VICTORIA, BC FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS IN AUGUST

AUGUST IN VICTORIA IS PERFECT!  DAYS ARE WARM AND LONG, NIGHTS ARE COOL AND MELLOW!  ALWAYS SOMETHING FUN GOING ON!

  • Latin Fest Victoria, BC

VICTORIA LATIN FEST

AUGUST 3, 2019 12:00 - 6:00 CENTENNIAL SQUARE, VICTORIA, BC The 2nd Annual Viva! Victoria Latin Fest 2019 is taking place on Saturday, August 3rd from 12 noon-6pm at Centennial

  • Metal Fest Vancouver Island

VANCOUVER ISLAND METAL FESTIVAL

AUGUST 22 - 25, 2019 CENTENNIAL SQUARE & LOGAN'S PUB The Vancouver Island Metal Festival returns once again. This year the event will span August 22nd through 25th, and will

  • Broadmead Village Centre

SUMMER MUSIC AT BROADMEAD

AUGUST 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019  From 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. BROADMEAD VILLAGE - VICTORIA Summer Music at Broadmead is a series of eclectic music the last four Saturdays in

  • Greek Fest

GREEK FEST

AUGUST 23 - 25  &  AUGUST 30 - SEPT 2, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. daily 4648 Elk Lake Drive - in front of Commonwealth Place Food & entertainment

  • Free B Film Festival

FREE B FILM FESTIVAL

AUGUST 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24 CAMERON BANDSHELL - BEACON HILL PARK CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF MOVIES, DATES AND TIMES

  • Dragonboat Festival

DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

AUGUST 9 - 11, 2019 INNER HARBOUR Welcome to the 25th annual Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, one of Victoria’s most spectacular summer festivals and the only dragonboat festival

  • The Gardens at HCP

ARTS AND MUSIC IN THE GARDENS

AUGUST 10 - 11, 2019  10:00 - 4:00 THE GARDENS AT HCP, 505 Quayle Rd Victoria A lovely stroll around a beautiful garden with dozens of artists in every medium

  • Rocks & Gems!

GEM, MINERAL, FOSSIL AND JEWELRY SHOW

AUGUST 16 - 18, 2019 PEARKES REC. CENTRE, 3100 TILLICUM RD (BEHIND TILLICUM MALL) Friday, 16 August 2019, 1pm-9pm Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10am-6pm Sunday, 18 August 2019, 10am-5pm Admission

  • 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

  • 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

  • Saanich Fair, Victoria, BC

SAANICH FAIR

AUGUST 31 - SEPT 2, 2019 WHERE:  SAANICH FAIRGROUNDS, STELLY'S CROSS RD., SAANICHTON, BC Saanich Fair is a 3 day event being held from Aug 31, 2019 to Sept 2,

  • Victoria Classic Boat Festival

CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL

AUGUST 30 - SEPT 1, 2019 INNER HARBOUR, VICTORIA, BC For over 40 years, the Victoria Classic Boat Festival has showcased classic boats from all over the Pacific Northwest each

  • Pet-a-Palooza

PET-A-PALOOZA

AUGUST 17TH & 18TH, 2019 SATURDAY 10:00 – 4:00 SUNDAY 11:00-4:00 WHERE:  BULLEN PARK  ESQUIMALT PET-A-PALOOZA™ VICTORIA! NEW LOCATION AT BULLEN PARK ON AUGUST 17+18. THIS FREE AND PET FRIENDLY

  • Symphony Splash, Victoria, BC

SYMPHONY SPLASH

AUGUST 4, 2019 Inner Harbour, Victoria, BC On Sunday, August 4, 2019, tens of thousands of people will take to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 30th annual Victoria Symphony Splash.

  • Sooke Fine Arts Show Poster

SOOKE FINE ARTS SHOW 2019

JULY 26 - AUGUST 5TH, 2019 SEAPARC LEISURE COMPLEX, 2168 PHILLIPS RD, SOOKE, BC There’s something for everyone at the Sooke Fine Arts Show! The Sooke Fine Arts Show provides

  • 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 -

SUMMER CIRCUS CAMPS

Various classes throughout the summer. Join Island Circus Space for a one of a kind experience! Learn a variety of circus disciplines including aerials, group acrobatics, juggling and more. Kids

ON-GOING EVENTS

This is for long-term events that may span several months or more!

  • butchart gardens

FIREWORKS AT BUTCHART GARDENS

JUNE 29 - AUGUST 31, 2019 BUTCHART GARDENS 10 Summer Firework Saturdays Come and experience a world-class firework show from

  • Harbour Ferries

HARBOUR FERRY WATER BALLET

MAY 12 - SEPT 29, 2019 When the harbour ferries were originally brought to Victoria in 1990, the Skippers were

  • Sidney Street Market

SIDNEY STREET MARKET

JUNE 6 - AUGUST 29 EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT - 5:30 - 8:30 About the Market Sidney’s Street Market has been

  • Breakwater Barge

BREAKWATER BARGE

MAY 31 - SEPT 27, 2019 FRIDAY NITES FROM 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. BITES, BREWS, BANDS ON THE BARGE