Victoria

Christmas in Victoria is a Charming Experience for Everyone

If you are deciding to spend Christmas in Victoria this year, you won’t be disappointed. Many of Victoria’s historical buildings are festively decorated during this time of year, and there are also numerous events that are perfect for families, couples, and friends. Victoria has a rich history that offers an old-world charm mixed with traditions that have a more present-day vibe. There are numerou...

Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches

Who doesn’t love this time of year? Autumn leaves, an abundance of tree fruits, pumpkins beefing up for the slaughter, wool sweaters and Halloween preparations, the ultimate Fall celebration. Other than than Thanksgiving, of course. Here are 3 farms outlined for you to visit, no matter where you live or are visiting on the Island, all ready for family fun. In Victoria, you can stop by Galey Farms ...

Victoria’s Creepy Side Comes Out to Play for the Halloween Season

Victoria at night makes for a great backdrop for Halloween festivities. Maybe it’s all the restless spirits known to be roaming around from the city’s turbulent past, maybe it’s the achitecture and aesthetic firm grip in the past? But whatever makes the holiday brighter, you can find a lot more than costumes and candies. If you are a tourist or feel like being one for an evening, there is a couple...

Farm Markets near Victoria Feature the Best Local Food and Music

May is when all the farm markets on Vancouver Island start up, and even when the weather is uncooperative, most open anyways. But I’m a bit of a pansy when it comes to venturing out in the rain, or cold. So when I get a chance to do some real shopping, I’m a lot happier to do it on a bright, clear day. All of the markets around Victoria have live music featuring local talent. Most markets offer an...

Victoria Film Festival – Don’t Miss “Return to the Forest”

Guest Blog: The Victoria Film Festival is staring this weekend! For those of you that haven’t heard about it, the Victoria Film Festival screens films from around the world exposing our community to a wide range of ideas and inspires individuals to recognize film as a creative tool.   “Return to the Forest” an Award-Winning Documentary This year we are happy to announce the award-winning 30-minute...

World-class performances and personalities in Victoria, BC

Guest Blog: Top 3 Must-See Events in Victoria, BC this March After a busy week, it’s always nice to relax and unwind with family and friends.What better way to do this than to enjoy world class performances? You don’t have to scour the globe to do so, there is more than a handful of really entertaining events you can look forward to in Downtown Victoria. Whether you are a local looking for some gr...

Last Christmas, Butchart Gardens was truly a sight to behold

Guest Blog: The Dazzling Display of Lights Made Butchart Gardens a Truly Spectacular Sight Last Christmas Its no secret, the primary all-year round tourist attraction of Vancouver Island, BC is the Butchart Gardens. People who catch sight of this wonderful place never fail to gush over its magnificent beauty. But last Christmas, the entire 55 acres transformed into a magical wonderland of sorts, d...

Victoria Events: Butchart Gardens Saturday Night Fireworks

Enjoy amazing fireworks at Butchart Gardens in Victoria every Saturday night during the summer. As part of your general admission, you can enjoy the fireworks or the Concert Lawn. It can get a bit cool in the evenings so remember to bring warm clothing and a blanket to sit on the lawn. The pyrotechnics are quite original and include song and story. A great way to end a day after visiting the beaut...

Victoria Cycling Festival: Riding High on Vancouver Island

A cadre of good folks in Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia are planning an extremely well-organized festival soon that spans 17 days and promises to be a lot of fun.  The Victoria International Cycling Festival’s varied events-athletic and sedentary-occur from May 27 to June 12, 2011 and will appeal even to those who never hopped on a bicycle.  And if you miss it this year, be sure to...

International Busker Festival: Street Fun in Victoria, B.C.

Once upon a time, long ago, there were no machines to record sound and moving pictures.  In order to gain an audience, singers, dancers and other entertainers would perform on street corners for gratuities from passersby.  That’s how the tradition of buskers was born. 

Skip to toolbar