04, 2017 , May 11, 2017
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

Community Yoga at Imagine Studio Café

Date Range: StartedMay 18, 2016
Upcoming Dates: May 02, 2017 , May 03, 2017 , May 09, 2017
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

Chinatown Walks - Walking Tours

Date Range: September 17, 2016 to May 27, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 29, 2017 , May 06, 2017 , May 13, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: Chinatown Walks
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10:30 am
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Discover the history, architecture, food and current culture of Canada's oldest Chinatown with an experienced guide. Visit the oldest Chinese temple, an herbalist shop, Fan Tan Alley and Dragon Alley on a leisurely tour that lasts about 90 minutes. No reservations are needed. Tours take place rain or shine. Purch... more

Comedy at The Mint

Date Range: StartedNovember 23, 2016
Upcoming Dates: May 03, 2017 , May 10, 2017 , May 17, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Venue: The Mint
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8 pm
Location: The Mint
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Join us at the Mint every Wednesday for some of the best comedy Victoria has to offer. Phillips products are only $5 and Platters and Prawns are on special also. Doors are at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Comedy at the Mint, a great way to spend your Wednesday evening! Find out more at www.PhillipsComedyNight.com more

Phillips Comedy Night at The Mint

Date Range: StartedMarch 01, 2017
Upcoming Dates: May 03, 2017 , May 10, 2017 , May 17, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Venue: The Mint
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Show Time 8 PM. Doors at 7 PM>
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The funniest night of the week is this Wednesday! Each week Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance bring the most hilarious comedian's in the city together for a wonderful evening of fun at the best of the venues for stand up comedy in Victoria. This wildly popular and always new Phillips Comedy Night is a hilarious night out... more

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

Lust Life Jazz Band Plays The Pacific Lounge

Date Range: April 01, 2017 to April 29, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 29, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: Hotel Grand Pacific
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8:00-11:00pm
Location: The Pacific Lounge
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A wonderful evening of high quality music to warm the soul. Join Lust Life in this intimate setting for selections of some of the finest Soul Jazz music. An evening not to be missed. Reservations: 1-800-663-7550 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

Modern Visionaries

Date Range: April 03, 2017 to May 12, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 27, 2017 , April 28, 2017 , April 29, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: Eclectic Gallery
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Our exciting fourth annual MODERN VISIONARIES exhibit of original artwork by Victoria's Limners and their contemporaries will run from April through mid-May at Eclectic Gallery. All the art comes from private collections. The quality and diversity of the artwork is truly remarkable. Show features artists Carole Sabist... more

2 Pianos 4 Hands: A Comedy

Date Range: April 06, 2017 to May 14, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 27, 2017 , April 28, 2017 , April 29, 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

Free Public Tour

Date Range: April 11, 2017 to August 01, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 29, 2017 , May 02, 2017 , May 06, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Saturday
Venue: The Robert Bateman Gallery
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 2:00 PM
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Every Tuesday and Saturday at 2:00pm enjoy a 45 minute tour through the gallery with one of our Bateman experts. Learn about Robert’s evolution as an artist, and hear personal stories behind the creation of his work. Free with your purchase of admission. No registration required, simply meet at the gallery desk at... 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

Live Music @ Victoria Distillers

Date Range: April 15, 2017 to May 27, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 29, 2017 , May 06, 2017 , May 13, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: Victoria Distillers
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Enjoy live music at BC's only waterfront Distillery every Saturday night in the lounge. 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

Langham Court Theatre Presents: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Date Range: April 19, 2017 to May 06, 2017
Upcoming Dates: April 27, 2017 , April 28, 2017 , April 29, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Langham Court Theatre
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Tuesday-Saturday at 8pm. 2pm matinees on Saturday, April 29 and May 6.
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A different evil stalks the fog-bound streets of Jack the Ripper’s London. Dr. Henry Jekyll’s experiments with powders and tinctures have created Mr. Hyde, his other self, a villainous creature set free to perform evil acts Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. In this suspenseful new version of Robert Lou... 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

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

Call of the Forest

Dates: April 25, 2017 to April 30, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 7pm daily, with other viewings times available. See schedule for more details
Location: CineCenta
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Join us at CineCenta to see "Call of the Forest" Canada's newest and coolest documentary. "We cut down billions of trees every year - Today only five percent of the world’s old growth forests remain intact. Yet trees are one of this planet’s most significant creators of food, new medicines, an... more

Movie Night at the Market

Dates: April 26, 2017
Venue: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for Movie Night at the Market! This month we will be playing Doctor Strange. A disgraced former surgeon named Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes a powerful sorcerer under the tutelage of a mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, and Chiwetel Ejiofor co-star in ... more

Movie Night at the Market

Dates: April 26, 2017
Venue: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for Movie Night at the Market! This month we will be playing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is n... more

New Moon Astrology Workshop with Melanie Lichtinger

Dates: April 26, 2017
Venue: Nourish Kitchen & Cafe
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Nourish yourself, in spiritual ways, at this special New Moon in Taurus evening workshop with professional astrologer, Melanie Lichtinger, held in our beautiful Parlour room. You will deepen your understanding of our connection to the cosmic universe and explore your Taurean qualities in this creative, multi-sensory gat... more

Senior's Day - Jumbo Jackpot!

Dates: April 26, 2017
Venue: View Royal Casino
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Participate in our exclusive (+55) Progressive Jumbo Jackpot for FREE! THREE winners, selected by random, will share UP TO $1,000 in Free Slot Play! Plus, Encore members save 25% on food & beverage all day. more

“Vimy – Myth and Memory”

Dates: April 27, 2017
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 7:15 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: James Bay New Horizons, 230 Menzies Street, Victoria
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The Victoria Historical Society presents “Vimy – Myth and Memory” with James S. (Jim) Kempling. So iconic is the image that Canada was born on the bloody slopes of Vimy Ridge that one CBC pundit declared it is “burned into the DNA” of most Canadians. But what is the real story? Why has thi... more

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