About Linda

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!


Date & time : 23 December 2022 at 19:30 On the “Night Before the Night Before” Christmas on December 23rd) we take you to the court of Versailles, for a sumptuous collection of traditional carols and Christmas music. The main work will be Marc Charpentier’s popular Messe de Minuit pour Noel (Mass for the Midnight

  • Touch of Saltspring 2017


DECEMBER 2, 3 & 4th 2022 This years Christmas Craft Show will be held at the Saanich Fair Grounds 1528 Stellys Cross Rd, Saanichton, BC V8M 1S8   Featuring over 200 crafters and artisans of Salt Spring, BC and Alberta Admission $5.00 for 3 day pass Wheelchair accessible and refreshments. Free parking The first Touch

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


Sunday January 29 2023 12 – 3:30pm PST Chinese New Years Celebrations Come celebrate the Year of the Rabbit in Canada's oldest Chinatown with us! Lion dance parade and Kung Fu demonstrations. The lion's will make their way throughout Chinatown, visiting merchants who hang offerings of lucky money (red envelopes) and lettuce for the hungry

  • Sonora Bar & Grill


Hip Hop Trivia @ Sonora Bar & Grill (531 Yates St) Sunday, December 4 @ 6-9pm Free Entry Event Summary: Don't miss the first Sunday Funday at Sonora Bar & Grill with Hip Hop Trivia.  Lose yourself in the music, the moment and beat battle for the win.  Featuring Hoyne beer, housemade Dorilocos, Margarita's, drink

  • Sidney Museum


DECEMBER 1, 2022 - MARCH 31 2023 Brilliance - Built Brick by Brick is being presented at The Sidney Museum, 2423 Beacon Avenue L3, Sidney, BC from December 1 until March 31, 2023. We are open 7 days a week from 10am-4pm. We will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day.


December 4th from 3 to 5:30pm at St Barnabas Church, 1525 Begbie Street Come create handmade presents! We provide natural, high quality materials! Over a dozen crafting stations are on offer, including beeswax candle-dipping, woodworking, silk painting, felted tree ornaments, and jewelry making. Enjoy a waffle and hot apple cider by the fire. No registration


November 26, 2022 to January 2, 2023. Habitat for Humanity Victoria's premier fundraiser, The Gingerbread Showcase presented by Revera Living, is opening for its 14th year! Located in the atrium of the stunning Parkside Hotel & Spa, the Showcase will run from November 26, 2022 to January 2, 2023. Stop by this local holiday treasure


December 16 & 17: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 plus a Saturday matinee at 2pm. Victoria’s Favourite Holiday Tradition – Daniel Lapp’s Home for Christmas is back in-person! The Victoria Conservatory of Music is pleased to present Daniel Lapp’s 19th annual Home for Christmas concert. Led by the renowned fiddler and jazz trumpet player, this

  • Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights, Visitor in Victoria


DECEMBER 1 - JAN 6, 2023 While the flowers sleep, we dress The Gardens with boughs of greenery—and lights galore! The Gardens come to life with a colourful display of lights, including scenes depicting The Twelve Days of Christmas. Wander the pathways to discover each scene while you sing along to the classic Christmas carol. Planning

  • Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights from


DECEMBER 1, 2022 BUTCHART GARDENS - OFFICIAL 'MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS' LIGHT-UP Join us December 1 at 5:00 PM as we officially flip the switch for Christmas, and thousands of lights come on to mark the start of our Magic of Christmas season. Who is invited? Everyone! Included with admission to The Gardens. Please reserve your

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