So much to see and do in Victoria – Festivals & Events

July 18-27 Victoria International Buskers Festival

Performers from Australia, the UK, South America, the US and from across Canada will converge in Victoria for ten days of incredible fun

July 24-27 Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine

Victoria’s 6th annual festival of food and wine … a local taste of Vancouver Island and the wine regions of British Columbia.

Aug 3 Symphony Splash

Be part of Canada’s largest annual outdoor symphony event at Sunday’s Victoria Symphony Splash, where an expected 40,000 people will transform the Inner Harbour into an outdoor concert hall for a day.

Aug 15-17 Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

Watch 90 Dragon Boat Teams from across North America race across a 500-metre water course in Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour.

Aug 21-31 Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival

55 Shows. 10 Days. 11 Venues. Intrepid Theatre is home of Uno Fest, Victoria Fringe Festival, Metro Studio Theatre + Intrepid Theatre Club Celebrating adventurous shows, courageous artists and thrill-seeking audiences in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Aug 24 Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour De Victoria

Takes riders through some of Greater Victoria’s most stunning scenery and cycling routes. The event offers three ride distances, each with a separate start line and all ending at the festival atmosphere finish line.

Aug 30-Sept 1 Vancouver Island Blues Bash

The Vancouver Island Blues Bash fulfills the mandate of the Victoria Jazz Society by featuring local, regional and international blues and R&B artists/groups in both free to the public, and paid admission performances, on the beautiful outdoor stage in Victoria’s Inner Harbor, Ship Point Picnic Site

Sept 13-14 Victoria International Chalk Festival

Stretches across our beautiful downtown, from Government Street to Centennial Square. We present some of the world’s finest chalk artists presenting 2D and 3D chalk paintings along with a music stage, food village, artisans, a much expanded kid’s chalkers area and much more.