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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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Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada

Dates: June 21, 2017 to July 01, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Location: Multiple Venues
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Joins for an eleven-day commemoration of Canada's 150th birthday between June 21 and July 1, 2017! Starting on Wednesday, June 21st at Ship's Point in Victoria's Inner Harbour and culminating on Saturday, July 1st on the Legislature Lawn, Spirit of 150 Victoria, City of Victoria, and the Canada's 150th Anniversary of Con... more

TD Victoria International JazzFest

Dates: June 23, 2017 to July 02, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Time: Various
Location: Various
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The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a ten-day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians. The "grandfather" of music festivals serving audiences in Vancouver and Gulf Islands region, TD JazzFest offers its devoted audience a wide ... more

Jacob Collier

Dates: June 28, 2017
Type: Special Events
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Location: McPherson Playhouse
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Dubbed "the future of music" by JazzWise magazine, London's Jacob Collier is one of the world's most distinctive, inventive, and prodigious young musicians. Admired by such jazz icons as Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, and Pat Metheny, his music combines elements of jazz, a cappella, groove, folk, trip-hop, class... more

On-Going Events

Thousand Dollar Thursdays

Date Range: StartedApril 07, 2016
Upcoming Dates: June 29, 2017 , July 06, 2017 , July 13, 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: June 27, 2017 , June 28, 2017 , July 04, 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

Comedy at The Mint

Date Range: StartedNovember 23, 2016
Upcoming Dates: June 28, 2017 , July 05, 2017 , July 12, 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

Trivia Night at Brentwood Bay Resort

Date Range: February 28, 2017 to June 27, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 27, 2017
Recurrence Recurring monthly on the 4th Tuesday
Venue: Brentwood Bay Resort & Spa
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 7-9PM
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Join us for Season Three of Trivia Night at Brentwood Pub, hosted by our Quizmaster Andrew Langford and sponsored by Hoyne Brewing Co. Featuring three rounds of skill testing questions and a different grand prize each month. Check our website for updated prizes! more

Phillips Comedy Night at The Mint

Date Range: StartedMarch 01, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 28, 2017 , July 05, 2017 , July 12, 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

Free Public Tour

Date Range: April 11, 2017 to August 01, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 27, 2017 , July 01, 2017 , July 04, 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

Bastion Square Public Markets & Sunday Market

Date Range: April 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 29, 2017 , June 30, 2017 , July 01, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Bastion Square Public Markets
Type: On-Going Events
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The Bastion Square Public Markets is celebrating their 24th year in the heart of downtown Victoria. Situated between Government & Wharf Street and Fort & Yates Street. Both Markets features a unique selection of locally hand made products in the location where historic Fort Victoria once stood. On Sunday mo... more

Up, Up and Away: Comic-book Superheroes and Our Culture

Dates: May 03, 2017 to June 27, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Sidney Museum
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This fun and educational exhibit shows how comic-book superheroes have reflected our culture and values through the years. Featured will be superhero comic-books, action figures and artwork from 1938 - 1979. Special displays include Batman, Superman, Wolverine, Wonder Woman and Famous Villains. Activities such as sc... more

Beach Food Fridays & Saturdays at the Colwood Waterfront

Date Range: May 05, 2017 to September 02, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 30, 2017 , July 01, 2017 , July 07, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Venue: Esquimalt Lagoon
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Head to the beach in Colwood every Friday and Saturday through the summer for eats from local food trucks! Watch for live local music at select Beach Food dates in 2017 too. more

Eclectic Home - Avis Rasmussen and Alanna Sparanese

Date Range: May 24, 2017 to June 30, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 27, 2017 , June 28, 2017 , June 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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Avis Rasmussen, contemporary printmaker, graduated from University of Victoria, completed a residency in Italy, and has been an active member of Ground Zero Printmakers with numerous exhibitions across Canada and travelling extensively through Europe. Her small edition Reduction Linocuts are carved in reve... more

Bites Brews Bands on the Barge

Date Range: May 26, 2017 to September 22, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 30, 2017 , July 07, 2017 , July 14, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Friday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 5-9:30
Location: Breakwater Barge at Ogden Point
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Local Musicians on the Breakwater Barge with Victoria's finest truck food, craft beer from Phillips, Hoyne, Driftwood, Sea Cider, and Wine from Artisan Wine Store Mark Anthony every Friday from 5pm-9:30pm. #beonthebarge   more

Exhibition - Family: Bonds and Belonging

Dates: June 02, 2017 to October 31, 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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What is a family? Can you pick your family or is it determined by blood? Is family who you share holidays with? Or who you share your daily routines with, like getting coffee together or hitting the gym? Explore these questions and discover some surprising answers in the Royal BC Museum feature exhibition Family: Bonds a... more

Featured Artist Rose Cowles

Date Range: June 02, 2017 to July 17, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 27, 2017 , June 28, 2017 , June 29, 2017
Recurrence Recurring every week day
Venue: Chemainus Theatre Festival
Type: On-Going Events
Time: All Day
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Rose Cowles paints because she can, and in her opinion there is nothing better than getting messy in the studio, losing track of time, and mucking about with a playful attitude, knowing that her trials and errors will often churn out the most amazing results. Cowles paints what she loves and prays along the way it will... more

Mindful Happiness Workshop

Date Range: June 05, 2017 to June 26, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Monday
Venue: Crystal Pool
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 7:00 PM
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Exciting new research in psychology has changed our understanding of what makes us happy and content. This course will teach both how our brain works and what practical, proven activities lead to increased happiness and personal success. Emphasis is given to mindfulness practice, which is simple intentional living in the... more

Artishow Victoria

Dates: June 07, 2017 to October 30, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: All Day
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel, Parkside Hotel & Spa, Delta Ocean Point Resort
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Artishow Victoria - Painting the town in colour and culture! Take a gallery walk to some of Victoria's finest hotels as they open their lobbies to some of the most talented visual artists the city has to offer! Hosted by the Victoria Arts Council. June Artists Kristofer Parley - Parkside Hotel Peter Van G... more

The Q! Centre Market

Date Range: June 07, 2017 to September 27, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 28, 2017 , July 05, 2017 , July 12, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Westshore Parks & Recreation
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Kinsmen Summer Market is a new outdoor/indoor event in the Westshore! This market will be taking place every Wednesday starting June, 7th. It will run weekly until the end of September, 5-8pm. It is located below Juan de Fuca Rec Centre, right across from the Q centre. There will be a wonderful selection of outdoor ven... more

Wednesday Night Junior Golf

Date Range: June 14, 2017 to August 30, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 28, 2017 , July 05, 2017 , July 12, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Venue: Arbutus Ridge Golf Club
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 4:00 PM
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The Wednesday Night Junior program is designed to be the next step after our Junior lesson clinics. To maximize everyone’s enjoyment prior golf experience is required. Juniors who have been already been introduced to the game of golf through one of our many kids lesson programs will head out onto the course to enj... more

Esquimalt Farmers Market - Outdoor Summer Season!

Date Range: June 15, 2017 to September 14, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 29, 2017 , July 06, 2017 , July 13, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Thursday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Memorial Park
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EFM's 3rd outdoor season runs from May 25th, and it's moving to pastures new, Memorial Park! Weekly, rain or shine, until September 14th. Find locally grown produce, live music, artisans, food trucks, locally made foods and a community hub, every Thursday! Full vendor lineups will be posted on the FB page and our webs... more

Synagogue Tours – Experience Victoria’s Jewish Roots

Date Range: June 15, 2017 to August 29, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 27, 2017 , June 28, 2017 , June 29, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Various - Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays June 15 to August 31
Location: Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue, 1461 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC
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Visit Congregation Emanu-El, Canada's oldest synagogue in continuous use. Explore this beautiful site's unique history, architecture and restoration with knowledgeable guides. Find out more about the Jews of Victoria (what they did, where their businesses were, about the Great Jewish Fur Rush and more) by taking the Je... more

Monday Night Ladies Golf

Date Range: June 19, 2017 to September 18, 2017
Upcoming Dates: July 03, 2017 , July 10, 2017 , July 17, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Monday
Venue: Arbutus Ridge Golf Club
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 5:30 PM
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Wine, Women & Laughter. Play 9-holes of golf with a great group of ladies every Monday Night until September 18th. $37 - 9 Holes, Fun Scramble Format followed by Dinner & Prizes more

Men's Night at Arbutus Ridge

Date Range: June 20, 2017 to September 19, 2017
Upcoming Dates: June 27, 2017 , July 04, 2017 , July 11, 2017 ,
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday
Venue: Arbutus Ridge Golf Club
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 3:00 PM
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The Arbutus Ridge Men’s Night is a social evening for male golfers. The event is designed for all skill levels and abilities as an easy and affordable way to play golf in a relaxed social atmosphere. There is no prize for score. The $49.00 fee includes your green fee, dinner and entry into the prize draw at 8:30pm... more

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