Festivals & Events

Bastion Square Public Market

Weekly from Thursday to Sunday

The Bastion Square Public Markets is celebrating their 24th year in the heart of downtown Victoria. Situated between Government & Wharf Street and Fort & Yates Street. Both Markets features a unique selection of locally hand made products in the location where historic Fort Victoria once stood.

Bites Brews Bands on the Barge

Every Friday from June 23rd to September 22nd

Every Friday 5:00pm to 9:30pm on the Breakwater Barge there are food trucks, fabulous local beer, cider & wine as well as local bands. #BEONTHEBARG

Dragon Boat Festival

August 19, 2017

This year is Victoria’s 23rd annual Dragon Boat Festival and the only Dragon Boat Festival in Canada to take place in a working harbour.

Feast of Fields

August 27, 2017

Victoria Fringe Festival

August 23rd – September 3rd, 2017

The Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival takes over Downtown Victoria each summer for a 12 day celebration of live performance  from around the world. Keep your eyes peeled for for the complete festival program which will become available in July.

Victoria Classic Boat Festival

September 1st – 3rd, 2017

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Classic Boat Festival along with Canada’s 150th Birthday. Planning is underway for this very special celebration of our marine heritage.


September 14th – 17th, 2017

Victoria Harbour Ferries

February 20th – October 22nd, 2017

What better way to see Victoria than by boat! Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and explore Victoria from the water, whether you take a 45 minute Harbour Tour, a 75 minute historic Gorge Cruise, or hop on any one of our water taxis, you will surely not be disappointed.

Ghostly Walks with Discover the Past

Year Round

During the tour, enjoy great storytelling as we guide you through the haunted streets and alleys of Victoria, British Columbia: a ghost-hunter’s paradise.