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I've lived in Victoria over 30 years and I still can't believe how great this city really is! My husband, Bruce, and I have traveled the world but coming home to Victoria is still quite often a celebration. Together, we want to share our love of the city and the area by giving you an 'insider's' insights of where to go - what to do - and how to get there!

FAIRWAY GORGE FESTIVAL

JUNE 13, 2020 This is a fun but competitive women’s/mixed event! Races and festival activities will be held on and adjacent to Victoria’s beautiful Gorge Waterway. A variety of food choices, music and other activities. In addition, the 500-meter dragon boat races (a guaranteed 3 races per team) will result in gold, silver and bronze

  • Spring flowers Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

MOTHER’S DAY MUSICAL GARDEN TOUR

MAY 9 & 10, 2020 **POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE** Strolling through beautiful gardens carried along by wonderful music, is there truly any better way to spend the day with with your family and friends? This Mother’s Day weekend we invite you to connect with gorgeous gardens and enjoy springtime in Victoria with the VCM. About

  • Military ramparts at MacAulay Point Park, Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

FORT MACAULAY HISTORIC INTERPRETIVE EVENT

MAY 23, 2020  9:30AM to 2:00PM **I WOULD ASSUME THIS IS CANCELLED.  PLEASE CHECK WITH THE TOWNSHIP OF ESQUIMALT FOR CONFIRMATION IF NECESSARY** Macaulay Point Park Learn about local military history and enjoy one of the best viewing points for the Swiftsure Yacht Race in one spectacular event! The seventh annual Fort Macaulay Historic Interpretation

  • Tartan Parade, Victoria, BC

TARTAN PARADE

MAY 9, 2020 **CANCELLED** On Saturday May 9th, 2020, our Annual Victoria Tartan Parade will start from Centennial Square at 11 am to promote the Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival happening the following weekend. The parade will travel down Government Street to the Legislature Lawns where pipe bands will play, the highland fling will

  • Tilted Kilt Pub Crawl, Victoria, BC

TILTED KILT PUB CRAWL

MAY 13, 2020 **CANCELLED** The ninth annual Pub Crawl on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 is sponsored by Lighthouse Brewing, providing a pint at four pubs along the crawl. Each year this event has become a hugely successful night of fun leading up to the Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival. Four teams, each in distinctive

  • Times Colonist Book Sale, Victoria, BC

TIMES COLONIST BOOK SALE

MAY 9 & 10, 2020 **CANCELLED** VICTORIA CURLING CLUB The 2020 Times Colonist Book Sale will take place May 9 and May 10 at the Victoria Curling Club. We'll be accepting donations of books on April 25 and April 26, at the same location. The sale, which goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both

  • Victoria Drum Fest 2020

VICTORIA DRUM FESTIVAL

MAY 24, 2020 The 11th annual Victoria Drum Fest will be held on Sunday, May 24th at the Songhees Wellness Centre – 1100 Admirals Rd. from 12PM – 6PM. The Victoria Drum Fest was created by Groove Studios to inspire the local drumming community. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING LINEUP AND TICKETS

  • Breakwater Barge

BREAKWATER BARGE

MAY 22 - SEPT 11   FRIDAY NIGHTS FROM 5 - 9 p.m. **POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE** Presented by The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority May 22 through Sept 11 Every Friday 5:00pm to 9:00pm on The Barge at the Breakwater District. Food trucks, local beer, cider & wine and local bands. Location of Breakwater Barge,

  • Francophone games 2020

CANADIAN FRANCOPHONE GAMES

JULY 14 - 18, 2020 The Canadian Francophone Games are one of the largest francophone youth gatherings in Canada (over 1000 people). The next edition will be taking place in July 14th to 19th 2020 in Victoria, British Columbia. The CJFCB is looking forward to hosting the 2020 CFGames in our beautiful capital. Not only

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SWIFTSURE INT’L YACHT RACE 2020

MAY 21 - 25, 2020 **CANCELLED** The Royal Victoria Yacht Club hosts the annual Swiftsure International Yacht Race, the largest yacht race on North America's West Coast. Showcasing four overnight race courses into the waters of the United States of America (78.7, 101.9, 118.1, and 138.2 nautical miles) plus a day-long course, monohulls and multihulls

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