Welcome to Downtown Victoria

Downtown Victoria: It's your Place to Be

It’s your Place to Be.

We are the Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA)—promoting downtown business owners and events, ensuring continued economic sustainability, and celebrating the vibrancy of downtown Victoria.

As this beautiful city evolves, so do we, working hard to become the trusted authority on all things downtown. We provide grants, support, and resources, such as the DVBA Clean Team, to further the success of downtown Victoria for everyone. With 1400 downtown businesses, and many who live and love in downtown, Victoria’s Your Place to Be.

Whether you live here, work here, or are visiting, welcome. Downtown Victoria’s teeming with vitality, diversity, and potential. Have a question, feedback or ideas? Talk to us.

How to get to and around downtown Victoria

Downtown Victoria’s easy to get around. For some, it’s like a big outdoor mall. Park, lock your bike, or get off the bus at one location, and explore the streets and shop windows for a while.

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On The Blog

Jeff’s Column: An honest and open conversation about Pandora Street

Lately, there’s been a lot of media focus on the street level issues impacting the 900 block of Pandora. Residents, businesses, and those that rely on the services housed on…

The Business Directory: List your Business and Find a Business

Make it easy for people and other businesses to find you. With 1400 businesses downtown, our directory is comprehensive and simple. Look no further. The Downtown Victoria Business Directory’s got your back.

Not listed? Email us at info@downtownvictoria.ca to add your business to the directory.

About the DVBA

We are a small team of dedicated professionals, working hard to support and promote downtown Victoria. Whether you live here, work here, or are visiting, welcome. It's a beautiful, happening place, and it's only getting better.

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Upcoming Events Downtown

Say YES To Breakfast at Frankie's!

Sep 17 Weekly
8:00am–10:00am

Featured Exhibit: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Sep 17 Daily
10:00am–5:00pm

Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises

Sep 17 Daily
10:00am