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Christmas in Victoria

This year's celebrations may look a little different, however, you can still embrace seasonal cheer! 

Stroll the dazzling Inner Harbour, shop along cobblestone streets or sip Christmas cocktails at our cozy pubs and lounges. In Victoria, rediscover your Christmas spirit.

Watch videos showcasing the magic of Christmas in Victoria here.

A pair of friends roast marshmallows on the Fairmont Empress Veranda

Let’s play a game – a Christmas game. We’ve made it easy for you… Choose how you would vacation in Victoria this holiday season, and we’ll provide some festive suggestions! 

The Butchart Gardens
The Butchart Gardens Magic Of Christmas

The flip of the Christmas switch begins at 5:00 PM, as thousands of twinkling lights come on at The Butchart Gardens - painting the landscape in a special type of magic.

2022 Greater Victoria Gift Guide

Victoria's most unique places to shop this holiday season, whether you're seeking a physical gift or an experience to share.

4 Days of Christmas Itinerary

The proof is in the pudding: a Christmas in Victoria is a magical experience you’ll never forget. Ring in the season with a charming four-day getaway in Canada’s most Christmas-y city. 


From shopping for the perfect gift to ice skating at The Butchart Gardens, Greater Victoria is the perfect place to have an extraordinary holiday.

Image by Gary Quinn
Cozy Places to Escape the Winter Chill

Cozy up with friends and loved ones at Victoria's sprawling bookstores, galleries, and charming pubs.

Embrace Winter in Victoria

This year more than ever, there’s a desire to seek out safe activities to fill our cups and leave us nourished in mind and body. Read on for activities around Greater Victoria that you can safely participate in this year. 

Where to Enjoy Christmas Dinner in Victoria, B.C.

If you’re looking to alleviate some holiday stress and make your Christmas merry and bright, opt to support a local restaurant and dine-in or take-out your holiday meal to enjoy with your household or bubble this year.  


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