May 17 to December 31, 2019
Join us for the world premiere of Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises—an extraordinary exhibition of 300 artifacts highlighting Maya civilization past and present. Discover a powerful culture that rose in the tropical rainforests of Guatemala thousands of years ago, and learn how science and belief shaped the Maya identity from ancient times to present day.
June 29-August 31, 2019
Every night from June 29 to August 31, you can take in a live performance from our outdoor stage on the Concert Lawn. Nestled amidst lush trees, the stage plays host to a variety of performers, from talented bands to ballet and more. Saturday evening start times vary due to Fireworks, please see schedule.
August 25, 2019
Celebrate Local! Feast of Fields is a three hour wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, fields and tables, and between farm folks and city folks. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, guests stroll across a farmer’s field, traveling from tent to tent listening to live music, and tasting gourmet creations from up to 50 of BC top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers.
August 30- September 1, 2019
Join us on the docks to view up to 100 classic boats, visit our floating exhibits, cheer on your favourite boats in the races, and take part in one of our many activities, workshops, and events!
August 21 – September 1, 2019
The Fringe is an explosion of live performance, featuring 47 shows from around the globe, outdoor events for the whole family and late night programming in the Fringe Club. A 12-day celebration of live performance from around the world, featuring an eclectic mixture of spoken word, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, magic, theatre for young audiences and more!
August 31 – September 2, 2019
Vancouver Island Blues Bash features local, international and regional blues and R&B artists/groups in both free to the public and ticketed performances on the beautiful outdoor stage in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Ship Point Picnic Site.
September 17 – October 13, 2019
Robin and Hazel are two retired nuclear scientists, living in a seaside cottage on the east coast of England. But all is not as it seems. Their electricity is restricted to evenings, and they have a Geiger counter in the kitchen. On a warm summer’s evening, Rose, an old friend and colleague arrives from America with a startling request.
September 19-21, 2019
Victoria Wine Festival showcases some of the best international wines. This festival is directed at building the knowledge of the average wine consumer, and demonstrating new wines and acknowledging beloved wine standards to veteran consumers.
September 22, 2019
Indulge in creative, meaty dishes from over 60 chefs and restaurants from Victoria and the Island, all using sustainable, local proteins from BC and Alberta. Dishes are accompanied by beer from Phillips Brewing Company, local ciders and wine, and non alcoholic beverages. Dance to live music from The Electric Timber Company. Come enjoy a day in the sun while supporting and learning about local sustainable food producers and farmers.
Over the River and Through the Woods at Langham Court Theatre
September 25 – October 12, 2019
Young, carefree bachelor Nick lives the life of a modern professional in New York City, but dines with his traditional Italian grandparents in New Jersey every Sunday. When he announces career plans will take him to Seattle, they do everything they can to prevent the move… with comic consequences.
June 20-September 6, 2019
Celebrate the end of the week with food trucks, live music, craft beer and cider, and great company on the floating barge at Ogden Point! The Barge sits just below the popular Ogden Point breakwater, and attracts people who come for the evening, and people who stop during a stroll to listen to a few tunes.
The Bastion Square Public Markets is located in the heart of downtown Victoria situated between Government & Wharf Street and Fort & Yates Street. On Sunday more vendors join the regulars offering an eclectic mix of arts, crafts and imports as well as outstanding entertainment. A unique selection of wood workers, potters, jewellers, leather workers, artists, fashion designers and many more friendly fine artisans are in attendance.
Thursday – Saturday: 11 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 11 AM – 4 PM
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.
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.
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.