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Easily explorable. Endlessly entertaining. Few places are as full of life as Victoria. Strongly tied to the land and sea, the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest proudly offers everything a friendly, exciting and welcoming destination should.

Escape your everyday with scenic Inner Harbour strolls, centuries-old historical sites, superb local coastal cuisine, and a thriving arts and cultural scene. Victoria is the ideal year-round playground for outdoor adventure enthusiasts, and a warm, welcoming and multicultural city. 

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Jul 9, 2023

Victoria Pride Parade

Douglas and Fisgard St

Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2023

The ReLove Market

Market Square

Jun 3, 2023

Historic House Tour at Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum

Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum

Feb 4 - Jun 2, 2023

Market Collective presents the "Meet the Makers" Series at The Bay Centre

The Bay Centre

Jun 24, 2023

Bacon Beer and Bourbon Festival

Starlight Stadium

Sep 24 - Sep 30, 2023

Victoria International Wine Fest

Crystal Gardens

Jun 3, 2023

Royal Canadian Navy Bike Ride

École John Stubbs Memorial School

Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2023

Intuitive Arts Festival

Da Vinci Centre

Apr 1 - Oct 29, 2023

Symbiosis

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Oct 2, 2023

Hejaz Entertainment Presents Pavlo in Concert – The Santorini Tour

Mary Winspear Centre

Jun 22 - Jul 2, 2023

TD Victoria International JazzFest 2023

Various Locations

Nov 10 - Nov 12, 2023

Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis

Mary Winspear Centre

Jul 15, 2023

Art Gallery Paint-In 2023

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Jun 3, 2023

Champ Promotions - Round 3

Victoria Conference Centre

Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2023

Folktoria

Centennial Square

May 18 - Jul 23, 2023

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience: Victoria

Sonora Bar & Grill

May 6 - Jun 1, 2023

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

Belfry Theatre

May 6 - Oct 7, 2023

James Bay Market

Menzies St and Superior St

Jun 21 - Jun 25, 2023

Victoria's 24th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival

Ship Point (Inner Harbour)

May 6 - Oct 28, 2023

Moss Street Farmers Market

Sir James Douglas School

Jun 11, 2023

RBC Race for the Kids

Tillicum Centre

Jun 11, 2023

Teeny Tiny Garden Tour

Victoria

Apr 17 - Jan 7, 2024

Dinosaurs of BC Exhibit at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Jun 16 - Jan 7, 2024

SUE: The T-Rex Experience at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Jun 2 - Jan 14, 2024

Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2023

Cycle of Life Tour

Saanich Peninsula, Cowichan Valley, Salt Spring

Jun 2, 2023

Discover Tectoria

Crystal Garden

Jun 10 - Jun 11, 2023

Fernwood Art Stroll 2023

Fernwood and Oaklands

Jun 8 - Jun 11, 2023

The Monster

Royal Athletic Park

Jun 18, 2023

The 20th Island Father's Day Walk/Run

Vancouver Island Technology Park

Jul 29, 2023

Eats & Beats Beach Party 2023

Lagoon Beach in Colwood

Jun 2, 2023

GROOVE KITCHEN'S SUMMER SOCIAL!!

Hermann's Jazz CLub

Jul 19, 2023

Bodega Garzón - Winemaker's Dinner Series 2023

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Aug 16, 2023

Bodega Catena Zapata - Winemaker's Dinner Series 2023

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Aug 30, 2023

Marchesi Antinori - Winemaker's Dinner Series 2023

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel

May 21 - Jun 4, 2023

Let’s Sing – May 21, 28 and June 4

Government House Gazebo

Sep 9, 2023

"Bowie Forever" at the Mary Winspear Centre

Mary Winspear Centre - Charlie White Theatre

May 5 - Oct 29, 2023

Sacred Journey: Travelling Exhibit at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Jun 28 - Sep 3, 2023

Tower Top Yoga at the Malahat SkyWalk

Malahat SkyWalk Tower Top

Jun 9, 2023

Starlight Pops presents "Back To the '80s!"

Dave Dunnet Community Theatre

Jun 29, 2023

Youth Pride Kick-Off

TBD

Jul 1, 2023

Memorial Drag Ball Game

Victoria West Park off Wilson St

Jul 6, 2023

Big Gay Dog Walk

Clover Point

Jul 8, 2023

Pride in the Word

Lecture Theatre at Victoria Conference Centre

Jul 9, 2023

Pride Festival in the Park

MacDonald Park

May 29 - Jun 5, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – Lorna Dockstader

The Avenue Gallery

May 8 - Jul 4, 2023

Quazar's Pop-up Arcade at the Bay Centre

Bay Centre Shopping Centre, Centre Court

Apr 22 - Sep 9, 2023

Francis Dick’s Walking Thru My Fires

UVic Legacy Art Galleries

Jun 3, 2023

1Witset Fundraiser: Burlesque Gala

Victoria Event Centre

May 29 - Jun 4, 2023

Spring Go By Bike Week 2023

Capital Regional District

Jun 4, 2023

Retromania: Coen Brothers Edition

The Vic Theatre

May 18 - Oct 1, 2023

Bastion Square Summer Market Series

Bastion Square

Jun 3, 2023

Volvo Presents: Upper Fort StreetFest

Jun 10, 2023

Change Makers Gathering Festival

Starlight Stadium

Jun 1, 2023

Miss Julie

Blue Bridge at the Roxy Theatre

Jun 10, 2023

World Oceans Day at Fort Rodd Hill

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse NHS - Beaches by the lighthouse

Jun 16 - Jun 18, 2023

Children's Garden Gnome Hunt at The Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens

Jun 3, 2023

Victoria Children's Choir presents Songs of Love and Light

Alix Goolden Performance Hall

Jun 4, 2023

Victoria Children's Choir presents Songs of Love and Light

Alix Goolden Performance Hall

Jun 2, 2023

Rim2Rim 2023 - Canada vs Japan

Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Jun 6 - Jun 13, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – Guy Hollington

The Avenue Gallery

Jun 18, 2023

Father's Day Brunch Buffet

CRAFT Beer Market

Jun 9, 2023

The Nature of Now | An Evening With John Astin

Denford Hall, Glenlyon Norfolk School

Jun 10, 2023

Mindfulness Retreat | A Day with John Astin

Private venue (to be shared upon registration)

Jun 16 - Jun 18, 2023

Secret Saloon

Theatre SKAM Satellite Studio

May 26 - Jun 1, 2023

Winging-It Paintings by Lisa Lipsett

ArtSea Gallery

Jun 24, 2023

Sweet Street at Westshore Town Centre

Westshore Town Centre

Sep 9, 2023

Parkinson SuperWalk

Esquimalt Gorge Park

Jun 16 - Jun 17, 2023

FernFest 2023

Fernwood Square

Jun 3, 2023

Passion and Performance Spring Showcase 2023

McPherson Playhouse

Jun 3 - Jun 4, 2023

The ReLove Market

Market Square

Aug 6, 2023

Wonderment Festival: 8th Edition: Beacon Hill Park

Cameron Bandshell

Jun 13, 2023

Paint Night for Beginners - Craft Night at the Irish Times

Irish Times

Jun 14 - Jun 21, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – Becky Holuk

The Avenue Gallery

Jun 6, 2023

Artistic Collaboration Pathway toward Reconciliation – June 6

Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue

Jun 9, 2023

Tall Tree Speaker Series: The Nature of Now | An Evening With John Astin

Glenlyon Norfolk School

Aug 16 - Aug 27, 2023

Neverland - An Immersive Peter Pan Inspired Cocktail Experience: Victoria

Venue Name TBA

Jun 26, 2023

Acrylic Paint Pour - Coasters Craft Night at the Penny

Penny Farthing Pub

Jun 18, 2023

The Ancient Art of Paper Marbling Workshop

Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum

Jun 22, 2023

The Vic Theatre: Grateful Dead Meet-Up

The Vic Theatre

Aug 11 - Aug 26, 2023

Free-B Film Fest 2023

Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park

Jul 12, 2023

The Vic Theatre - ODESZA: The Last Goodbye Cinematic Experience

The Vic Theatre

Jun 4 - Jun 25, 2023

Retromania: Pride

The Vic Theatre

Jun 10 - Jun 24, 2023

Cult After Dark: Summer Lovin' Edition

The Vic Theatre

Jun 18, 2023

LOCAL FOLK FAIR Summer Market at Junction Cidery!

Junction Orchard + Cidery

Jul 11 - Jul 30, 2023

Art show: Body//Energy, 19 Bastion Square, Victoria, BC

Gage Gallery

Jun 9 - Jul 23, 2023

Alison Bigg at Victoria Arts Council Gallery June 9-July 23

Victoria Arts Council Gallery

Jun 2 - Jun 11, 2023

Ocean Week Victoria

Various locations

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