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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.


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

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.

2020 Holiday Shopping and Gift Guide

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

2020 Holiday Activities in Greater Victoria

Warm your heart this season with these holiday events and activities around Greater Victoria. 

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. 

Greater Victoria Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, consider supporting local by shopping local! Many Greater Victoria boutiques, stores and businesses are offering a plethora of ways to shop, including free delivery, gift cards, online ordering, curbside pickup and more.

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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