Events Around Town

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  • TD Victoria International Jazz Fest

    June 27 - July 2 Various Venues The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a 10 day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians.…
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  • Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest

    From parties to soundscapes, from performance art to a salsa lessons, this 11 day festival is packed to the brim with genre-defying, boundary-pushing performances. The festival will include 15 of North…
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  • Feast: Food & Film Festival

    Delicious Films, Food and Drinks! Join us for the 5th annual film festival hosted by the Victoria Film Festival because "We just like to eat," festival director Kathy Kay said with a laugh. June 15-17…
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  • The Phillips Backyard Weekender

    This July 7-9, party with 3000 of your closest friends at The Phillips Backyard Weekender – a 19+ licensed music festival in the Phillips Backyard, located at the Phillips Brewery in Victoria, BC! Disguised…
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  • Victoria Pride Week

    Victoria Pride Week empowers those who are - or think they may be - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, and all friends and allies to celebrate learning and empowerment throughout…
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  • Celebrate Canada

    Wednesday, June 21 - July 1 Inner Harbour From June 21 through July 1, 2017, enjoy 11 days of free outdoor events in our beautiful Inner Harbour. Celebrate and enjoy our nation and city’s multicultural…
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  • Car Free YYJ

    Sunday, June 18  - 11:00am to 6:00pm Car Free YYJ will be back on Douglas Street on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 11-6pm. Grab the entire family and enjoy your Father’s Day on Douglas Street for this free…
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  • Swiftsure International Yacht Race

    May 26 - 30 Inner Harbour The Swiftsure International Yacht Race is the premier long distance sailing race in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia area. Starting and ending in Victoria, the Swiftsure…
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  • Cheese & Meat Festival

    Saturday, May 20 Crystal Gardens With the recent boom in artisan shops across the Pacific Northwest the Cheese and Meat festival aims to showcase both international and local cheese and meat in an experiential…
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  • TC 10K

    Sunday, April 30:  7:45am - 12:00pm TC10K is certified by BC Athletics and attracts an excellent field of elite runners as well as thousands of participants that register as part of a team or as an individual.…
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  • Disney's Beauty and the Beast

    April 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 Mcpherson Playhouse “We’ll make you shout encore and send us out for more so be our guest.” A selfish Prince, an enchanted rose… Relive the magic and get up close and LIVE…
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  • Stars on Ice

    May 16 8:00pm - 9:30pm Save on Foods Memorial Arena The three greatest Canadian Men’s figure skaters will tour together for the first time when Investors Group Stars on Ice, presented by Lindt, brings…
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  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    June 2 - October 31, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover the truths and secrets of some of the First Nation families, early settler families and immigrants…
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  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox. At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss…
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  • The Butchart Gardens Package

    A trip to Victoria is not complete without a visit to The Butchart Gardens. Spend a day meandering though the vast displays of vibrant colours and fragrances at one of the world's premier gardens. Includes…
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  • The Butchart Gardens Package

    12/31/2014
    A trip to Victoria is not complete without a visit to The Butchart Gardens. Spend a day meandering though…
  • Disney's Beauty and the Beast

    04/28/2017
    April 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 Mcpherson Playhouse “We’ll make you shout encore and send us out for more…
  • TC 10K

    04/29/2017
    Sunday, April 30:  7:45am - 12:00pm TC10K is certified by BC Athletics and attracts an excellent field…
  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    04/29/2017
    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest…
  • Stars on Ice

    05/15/2017
    May 16 8:00pm - 9:30pm Save on Foods Memorial Arena The three greatest Canadian Men’s figure skaters…
  • Cheese & Meat Festival

    05/19/2017
    Saturday, May 20 Crystal Gardens With the recent boom in artisan shops across the Pacific Northwest…
  • Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest

    05/26/2017
    From parties to soundscapes, from performance art to a salsa lessons, this 11 day festival is packed…
  • Swiftsure International Yacht Race

    05/29/2017
    May 26 - 30 Inner Harbour The Swiftsure International Yacht Race is the premier long distance sailing…
  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    05/30/2017
    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest…
  • Feast: Food & Film Festival

    06/16/2017
    Delicious Films, Food and Drinks! Join us for the 5th annual film festival hosted by the Victoria Film…
  • Car Free YYJ

    06/17/2017
    Sunday, June 18  - 11:00am to 6:00pm Car Free YYJ will be back on Douglas Street on Sunday, June 18,…
  • TD Victoria International Jazz Fest

    06/29/2017
    June 27 - July 2 Various Venues The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a 10 day music festival featuring…
  • Celebrate Canada

    06/29/2017
    Wednesday, June 21 - July 1 Inner Harbour From June 21 through July 1, 2017, enjoy 11 days of free…
  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    06/29/2017
    June 2 - October 31, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover…
  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    06/29/2017
    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest…
  • Celebrate Canada

    06/30/2017
    Wednesday, June 21 - July 1 Inner Harbour From June 21 through July 1, 2017, enjoy 11 days of free…
  • TD Victoria International Jazz Fest

    07/01/2017
    June 27 - July 2 Various Venues The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a 10 day music festival featuring…
  • Victoria Pride Week

    07/06/2017
    Victoria Pride Week empowers those who are - or think they may be - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,…
  • The Phillips Backyard Weekender

    07/08/2017
    This July 7-9, party with 3000 of your closest friends at The Phillips Backyard Weekender – a 19+ licensed…
  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    07/30/2017
    June 2 - October 31, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover…
  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    07/30/2017
    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest…
  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    08/30/2017
    June 2 - October 31, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover…
  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    08/30/2017
    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest…
  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    09/29/2017
    June 2 - October 31, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover…
  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    09/29/2017
    April 12 - October 1, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest…
  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    10/30/2017
    June 2 - October 31, 2017 The Royal BC Museum Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover…
  • The Butchart Gardens Package

    12/31/2014

    A trip to Victoria is not complete without a visit to The Butchart Gardens. Spend a day meandering though the vast displays of vibrant colours and fragrances at one of the world's premier gardens.

    Includes

    • One night's accommodation for two
    • Admission for two to The Butchart Gardens
    • Three-course Breakfasts each morning at the hotel
    • Evening Appetizers
    • Complimentary Parking
    • Wireless Internet

    Does not include transportation to The Butchart Gardens.

    Package price includes 2 tickets to The Butchart Gardens, additional persons will be charged separately upon check in.

    Round-trip transportation is available through CVS tours. Tickets can be purchased at the hotel.

    Note: Package is subject to availability and is booked on a first come first serve basis. Please call us directly to confirm availability.
    Further room upgrades are possible at additional surcharges.
    Prices detailed do not include Taxes or Gratuities.

    Rates vary depending on the season and are based on double occupancy.

    Click here to book 

  • Disney's Beauty and the Beast

    04/28/2017

    April 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29
    Mcpherson Playhouse

    “We’ll make you shout encore and send us out for more so be our guest.”

    A selfish Prince, an enchanted rose… Relive the magic and get up close and LIVE with some of your favorite Disney characters, Gaston, Mrs. Potts, Chip, Cogsworth, Lumiere and of course the Beast and Belle.

    “Beauty and the Beast” is the incredible journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in his castle. With tutoring and encouragement from the castle’s enchanted staff she learns to look beyond the Beast’s gruesome exterior and appreciate his beauty within.

    A tale as old as time with Academy Award-winning score, amazing costumes, sets and heartwarming story!

  • TC 10K

    04/29/2017

    Sunday, April 30:  7:45am - 12:00pm

    TC10K is certified by BC Athletics and attracts an excellent field of elite runners as well as thousands of participants that register as part of a team or as an individual.

  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    04/29/2017

    April 12 - October 1, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox.

    At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn’t diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this young man from Port Coquitlam, BC set out to run across Canada in what he called a “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research. In the summer of 1980 Terry began his 143-day, 5,300 kilometre journey, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His plan had been to run across the country.  Sadly Terry's cancer returned and he was forced to finish his run in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Terry Fox still succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of and money for cancer research–a legacy that continues to this day. Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.

  • Stars on Ice

    05/15/2017

    May 16 8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Save on Foods Memorial Arena

    The three greatest Canadian Men’s figure skaters will tour together for the first time when Investors Group Stars on Ice, presented by Lindt, brings its award-winning show to Canada in 2017. Four-time World Champion and four-time Canadian Champion Kurt Browning, three-time World Champion, 2014 Olympic Silver Medallist, and eight-time Canadian Champion Patrick Chan, and two-time Olympic Silver Medallist, three-time World Champion, and seven-time Canadian Champion Elvis Stojko will headline Canada’s premier figure skating tour.

  • Cheese & Meat Festival

    05/19/2017

    Saturday, May 20
    Crystal Gardens

    With the recent boom in artisan shops across the Pacific Northwest the Cheese and Meat festival aims to showcase both international and local cheese and meat in an experiential tasting format.

  • Intrepid Theatre's 20th UNO Fest

    05/26/2017

    From parties to soundscapes, from performance art to a salsa lessons, this 11 day festival is packed to the brim with genre-defying, boundary-pushing performances. The festival will include 15 of North America's very best solo shows, featuring Daniel MacIvor, Carmen Aguirre, Haley McGee, Fringe favourite TJ Dawe, and local performers.  Every Opening Night of every show at the festival is Pay-What-You-Can for tickets at the door. 

  • Swiftsure International Yacht Race

    05/29/2017

    May 26 - 30
    Inner Harbour

    The Swiftsure International Yacht Race is the premier long distance sailing race in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia area. Starting and ending in Victoria, the Swiftsure is international because the midpoint markers for the four long courses are in U.S. waters. Organized by the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, the race occurs during the Memorial Day weekend in May with staggered starts on Saturday morning. The race is most popular with sailors from British Columbia and Washington, but it has drawn boats from as far away as California, Hawaii, New Zealand, and even Russia.

  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    05/30/2017

    April 12 - October 1, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox.

    At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn’t diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this young man from Port Coquitlam, BC set out to run across Canada in what he called a “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research. In the summer of 1980 Terry began his 143-day, 5,300 kilometre journey, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His plan had been to run across the country.  Sadly Terry's cancer returned and he was forced to finish his run in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Terry Fox still succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of and money for cancer research–a legacy that continues to this day. Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.

  • Feast: Food & Film Festival

    06/16/2017

    Delicious Films, Food and Drinks!

    Join us for the 5th annual film festival hosted by the Victoria Film Festival because "We just like to eat," festival director Kathy Kay said with a laugh. June 15-17 Showcasing six great foodie films all paired with delectable food and sinful sips.

  • Car Free YYJ

    06/17/2017

    Sunday, June 18  - 11:00am to 6:00pm

    Car Free YYJ will be back on Douglas Street on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 11-6pm. Grab the entire family and enjoy your Father’s Day on Douglas Street for this free event!

  • TD Victoria International Jazz Fest

    06/29/2017

    June 27 - July 2
    Various Venues

    The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a 10 day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians. The “grandfather” of music festivals serving audiences in Vancouver and Gulf Islands region, TD JazzFest offers its devoted audience a wide scope of programming comparable to much larger festivals in significantly larger urban areas. Since its inception in 1985, the festival has been presented and produced by the Victoria Jazz Society. The festival celebrates its 33rd anniversary in 2017.

  • Celebrate Canada

    06/29/2017

    Wednesday, June 21 - July 1
    Inner Harbour

    From June 21 through July 1, 2017, enjoy 11 days of free outdoor events in our beautiful Inner Harbour. Celebrate and enjoy our nation and city’s multicultural artistry, and diverse food and beverage offerings, all culminating with a spectacular firework display on Canada Day, July 1, 2017. Canada Day will feature Main Stage programming and a massive firework display.

  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    06/29/2017

    June 2 - October 31, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover the truths and secrets of some of the First Nation families, early settler families and immigrants from all over the world who began their families here.

    See how traditions have changed and stayed the same. Explore stories from early and contemporary families, appreciate the traditions brought to BC by immigrant families and discover more about your own family.

    Celebrate the contribution of BC families to Canada during our country’s 150th birthday.

  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    06/29/2017

    April 12 - October 1, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox.

    At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn’t diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this young man from Port Coquitlam, BC set out to run across Canada in what he called a “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research. In the summer of 1980 Terry began his 143-day, 5,300 kilometre journey, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His plan had been to run across the country.  Sadly Terry's cancer returned and he was forced to finish his run in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Terry Fox still succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of and money for cancer research–a legacy that continues to this day. Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.

  • Celebrate Canada

    06/30/2017

    Wednesday, June 21 - July 1
    Inner Harbour

    From June 21 through July 1, 2017, enjoy 11 days of free outdoor events in our beautiful Inner Harbour. Celebrate and enjoy our nation and city’s multicultural artistry, and diverse food and beverage offerings, all culminating with a spectacular firework display on Canada Day, July 1, 2017. Canada Day will feature Main Stage programming and a massive firework display.

  • TD Victoria International Jazz Fest

    07/01/2017

    June 27 - July 2
    Various Venues

    The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a 10 day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians. The “grandfather” of music festivals serving audiences in Vancouver and Gulf Islands region, TD JazzFest offers its devoted audience a wide scope of programming comparable to much larger festivals in significantly larger urban areas. Since its inception in 1985, the festival has been presented and produced by the Victoria Jazz Society. The festival celebrates its 33rd anniversary in 2017.

  • Victoria Pride Week

    07/06/2017

    Victoria Pride Week empowers those who are - or think they may be - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, and all friends and allies to celebrate learning and empowerment throughout the week-long festival. The annual parade and festival will be held on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Victoria Pride Festival is a family inclusive event.

  • The Phillips Backyard Weekender

    07/08/2017

    This July 7-9, party with 3000 of your closest friends at The Phillips Backyard Weekender – a 19+ licensed music festival in the Phillips Backyard, located at the Phillips Brewery in Victoria, BC! Disguised as a brewery parking lot by day, the Phillips Backyard magically transforms into an outdoor music super-party for three unforgettable nights. Set against the backdrop of our beloved local craft brewery in the open air of downtown Victoria's communal backyard, The Phillips Backyard Weekender is a summer highlight not to be missed.

  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    07/30/2017

    June 2 - October 31, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover the truths and secrets of some of the First Nation families, early settler families and immigrants from all over the world who began their families here.

    See how traditions have changed and stayed the same. Explore stories from early and contemporary families, appreciate the traditions brought to BC by immigrant families and discover more about your own family.

    Celebrate the contribution of BC families to Canada during our country’s 150th birthday.

  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    07/30/2017

    April 12 - October 1, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox.

    At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn’t diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this young man from Port Coquitlam, BC set out to run across Canada in what he called a “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research. In the summer of 1980 Terry began his 143-day, 5,300 kilometre journey, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His plan had been to run across the country.  Sadly Terry's cancer returned and he was forced to finish his run in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Terry Fox still succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of and money for cancer research–a legacy that continues to this day. Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.

  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    08/30/2017

    June 2 - October 31, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover the truths and secrets of some of the First Nation families, early settler families and immigrants from all over the world who began their families here.

    See how traditions have changed and stayed the same. Explore stories from early and contemporary families, appreciate the traditions brought to BC by immigrant families and discover more about your own family.

    Celebrate the contribution of BC families to Canada during our country’s 150th birthday.

  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    08/30/2017

    April 12 - October 1, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox.

    At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn’t diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this young man from Port Coquitlam, BC set out to run across Canada in what he called a “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research. In the summer of 1980 Terry began his 143-day, 5,300 kilometre journey, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His plan had been to run across the country.  Sadly Terry's cancer returned and he was forced to finish his run in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Terry Fox still succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of and money for cancer research–a legacy that continues to this day. Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.

  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    09/29/2017

    June 2 - October 31, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover the truths and secrets of some of the First Nation families, early settler families and immigrants from all over the world who began their families here.

    See how traditions have changed and stayed the same. Explore stories from early and contemporary families, appreciate the traditions brought to BC by immigrant families and discover more about your own family.

    Celebrate the contribution of BC families to Canada during our country’s 150th birthday.

  • Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada

    09/29/2017

    April 12 - October 1, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Celebrate the achievements of one of Canada’s greatest heroes–Terry Fox.

    At the age of 18 Terry Fox lost part of his right leg to bone cancer. The loss didn’t diminish his drive or courage; in fact, it inspired greatness. Once he recovered, this young man from Port Coquitlam, BC set out to run across Canada in what he called a “Marathon of Hope” to raise money for cancer research. In the summer of 1980 Terry began his 143-day, 5,300 kilometre journey, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. His plan had been to run across the country.  Sadly Terry's cancer returned and he was forced to finish his run in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Terry Fox still succeeded in his goal of raising awareness of and money for cancer research–a legacy that continues to this day. Explore the story of a young man who inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination.

  • Family: Bonds & Belonging

    10/30/2017

    June 2 - October 31, 2017
    The Royal BC Museum

    Walk into a living interactive photo album and discover the truths and secrets of some of the First Nation families, early settler families and immigrants from all over the world who began their families here.

    See how traditions have changed and stayed the same. Explore stories from early and contemporary families, appreciate the traditions brought to BC by immigrant families and discover more about your own family.

    Celebrate the contribution of BC families to Canada during our country’s 150th birthday.