May Events

Victoria Operatic Spciety Presents: Les Miserables

Dates: May 1 - 10
Location: McPherson Playhouse
Official Website: HERE

Victoria Tartan Parade

Date: May 9
Location: Government St from Centennial Square to the Legislature
Official Website: HERE

The Victoria Tartan Parade celebrates and promotes the Victoria Highland Games that take place on May long weekend. On May 9th starting at 11 am in Centennial Square, the parade will travel down Government Street to the Legislature Lawns where pipe bands will play, the highland fling will be danced and the caber will be tossed.

Victoria Highland Games Festival

Dates: May 16 - 18
Location: Topaz Park
Official Website: HERE

The 152nd Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival celebrates Scottish music, culture and arts.

Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Date: May 18
Location: Along Douglas St from Mayfair Mall to Humboldt St
Official Website: HERE

Celebrate Victoria Day in B.C.'s capital with Island Farms Victoria Day Parade. See Daisy and Farmer Vicki lead the largest parade on Vancouver Island! This is Victoria's largest parade event; complete with marching bands, floats, clowns & more.

Investors Group Stars on Ice - 25th Anniversary Tour

Date: May 19
Location: Save on Foods Memorial Arena
Official Website: HERE

Canada’s premier figure skating tour, Investors Group Stars on Ice has brought together a superstar ensemble of Canada’s most beloved skaters to commemorate the 25th anniversary of its annual award winning tour. The Anniversary Tour will celebrate the highlights and marquee performances of the past 25 years in a show that promises to bring fans of all ages the ultimate live figure skating experience, featuring a cast of Canada’s legends past, present, and future.

Swiftsure Internaional Yacht Race

Date: May 23-25
Official Website: HERE

The Pacific Northwests premier yacht race. Swiftsure is a family event. There will be boats to visit on the docks in the Inner Harbour. Various vendors will be presenting their products on Ship Point (Downtown Inner Harbour) The race start at Clover Point on Saturday morning is a colourful exciting event that is a photographers dream. Hundreds of boats vying for position as they harness the wind and battle the tides to get across the start line.

Cirque du Soleil - Vareka!

Dates: May 27- 31
Location: Save on Foods memorial Centre
Official Website: HERE

Cirque du Soleil is returning to Victoria with a five-day engagement of Varekai, a captivating forest at the summit of a volcano inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures