FESTIVALS/SPECIAL EVENTS

Once a year or once-in-a-lifetime events you won’t want to miss!

THRIFTY FOODS ST PATRICKS DAY FESTIVAL

Thrifty Foods St. Patrick’s Day Festival March 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm GOVERNMENT ST. Live music from Daniel Lapp, Ivonne Hernandez, Coastline, BC Fiddle Orchestra and the O’Brien School of Irish Dance will all come together for this FREE family festival ! Market vendors, bouncy castles, crafts, magician and balloons!

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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

MARCH 1 - JUNE 2, 2024 ROYAL BC MUSEUM Capturing fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breath-taking diversity of the natural world, Wildlife Photographer of the Year shows the triumphs, challenges and incredible beauty of a planet under pressure. One hundred photos from photographers across the globe introduce species at risk of extinction and

IRISH WHISKEY HOOLEY

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Join us The Greater Victoria Festival Society for our 6th Annual Irish Whiskey Hooley on Sunday March 10 with our Fabulous Co-Hosts The Irish Times Pub! DATE: March 10, 2024 LOCATION: Irish Times Pub ~ 1200 Government Street TIME: 12-3pm COST: $75.00 Advance Sales Only Must be 19+

VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL KIZOMBA FESTIVAL

MARCH 28 - APRIL 1, 2024 Victoria Conference Centre - 720 Douglas St The 5th edition of Victoria International Kizomba Festival offers +15 hours of workshops, 3 day-time socials, 3 nights of dancing, 3 afterparties, 2 educational sessions of Cultural Aspect of African dances and 1 Gala night of celebration of multiculturalism, diversity, the arts

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VICTORIA ROCK AND GEM SHOW

March 15th 12-8pm March 16th 10am-6pm March 17th 9:30am-4pm The Victoria Rock and Gem show presented by the Victoria Lapidary and Mineral Society Victoria's original Rock and Gem show presented by the Victoria Lapidary and MIneral Society is coming back to the DaVinci Centre. Come join us for a weekend of western Canada's best gem

ATTILA FIAS QUARTET

March 9, 2024, 7:00PM Attila Fias Quartet presents: The New Jazz Standards Classic Rock, Pop and R&B tunes through electrifying jazz interpretations Attila Fias is a Hungarian-born, Toronto-raised platinum-selling pianist and composer. His dynamic quartet will explore beloved classic rock, pop and R&B tunes through his exciting jazz arrangements - with iconic songs from the

EXPLORING EUROPEAN INFLUENCED DESIGN

MARCH 12, 2024 FROM 7:00 - 9:00 GARTH HOMER CENTRE - 813 DARWIN AVE VICTORIA FLORAL ARTISTS GUILD PRESENTS KATHERINE OLMSTEAD - INTERNATIONAL MASTER FLORIST GRADUATE OF THE BOERMA INSTITUTE, THE NETHERLANDS Visitors are welcome to join us for an evening of creative design. Our website is victoriafloralartists.ca Contact person for more info Caroline Haywood

DEVOTIONAL CONCERT FOR GOOD FRIDAY

Good Friday, March 29, 2024  2:00pm A Devotional Concert for Good Friday - Featuring the Choir of the Church of St. Michael and All Angels with Guest Vocalists and Guest Musicians LOCATION St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church  4733 West Saanich Road COST A free-will offering will be taken to defray costs of the

10 REMARKABLE WOMEN

Zonta Victoria Presents 10 Remarkable Women on International Women's Day, March 8, 2024 You're invited to come discover the life and loves of these 10 remarkable women resting in Ross Bay Cemetery who defied the expectations of gender norms and prejudices in a rapidly changing Victoria Society. Choose one of these three 90 minute tours (at 10am,

BIRDS OF SPRING AND SUMMER

Birds of Spring and Summer in Victoria - A Presentation by Ann Nightingale Friday, March 1, 2024 at 1:30pm Birds of the Spring and Summer in Victoria presented by Ann Nightingale (Director of Rocky Point Bird Observatory). Ann will show us how to identify and welcome springtime birds of this island. All are welcome to this