Victoria is a vibrant city with a large community of artists, musicians, galleries, theatres & nightclubs.

Here are some ideas for you to consider!

Art/Galleries/Exhibitions

  • Sidney Fine Art Show

SIDNEY FINE ART SHOW

OCTOBER 18 10 am – 7 pm OCTOBER 19 10 am – 9 pm OCTOBER 20 10 am – 5 pm At the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC The Sidney Fine Art Show began

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MOSS STREET PAINT-IN

JULY 20, 2019 MOSS STREET The Paint-In is a community outreach initiative featuring over 100 invited professional and emerging artists from Victoria and surrounding areas. Artists take their studios to the street to display and

  • Government House in Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

GOVERNMENT HOUSE AND CARY MEWS

One of Victoria's 'hidden gems' ... Government House is the seat of the Lieutenant Governer of British Columbia, The Honorable Judith Guichon, OBC. Government House is located in the heart of the Rockland neighbourhood in

  • Emily Carr Painting

EMILY CARR HOUSE

Emily Carr House - A Canadian National & Provincial Heritage Site. We are now closed for our 2016 Visitor Season. We will be re-opening for our 2017 drop-in Visitor Season in May but the exact

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Greater Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, BC

There is always something new and interesting at the Greater Victoria Art Gallery! Hours: Mon - Wed 10 - 5 (Closed Mondays Sept 14 - May 16), Thurs 10 - 9, Fri & Sat 10

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ROYAL BC MUSEUM, VICTORIA, BC

A must-do for any visitor to Victoria is a trip to the Royal BC Museum. Located at 675 Belleville St., across from the Provincial Legislature Bldgs., and just down from the Empress Hotel/Convention Centre, the

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ART GALLERIES IN VICTORIA, BC

Victoria is home to a LOT of art galleries - traditional, modern, avant garde and native.  Here are some worth checking out! 1.  Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ?- 1040 Moss St., Victoria, BC When

Films, Film Festivals

  • Esquimalt Outdoor Movies

ESQUIMALT OUTDOOR MOVIES

JULY 10 - AUGUST 21, 2019 Our popular summer movie series is back again for 2019! Check out our line-up for 2019: July 10 - Top Gun July 24 - Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse August

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IMAX THEATRE

Imax Victoria in the Royal BC Museum is the largest Imax screen in BC! Located at 675 Belleville St. - Across from the Empress on one corner and the Parliament Buildings on the other corner

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MOVIE MONDAYS

ERIC MARTIN PAVILION Victoria Mental Health Centre Eric Martin Pavilion 2328 Trent St. (entrance is at corner of Fort St. and Lee Ave.) Parking: In the New Year (2016) the City is taking over the

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MOVIE THEATRES IN VICTORIA, BC

If you've got a taste for the latest block-buster ... or perhaps an independant film ... or a short but exciting IMAX film ... Victoria has something for everyone.  Here's a listing of movie theatres

Music, Live Theatre, Street Performances

  • Victoria Fringe Festival 2019

FRINGE FESTIVAL

AUGUST 21 - SEPT 1, 2019 A Vancouver Island festival tradition for thirty-two years, Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival takes over downtown Victoria BC each summer for a 12-day celebration of live performance from around the

  • Blues Bash

VANCOUVER ISLAND BLUES BASH

AUGUST 31 - SEPT 2, 2019 Each year, the Vancouver Island Blues Bash features local, international and regional blues and R&B artists/groups in both free to the public and ticketed performances on the beautiful outdoor

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SKAMPEDE

JULY 12 - 14, 2019 SKAMpede is Theatre Skam's 11th annual outdoor live performance festival.  SKAM pede features short shows of dance, theatre, spoken word, and more that are suitable for the whole family.  Take

  • The Music of Tom Waits, Victoria, BC

THE MUSIC OF TOM WAITS

JUNE 14, 2019  8:00 p.m. Celebrate the music of Tom Waits with the all-star band The Beautiful Maladies! Following eleven consecutive SOLD-OUT shows, join us for round two at The Roxy Theatre!  This performance will include

  • Laketown Shakedown

LAKETOWN SHAKEDOWN

JUNE 28 - 30, 2019 GIANT 3-DAY ROCK FESTIVAL WHERE:  Laketown Ranch, 648 - 8811 Youbou Lake Rd., Lake Cowichan, BC Camping, music, food & fun!  All in a beautiful setting in amazing Lake Cowichan!

  • Laketown Shakedown, Lake Cowichan 2019

LAKETOWN SHAKEDOWN

JUNE 28 - 30, 2019 LAKETOWN RANCH, 648 - 8811 YOUBOU RD, LAKE COWICHAN, BC One of Vancouver Islands most popular music festivals!  Live music, camping, beverage gardens etc. CLICK HERE FOR  2019 LINEUP CLICK

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LIVE THEATRE IN VICTORIA, BC

Victoria has a thriving theatre community.  Here are some of the places you'll find plays & performances: 1.  The Belfry Theatre - 11291 Gladstone, Victoria, BC The Belfry Theatre In the past 30

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LIVE MUSIC IN VICTORIA,BC

There is no shortage of music in Victoria! CLUBS The club scene There is a variety of clubs in the downtown area.  Here is a sampling (but by no means complete!) of music