August Events

Victoria Symphony Splash

Date: August 3
Location: Inner Harbour
Official Website: HERE

The annual Victoria Symphony Splash is a spectacular event that sees Victoria's beautiful Inner Harbour transformed into an outdoor concert stage

Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

Dates: August 15-17
Location: Inner Harbour
Official Website: HERE

The 20th annual Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival is one of Victoria's most spectacular summer festivals and the only dragon boat festival in Canada to take place in a working harbour.

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria

Date: August 24
Official Website: HERE

Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria is a supported mass-participation cycling event. Experience world-class cycling routes and breathtaking scenery Victoria has to offer.

Riders of all fitness levels can take part in the ride. Riders can choose to cycle three distances: League 150km for the cycling enthusiast Island, Savings 105km for the entry-level rider, Ryder Hesjedal's 45km ride for those who want to experience cycling for the first time!

Victoria Fringe Festival

Dates: August 21-31
Location: Various Venues
Official Website: Coming Soon

11 days of amazing live comedy, drama, dance, spoken word, musicals and physical theatre – over 370 performances in 9 venues. Fringe-going is easy, fun and slightly addictive. Once you start, you won't want to stop! It's really the best part of the summer.

The Saanich fair

Dates: August 30 - September 1
Location: Saanich fairground
Official Website: HERE

Western Canada's oldest continuous agricultural fair where fun, food and fantastic meet, there's something for all ages.  5,000 exhibits, Dog and Horse shows, Concessions with an ethnic flair, Carnival and games and continuous stage entertainment. Only $11.00 for admission.