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2016 Great Canadian Beer Festival

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Great Canadian Beer Festival 2011 by jan zeschky

Great Canadian Beer Festival 2011 by jan zeschky

Date: September 9th @ 3:00pm to 8:00pm & 10th @ 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Royal Athletic Park at 1014 Athletic Park
Website: http://www.gcbf.com/

“This beer festival has become one of the worlds’ must-attend beer events. People from all over the globe seek out Victoria and the Great Canadian Beer Festival every year; we get brewers from Australia, colunteers from England and beer lovers from all over. Our little annual beer festival first held in 1993 has blossomed into a truly international event.” Tickets sell out quickly every year so get yours fast.

For more information visit the website.

Bard @ The Barn

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
The Roost keeps it local by Province of British Columbia

The Roost keeps it local by Province of British Columbia

Date: September 8th-10th @7:00pm-9:00pm & 11th @2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: The Roost at 9100 East Sannich
Website: http://www.vancouverislandshakespearearts.com/

Enjoy the fourth season of Vancouver Island Shakespeare Arts’ summer productions on the Saanich Peninsula. Chairs and blankets are provided.

For more information visit the website.

3D Chalk Art at the Victoria International Chalk Art Festival

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
32 by Catherine

32 by Catherine

Date: September 7th to 11th
Location: The Bay Centre at 1150 Douglas
Website: http://www.victoriachalkfestival.com/

Visit The Bay Centre during the festival to witness the renowned 3D Chalk Artist Julie Kirk-Purcell will be creating a brand new 20 ft. X 20 ft. 3D drawing centre court as part of the festival. More artists will be painting along Government Street, Bastion Square and Centennial Square.

For more information visit the website.

22nd Annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash

Monday, August 29th, 2016
in Concert - Blue (#cc) by Martin Fisch (marfis75)

in Concert - Blue (#cc) by Martin Fisch (marfis75)

Date: September 3rd to 5th
Location: Ships Point at 900 block of Wharf
Website: http://jazzvictoria.ca/blues-bash

“Celebrate the end of summer by rockin’ and groovin’ to live blues, R&B, and more” with featured free afternoon performances and ticketed shows. Some of the iconic acts will include David Gogo Band, Nick Moss Band, Groove Kitchen, Blackfish, Crissinger Band, David Vest Band, The Villanovas, The Midnights and more.

For more information visit the website.

2016 Saanich Fair

Sunday, August 28th, 2016
Saanich Fair HDR by DARREN STONE

Saanich Fair HDR by DARREN STONE

Date: September 3rd to 5th
Location: Saanich Fairgrounds at 1528 Stellys Cross
Website: http://saanichfair.ca/officialsite/

This 149th annual event is western Canada’s oldest continuous agricultural fair. This longstanding family favourite event includes rides, games, great food, live music, animal demonstrations and more. This year’s headline music acts are Jesse Rope and Trooper!

Please note that for the enjoyment and safety of all, including our four legged friends, no dogs will be permitted on site during the Saanich Fair.

For more information visit the website.

39th Annual Victoria Classic Boat Festival

Saturday, August 27th, 2016
2015 0904 Classic Boat Festival by Blake Handley

2015 0904 Classic Boat Festival by Blake Handley

Date: September 2nd to 4th
Location: Victoria Inner Harbour at 812 Wharf
Website: http://www.classicboatfestival.ca/

This festival celebrates the maritime heritage of both sides of the border with some amazing maritime non-profit organizations and the passionate owners, community of boatyards, trades people, and admirers. Enjoy the wonderful craft yachts and workboats as well as find out how these boats are part of a network providing opportunities for education, training, skills development and economic growth in our communities.

For more information visit the website.

Greek Fest

Friday, August 26th, 2016
Greek Festival by Dorret

Greek Festival by Dorret

Date: August 28th to 30th & September 4th & 7th @ 11:00am to 10:00pm
Location: Commonwealth Place at 4648 Elk Lake
Website: http://greekfest.ca/

Greek Fest is back for two weekends of food and fun. Learn and celebrate Greek culture and community with authentic Greek food, deserts, baked goods as well as a Greek deli, heritage exhibit, arts and crafts, face-painting and performances.

For more information visit the website.

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church’s 150th anniversary presents: Steve Bell in Concert

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
St. Andrews Presbyterian doorways by Lotus Johnson

St. Andrews Presbyterian doorways by Lotus Johnson

Date: August 28th @ 7:00pm
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at 925 Douglas
Website: http://stevebell.com/event/victoria-bc/

Presented by Pacific Christian School with JUNO award-winning singer/songwriter Steve Bell. Experience an evening of tunes and tales from the journey featuring music from his latest album, Pilgrimage. “Don’t miss this evening that will be sure to teach, inspire and encourage.”

For more information visit the website.

18th Annual Feast of Fields 2016

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Pair Bistro by MellowFood

Pair Bistro by MellowFood

Date: August 28th @ 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Parry Bay Sheep Farm – Glengarry Farm at 4659 William Head
Website: http://www.feastoffields.com/vancouver-island/

One of BC’s longest standing local food celebrations, this wandering gourmet harvest festival highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks. With wine glass and linen napkin in hand stroll from tent to tent or barn to coop, all while listening to music and tasting gourmet creations from BC top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Comic Book Expo

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
IMG_6814 by big-ashb

IMG_6814 by big-ashb

Date: August 28th @ 11:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Comfort Inn & Suites at 3020 Blanshard
Website: http://victoriacomicbookexpo.ca/

This annual event has thousands of comic books on display from the hottest books of today to the hard-to-find treasures of the past. Bring your own items you want to buy, sell and trade comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks. Toys, non-sports cards and other collectibles will also be available.

For more information visit the website.