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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

Sip & Savour Salt Spring

Dates: September 19, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Time: various
Location: Salt Spring Island
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Celebrate National Organic Week on Salt Spring Island! Join us for Sip & Savour Salt Spring taking place from Friday, September 19 to Sunday, September 21, 2014. The Sip and Savour Festival brings together growers, food providers and chefs from Salt Spring Island and partners them with vintners representi... more

One Wave Festival

Dates: September 20, 2014
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Centennial Square
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Pacific Peoples' Partnership (PPP) is hosting the 7th annual One Wave Festival on September 19th and 20th. One Wave is PPP's inspired action to celebrate and honor connections to the Pacific while building identity and community. One Wave engages individuals to create one movement among all peoples to address issues in... more

Garden City Grooves

Dates: September 25, 2014 to September 27, 2014
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Time: Starting: 9:00 PM
Location: Various locations
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A celebration of funk soul and groove The legacy of this music and its essence from legendary artists like James Brown, Fela Kuti, Stevie Wonder, and Parliament/Funkadelic will never die and for good reason. The grooves and good vibes produced by Garden City Grooves' bands and DJs are indeed a continuation of the ... more

Victoria Wine Festival

Dates: September 26, 2014
Venue: Parkside Hotel and Spa
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada is a city surrounded by natural beauty, blessed with a Mediterranean climate, coloured with gardens and home to a lively and affluent population. For the last five years the city has been without a dedicated wine festival. The Victoria Wine Festival looks to fill this glaring omission. ... more

FALL FAIRfield

Dates: September 27, 2014
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Porter Park
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FALL FAIRfield is a celebration of harvest and community! Come together to enjoy music, dancing, art, and food, and to mark the changing of the seasons. more

Salt Spring Apple Festival

Dates: September 28, 2014
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Fulford Hall
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Immerse yourself in the incredible diversity and fascinating history of apples on Salt Spring. The Festival is an incredible community event attracting visitors from the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the United States. With a display of the island’s hundreds of apple varieties at Fulford hall and numerous fa... more