The Island Farms Victoria Day Parade is the largest parade of the year in Victoria. Floats including Canadian and American marching bands, musical floats, cultural entries and festive clowns. Be sure to visit Celebration Square, located in Centennial Square after the parade for more event fun.
The Highland games is one of the oldest festival in North America to host a three full-day highland games. This event attracts around 25,000 people each year. This year will be the 156 games and is expected to be the largest in its history of games with expanded list of activities and events.
Stars on Ice offers Canadian fans the rare opportunity to witness some of the country’s most accomplished gifted champions preforming together. This cast will included NAM NGUYEN, a two- time national champion. This tour will be visiting 12 different cities nationwide.
The police escorted parade will travel down Government Street to the Legislature Buildings for a wonderful celtic performance. Enjoy a performance on the lawns of 10 pipe bands with a highland fling danced and the caber is tossed. This event is to promote the highland games the following weekend.
Times Colonist 10K is one of Victoria most popular runs including over 10,000 runners, walker, and wheelers ever year. Many runners come from all around the world, experienced and non-experienced. TC10K is proud to offer a separate visually impaired results category as well as an early start to those who wish. The money earned will be used to support seven deserving charities.
This event is presented by Paper Street Theatre with an eclectic evening. The first half will be a production with the Master’s Program students and the second half feature set from the Faculty of Paper Street Theatre Improv Classes.