VICTORIA, BC FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS IN JANUARY

IN MOST CITIES YOU WON’T FIND MANY THINGS TO DO IN THE WINTER – ESPECIALLY NOT OUTSIDE!   HOWEVER, THERE IS ALWAYS  NUMEROUS ACTIVITIES BOTH INDOORS AND OUT TO EXCITE AND AMUSE A VISITOR IN VICTORIA!

  • Robbie Burns Night, Victoria, BC

ROBBIE BURNS DINNER 2020

JANUARY 25, 2020 MARY WINSPEAR CENTRE - 2243 BEACON AVE.,  SIDNEY, BC 17th Annual Burns Night Join the Greater Victoria Police Pipe Band for a night of dinner, music and

  • front view of Government House

NEW YEAR’S DAY LEVEE

JANUARY 1, 2020  FROM 10 - 12 GOVERNMENT HOUSE - 1401 ROCKLAND AVE On January 1st, the Lieutenant Governor opens the doors to Government House for the annual New Year’s

  • Chinese New Year, Visitor in Victoria, www.visitorinvictoria

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2020

JANUARY 26, 2020  FROM 12 - 3 Celebrate the Year of the Rat with us! Lion dance parade and Kung Fu demonstrations in Chinatown. Event will proceed rain or shine.

  • Victoria Whisky Festival

VICTORIA WHISKY FESTIVAL

JANUARY 16 - 19, 2020 HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC 463 BELLEVILLE ST, VICTORIA We’re very pleased to present the 2020 program for the 15th Victoria Whisky Festival. The Victoria Whisky Festival

ON-GOING EVENTS

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

  • Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights Visitor in Victoria

CHRISTMAS AT BUTCHART GARDENS

DECEMBER 1, 2019 - JANUARY 6, 2020 Colourful lights, carollers, ice skating and festive fare—Christmas is a cheerful time of

  • Christmas decorations

FOREST OF WISHES

Saturday November 30, 2019 8:00am – Thursday January 2, 2020 5:00pm On November 30, 2019 the Chateau Victoria’s “Forest of Wishes”

  • Ladysmith Festival of Lights

LADYSMITH LIGHT UP

NOVEMBER 28, 2019 LADYSMITH, BC It's a little bit of a drive ... but well worth it! On Thursday, November

  • Festival of Trees, Bay Centre

FESTIVAL OF TREES

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 - JANUARY 6, 2020 BAY CENTRE -1150 DOUGLAS ST. Festival of Trees is a cherished community tradition

  • Christmas at Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC

CHRISTMAS IN OLD TOWN

NOVEMBER 11 - JANUARY 9, 2020 ROYAL BC MUSEUM Take in the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago. Visit

  • Gingerbread Showcase, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

GINGERBREAD SHOWCASE

Habitat for Humanity Victoria Gingerbread Showcase 16th November 2019 - 5th January 2020 9:00 am Daily - 9:00 pm Daily