The 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 1400 members to become more successful downtown.
We work closely with the city of Victoria, and ensure voice our members’ perspectives and concerns are heard. We also offer a range of financial assistance through our grant programs
One of our most popular services is the calendar of events, #1 in Victoria, 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 do business in downtown Victoria?
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Find out how to invest in Downtown Victoria and get more information about why it's the right business move.
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 1400 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 at email@example.com or call us 250-386-2238
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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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