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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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Spring Prelude

Feb 6 - Mar 19, 2023

Spring Prelude at The Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens

Oct 11 - Feb 4, 2023

VEC Speakeasy

Victoria Event Centre

Dec 16 - Apr 16, 2023

Wildlife Photographer of the Year at the Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum

Dec 28 - Feb 2, 2023

Winter Afternoon Tea at the Pendray Tea House

Pendray Inn and Tea House

Mar 12 - Mar 16, 2023

Canvas Basketball Camps

Belmont Secondary School

Feb 9, 2023

Vancouver Cocktail Week Pop-Up Soirée at Fairmont Empress

Fairmont Empress

Feb 13, 2023

Eagles Tribute "Take It To The Limit"

McPherson Playhouse

Feb 16 - Feb 26, 2023

The Year My Mother Came Back

Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue Black Box Theatre

Jan 7 - Feb 4, 2023

The Colourful Artworks of Arden Rose

The Inn At Laurel Point

Feb 5, 2023

Silent Sky

Langham Court Theatre

Feb 3, 2023

Dandy Lion Sessions

Victoria Event Centre

Feb 2, 2023

Discover Jazz in James Bay

Church of Truth (Wednesdays), The Oswego Hotel (Thursdays)

Jan 14 - Feb 4, 2023

Maritime Museum of BC: Museum Tots

Maritime Museum of BC

Feb 22, 2023

The Birds

The Royal Theatre

Feb 11, 2023

I Wish You Love - Edie Daponte and Friends

Hermann's Jazz Club

Jan 28 - Feb 20, 2023

Black History Month Celebration

Feb 2 - Feb 3, 2023

Faculty Chamber Music: If Music be the Food of Love

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall

Feb 13, 2023

Paint nights at the Penny

Penny Farthing Pub

Feb 3, 2023

UVic Symphony Orchestra

The Farquhar at UVIC

Feb 4 - Feb 5, 2023

Adornment Jewelry Show at Studio 106

Studio 106

Feb 25, 2023

Live Model Drawing with David Hunwick

The Church of Truth

Feb 7, 2023

Intro to Drawing: Still Life at Studio 106

Studio 106

Feb 6, 2023

Intro to Watercolour Painting at Studio 106

Studio 106

Feb 6, 2023

Intro to Acrylic Painting at Studio 106

Studio 106

Feb 19, 2023

Island Craft Festival Winter 2023 Edition

Wicket Hall

Feb 15, 2023

The Grand Tour - Pacific Baroque Festival "Music for Distracted Times"

Christ Church Cathedral

Feb 16, 2023

The King's Fiddler - Pacific Baroque Festival "Music for Distracted Times"

Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music

Feb 17, 2023

A Sad Pavan for these Distracted Times - Pacific Baroque Festival 2023 "Music for Distracted Times"

Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music

Feb 18, 2023

Foreign Inspiration: Visitors from across the Channel - Pacific Baroque Festival 2023 "Music for Distracted Times"

Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music

Feb 19, 2023

Choral Evensong: Music Divine - Pacific Baroque Festival 2023 "Music for Distracted Times"

Christ Church Cathedral

Mar 10 - Mar 11, 2023

Crafted Farmhouse Market

Mary Winspear Centre

Feb 23, 2023

Nautical Nights Speaker Series at the Maritime Museum: Nancy Erley

The Maritime Museum of BC

Feb 17, 2023

Victoria Chamber Orchestra Feb. 17 Concert

First Metropolitan Church

Feb 16 - Feb 25, 2023

'Vinegar Tom' at the University of Victoria

University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre

Feb 2, 2023

Happy Hour Vocal Jazz at the Oswego Hotel

The Oswego Hotel

Feb 4, 2023

Historic House Tour at Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum

Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum

Jan 21 - Feb 4, 2023

Lunar New Year Displays

Chinese Canadian Museum

Feb 20, 2023

Swooners & Crooners II

Victoria Event Centre

Feb 3 - Feb 12, 2023

Victoria Film Festival

The Vic Theatre

Feb 8, 2023

Superior Jazz

The Church of Truth

Feb 14, 2023

Valentine's Vocal Jazz in Oak Bay

The Oaks Restaurant and Tearoom

Feb 18, 2023

Consone Quartet

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church

Apr 15, 2023

Martyn Joseph

First Metropolitan United Church

Feb 11, 2023

BC Black History and Heritage Day

Clifford Carl Hall – Royal BC Museum

Feb 12, 2023

Black History Month Church Service

Central Saanich United Church (formerly Shady Creek Church)

Jan 28 - Feb 4, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – Sandra Dolph

The Avenue Gallery

Feb 26, 2023

Ross Bay Cemetery Tour

Ross Bay Cemetery

Apr 15, 2023

Martyn Joseph

First Metropolitan United Church

Feb 1 - Mar 1, 2023

Paint Night with Leah Patterson

Bard & Banker

Feb 14, 2023

Make Valentine's Day Magical at the Irish Times

Irish Times

Feb 25, 2023

Spark to Flame Student Showcase

Alix Goolden Performance Hall

Feb 7 - Feb 14, 2023

Week of Love Photo Contest at the Inn at Laurel Point

Inn at Laurel Point

Feb 14, 2023

Valentine's Day at Vis-à-Vis

Vis-á-Vis

Feb 4 - Jun 2, 2023

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

The Bay Centre

Feb 4 - Feb 5, 2023

Adornment Jewelry & Accessory Show at Studio 106

Studio 106

Feb 17 - Feb 20, 2023

Family Day Weekend at Malahat SkyWalk

Malahat SkyWalk

Feb 12, 2023

Super Bowl LVII at CRAFT Victoria Harbour

CRAFT Victoria Harbour

Feb 23, 2023

Brewmaster's Dinner: Beer vs Wine edition at CRAFT Victoria Harbour

CRAFT Victoria Harbour

Jan 26 - Mar 2, 2023

Ancient Caves at IMAX Victoria

IMAX Victoria

Feb 14, 2023

Valentine's Day at Bard & Banker

Bard & Banker

Feb 12, 2023

Super Bowl Sunday at Bard & Banker

Bard & Banker

Feb 10 - Feb 14, 2023

Valentine's Day in the Dining Room

The Dining Room at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Feb 26 - Mar 12, 2023

Sunday Art Lecture Series 2023

Art Galler of Greater Victoria

Feb 8, 2023

Craft Night at the Irish Times - Swirl Wine Glass Dotting

Irish Times

Feb 21, 2023

Craft nights at the Irish Times - Fairy Light Bottle Lantern

Irish Times

Feb 20, 2023

Family Day at the Legislature

B.C. Parliament Buildings

Feb 5 - Feb 12, 2023

The Avenue Gallery – Feature Artist – Pavel Barta

The Avenue Gallery

Feb 10, 2023

UVic Wind Symphony and Naden Band

The Farquhar at UVIC

Feb 11, 2023

Faculty Concert: Lafayette String Quartet

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall

Mar 17, 2023

Groove Kitchen's St. Paddy's Party!

Hermann's Jazz Club

Feb 5 - Feb 26, 2023

Live Music Starting in February

Merridale Cidery & Distillery

Feb 14, 2023

Valentine's Dinner at Merridale

Merridale Cidery & Distillery

Feb 7, 2023

Coho Commissary - Victoria Hudson Grand Opening Celebration

Victoria Public Market at the Hudson

Jan 30 - Mar 31, 2023

Salish Sea Exhibit

Tillicum Mall, lower level

Feb 12, 2023

Thank You Concert

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall

Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2023

BoB Croft - Artist In Residence in Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort

Feb 10, 2023

Valentine's Day Dinner at Westin Bear Mountain

Westin Bear Mountain - Callisto Restaurant

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