Victoria BC

Victoria Winter Events – 24th Annual Victoria Film Festival

Do you enjoy watching independent films? Would you like to discover a new hidden gem in cinema? Need another reason to visit Victoria BC? Come and join in for the 24th annual Victoria Film Festival, Vancouver Island’s largest showcase of independent films! Over 100 films are screened over 10 days and a variety of great events take place during those 10 days. Highlights include the following: Canad...

Victoria Winter Events – Butchart Gardens Winter Season

Winter has arrived at Butchart Gardens! You may be thinking that there’s nothing to see during this time of the year, and that Spring and Summer are the best times to visit. We are here to say that you are sorely mistaken! Given Vancouver Island’s temperate climate, winter at Butchart Gardens is an ideal time of the year to experience for yourself the subtle beauty of a winter’s day amongst the sh...

Victoria Winter Events – Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria 2018

Do you want to taste the best of what Vancouver Island’s dining has to offer? Looking for a good reason to visit Victoria this year, or revisit it? Start off your year with the popular Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria event! This is a team-up between Tourism Victoria and the BC Restaurant & Food Services Association (BCRFA), the Victoria Branch. Treat your taste buds to several carefully crafte...

Victoria Winter Events – Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala 2018

Do you live in or want to visit Victoria BC? Are you looking for a delicious way to kick off your year? Come join in, then, at this kick off event! The Dine Around & Stay in Town Gala is considered to be the official starting point to Dine Around & Stay in Town, which is Victoria’s premiere culinary festival. Enjoy an evening filled with culinary delights! Taste samples from the most talented chef...

Victoria Winter Events – 2018 Modern Wedding Show

Are you preparing to get married this year? This opportunity is heading your way quickly! The 2018 Modern Wedding Showcase is downtown Victoria’s only wedding show that offers a ton of everything that brides, grooms, and their families need to make their special day complete. There will be amazing fashion shows taking place throughout the day. Tasting booths will offer mouth-watering samples! Don’...

Victoria Winter Events – A Viennese New Year’s

Are you stumped on what to do for New Year’s Day? Want to start off 2018 in a memorable fashion? Join the Victoria Symphony then for an afternoon of music and song! The Symphony will be performing at the Royal Theatre. “A Viennese New Year’s” will start your New Year off right with some lively, nostalgic music belonging to the family of Johann Strauss and Strauss’s contemporaries. Timothy Vernon i...

Victoria Winter Events – Early Shift: Going Wildly into the New Year

Join the Royal BC Museum on the last day of 2017! A party will be held in their Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and the Natural History gallery. Come and check out the party that is going to be fit for all kinds of beasts (not only the king!). The museum’s annual family-oriented party will take a wild turn with animal antics, forest frolics, and poetic mischief! Check out what the mus...

Victoria Winter Events – New Years Dinner & Gala at Fairmont Empress

Looking for a remarkable way to celebrate New Year’s Eve this year? What better way than to go out in style at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria! This year say goodbye to 2017 and ring in the New Year in Vancouver Island’s most romantic city! Enjoy dinner in Q at the Empress or in the Crystal Ballroom, then dance the night away with live music by Amanda Woods, a local jazz and pop singer/songwriter...

Victoria Winter Events – Community Xmas Social and Potluck Dinner

Are you not sure what to do this Christmas? Are you by yourself or don’t have anything except microwaved tofurkey to look forward to for Christmas dinner? Ditch that idea and instead come join the Community Xmas Social and Potluck Dinner. This event brings everyone together who are without family in town, who doesn’t get along with their family, and who are just looking for a bar that is open for ...

Victoria Winter Events – Oh What a Night!

Come join the McPherson Playhouse in Victoria for an evening filled with music! “Oh What a Night!” is an internationally renowned tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. They’ll be celebrating the Christmas season with this brand new show that will definitely create some “holiday sparkle”. Expect to be warmed up with some of the most popular songs from the fast-paced tribute to Frankie Vall...

Sidney Winter Events – Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade

Are you visiting Sidney BC this Christmas? Want to get started with celebrating this festive time of the year? Come and check out the annual Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade then, only on Sunday December 3! The parade will begin at 5pm and run through the centre of town along Beacon Avenue. It lasts about an hour, so if you want to watch the fun while outside be sure to dress warmly! The route of ...

Victoria Winter Events – Oaklands West Coast Winter Market

An annual event makes a comeback! Join in the fun at the Oaklands West Coast Winter Market, located at the Oaklands Community Centre and Oaklands Elementary Gym. Over 50 vendors from all over Greater Victoria will be showcasing their goods. Meet local farmers, artisans, and gourmet food producers as you shop. There will be baked goods, pottery, knitting, crafts, handmade body products, jewelry, an...