Downtown Victoria: It's your place to BE!

Why is downtown Victoria the best place to be this winter?

Is it that downtown is like a vast, perfectly instagrammable, outdoor shopping wonderland? Complete with spectacular seasonal sights and 1500+ locally-owned and operated businesses, with everything from niche boutiques and national brands, to epic eateries, cozy cafes and unforgettable entertainment?

Or could it be because finding something for everyone on your list is made oh-so-easy when you head downtown?
✔️One-of-a-kind finds or experiences for your quirky bestie? Check.
✔️Night-out with a lager-loving pal? Done.
✔️Gizmo for gadget-giddy dad? Yep.
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Romantic night out with swoon-worthy date? Easy.

Downtown is all that, and so much more. Why? Because at the heart of it all…

Downtown Victoria is the local destination that’s as unique as YOU!💖

Unique gifts, seasonal savourings, holiday happenings: It's all downtown!

Unique gifts, seasonal savourings, holiday happenings: It's all downtown!

How to get to and around Downtown Victoria

Downtown Victoria is the local destination that’s as unique as you.
Meaning, You’ll find yourself here. And here are the many options to help find your way downtown, any day, any time.

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On The Blog

Top Photos of 2018 – Tourism Victoria

Wow, another year of following along on your incredible adventures in and around Greater Victoria. We were blown away that over 225,000 of you used #ExploreVictoria to join the conversation and…

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

Testify: Indigenous Laws + the Arts

Sep 29
12:00am–11:59pm

Government Street Grand Giveaway

Nov 13
12:00am–11:59pm

Annual Festival of Trees

Nov 15
10:00am–6:00pm