Welcome to Downtown Victoria

Downtown Victoria is our home, our workplace and our playground. A place we cherish for its niches and celebrate for its opportunities. It’s where inspiration strikes, where creativity and experimentation reign. From takeout to turntables, parking to parties, shopping to startups, we are a city that is full of life and packed with potential. 

Car Free YYJ

On June 18, nine blocks of Douglas Street will transform for Car Free YYJ with music, vendors, food & more!

Parking downtown: it’s easier than you think.

Check out our parking maps showing all of the lots, parkades and even secure bike parking.

Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival

From July 11-16, Downtown Victoria will be home to buskers from around the world performing throughout our downtown.

Looking For Something?

Our business directory holds over 1,500 listings of businesses in downtown Victoria.

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.

Buskers Festival Needs Volunteers

July 11-16, Downtown Victoria will come alive with a free, family-friendly festival celebrating buskers from around the world. We're looking for volunteers to help make this one the summer's best experiences.

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Upcoming Events Downtown

Swiftsure International Yacht Race

May 25
12:00am–11:59pm

20th Festival de la Francophonie / French Fest

May 25
10:00am–6:00pm

MEC Run Crew

May 27 Weekly
9:00am–10:00am