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The Island Summer Games

Sunday, June 18th, 2017
Summers End by Anthony

Summers End by Anthony

Date:  June 23rd to 25th
Location: Topaz Park at 3000 Glasgow
Websites: https://www.islandsummergames.com/

Vancouver Island’s own homegrown sports & entertainment festival is back! This 3-day outdoor festival is the largest and most unique event of its kind of Vancouver Island. Register now or just come cheer on the participants.

For more information visit the website.

Spirit of Victoria 150: Celebrate Canada

Saturday, June 17th, 2017
Ottawa Tulip Festival 2017 by Zhu

Ottawa Tulip Festival 2017 by Zhu

Date:  June 21st to July 1st
Location: Multiple Venues around Inner Harbour
Websites: http://spirit150victoria.ca/

This eleven-day commemoration of Canada’s 150th birthday will be filled with multicultural artistry, diverse food and beverage offerings, and live music. As always Canada Day will end with a massive firework display!

For more information visit the website.

OUTstages Festival

Friday, June 16th, 2017
Theater by Hernan Pinera

Theater by Hernan Pinera

Date:  June 20th to 24th
Location: Metro Studio & Intrepid Theatre Club at #2-1609 Blanshard
Websites: http://intrepidtheatre.com/festivals/outstages/#calendar

This 5 day festival will kick off the Pride season in Victoria with bringing the most exciting shows and queer artists from across Canada to Victoria! New work from BC playwrights and a Cabaret of local & out of town festival performers will be featured. “It’s personal, it’s political, it’s sexy, and it’s fierce!”

For more information visit the website.

Summer Yoga Soiree

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Yoga by Yannick B. Gelinas

Yoga by Yannick B. Gelinas

Date:  June 20th @ 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Bear Mountain’s North Langford Recreation Centre at 1997 Country Club
Websites: http://www.facebook.com/events/317798138663063/

Hosted by Moksha Yoga and the North Langford Recreation Centre this energizing yoga class will be lead by the rhythm of a live musician. Also available will be appetizers, door prizes, cash bar and availability to go for a swim. All net proceeds go to the Victoria Women’s Transition House Society of Sooke Transition House Society. Bring a warm sweater, yoga mat/towel, water and cash if you would like a drink.

For more information visit the website.

Car Free Day YYJ

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
2016 06 20 YYJ Car Free Day_0002 by Blake Handley

2016 06 20 YYJ Car Free Day_0002 by Blake Handley

Date:  June 18th @ 11:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Douglas St between Chatham/Celedonia to Courtney
Websites: https://downtownvictoria.ca/events/car-free-yyj/

For the third annual time the community will take over Douglas Street with vendors, music, and much more. This years’ event falling on Father’s Day has something for the whole family with more than 300 vendors!

For more information visit the website.

Fernwood Bites 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
stuffed full of deliciousness by Dea Bee

stuffed full of deliciousness by Dea Bee

Date:  June 18th @ 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Fernwood Square at Fernwood & Gladstone
Websites: http://fernwoodnrg.ca/events-directory/fernwood-bites/

Fernwood’s favourite food and drink tasting event is back for its 8th year. Join friends and neighbours at Fernwood Bites in beautiful Fernwood Swaure and taste the best food & drink Victoria and Sothern Vancouver Island have to offer. At this fabulous event, you will have full reign to enjoy samples from over 30 restaurants, breweries, distilleries, cideries and wineries. All food and drink samples are included with the purchase of your ticket!

For more information visit the website.

Sooke River Bluegrass Festival

Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Crossover Junctions's Musical Instuments by lothlaurien

Crossover Junctions's Musical Instuments by lothlaurien

Date:  June 16th to 18th
Location: Sooke River Campground at 2259 Phillips
Websites: http://sookebluegrass.com/

This family-friendly, three-day festival features music, workshops, jam sessions and a Saturday night square dance.

For more information visit the website.

Aboriginal Cultural Festival

Sunday, June 4th, 2017
TRIBAL CANOE JOURNEY by kris krug

TRIBAL CANOE JOURNEY by kris krug

Date:  June 16th t0 18th @ 11:00am to 6:00pm
Location: Royal BC Museum at 675 Belleville
Websites: https://www.aboriginalbc.com/victoria-aboriginal-festival/

This years’ festival you will see more than 25 performers grace the main stage, celebrating the diverse traditional and modern cultures of Nations from across British Columbia. Returning to headline the festival performances will be three-time world champion hoop dancer Alex Wells who hails from the Lil-wat Nation and is welcomed as a guest of the Songhees Nation and Esquimalt Nation. Also “featured will be an Authentic Indigenous Arts Marketplace and an outdoor dining area where visitors can sample and purchase a wide variety of traditional and modern fare including West Coast clam chowder, fry-bread, and BBQ sockey salmon.”

For more information visit the website.

Beauty and the Beast

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
Beauty and The Beast Bodypainted Candelabras by Eva Rinaldi

Beauty and The Beast Bodypainted Candelabras by Eva Rinaldi

Date:  June 15th t0 18th
Location: Charlie White Theatre, Mary Winspear Centre at 2243 Beacon
Websites: http://www.fsmtheatre.ca/

The Four Seasons Musical Theatre adaption of the Broadway Musical “Beauty and the Beast” asks you to “be our guest!”

For more information visit the website.

5th annual Feast: Food + Film Festival

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Popcorn Cupcakes Minis by Bunches and Bits {Karina}

Popcorn Cupcakes Minis by Bunches and Bits {Karina}

Date:  June 15th t0 17th @ 10:00am to 8:00pm
Location: Various locations throughout Victoria
Websites: http://www.feastfoodfilm.ca/

With 6 great foodie films all paired with delectable food and sinful sips there will be a show for everyone to enjoy.

For more information visit the website.