Saanich events

Saanich Winter Events – Sea Cider Wassail Celebrations

On January 21 Sea Cider Farmhouse will be wassailing! This will be a day filled with fun family events at their farm and ciderhouse in Saanichton. Their free event will also have food and drink tickets available for purchase. What’s wassailing, you ask? The word wassail comes from the Anglo-Saxon phrase ‘waes hael’, which means ‘good health’. It’s an ancient custom that blesses the orchards and sc...

Saanich Winter Events – A Victorian Christmas Craft Fair

If you want to do something that restores some of your nostalgia for the holiday season, this would be a good way to get into the festive spirit! Step back to a simpler time and be part of the celebration at the Victorian Christmas Craft Fair in Saanich. Unique, local artisans will be selling their wares in a way that echoes the Victorian roots of Vancouver Island’s capital city. Handmade Christma...

Saanich Fall Events – Saanich Remembrance Day Ceremony

Every year on November the 11th, we Canadians take a moment of silence in remembrance of the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country during wartimes, conflict, and peace. Over 1,500,000 Canadians have served us in this way, and over 100,000 have died for us, for their homes, their families, and their friends. They died for a collection of traditions they cherished and a fut...

Saanich Events – Sea Cider’s Apple Day

Come celebrate the fall harvest and everything about apples with Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse! They are hosting an Apple Day this September that features many family-friendly activities. Those who are attending can experience the natural beauty of the orchards this time of year, at harvest time. Learn about cidermaking on guided tours with Sea Cider’s owner Kristen Needham as your host. There wil...

Saanich Events – Saanich Fall Fair 2017

Now in its 149th year, the Saanich Fair returns with amazing activities for everyone at every age! This year the fair salutes Canada and offers all kinds of things to do old and new for those attending! Attractions include, but are not limited to, the following: Midway filled with rides, games, and prizes Dog agility trials and dog shows Open field horse show Car shows Eating contests for pies, co...

Saanich Events – Saanich Strawberry Festival 2017

Love strawberries? Then you’ll love this free event! The annual Strawberry Festival returns to Saanich BC celebrating its agricultural roots at the beautiful beach setting of Beaver Lake. Take part in the old-school family picnic at the beach, or enjoy the wide range of family-friendly activities taking place that are all free to partake in. The activities include: Information booths Program demos...

Saanich Events – Saanich Cycling Festival 2017

Join in the fun with Saanich’s community at their annual Cycling Festival! Kids and adults alike can cycle to any of the eight “Celebration Stations” set up on the festival’s bike route. Receive a passport booklet from any of these stations to collect stamps. The more stamps you collect, the greater chances of winning a prize you will have, so start your exploration of Saanich BC at the station ne...

Saanich Events – Peninsula Country Market – All Saturdays July to October, 2016

Who wouldn’t enjoy shopping for fresh fruits and vegetables, amazing crafts, and unique gift items? All these are waiting for you at the Peninsula Country Market in Saanich. Over 50 vendors are participating this year, so you can expect a diverse range of products that you can choose from. Whatever it is that you’re looking for, you can expect to find it here in this market. There are plenty of fa...

Saanich Events – Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival

Come join the Saanich community in early October for the annual Sidney and Peninsula Literary Festival! There will be several readings, discussions and Q&A between authors and their audience, and several writing contests, workshops, book signings, and more. Local musicians will be playing in the background to set the mood for this event. Many of the authors invited represent the genres spread thro...

Saanich Events – Summer Social Series Harvest Dinner

The Harvest Dinner, which is part of Saanich’s Summer Social Series, features a four-course seasonal dinner, which will be served long-table style. Guests will feast on locally grown food made by Food for Thought Catering. Together with award winning cider, guests can enjoy the food while taking on the beautiful sunset over the orchards of Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse. L.A. Limousines Inc. will als...

Saanich Events – Strawberry Festival 2015

What started out as a simple event has become a grand celebration of one of the world’s most popular fruits: the strawberry. At the annual Strawberry Festival, you can have fun with your whole family, enjoying an “old style family picnic” by the beach. You can also participate in the array of family-friendly activities that the organizers have prepared, along with live musical performances, intera...

Saanich Events – Cycling Festival April 19, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015 – Saanich Cycling Festival – 11am to 1:30pm at various venues in Saanich, BC – a 12-minute trip from Victoria, BC One of the best ways to celebrate Earth Day is to ride a bicycle. Bicycles are the most eco-friendly mode of transport that are at the same time, good for the health.

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