Festivals and special events in August in Victoria, BC

  • Victoria Jazz Society

HARBOUR BLUES ‘N ROOTS FESTIVAL

AUGUST 25 - 28, 2022 The Vancouver Island Blues Bash features local, international, and regional blues and R&B artists/groups in both free to the public and ticketed performances on the beautiful outdoor stage in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Ship Point Picnic Site. In 2022, The Vancouver Island Blues Bash will change its name to the Harbour

  • Fairway Gorge Paddling Club

DRAGON BOAT RACES

AUGUST 6 & 7, 2022 On August 6-7,  2022, we’re launching the Vancouver Island Dragon Boat Festival on the Gorge Waterway along Victoria’s spectacular harbour system. This exciting weekend of racing draws on FGPC’s experience running many of Vancouver Island’s signature dragon boat festivals, along with innovations garnered through the hands-on experiences of FGPC’s production

  • HCP

ARTS & MUSIC IN THE GARDENS

AUGUST 6 & 7, 2022 THE GARDENS AT HCP Now in its 26 year Arts & Music in the Gardens is one of the most well-loved festivals in Victoria, BC. Featuring three stages and up to fifty artists you will enjoy wonderful creative, local talents. Set with the backdrop of nine acres of demonstration gardens

PET-A-PALOOZA

AUGUST 13+14 2022 SAT - 10:00 - 4:00 SUN - 11:00 - 4:00 BULLEN PARK, 1140 LYALL ST, ESQUIMAL THE WEST COAST’S LARGEST OUTDOOR PET FESTIVAL IS COMING BACK! THIS FREE AND PET FRIENDLY FESTIVAL IS THE MOST FUN YOU’LL HAVE WITH YOUR PET ALL SUMMER. BRING YOUR PET TO SAMPLE TREATS, FOOD, ACCESSORIES, TOYS

  • Fringe Festival

FRINGE FESTIVAL

AUGUST 24 - SEPT 4, 2022 ON-LINE AND METRO STUDIO With the easing of restrictions, the Victoria Fringe returned with new dates and new ways to Fringe in 2021. Running August 13 – September 24, the 2021 Victoria Fringe hosted both live and online shows and experiences, and adapted to changing Provincial Health Orders as

  • Phillips Backyard Festival

PHILLIPS BACKYARD MUSIC FESTIVAL

May 14, 2022 To August 14, 2022 2010 Government Street Phillips will be hosting three separate two-day festivals in their Backyard, GLITTERBOMBER (May 14th and 15th), TILT! (July 9th and 10th), and IMPLOSION EXPLOSION (August 13th and 14th). CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • Heritage Acres Sign, Visitor in Victoria

THE BIG RIG SHOW

JULY 30 - AUG 1, 2022    9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. WHERE:  HERITAGE ACRES Come and see the Big Rig trucks in the front field Entrance CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

  • City of Colwood

COLWOOD BEACH FOOD DAYS

MAY 6 - AUGUST 28, 2022 Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, head to the Lagoon Beach along Ocean Boulevard in Colwood for eats from your favourite local food trucks in the fresh air by the ocean. Starting in May we'll have live local music on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7pm on our rustic beach stage