July Events

Canada Day Celebrations

Date: July 1
Location: Inner Harbour
Official Website: HERE

An exciting line-up of family-friendly events, main stage performances, fireworks and a Flavour of Canada.

Victoria's Ska & Reggae Festival XVI

Dates: July 1-5
Location: Various downtown vanues
Official Website: HERE

Saturday Night Fireworks at The Butchart Gardens

Dates: July 4, 11, 18, 25
Official Website: HERE

All ten summer Saturday nights feature a jaw-dropping, dazzling Firework show with both aerial and ground displays choreographed to show tunes.

Shakespear by the Sea

Dates: Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from July 2 - August 2
Location: Clover Point
Official Website: HERE

Enjoy a night of Shakespeare with the sound and view of the ocean as the backdrop

Victoria Street Food Festival

Dates: July 3-31
Location: Centennial Square

Victoria's best Food Carts and Street Vendors gather in the heart of the city to celebrate the city's top food carts and food artisans. Victoria is on the map as a destination city for the food savvy so let's embrace the ever growing culture and celebrate it within the heart of our beautiful city. This is a free, family-friendly event featuring a 19+ beverage garden and live local music. The festivities kick off at 11:00am and end at 9:00pm. 

Vintage Cadillac Car Show

Date: July 12
Location: Fort Rodd Hill
Official Website: HERE

Join the Vancouver Island Chapter of the Cadillac Car Club of B.C. for Canada’s largest Cadillac show! With close to a hundred cars, the show offers every variety of this luxury marque: the sleek roadsters of the ´30s, the ´50s classics (all pastels, fins and chrome), ambulances, hearses, custom jobs, low-riders, and cutting-edge current models.


Date: July 13
Location: Save on Foods Memorial Arena
Official Website: HERE

Over the years Journey has earned multiple accolades, including 19 Top 40 singles; producing 25 Gold and Platinum albums; and receiving a Diamond certification for its Greatest Hits album, marking U.S. sales in excess of 15 million. In 2011, they drew nearly a million fans to their Eclipse World Tour and was awarded the prestigious “Legend Of Live Award” at the Billboard Touring Awards in honor of their significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring business, and in acknowledgement of their commitment to the fans and the art of performing live.


Date: July 16
Location: Save on Foods Memorial Arena
Official Website: HERE

Victoria’s hottest and highly anticipated concert ticket is finally here. America’s greatest rock band, AEROSMITH, will take the stage for this summer’s ultimate rock ‘n roll experience.

Rock the Shores

Dates: July 17-19
Location: Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre - Lower Fields
Official Website: HERE

Ready to get your festival on? See website for artists announcements and ticket details.

Victoria International Buskers Festival

Dates: July 17 - 26
Location: Various locations
Official Website: HERE

From July 17th to July 26th, 2015 Victoria welcomes the world to what has quickly become one of the most prominent street theatre festivals! Performers from Australia, the UK, Europe, South America, the US and from across Canada will converge in Victoria for ten days of incredible fun. The event is a family oriented, free-to-attend festival presented on mostly outdoor stages across downtown.

TD Art Gallery Paint-In

Date: July 18 | 11am - 4pm
Location: Moss St (from Fort St to Dallas Rd)
Official Website: HERE

This free annual community event celebrates visual arts within our community representing artists from across Vancouver Island and British Columbia.