Victoria BC

Victoria Events – Colour Your Palate 2017

It’s that time of the year again when chefs gather together for an evening of good food for a good cause. Colour Your Palate returns to Victoria BC for its tenth year in a row, where up to 15 chefs go head-to-head in this culinary and artsy competition/fundraiser for the artsREACH program. Chefs have received a full month in advance of this event to draw a top secret colour. Using that colour, the...

Victoria Events – Vancouver Island Pet Expo 2017

Pet owners rejoice! The Vancouver Island Pet Expo returns to Victoria BC for its seventh annual exhibition. It’s the ultimate weekend for pet food, pet treats, training, presentations, tricks, and so much more. It’s also known as the only show of its kind on the entire Island that’s dedicated to the education and entertainment for the public about the wonderful world of pets. The Pearkes Recreatio...

Victoria Events – “Much (Less) Ado About Nothing”

Launch Pad Theatre, based in Victoria BC, proudly presents their theatrical program called “Bard in the Ballroom”. Starting March 23 you are cordially invited to attend Launch Pad’s fresh take on a classic Shakespearean play with Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle for its main stage. The play? “Much (Less) Ado About Nothing”, adapted from the classic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing”. You are encouraged...

Victoria Events – Rock & Gem Show March 17-19 2017

Love gems? Love rocks? Love everything about both? Then you’re going to love this Victoria event! The Rock & Gem Show, held by the Victoria Lapidary & Mineral Society, is being held this March with a twofold purpose: one, to earn enough funding for their non-profit organization as well as their lapidary workshop centre, and two, to share and spread awareness with Victoria’s community about earth s...

Victoria Events – St. Patrick’s Day “Shamrocks & Shenanigans”

This year, join in on the wearin’ o’ the green with The City of Gardens Chorus in Victoria for their special St. Patrick’s Day event “Shamrocks & Shenanigans”! Not only will there be lots of dancing to be had, but you can also expect a tasty Irish stew dinner, games, and prizes for best costumes! In addition, there will be live entertainment by Mile Zero Band. A cash bar is available for adults. T...

Victoria Events – WordsThaw Literary Festival 2017

Writers! Do you want to celebrate your art with several others? Do you live within Victoria? Then you’re in luck! UVIC is once again hosting The Malahat Review’s fifth-annual literary festival called WordsThaw, taking place this year from March 16 to March 19. Come celebrate Canadian writing with a focus on Indigenous literature! There are several lectures and literary events taking place includin...

The Victoria International Wine Festival 2015

Tickets for the 2nd annual Victoria International Wine Festival (VICWF) are on sale now. Expanding to include three public tastings and one trade tasting over the span of two days, the much-anticipated event will feature over 350 wines from 100 international and local wineries. Taking place September 25th and 26th at the stunning Parkside Hotel & Spa (810 Humboldt Street), tickets for the individu...

Victoria Events – Fringe Theatre Festival 2015

The Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival is a production of Intrepid Theatre Company, which was founded in 1986. The company’s goal is to increase awareness and appreciation of contemporary theatre through the encouragement, development, and production of new and or experimental work for public performance, and the promotion of new artists and their work. This Victoria event has now become Vancouver I...

Victoria Events – Moss Street Market

There are plenty of items that you can buy and enjoy while you’re here at the Moss Street Market. Happening every Saturday from May to October, the event brings together local artisans, organic farmers, talented potters, and renowned chefs to offer you a wide array of arts and craft, delicious foods and more. There’s also live music to keep you entertained, and free flowing organic coffee for ever...

Victoria BC’s Chinatown: A Great Place for Vegetarians & Childhood Memories

Victoria’s Chinatown, the oldest in Canada, holds a special place in my heart and my memory. I grew up vegetarian and back then, in the 1970s, there wasn’t as much mainstream focus on vegetarianism as there is today.

Victoria, BC: The Capital City and Crown Jewel of Vancouver Island

Victoria, BC is considered one of the best destinations in the world, consistently landing at the top of ‘traveler’s choice’ and ‘world’s best’ lists. An island destination that offers travelers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Victoria offers visitors incredible scenery, the mildest climate in Canada, welcoming locals, and a massive range of recreational opportunities both i...

Victoria BC: Vancouver Island’s Beautiful Capital City

Perfectly situated in stunning Western Canada, Victoria BC is best known for its beautiful historic buildings, inviting coastal waterways, and snow-capped Olympic Mountains that can’t help but take your breath away. Not only is this place the capital city of Vancouver Island, but also it offers one of the most stunning harbour views in the entire world. That’s not all, either. Victoria is also hom...

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