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Canada Day Market at the Inner Harbour
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Victoria Celebrates Canada Day

Victoria Celebrates Canada Day

July 1, 2016

Location: Downtown Victoria

Event: Victoria Celebrates Canada Day includes a great lineup of family-friendly events, two performance stages, and a fireworks display over the Inner Harbour.  This year the artists' lineup includes Mother Mother, George Leach, Radio Radio, and more.  Drop by Ship's Point to check out A Flavour of Canada Day, or the Legislature Lawns for the Living Flag!  Fireworks take place at 10:20 pm.

 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Commit to Self-Care and Be Your BEST Self

Commit to Self-Care and Be Your BEST Self

April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, 2016; January 2, 2017, 5:30 pm

Location: The Union Club of British Columbia

Event: If you're a busy professional woman who often finds it difficult to make time for yourself, give yourself permission to take an evening off and discover why practicing self-care is so important for you AND everyone else in your life.

 
 
Canada Day Penthouse Party at Swans Brewpub

Canada Day Penthouse Party at Swans Brewpub

Come celebrate Canada Day at Swans Hotel & Brewpub (6 pm - 11 pm) from the comfort of our 3 level 3000 sq ft Penthouse Suite. Take in the fireworks from our rooftop terrace with stunning views of the inner harbour, enjoy a varied selection of canapes and drinks, and mingle amongst our guests for a night to remember. Tickets are $45 and include 2 drink tickets and a selection of house-made canapes. Only 50 spots are available so contact 250-361-3310 or catering@swanshotel.com today to secure your ticket!

 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Junior Nature Sketch Program
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Chinatown Walks
 
 
Shake! Fest 3 - Festival of Garage, Punk, Psych Music
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
TD Victoria International JazzFest: Amanda Tosoff Quintet
 
 
Shake! Fest 3 Afterparty
 
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Canada Day Market at the Inner Harbour
 
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Lunch Time Organ Recital

Lunch Time Organ Recital

July 6, 2016, 12:15-12:45 pm

Location: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

Event: There is a recital at lunch-time from 12:15-12:45 on the first Wednesday of every month at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Victoria, 924 Douglas St., between Courtney and Broughton Streets, with wheelchair access from 643 Broughton St. Admission by donation, with proceeds towards the music ministry at St. Andrew’s.

 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Synagogue Tours

Synagogue Tours

Thursdays, June 2 - August 25, 2016, 1 - 2 pm

Location: Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue

Event: Synagogue tours will be taking place every Thursday afternoon.  Cost is $10 per person (cash only, children under 12 free).

 
 
Eventide Music Series

Eventide Music Series

Thursday nights from June 30 - September 1, 2016, 6 - 9 pm

Location: Centennial Square (June 30th event takes place at Ship Point)

Event: The Eventide Music Series is a free, all-ages, accessible outdoor series of musical performances, supporting the local, emerging, and diverse music scene in Victoria.

Schedule:

 
 
Such A Heart As Yours

Such A Heart As Yours

A Queer Midsummer Night's Dream Remix

It’s the age old tale of Hermia, Helena, Demetrius and Lysander- or is it?

When Holly’s friends begrudgingly follow her on a trip to the real life Forest of Arden, their first night isn’t the educational experience she had hoped it would be.

Faced with challenges far beyond the academic, the lives of four young people may never be the same. What will daylight bring?

--Takes place July 7 - 10, at 7:30 pm, at the Intrepid Theatre Club.

 
 
Live Music Thursday @ EARLS Victoria
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Such A Heart As Yours

Such A Heart As Yours

A Queer Midsummer Night's Dream Remix

It’s the age old tale of Hermia, Helena, Demetrius and Lysander- or is it?

When Holly’s friends begrudgingly follow her on a trip to the real life Forest of Arden, their first night isn’t the educational experience she had hoped it would be.

Faced with challenges far beyond the academic, the lives of four young people may never be the same. What will daylight bring?

--Takes place July 7 - 10, at 7:30 pm, at the Intrepid Theatre Club.

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Junior Nature Sketch Program
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Tasting Room Day

Tasting Room Day

Join the Victoria Public Market for a FREE Tasting Room Day on July 9 from 11 am - 3 pm! We'll have a variety of local wineries, breweries and distilleries here, all under one roof! You'll be able to taste their products to determine which ones you like the most, and then purchase them right there on the spot! As always, our permanent vendors will be open to provide you with some of the best food in the city!

 
 
Ship Point Night Market
 
 
Pop Up Saturdays

Pop Up Saturdays

July 2 - August 20, 2016 - Saturday Afternoons (Excepting August 6) - 1 - 5 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: This is all about showcasing local talent.  Come soak up some sun and enjoy tunes by both up-and-coming performers and seasoned musicians.  Presented in partnership with the Downtown Victoria Business Association in Market Square.

 
 
Chinatown Walks
 
 
Pride in the Word

Pride in the Word

July 9, 2016, 7 - 10 pm

Location: The Vic Theatre

Event: Pride in the Word is Canada's largest Pride festival literary event.  Each year it showcases both some of the proudest and most talented writers from Victoria and across the country.  Held at The Vic Theatre and sponsored by the Oswego Hotel.

 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Such A Heart As Yours

Such A Heart As Yours

A Queer Midsummer Night's Dream Remix

It’s the age old tale of Hermia, Helena, Demetrius and Lysander- or is it?

When Holly’s friends begrudgingly follow her on a trip to the real life Forest of Arden, their first night isn’t the educational experience she had hoped it would be.

Faced with challenges far beyond the academic, the lives of four young people may never be the same. What will daylight bring?

--Takes place July 7 - 10, at 7:30 pm, at the Intrepid Theatre Club.

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Board Games in the Square
 
 
Salsa Dancing
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
The Improv Cabaret!

The Improv Cabaret!

May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, & December 4, 2016, 8 pm

Location: The Victoria Event Centre

Event: The Improv Cabaret happens the first Sunday of every month and is an evening of - guess what - IMPROV!  

 
 
Paul Wainwright & Thomas Kinzel
 
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Sunday Funday
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Pride Parade 2016

Pride Parade 2016

July 10, 2016, 12 pm

Location: Government Street

Event: TD presents the Victoria Pride Parade.  Starting at the corner of Government and Pandora, and then moving south on Government to Belleville, down Menzies to Kingston, left on Oswego, and ending at MacDonald Park.  Watch over 100 colorful groups & floats, or march yourself with local businesses, non-profits, the LBGTQ community, and their allies in Victoria's 2nd biggest parade of the year.  

 

 
 
Ship Point Night Market
 
 
Board Games in the Square
 
 
Salsa Dancing
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Such A Heart As Yours

Such A Heart As Yours

A Queer Midsummer Night's Dream Remix

It’s the age old tale of Hermia, Helena, Demetrius and Lysander- or is it?

When Holly’s friends begrudgingly follow her on a trip to the real life Forest of Arden, their first night isn’t the educational experience she had hoped it would be.

Faced with challenges far beyond the academic, the lives of four young people may never be the same. What will daylight bring?

--Takes place July 7 - 10, at 7:30 pm, at the Intrepid Theatre Club.

 
 
Paul Wainwright & Thomas Kinzel
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Ballroom Dancing in the Square
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Amazing Thailand

Amazing Thailand

All ages, Free

Experience the richness of Thai culture in the heart of downtown Victoria. Enjoy colourful traditional dances from Thailand’s Ministry of Culture, Thai classical music ensemble, and a showcase of beautiful Thai silk and textiles.

Date: July 12, 2016
Time: 6.00 – 8.00 pm.
Venue: BC Parliament Buildings
501 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Taste: Victoria's Festival of Food & Wine

Taste: Victoria's Festival of Food & Wine

July 14 - 17, 2016

Location: Various venues

Event: Taste showcases the culinary and wine riches of Victoria, Vancouver Island, and British Columbia.  More than 30 BC wineries provide wine tastings in addition to 17 restaurants.  Taste focuses on the chefs that 'walk the talk', the suppliers, farmers, and growers, and all that makes Victoria unique and desireable gastronomically.  

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Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Synagogue Tours

Synagogue Tours

Thursdays, June 2 - August 25, 2016, 1 - 2 pm

Location: Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue

Event: Synagogue tours will be taking place every Thursday afternoon.  Cost is $10 per person (cash only, children under 12 free).

 
 
Open House - The Resilience of the People: A Visual History of the Traditional Territory of the Lekwungen/Songhees People

Open House - The Resilience of the People: A Visual History of the Traditional Territory of the Lekwungen/Songhees People

July 14, 2016, 5 - 8 pm

Location: The Robert Bateman Centre

Event: The Centre's latest exhibit is produced in partnership with Songhees Nation.  It explores the historical relationship between the Songhees people and the landscape of Victoria, home to their traditional territory.  Included in the exhibit is a collection of rare photographs that feature Songhees people and places taken in 1916, as well as contemporary photos from 2013.  The exhibit runs until October 2016.

 
 
Eventide Music Series

Eventide Music Series

Thursday nights from June 30 - September 1, 2016, 6 - 9 pm

Location: Centennial Square (June 30th event takes place at Ship Point)

Event: The Eventide Music Series is a free, all-ages, accessible outdoor series of musical performances, supporting the local, emerging, and diverse music scene in Victoria.

Schedule:

 
 
Boots, Bikes, & Beers - An evening with local authors

Boots, Bikes, & Beers - An evening with local authors

July 14, 2016, 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Location: Russell Books

Come enjoy an evening of local authors discussing hiking and biking opportunities on Vancouver Island. Authors will discuss where to hike and bike and what to bring with you when you go. There will be demonstrations on how to fix your own bike on the trail, and local beer samples will be provided with ticket purchase. Must be 19+ to attend.

 
 
Live Music Thursday @ EARLS Victoria
 
 
Victoria International Buskers Festival

Victoria International Buskers Festival

July 15 - 24, 2016, noon to 10 pm

Location: Downtown Victoria (various locations)

Event: From July 15 to 24, Victoria welcomes the world to our beautiful downtown.  Professional street performers from our region as well as from across Canada, Europe, Sweden, Australia, South America, and the US will converge for the sixth annual Victoria International Buskers Festival.  This event is a family oriented, free-to-attend festival presented on mostly outdoor stages.  Tips to Buskers hats welcomed and appreciated.

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Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
World Student Day

World Student Day

Come join Languages Canada schools and international language students as we celebrate the third annual World Student Day! This non-profit event features cultural and talent performances, interactive international info booths and activities, great food and lots of fun! #IChooseCanada! Takes place July 15, 2016, in Centennial Square from 11 am - 2 pm.

 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ship Point Night Market
 
 
Pop Up Saturdays

Pop Up Saturdays

July 2 - August 20, 2016 - Saturday Afternoons (Excepting August 6) - 1 - 5 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: This is all about showcasing local talent.  Come soak up some sun and enjoy tunes by both up-and-coming performers and seasoned musicians.  Presented in partnership with the Downtown Victoria Business Association in Market Square.

 
 
Chinatown Walks
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
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Taste: Victoria's Festival of Food & Wine

Taste: Victoria's Festival of Food & Wine

July 14 - 17, 2016

Location: Various venues

Event: Taste showcases the culinary and wine riches of Victoria, Vancouver Island, and British Columbia.  More than 30 BC wineries provide wine tastings in addition to 17 restaurants.  Taste focuses on the chefs that 'walk the talk', the suppliers, farmers, and growers, and all that makes Victoria unique and desireable gastronomically.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Victoria International Buskers Festival

Victoria International Buskers Festival

July 15 - 24, 2016, noon to 10 pm

Location: Downtown Victoria (various locations)

Event: From July 15 to 24, Victoria welcomes the world to our beautiful downtown.  Professional street performers from our region as well as from across Canada, Europe, Sweden, Australia, South America, and the US will converge for the sixth annual Victoria International Buskers Festival.  This event is a family oriented, free-to-attend festival presented on mostly outdoor stages.  Tips to Buskers hats welcomed and appreciated.

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Etsy Outdoor Market
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ship Point Night Market
 
 
Board Games in the Square
 
 
Salsa Dancing
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Paul Wainwright & Thomas Kinzel
 
 
Be Victorious Fitness Series
 
 
Ballroom Dancing in the Square
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Country Line Dancing
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Hip Hop in the Square
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Synagogue Tours

Synagogue Tours

Thursdays, June 2 - August 25, 2016, 1 - 2 pm

Location: Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue

Event: Synagogue tours will be taking place every Thursday afternoon.  Cost is $10 per person (cash only, children under 12 free).

 
 
Eventide Music Series

Eventide Music Series

Thursday nights from June 30 - September 1, 2016, 6 - 9 pm

Location: Centennial Square (June 30th event takes place at Ship Point)

Event: The Eventide Music Series is a free, all-ages, accessible outdoor series of musical performances, supporting the local, emerging, and diverse music scene in Victoria.

Schedule:

 
 
Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

July 21, 2016, 7:30 pm

Location: Royal Theatre

Event: Multi Grammy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated singer and songwriter Chris Cornell, is the frontman of three multi platinum bands and the chief architect of the grunge movement.  He has written music for many films, including the Bond franchise’s Casino Royale, and Cornell’s music has been featured prominently in film, TV and video games.

 
 
Live Music Thursday @ EARLS Victoria
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip

July 22, 2016, 7 pm

Location: Save On Foods Memorial Centre

Event: Iconic Canadian band, The Tragically Hip have released the dates of their upcoming cross-Canada tour.  The tour kicks off in Victoria after the release of Man Machine Poem, the band's 14th studio album.FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016

SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE – VICTORIA, BC

Doors:  6:00PM           Show:  7:00PM

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 3 @ 10AM

Charge by Phone 250-220-7777

Tickets also available at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Box Office

 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ship Point Night Market
 
 
Pop Up Saturdays

Pop Up Saturdays

July 2 - August 20, 2016 - Saturday Afternoons (Excepting August 6) - 1 - 5 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: This is all about showcasing local talent.  Come soak up some sun and enjoy tunes by both up-and-coming performers and seasoned musicians.  Presented in partnership with the Downtown Victoria Business Association in Market Square.

 
 
Chinatown Walks
 
 
Hebei Acrobatic Troupe
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
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Victoria International Buskers Festival

Victoria International Buskers Festival

July 15 - 24, 2016, noon to 10 pm

Location: Downtown Victoria (various locations)

Event: From July 15 to 24, Victoria welcomes the world to our beautiful downtown.  Professional street performers from our region as well as from across Canada, Europe, Sweden, Australia, South America, and the US will converge for the sixth annual Victoria International Buskers Festival.  This event is a family oriented, free-to-attend festival presented on mostly outdoor stages.  Tips to Buskers hats welcomed and appreciated.

 
 
Ballroom Dancing in the Square
 
 
Nelly Furtado w/ Neil Osborne & Alex Cuba

Nelly Furtado w/ Neil Osborne & Alex Cuba

July 25, 2016, 7 pm

Location: Royal Theatre

Event: The Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society presents internationally acclaimed singer Nelly Furtado, who will headline the PHOENIX: Syrian Refugee Fundraising Concert, featuring 54-40's Neil Osborne and Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba.  Nelly Furtado is not only known for chart topping music, but also for significant acts of benevolence supporting the development of young musicians, as well as assisting the plight of refugees.

 
 
Northwest Deuce Day

Northwest Deuce Day

July 24, 2016

Location: Inner Harbour

Event: The largest collection of Deuce Coupes anywhere will be staged all around the Inner Harbour.  Northwest Deuce Day is a sight to see!  The Deuces are in town for a convention which culminates in this open air exhibition.

 
 
Etsy Outdoor Market
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ship Point Night Market
 
 
Board Games in the Square
 
 
Salsa Dancing
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
 
 
Synagogue Tours

Synagogue Tours

Thursdays, June 2 - August 25, 2016, 1 - 2 pm

Location: Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue

Event: Synagogue tours will be taking place every Thursday afternoon.  Cost is $10 per person (cash only, children under 12 free).

 
 
Eventide Music Series

Eventide Music Series

Thursday nights from June 30 - September 1, 2016, 6 - 9 pm

Location: Centennial Square (June 30th event takes place at Ship Point)

Event: The Eventide Music Series is a free, all-ages, accessible outdoor series of musical performances, supporting the local, emerging, and diverse music scene in Victoria.

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Live Music Thursday @ EARLS Victoria
 
 
BC Day Market at the Inner Harbour
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Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Pop Up Saturdays

Pop Up Saturdays

July 2 - August 20, 2016 - Saturday Afternoons (Excepting August 6) - 1 - 5 pm

Location: Market Square

Event: This is all about showcasing local talent.  Come soak up some sun and enjoy tunes by both up-and-coming performers and seasoned musicians.  Presented in partnership with the Downtown Victoria Business Association in Market Square.

 
 
Chinatown Walks
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
 
Live, Local Music on the Rooftop
 
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party

Join us at Russell Books for a midnight release party of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" on July 30th. Everyone is welcome to celebrate the newest addition to the world of Harry Potter with us. There will be butter beer, trivia and games, costumes and more! The new book will be released at 12:01 a.m. on July 31st.Entry is free and the event is suitable for all ages!

 
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BC Day Market at the Inner Harbour
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Etsy Outdoor Market
 
 
Bastion Square Public Market

Bastion Square Public Market

Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 19 - Sepember 25, 2016, 11 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Bastion Square

Event: Stretching from Victoria's waterfront on Wharf Street to Government Street, this colourful open-air market brings vibrancy to Bastion Square with its wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts, and entertainment.  Watch artisans as they create, or sit and enjoy the market atmosphere at one of the local outdoor cafes.

 
 
Russell Books 25th Birthday Party

Russell Books 25th Birthday Party

Join Russell Books on Monday August 1st for an all day celebration of our 25th birthday in Victoria! We will have music, a bibliotherapist (for all your book recommendation and literary prescription needs), cake, fun trivia, and games for patrons of all ages to enjoy. The event will run from 11 am to 5 pm. All are welcome to come join us in celebrating our appreciation and love for our wonderful community here in Victoria!

 
 
Board Games in the Square
 
 
Salsa Dancing
 
 
2016 Symphony Splash
 
 
Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks

January 1 - April 30, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm
May 1 - 31, 2016: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
June 1 - September 10, 2016: nightly at 7:30 and 9:30 pm

Location: Meet at Tourism Victoria Information Centre

 
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