November 11, 2019 to January 9, 2020
Take in the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago. Visit the wood-cobbled streets lined with festive garlands and see the shops decked in seasonal finery.
January 16, 2020 to January 19, 2020
The sell-out Victoria Whisky Festival returns for a landmark 15th year.
In previous years, guests enjoyed masterclasses presented by distilleries including Ardbeg, Bowmore, Glenfarclas, Highland Park, Glenmorangie, Springbank, Jim Beam, Nikka, Sazerac, Bruichladdich, Laphroaig and many, many more.
January 17, 2020 to February 2, 2020
Easily Victoria’s most anticipated foodie event, Dine Around & Stay in Town 2020. Dine Around will take place from January 17 to February 2, 2020. Visitors and locals alike will experience Victoria’s thriving, diverse culinary scene and enjoy special offerings from over 50+ restaurants with set-price, three course menus.
January 25, 2020 to January 26, 2020
Just as synonymous with James Bond as the smoking gun, Aston Martin and shaken, not stirred martini is the stunning Bond music. From Russia with Love, Skyfall, Goldfinger, and Thunderball are just a few of the classics that you’ll hear in this spy-themed performance with tenor David Curry and Maestro Sean O’Loughlin. Other notorious spy anthems from Mission Impossible and The Pink Panther are also on the program
January 31, 2020 to February 2, 2020
Beautiful The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit song writing team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
This is one of our flagship tours that provides a superb overview of Victoria’s history in Old Town, Chinatown and around the harbour, but goes beyond the basics and includes current issues, and architecture.
Christmas in Old Town and Ghosts of Christmas Past Tours available in December.
Our friendly and knowledgeable guide will whisk you off on an adventure that you wont forget! Passing through an old growth rainforest, then climbing to the top of the Malahat Mountain range, you will experience stunning views before arriving at our first stop. Wine tastings, cider tasting, lunch, and world famous balsamic vinegar are all part of the gorgeous Cowichan Valley.
Select from Craft Brewery Tour, Brewery & Bites Tour, or Wine Cider & Vineyard lunch tour.
Sip on a delightful flight of teas. Seatings take place daily at our Victoria Chinatown shop, between 11 am & 4 pm. Drop-ins are welcome but subject to availability. To ensure a seat, call the store at 250 382-0006 to reserve.
Learn something new in a kitchen with a fun, tasty and interactive cooking environment. They offer a wide range of classes and special events to suit varied tastes, interests, ages.
Scenic hikes and tours expertly guided in and around beautiful Victoria by local photographer and long time resident, as he shares with you his favourite vistas and hidden gems!
From ballet to Victoria Symphony, from plays to live bands, enjoy live entertainment.
The Bard & Banker is one of the very few places in Victoria offering live music 7 nights a week starting at 9pm, no cover charge except on New Years Eve and St.Patrick’s day. We feature mostly local musicians from Victoria with others coming from surrounding islands and the mainland. Sunday nights are “unplugged,” drawing inspiration from the MTV Unplugged Series, where all the music was performed acoustic and interactive with the audience.