The Classic Caddie Show & Shine

June 30th, 2016
2011 Camden Car Show by Crouchy69

2011 Camden Car Show by Crouchy69

Date: July 10th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse at 603 Fort Rodd Hill
Website: http://https//www.facebook.com/Cadillac-Club-Of-British-Columbia-Island-Chapter-381341378629831/

Come for the 13th Canada’s largest Cadillac show & shine hosted by the Vancouver Island Chapter of the Cadillac Car Club of BC. Close to a hundred pre-1975 Buicks & Oldsmobiles, a BBQ trophy plagues, live music and door prizes, as well as a poker run on Saturday the 9th will make this weekend great for all car lovers.

For more information visit the website.

Pride Parade 2016

June 29th, 2016
2013 07 July Gay Pride 168 by Blake Handley

2013 07 July Gay Pride 168 by Blake Handley

Date: July 10th @ 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Start: Government and Pandora End: MacDonald Park
Website: http://victoriapridesociety.org/events/pride-parade-3/

This parade ends the week long pride festival. Over 100 colourful groups & floats, will march with local businesses, non-profits, the LBGTQ community and their allies in Victoria’s 2nd biggest annual parade.

For more information visit the website.

Shake! Fest 3 – Festival of Garage, Punk, Psych Music

June 28th, 2016
135/365 by Ninac26

135/365 by Ninac26

Date: June 30th to July 2nd
Location: Ship Point, Copper Owl, Lucky Bar, Upstairs Cabaret & Intrepid Theatre
Website: http://shakefestvic.experienceshake.com/about/schedule/

SkakeFest showcases unique and emerging Canadian artist in maximum inclusive settings. Over the 3 days the 5 different locations will each host multiple artists at different times, so you can go to one or all 5.

For more information visit the website.

Victoria Canada Day Celebrations

June 27th, 2016
Canada Day, Victoria, 2014 by Mila, Marko, Ana & Aleksa

Canada Day, Victoria, 2014 by Mila, Marko, Ana & Aleksa

Date: July 1st @ 12:00pm to 10:40pm; Fireworks: 10:20pm
Location: Downtown Victoria Inner Harbour
Website: http://victoriacanadaday.ca/

The Canada Day Celebrations will not disappoint with performances at two stages with artists Mother Mother, George Leach, Radio Radio to name just a few. Keeping with the cities green initiatives they are encouraging everyone to go car free with free bike valet service and secure bike lock ups. The ever popular living flag is available at a first come first attend and the evening will be capped off with the inner harbor fireworks display.

For more information visit the website.

7th Annual Tall Tree Music Festival

June 26th, 2016
On the up and up by Timothy Neesam

On the up and up by Timothy Neesam

Date: June 30th to July 3rd
Location: Browns Mountain at Gordon River Rd in Port Renfrew
Website: http://talltreemusicfestival.com/2016/

Canada’s most acclaimed boutique music festivals’ is celebrating their 7th year. Just 2 hours from Victoria, Tall Tree celebrated the community spirit, the environment, and artistic creativity. The festival showcases world-class musical and artistic talent and continues to have a positive impact by building sustainable and positive relationships between artists, nature, the community, and Port Renfrew’s residents and businesses. Limited early access passes will be available for Wednesday night and the rest of the camping spots are first come first serve (with pre purchased pass).

For more information visit the website.

Salmon BBQ & Open House Sooke Region Museum

June 25th, 2016
Salmon by Emily

Salmon by Emily

Date: June 26th @ 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre at 2070 Phillips
Website: http://www.sookeregionmuseum.ca/

Enjoy mouth-watering traditionally cooked Salmon at the Sooke Region Museums annual Open House. The opening of the new summer exhibition: Growing Local: Bean there, doing that! The exhibit looks at historical and present day farming and production in the Sooke Region.

For more information visit the website.

MEC Paddlefest Victoria 2016

June 24th, 2016
paddlefest-4x6-0622 by matthauer

paddlefest-4x6-0622 by matthauer

Date: June 25th @ 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Willows Beach at Dalhousie
Website: http://events.mec.ca/node/100796/

This annual events is for waterbabies of all ages and of all experience levels. Whether you want to try out the latest kayaks, refine your rolling, try a SUP for the first time or be introduced to canoeing, all are welcome.

For more information visit the website.

Island Summer Games 2016

June 23rd, 2016
Dodgeball! by mike dillon

Dodgeball! by mike dillon

Date: June 24th to 26th
Location: Topaz Park at Blanshard and Finlayson
Website: http://www.islandsummergames.com/

Vancouver Islands Sports & Entertainment Festival is back for the 7th year! This year’s games include football, soccer, basketball, slo-pitch, ball hockey, dodge ball and bocce ball. The Summer Games Square will host DJ’s, a beer garden, BBQ, vendors, a massage tent and more.

For more information visit the website.

Natural Science: An Art Show

June 22nd, 2016

Date: June 17th to July 30th @ 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Open Space Arts Society at 510 Fort (2nd Floor)
Website: http://www.openspace.ca/NATURAL_SCIENCE

BioArt is back in Victoria using the scientific processes and materials in an artistic form. Ontario-based artist Jennifer Willet’s touring exhibition is connecting science and art bringing the natural and unnatural worlds together.

Participate in either the workshop or fair:

Yeast Workshop: June 22nd @ 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Open Space Arts Society

DIY Life: Art + Science +Ecology Fair: June 25th @ 12:00pm to 5:00pm at Fisherman’s Wharf Park

For more information visit the website.

10th Anniversary Fashion Show

June 21st, 2016
Art of Fashion 2014 by Calvin's Characters

Art of Fashion 2014 by Calvin's Characters

Date: June 26th @ 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Victoria Conference Centre at 720 Douglas
Website: http://runwayfashions.ca/?page_id=29

This nonprofit fashion show features local jewelers, hatters, and Canadian, US, and European fashions all to celebrate Runway Fashions 10th Anniversary! All funds raised from this event will benefit the Fort McMurray fire victims.

For more information visit the website.