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Festivals

Festivals

Victoria likes to celebrate and we have dozens of annual festivals to prove it. Whether it is family fun at the International Buskers Festival in July or the smooth beats of the TD Victoria International Jazz Festival in June or the spirited Art of the Cocktail festival in October, Victoria is always full of life.

Check out our Calendar of Events for a full list of what's happening year-round!

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Special Events

African Cultural Week & AfriCa Fest

Dates: May 25, 2016 to May 29, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see description
Location: Vic West Community Centre
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From May 25 - May 29, 2016, the African Cultural Week and AfricaFest Victoria comes to you for the 4th time. The Festival (Fair) targets Africans living in Victoria and BC, Africa lovers, friends and partners of Africa. (AfriCa Fest, le plus grand Salon de Victoria incluant la Province BC consacré à l'A... more

On-Going Events

Uno Fest

Dates: May 18, 2016 to May 28, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Various
Location: Intrepid Theatre Club, Metro Studio, McPherson Playhouse and Baumann Centre
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For eleven days every May, Intrepid Theatre's Uno Fest brings some of the country's - and the world's - most exciting and innovative solo artists to Victoria. The 19th annual Uno Fest features 14 shows from (almost) every genre imaginable. Pushing the limits and defying expectations of solo performance, Uno includes thea... more

A Glimpse into Africa

Dates: May 25, 2016
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: CDI College
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May 25 is African Liberation Day. On this day, many African countries celebrate the hard-fought achievement of their freedom from European colonial powers. Join us from May 25 as, we will be celebrating the African continent and learn a bit more about your favorite country. This is a free event but, donation will be a... more

French Fest - Festival de la francophonie de Victoria

Dates: May 28, 2016 to May 29, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Centennial Square
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La Société francophone de Victoria is proud to present its 19th French Fest happening from May 26 to 29, 2016. The main events will take place at the Centennial Square Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm; all activities are fun and free. Several local Francophone and Francophile music groups from Jaz... more

Selkirk Waterfront Festival 2016

Dates: May 28, 2016
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 10am – 3pm
Location: Selkirk Green Park at Waterfront Crescent
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On Saturday, May 28, our annual Selkirk Waterfront Festival returns! This free, fun-filled multi-cultural family event offers something for everyone. Enjoy exciting carnival style rides, FUN activities in the Family Fun Zone, world cuisine in the international food court, and unique arts and crafts in our colourful stre... more

Victoria Comic Book Expo

Dates: May 29, 2016
Venue: Comfort Inn & Suites Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
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Come and see the 1000s of comic books on display. From the hottest books of the day to hard-to-find treasures of the past. Buy, sell and trade comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks. Toys, non-sports card and other collectibles as well. Free comics (as long as they last) 3020 Blanshard Street (Comfort Inn and C... more

 

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