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It is Black History Month. From businesses to events to membership in the BC Black History Awareness Society, there are many ways to support the Black community in the present and learn about the past!
Hermann's Jazz Club has been entertaining jazz lovers in Victoria for 40 years! They are an iconic part of the music scene downtown. On April 30th, World Jazz Day, help them celebrate this amazing anniversary with a special live stream show as well as the launch of their first album!
Monday, February 15th, is Family Day in BC! With the pandemic still a part of our lives, it's important to take the time to celebrate and appreciate the people who love and support us. If you're looking for ideas on how to celebrate Family Day, look no further! We've put together a list of some suggestions for activities and events, as well as some downtown businesses that will help you make your celebrations special!
This Friday, February the 12th, is Lunar New Year! This holiday is celebrated by millions of people around the world. There is so much history in Victoria's Chinatown, from the Gate of Harmonious Interest to Fan Tan Alley and beyond. With the pandemic still a part of our lives, supporting its wonderful businesses is vital to their survival.
Valentine's Day is fast approaching. Why not choose a theme to help plan your special night? Since traveling is not an option, consider preparing a French-inspired indoor picnic, complete with authentic music, charcuterie, and wine. We may not be able to visit Europe right now, but we can always pretend!
The holidays will be different this year than in past years. Festivities in the downtown core will be different, but the holiday spirit is alive and well. Shopfronts are full of holiday decorations. Festive music plays. Trees and lampposts are hanging with lights. If you're looking for holiday cheer, this is the place to be!
This year more than ever, there are those in downtown Victoria who are struggling financially. From children to women to the homeless, people need our help to make this holiday season special. Your donations make a huge difference to lives. Let's bring joy and support to those in need together this year!
With the pandemic still a part of our lives, life is different than it once was. This holiday season will not be the same as in past years. There are, however, ways to celebrate this season while staying in our familial bubbles and maintaining safe practices.
Canada Day and Victoria's Pride week are coming up quick! Here are a few ways to celebrate while maintaining physical distancing, yet still enjoying the festivities.