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SPRINGTIME IN VICTORIA

March 30, 2017 It's finally starting to look like spring in Victoria!  It might be a bit late this year but Mother Nature is making up for that! Take a deep breath ... can you smell all the wonderful flowers? These photos were taken in Esquimalt ... just a short drive from downtown Victoria. 

SIDNEY STREET MARKET

June 6th to August 29th, 2019! FINISHED FOR 2019 ... CHECK BACK IN 2020! Every Thursday night 5:30 to 8:30 pm Sidney’s Street Market has been a holiday highlight on Vancouver Island for over 17 years. Every Thursday night from May - August, the Town's charming main street, Beacon Avenue, is closed to traffic and transformed

  • Bus tours in Victoria, BC

VICTORIA BUS TOURS

Sometimes a good way to see the sights in a city you're visiting is to let someone else do the driving! Here are some ideas for bus tours around Victoria, BC:  (please either call them or go to their website link for tours, hours etc.) Big Bus Victoria Sightseeing 811 Government St Victoria 250.389.2229 Toll

  • Lawn Bowling

LAWN BOWLING, CROQUET, BOCCE

If you're looking for something fun but a little less strenuous ... a suggestion is lawn bowling, croquet or bocce.  Here's some places to go while visiting Victoria, B.C. Some of these clubs require memberships and some allow drop-in.  Please contact the clubs individually - or click on the link to check out their website

  • Skydiving, Victoria, BC

SKYDIVING

If you're feeling really adventurous ... why not try jumping out of a plane? Victoria has a couple of options for skydiving.  No matter if you're experienced or a first-time jumper, you can find something to get that adrenaline going! Please click on the link or contact the company to get prices etc. CAPITAL CITY

  • Mt. Washington, Comox, BC

SKIING IN VICTORIA, BC

If you arrive in Victoria in the winter months, you can take advantage of our great skiing at Mt. Washington. While there is actually no skiing in Victoria, Mt. Washington Alpine Resort is approximately 3 1/2 hours north of Victoria (see map below). Mount Washington is home to one of the most spectacular coastal alpine

  • Toy Museum in Victoria, BC

NATIONAL TOY MUSEUM

The National Toy Museum of Canada specializes in the preservation and history of old toys. 1410 Broad Street Victoria, British Columbia Hours:  Mon - Sat 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call (250) 385-8697 Taken from an article by CBC News: Co-owner B. Woodward says the point of his new

  • tow truck Victoria, BC

TOW TRUCK SERVICE

Not the best way to spend your holiday in Victoria, but if your vehicle breaks down, here's where to call for towing services: If you're a BCAA or AAA member - call their toll-free #1-800-222-4357 or *222 on your cell phone.   Eagle Eye Towing  PH# 250-514-4694 Just In Time Towing - PH# 250-514-1827 Peninsula

  • Car Dealership in Victoria, BC

CAR DEALERSHIPS

If you're looking to buy car parts or book your vehicle into a garage ... here are the major dealerships in Victoria: ACURA - Campus Acura  3347 Oak St,   campusacura.com  (250) 383-0088 AUDI - Audi Autohaus - 1101 Yates St,   audiautohaus.com  (250) 590-5849 CHEVROLET - Jenner Chevrolet/Corvette/Buick/GMC - 1730 Island Hwy,   jennerchevbuickgmc.com   (250) 474-1211 CHRYSLER

  • car parts store

AUTO PARTS STORES

If you're a 'do-it-yourself' type of person, here are some suggestions for purchasing auto parts in the Victoria area listed alphabetically.  Click on the company name to go to their website and see the map below to find their location.  If you are looking for a car dealership for whatever make of vehicle you have,

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