Highlights
We have great deals just for you! more
Take our quiz to find out your travel style! more
So much to do, see and taste in Greater Victoria more
Victoria has culinary experiences for every taste. more
Victoria offers easy strolls and challenging treks. more
Vacation Guide App

Vacation Guide PDF
 

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 - the 2014 program is available here - and a wide variety of music and food festivals to tempt your ears and your taste buds.

Use the Search button to search events by category!

 

1-24 of 24
Click to Show Map

Special Events

Lust Life Jazz Band at The Bengal Lounge

Date Range: January 03, 2015 to February 28, 2015
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 07, 2015 , February 14, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Venue: Bengal Lounge at the Fairmont Empress
Type: Special Events
Time: 7:30PM to 10:30PM
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Catch Lust Life Jazz Band at the Bengal Lounge for a great evening of cool jazz,and funky stuff. Featured musicians in The Victoria International JazzFest and many other events, Lust Life has been a staple of the Victoria BC and Vancouver Island music scene for many years. The repertoire stems from the love of the jazz s... more

Dinner Theatre "I do! I do!"

Date Range: January 16, 2015 to March 07, 2015
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 06, 2015 , February 07, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Venue: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Type: Special Events
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Visit Website

Begin your evening with a sophisticated meal of herb-crusted pork tenderloin and sumptuous opera cake. Next, sit back and enjoy "I Do! I Do!", a nostalgic musical by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. As the show begins, we are introduced to Michael and Agnes on their wedding day, as they excitedly look forward to ... more

Marcus Roberts Trio

Dates: January 30, 2015
Venue: First Metropolitan United Church
Type: Special Events
Time: 8:00pm (Doors open 7:30pm)
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Marcus Roberts has overcome the challenges of blindness to create a legacy of critically acclaimed music and become one of the world’s most skilled pianists. Formed in 1995, the Marcus Roberts Trio, with Rodney Jordan bass and Jason Marsalis drums, has become known around the world for its signature democratic styl... more

Starlight Pops presents "British Invasion!"

Date Range: January 30, 2015 to February 01, 2015
Upcoming Dates: February 01, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday
Type: Special Events
Time: Friday 7:30PM to 9:30PM, Sunday 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Location: St. Aidan's United Church
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Victoria's fabulous Starlight Pops, directed by Sue Doman, presents “British Invasion,” a salute to award-winning British composers and recording artists, including The Beatles, Adele, The Rolling Stones, Petula Clark, Manfred Mann, Elton John, Sting, U2 and many others. The 75-voice choir is supported by a ... more

The Andrew Greenwood Quintet Presents A Tribute To Joe Henderson

Dates: January 30, 2015
Type: Special Events
Time: Jan 30 at 7:30PM
Location: Hermann's Jazz Club
Visit Website

The Andrew Greenwood Quintet presents a tribute to the legendary saxophonist, Joe Henderson at Hermann's Jazz Club on Jan 30 at 7:30. Andrew Greenwood - tenor sax Miguelito Valdes - trumpet Brent Jarvis - piano and Fender Rhodes Sean Drabitt - bass Kelby MacNayr - drums more

28th Annual Medieval Workshop: Burnt at the Stake

Dates: January 31, 2015
Venue: University of Victoria
Type: Special Events
Time: 9:00AM to 4:30PM
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Every year, the University of Victoria Division of Continuing Studies and Medieval Studies Program team up to sponsor a full-day Medieval Workshop. The theme for the 28th Annual Medieval Workshop, to be held on January 31, 2015, is Burnt at the Stake. Flames can devour bodies or books, but they cannot devour the legacie... more

Bucket List Festival

Dates: January 31, 2015
Venue: Comfort Inn & Suites Victoria
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Lists are a part of most people's daily lives, helping us remember to buy milk or pick up shirts from the laundry or water the roses. Lists can also be a way to chart accomplishments, to envision what we hope to achieve before we die - in other words, the bucket list, that list we are not always comfortable discussing. V... more

Cider for Scholarships

Dates: January 31, 2015
Venue: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Type: Special Events
Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Visit Website  |  Send Email

We hope you will join us at Sea Cider, an organic apple orchard and cidery in Central Saanich, BC, for a night of award-winning cider, gourmet appetizers, international entertainment by Pearson College students and a silent auction. Pearson College is located in Victoria, BC and is one of 14 United World Colleges worldwi... more

Cider for Scholarships

Dates: January 31, 2015
Venue: Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
Type: Special Events
Time: From 6:00PM to 9:00PM
Visit Website  |  Send Email

On Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 6:00-9:00PM, friends and alumni of Pearson and other United World Colleges will gather at Sea Cider -- an organic apple orchard and cidery in Central Saanich, BC for a formal night of award-winning cider, gourmet appetizers, entertainment by Pearson College students and a silent auction... more

Macaron Class

Dates: January 31, 2015
Venue: Bon Macaron Patisserie
Type: Special Events
Time: 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Location: Bon Macaron Patisserie

Pick a colour, pick a flavour and learn all there is to learn about macarons. Each participant also gets to taste some savory macarons and will leave with approximately 30 pieces of absolute macaron heaven.  more

maladjusted. The mental health system. The people. The play.

Dates: January 31, 2015
Type: Special Events
Time: 7:30PM to 10:00PM
Location: Songhees Wellness Centre
Visit Website  |  Send Email

maladjusted engages audiences with powerful images and authentic voices weaving together three very personal narratives: A young teenager struggling with sadness over her friend’s suicide is misdiagnosed by her doctor; a young homeless man who is legitimately taking prescription meds gets thrown into dangerous circ... more

On-Going Events

Victoria Downtown Farmers' Market

Date Range: StartedOctober 09, 2013
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 01, 2015 , February 04, 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
Visit Website  |  Send Email

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

Sidney Saturday Market

Date Range: StartedMay 03, 2014
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 07, 2015 , February 14, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Sidney Saturday Market, Beacon and Fifth, Upstairs above Odyssia Restaurant
Visit Website  |  Send Email

The Sidney Saturday Market offers produce, works by local artists, health and beauty products and glamorous camping! Enjoy a latte and fresh-bakes scones in the cafe, and listen to live music while you shop. Special themed markets are planned throughout the summer. more

8th Annual Integrate Arts Festival

Dates: StartedAugust 15, 2014
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 15th: 6pm-10:30pm; 16th: 10am-11pm
Location: Various art galleries in downtown Victoria and Oak Bay
Visit Website  |  Send Email

The Integrate Arts Festival (formerly known as “Off the Grid Arts Festival”) was developed in 2007. The event included an en masse art crawl (a movement in large groups from gallery space to gallery space) and acted as a celebration of small galleries, artist-run centres and alternative arts. In its eight yea... more

Moss Street Winter Market

Date Range: November 01, 2014 to April 25, 2015
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 07, 2015 , February 14, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Saturday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Garry Oak Room
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Moss Street Market Introduces a Winter Market Moss Street Market is excited to announce the introduction of our indoor winter market, every Saturday, 10am to noon, starting November 1st continuing through the winter to April 25. The Moss Street Winter Market will take place in the Garry Oak Room, in the Fairfield Communi... more

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Dates: December 12, 2014 to April 06, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Location: Royal BC Museum
Visit Website

Celebrating 50 years of images, Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases award-winning images that tell the astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill. With more than 42,000 entries from 96 countries, this exhibition celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the world in w... more

Eclectic Gallery Artists Salon

Date Range: January 05, 2015 to February 28, 2015
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 02, 2015 , February 03, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10:00AM to 5:50PM
Location: Eclectic Gallery
Visit Website  |  Send Email

We’ve introduced “Salon” style exhibits this year, showing several gallery artists who really immerse themselves in their vision of discovery. Their work is fluid, expressive and abstract while often being site specific. It brings the viewer to a plane of contemplative reflection as does nature itself.&... more

Realities Follies

Date Range: January 09, 2015 to February 20, 2015
Upcoming Dates: January 31, 2015 , February 03, 2015 , February 04, 2015
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Venue: Open Space Contemporary Arts Society
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From 12:00PM to 5:00PM
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Realities Follies surveys the work of five Victoria based painters; Jeremy Herndl, Todd Lambeth, Rick Leong, Neil McClelland, and Jeroen Witvliet. Curators Lynda Gammon (UVic Visual Arts Department) and Wendy Welch (Vancouver Island School of Art) observe: “We live in an image-world. Selfies on Facebook, instant... more

A Study In Contrast: Sybil Andrews and Gwenda Morgan

Dates: January 17, 2015 to April 12, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Thursday until 9pm, Sunday 12-5pm
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Join us as we explore two iconic printmakers of the 20th century; Sybil Andrews (1898-1992) and Gwenda Morgan (1908-1991). Both developed their printmaking skills at the progressive Grosvenor School of Modern Art in London (1925-1940). Andrews produced linocuts and Morgan wood engravings, yet their personal styles were ... more

Enchanted Garden- Art Exhibition

Dates: January 23, 2015 to March 16, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: English Inn
Type: On-Going Events
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Dixie MacUisdin, is an renowned local artist and art instructor noted for her visual artistry using watercolours and acrylics and many unique painting techniques and perspectives. In Dixie's own words, "The Enchanted Garden is where I find myself. From that time when I can first remember being inspired by Natur... more

Between the Sheets

Dates: January 29, 2015 to January 31, 2015
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Jan 29-31 at 8pm, Jan 31 also at 4pm
Location: George Jay at Richmond Elementary School
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Pi Theatre produces bold and uncompromising plays that explore modern life. We connect audiences with theatre that's intellectually alive and emotionally charged. We create work that pushes hearts and minds to their fullest extent. Between the Sheets by Jordi Mand, Pi's upcoming production, is an intimate after-school... more

University Of Victoria Orchestra: Dancy Academics

Dates: January 30, 2015
Venue: University of Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Starting: 8:00 PM
Location: University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Visit Website  |  Send Email

University Of Victoria Orchestra: Dancy Academics Under the baton of Ajtony Csaba, the UVic Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D, Ney Rosauro’s Concerto for Marimba and Strings, with soloist and UVic Concerto Competition winner Keenan Mittag-Degala, Jean Sibelius’s Finlandia, and Academi... more

Black History Month Kick-Off

Dates: January 31, 2015
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Central Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library
Visit Website

Kick-off Black History Month at the library. Chat with members of the BC Black History Awareness Society, the Victoria African and Caribbean Cultural Society, and the African Heritage Society. Between 12-1 pm, join us for African hand drumming in the courtyard. African snacks will be available for purchase. No registrati... more

SPOKES Community Bicycle Donation Event

Dates: January 31, 2015
Venue: University of Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location: University of Victoria, Centennial Stadium, Parking lot 4
Visit Website  |  Send Email

Have an old, unwanted adult bike? Donate it to SPOKES, Jan 31st! SPOKES is the University of Victoria's unique bicycle lending program that gives new life to old bikes by refurbishing them and loaning them out to UVic students, staff and faculty in need. SPOKES is looking for new bikes to help keep up with demand for th... more

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Pinterest Share on YouTube Share to Google+ Share to Flickr Share to Blogger Share to Instagram