The Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) is committed to helping bring downtown Victoria to life. As a business association, we provide a variety of services and support to more than 1500+ members to become more successful downtown.
We work closely with the city of Victoria, and bring voice to our member’s perspectives and concerns on changes that affect them. We also offer a range of in person or financial assistance through our grant programs— the Clean, Safe & Sustainable Grant and or the Marketing & Event Grants—our team is here to help downtown Victoria businesses on a variety of issues.
One of our most loved services is the calendar of events, which exclusively features events happening downtown. We promote the calendar of events on behalf of our members, with close to a quarter million visitors consulting our site in 2017. You can view events here or add downtown events here.
Are you a downtown business owner? Or, do you want to come do business in downtown victoria?
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Bus. Bike. Walk. Boat. How to Arrive & Shop Downtown Victoria
Shopping downtown Victoria is always a fun outing, with lots of discoveries & eats for everyone. Whether you want to bus (maybe on a city double decker?) BYO bike or rent one from U-Bikes, use a car share like Modo, or enjoy the city on foot, the options are there. Check out our quick reference guide for a refresher on all the fun and sustainable ways to #ArriveAndShop in downtown Victoria.
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
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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.