For 33rd years he Fringe Theatre Festival has taken over downtown Victoria each summer. This 12-day long event features performances from around the world with a variety of eclectic acts. See the website for a full show schedule.
This annual event attracts racers
from across British Columbia will race in Canada’s only working harbour. This
festival will include a paddlers’ village, expanded food services, activities
“Tens of thousands of people will
take to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 30th annual Victoria Symphony Splash.
From a floating stage in the Inner Harbour, the VS orchestra and special
guests will perform, ending with a grand finale performance of Tchaikovsky’s
1812 Overture – with fireworks of course!”
TD Victoria International Jazz Festival is a ten day event with both local Canadian artist and international artist. Presented and produced by Victoria Jazz Society, this festival is one of the longest running multi-day professional music festival serving audiences on Vancouver Island.
Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day weekend for the 6th year running enjoy and learn from British Columbia’s Indigenous community members. Our host nations are Songhees and Esquimalt Nations will start out each day with performances. Indigenous artisans will be on-site with their goods for sale, including special artisan demonstrations on their creative process. Also stay around to sample the culinary talents of the Songhees Nation with various traditional items available.
Enjoy Father’s day with the whole community at this annual outdoor festival. Over nine city blocks, the celebration includes five stages with live entertainment, a 4,000 square foot park, multiple all-ages licensed food and beverage areas, a 19+ Beer Garden, more than 400 local artists and makers as well as activations created by local businesses and organizations. Car Free YYJ is also honoured to host the First Peoples’ Festival which presents a complete day of programming, vendors and food in celebration of Canada’s First Peoples’ culture.
For the 57th year running the Oak Bay Tea Party has been entertaining all while benefiting service organizations and projects within the community. Don’t miss the popular parade, air show and bathtub races. See the website for the full schedule.