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. 

Pumpkin Pursuit & Trick or Treating

From Oct 29-31, visit downtown businesses to vote for your favourite pumpkin for your chance to win an amazing prize package! Also, bring the kids downtown for Trick or Treating on Oct 30 & 31 from 3:30-6pm.

Parking downtown: it’s easier than you think.

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

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A United Force Downtown

After many years of working at The Bay Centre, I have had the pleasure to work with many of our non-profit community partners. We are privileged to have some exceptional…

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

Burnout to Balance Bootcamp LIVE with Erin Acton

Sep 21
8:30am–5:00pm

Norek 2017

Sep 22
12:00am–11:59pm

MEC Run Crew

Sep 23 Weekly
9:00am–10:00am