October 28th, 2013
Dates: Mid-late October to early December
Location: Goldstream Provincial Park
The Salmon have arrived at Goldstream Park!
Visit Goldstream Provincial Park, located just outside Victoria on Highway 1, and witness a wonder of nature – the annual Salmon Run. Every Fall, thousands of Salmon swim upriver from the ocean to lay their eggs in the ideal spawning ground the park provides.
This event attracts many visitors throughout October and November, and makes for a great family outing. Watch the Salmon from the riverside, and while you’re there, visit the park’s nature house and enjoy the picturesque hiking trails.
For more information, please visit the Goldstream Provincial Park website.
Candlelight Conservation Dinner
October 21st, 2013
Date: October 24, 2013
Location: Various restaurants
Dine by candlelight! Restaurants across B.C. will be participating in the Candlelight Conservation Dinner dim the lights and turn up the ambiance to show how simple actions can save energy.
On October 24, 2013, each participating restaurant will be extending an exclusive discount or special offer on the night including anything from a free appetizer, to 2-for-1 entrées, featured menu items and other great deals.
Please see a list of the participating restaurants in Victoria and be sure to mention the Candlelight Conservation Dinner at time of reservation. Please feel free to contact the individual restaurants for more information regarding their promotional offers and/or restrictions.
Ghosts of Victoria Festival
October 6th, 2013
Dates: October 17, 2013 to October 31, 2013
Location: Various locations
As Halloween approaches, the Ghosts of Victoria Festival provides ghostly activities in Victoria, British Columbia’s most haunted place. The Ghosts of Victoria Festival is held over the last two weeks of October each year, with many activities to choose from.
2012 activities included Ghostly Walks, The “Original” Ghost Bus-tours, Haunted Trolley Tours, Ross Bay Cemetery Ghost Tour, “Voices from the Past” at St. Ann’s Academy, Spooky play at Craigdarroch Castle, Maritime Museum Ghost Tours, Pumpkin Art in Oak Bay and “Festival of Fear” at Galey Farms.
For more information on the upcoming 2013 activities, please click here.
October 2nd, 2013
Date: October 24, 2013
Location: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
Over the past two and a half decades, Sarah Brightman has distinguished herself as the world’s biggest selling soprano of all time with global sales reaching over 30 million units. She has received more than 180 gold and platinum awards in over 40 countries. Brightman pioneered the classical crossover music movement and is the only artist to have simultaneously topped the Billboard dance and classical music charts.
For more information on Sarah Brightman’s upcoming concert in Victoria, please click here.
GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon
September 27th, 2013
Date: October 13, 2013
Location: Downtown Victoria
The 34th annual GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 13th.
This is one of the largest running events in Victoria and includes various distances to suit a variety of running abilities. One can choose to complete either the Marathon, Half Marathon, 8k Road Race or the Thrifty Foods Kids Run and Marathon.
Registration is available now until October 12th. For more information, please visit the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon website.
Victoria Vintage Expo
September 18th, 2013
Date: September 27 – 28, 2013
Location: Crystal Garden, Victoria, BC
Time: September 27th: 5:00 – 9:00pm and September 28th: 11:00am – 5:00pm
The Victoria Vintage Expo will feature over 70 vendors and exhibitors with a variety of vintage items including clothing, jewelry, accessories, records, decor, art, furniture and vintage inspired items!
This event will also feature vintage hair and beauty demos, a fashion history show with garments from the 1860′s-1960′s, a best dressed contest and so much more!
For more information, please visit the Victoria Vintage Expo website.
Whose Live Anyway
September 11th, 2013
Date: September 20, 2013
Location: Royal Theatre, Victoria, BC
Join Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff Davis and substituting for Chip Esten – Joel Murray (star of Dharma and Greg and Mad Men) for 90 minutes of hilarious improv comedy and made up songs.
Whose Live Anyway is a comedy show that will leave you laughing for days!
For ticket information, please click here.
Victoria International Chalk Art Festival
September 3rd, 2013
Dates: September 14, 2013 to September 15, 2013
Location: Downtown Victoria
Bring the family to Canada’s largest chalk festival! This festival is a wonderful celebration of chalk art and presents a collection of international and local chalk artists including many members of our First Nations community.
Join in the excitement downtown and watch a renowned international 3D chalk artist create a 20 by 20ft 3D chalk art painting at The Bay Centre’s lower level, centre court. The painting will begin mid-week and build to an exciting finish on the festival weekend.
This weekend event will stretch across downtown Victoria, from Government Street to Centennial Square. For more information on this free-to-attend event, please visit the Victoria International Chalk Art Festival website.
18th Annual English Car Affair in the Park
September 2nd, 2013
Date: September 8, 2013
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 603 Fort Rodd Hill Road, Victoria, BC
At 10:00am on September 8th, the skirl of the pipes will announce the start of this very popular event.
Sponsored by the Old English Car Club of B.C, this event will delight connoisseurs and intrigue newcomers with over a hundred classic and vintage British automobiles.
Consider yourself a car enthusiast? Why not plan on visiting the 18th Annual English Car Affair in the Park!