Events Around Town

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  • Abigail's

    The Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase

    Feast your eyes on creative inspirations fashioned from gingerbread and other edible components. More than just houses, these are detailed sculptures and unique works of art crafted by professional and…
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  • Abigail's Hotel

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us. With more than 300 original artifacts,…
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  • Abigail's Hotel

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018 A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world. From the…
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  • Abigail's Hotel

    Victoria Festival of Trees

    November 15 - January 2 at The Bay Centre The Victoria Festival of Trees, held exclusively at The Bay Centre this year, has become a cherished holiday tradition and the unofficial kick-off to the holiday…
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  • Abigail's Hotel

    Christmas in Old Town

    November 16 - January 9 at the Royal BC Museum. Savour the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago.  Visit the wood-cobbled streets laced with festive garlands and see the shops decked with seasonal…
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  • Abigail's Hotel

    The Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights

    December 1 - January 6 Christmas lights, holiday wreaths, carollers, ice skating, festive dining—it’s an exciting time at The Gardens. In fact, there’s so much happening from December 1st through January…
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  • Abigail's Hotel

    Abigail's Hotel closed

    January 1-12, 2018 Abigail's Hotel will be closed for annual general maintenance from Monday, January 1st until Friday, January 12, re-opening on Saturday, January 13, 2018. We look forward to welcoming…
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  • Abigail's

    The Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase

    12/30/2017
    Feast your eyes on creative inspirations fashioned from gingerbread and other edible components. More…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    12/30/2017
    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018 A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Victoria Festival of Trees

    12/30/2017
    November 15 - January 2 at The Bay Centre The Victoria Festival of Trees, held exclusively at The…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Christmas in Old Town

    12/30/2017
    November 16 - January 9 at the Royal BC Museum. Savour the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago.…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    The Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights

    12/30/2017
    December 1 - January 6 Christmas lights, holiday wreaths, carollers, ice skating, festive dining—it’s…
  • Abigail's

    The Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase

    01/01/2018
    Feast your eyes on creative inspirations fashioned from gingerbread and other edible components. More…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Victoria Festival of Trees

    01/01/2018
    November 15 - January 2 at The Bay Centre The Victoria Festival of Trees, held exclusively at The…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    The Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights

    01/05/2018
    December 1 - January 6 Christmas lights, holiday wreaths, carollers, ice skating, festive dining—it’s…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Christmas in Old Town

    01/08/2018
    November 16 - January 9 at the Royal BC Museum. Savour the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago.…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Abigail's Hotel closed

    01/11/2018
    January 1-12, 2018 Abigail's Hotel will be closed for annual general maintenance from Monday, January…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    01/30/2018
    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018 A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    02/27/2018
    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018 A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    03/30/2018
    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018 A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    04/01/2018
    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018 A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    05/30/2018
    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    06/29/2018
    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    07/30/2018
    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    08/30/2018
    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids…
  • Abigail's Hotel

    Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    09/29/2018
    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids…
  • The Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase

    12/30/2017

    Feast your eyes on creative inspirations fashioned from gingerbread and other edible components. More than just houses, these are detailed sculptures and unique works of art crafted by professional and amateur chefs. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Canada”. Vote for your favorite with your donation to Habitat for Humanity Victoria. Displayed throughout The Parkside Hotel & Spa’s stunning atrium, just a short walk from Abigail's, this spirit-rousing experience is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit!

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    12/30/2017

    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018

    A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.

    From the adorable to the elegant, this exhibition showcases award-winning images that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill.

    The 100 winning photos are back-lit on a large-scale for maximum impact, a dramatic setting for some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts. Young photographer categories also feature budding talents, while special categories tell stories of the natural world’s beauty and struggles.

  • Victoria Festival of Trees

    12/30/2017

    November 15 - January 2 at The Bay Centre

    The Victoria Festival of Trees, held exclusively at The Bay Centre this year, has become a cherished holiday tradition and the unofficial kick-off to the holiday season in the city.  Vote for your favourite tree, and support kids from your community who need the support and care only BC Children's Hospital can provide.

  • Christmas in Old Town

    12/30/2017

    November 16 - January 9 at the Royal BC Museum.

    Savour the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago.  Visit the wood-cobbled streets laced with festive garlands and see the shops decked with seasonal finery.

  • The Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights

    12/30/2017

    December 1 - January 6

    Christmas lights, holiday wreaths, carollers, ice skating, festive dining—it’s an exciting time at The Gardens. In fact, there’s so much happening from December 1st through January 6th, it is referred to it as the Magic of Christmas season.

    Enjoy the traditions of the season with theTwelve Days of Christmas displays placed throughout the gardens. Sing the song as you walk along.

  • The Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase

    01/01/2018

    Feast your eyes on creative inspirations fashioned from gingerbread and other edible components. More than just houses, these are detailed sculptures and unique works of art crafted by professional and amateur chefs. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Canada”. Vote for your favorite with your donation to Habitat for Humanity Victoria. Displayed throughout The Parkside Hotel & Spa’s stunning atrium, just a short walk from Abigail's, this spirit-rousing experience is guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit!

  • Victoria Festival of Trees

    01/01/2018

    November 15 - January 2 at The Bay Centre

    The Victoria Festival of Trees, held exclusively at The Bay Centre this year, has become a cherished holiday tradition and the unofficial kick-off to the holiday season in the city.  Vote for your favourite tree, and support kids from your community who need the support and care only BC Children's Hospital can provide.

  • The Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights

    01/05/2018

    December 1 - January 6

    Christmas lights, holiday wreaths, carollers, ice skating, festive dining—it’s an exciting time at The Gardens. In fact, there’s so much happening from December 1st through January 6th, it is referred to it as the Magic of Christmas season.

    Enjoy the traditions of the season with theTwelve Days of Christmas displays placed throughout the gardens. Sing the song as you walk along.

  • Christmas in Old Town

    01/08/2018

    November 16 - January 9 at the Royal BC Museum.

    Savour the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago.  Visit the wood-cobbled streets laced with festive garlands and see the shops decked with seasonal finery.

  • Abigail's Hotel closed

    01/11/2018

    January 1-12, 2018

    Abigail's Hotel will be closed for annual general maintenance from Monday, January 1st until Friday, January 12, re-opening on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

    We look forward to welcoming you in 2018!

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    01/30/2018

    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018

    A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.

    From the adorable to the elegant, this exhibition showcases award-winning images that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill.

    The 100 winning photos are back-lit on a large-scale for maximum impact, a dramatic setting for some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts. Young photographer categories also feature budding talents, while special categories tell stories of the natural world’s beauty and struggles.

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    02/27/2018

    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018

    A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.

    From the adorable to the elegant, this exhibition showcases award-winning images that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill.

    The 100 winning photos are back-lit on a large-scale for maximum impact, a dramatic setting for some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts. Young photographer categories also feature budding talents, while special categories tell stories of the natural world’s beauty and struggles.

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    03/30/2018

    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018

    A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.

    From the adorable to the elegant, this exhibition showcases award-winning images that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill.

    The 100 winning photos are back-lit on a large-scale for maximum impact, a dramatic setting for some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts. Young photographer categories also feature budding talents, while special categories tell stories of the natural world’s beauty and struggles.

  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    04/01/2018

    December 8, 2017 - April 2, 2018

    A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.

    From the adorable to the elegant, this exhibition showcases award-winning images that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill.

    The 100 winning photos are back-lit on a large-scale for maximum impact, a dramatic setting for some of the world’s most respected nature photographers and wildlife experts. Young photographer categories also feature budding talents, while special categories tell stories of the natural world’s beauty and struggles.

  • Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    05/30/2018

    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us.

    With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

    Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period.

  • Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    06/29/2018

    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us.

    With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

    Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period.

  • Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    07/30/2018

    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us.

    With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

    Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period.

  • Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    08/30/2018

    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us.

    With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

    Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period.

  • Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

    09/29/2018

    May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018

    Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us.

    With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.

    Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of Hatshepsut and an ornate gold and garnet necklace from the Ptolemaic period.