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. 


Shopping in downtown Victoria has never been easier. There are so many fun and sustainable modes to choose from such as walking, cycling, transit, driving, and carsharing to name a few. Use the toolkit to see how you can #ArriveAndShop!

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Private: Give the Gift of Art and Nature this year at the Robert Bateman Centre

Looking for that perfect gift for the art and nature lover in your life?  The Robert Bateman Centre Gallery and Gift Shop is your holiday gift destination this year with…

Parking downtown: it’s easier than you think.

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

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.

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Upcoming Events Downtown


Jan 16 Weekly

The Get Down with DJ Grand Cru & Thrillhouse

Jan 16 Weekly

75th Annual Truck Loggers Association Convention & Trade Show 2018

Jan 17