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  • Train at Heritage Acres, Saanichton, BC

TRAIN RIDES AT HERITAGE ACRES

Riding the Rails with the Vancouver Island Model Engineers **HERITAGE ACRES IS CLOSED PRESENTLY DUE TO COVID.  CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR UP-DATES** One of Victoria’s least known attractions is the miniature railway run by the Vancouver Island Model Engineers or VIME located at the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society’s Heritage Acres in Central Saanich. This fabulous

  • Butterfly Gardens, Victoria, BC

VICTORIA BUTTERFLY GARDENS

A Visit to Victoria Butterfly Gardens Victoria Butterfly Gardens isn’t just about butterflies; in fact, it is a complete tropical rain forest experience from the beautiful tropical gardens with over 200 species of tropical plants including carnivorous plants, to the beautiful ponds and streams teaming with Koi, waterfalls and bridges, free flying tropical birds, gorgeous

  • Heritage Acres Sign, Visitor in Victoria

HERITAGE ACRES

Heritage Acres in Saanich, BC is operated by the Saanich Historical Artifact Society. **HERITAGE ACRES IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.  PLEASE CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR UP-DATES** Like me, you may have seen the sign for Heritage Acres as you're driving along the Pat Bay Hwy.  And like me, you may have thought the site

METCHOSIN FARMER’S MARKET

JUNE 2020 Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm **NOTE: FARMER'S MARKET DURING LOCKDOWN** Markets are only allowed to sell essentials, which includes produce, liquor, and prepared foods. This means that craft vendors won’t be there. “We’re gonna miss them because they’re all part of our vibrant community,” said Jacqui Anderson, president of the Metchosin Producers

  • Goldstream Farmer's Market

GOLDSTREAM FARMER’S MARKET

Possibly June 2020 **NOTE:  FARMER'S MARKET DURING LOCKDOWN* “Overall, it’s a shop and don’t stop,” quipped Anthony Obersteller, president of Goldstream Farmers Market. “Once customers buy their items, they’ll have to head out shortly after. It’s very different from what we’re used to.” Notably, the BCCDC has included specific instructions to have one entrance and

  • Peninsula Country Market, Saanichton, BC

PENINSULA COUNTRY MARKET

**INFORMATION FOR 2020 PENDING** June 1st - October 12th, 2019 Saturdays 9 - 1 Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stelly's Cross Road, Saanichton This year’s market opens June 2 in Pioneer Park, part of the Brentwood Bay Festival organized by the Brentwood Bay Community Association. Every Saturday the Peninsula Country Market offers three hours of live music

  • The Flight Path - Victoria Int'l Airport Walking and Biking Trail, Visitor in Victoria

VICTORIA AIRPORT PATH

The Flight Path A 9.3km bike and walking trail around the airport.  Bring the whole family to explore this unique recreational facility! Located around the perimeter of the pastoral Victoria International Airport, come for a bike, hike or stroll and enjoy the natural beauty of the Saanich Peninsula. The Flight Path is punctuated with intriguing

  • Coles Bay Regional Park, Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria, Parks in Victoria

COLES BAY REGIONAL PARK

A small park in a quiet neighborhood leading down to the Saanich Inlet - that's Coles Bay Regional Park! At just under 9 acres, this park is the perfect place for a short stroll, or a picnic with the family.  The path is fairly level but not really wheelchair accessible if you want to reach

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