Welcome to Downtown Victoria

Downtown Victoria: It's your place to be

Discover all that downtown Victoria has to offer. 

There’s always lots to see and do when you’re exploring downtown Victoria. We have 1500+ locally-owned and operated businesses with everything from gourmet coffee and pastries,  niche boutiques and national brands, to epic eateries and acclaimed restaurants, cozy cafes, and unforgettable entertainment.

With its mix of heritage buildings, multicultural flavours, and modern, eclectic vibe, downtown Victoria has something for everyone.

How to get to and around downtown Victoria

There are so many options to find your way here and to get around once you arrive

We want everyone to enjoy their downtown experience, and encourage the use of active and sustainable modes of transportation when possible.

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On The Blog

Trish: Smoking Lily

what is Smoking Lily? Since 1996, we have cut, sewn, printed, designed, quality-checked, photographed, and shipped worldwide our clothing brand just a few blocks from our retail shop, in downtown…

Looking for a business?

Our directory includes more than 1500 downtown business. You can search by name, or category.
If you're a downtown business within our boundary and you're not listed, contact us now so we can add you as a member. Email us at: info [@] downtownvictoria.ca or call us 250-386-2238

About the DVBA

The DVBA works diligently behind the scenes to help facilitate changes between downtown Victoria businesses and City Hall. Our goal is to help our business community on the road to success. From improved lighting to seagull difficulty to graffiti removal, our team is here to help downtown Victoria businesses on a variety of issues. Have a question? Reach out to our team, we can’t wait to work with you.

Discover All Events

Upcoming Events Downtown

Sche’chulth - Conversation Series

Mar 1
12:00am–11:59pm

The Lost Fleet: Featured Winter 2019 Exhibit

Mar 26 Weekly
10:00am–5:00pm

Spring Break – Youth Are Free!

Mar 26 Daily
10:00am–5:00pm