Ongoing January

Events that span several months

  • Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights Visitor in Victoria

CHRISTMAS AT BUTCHART GARDENS

DECEMBER 1 - JAN 6, 2019 Colourful lights, carollers, ice skating and festive fare—Christmas is a cheerful time of year at The Gardens. Experience the Magic of Christmas. Bundle up and stroll through the Twelve Days of Christmas display, sing along to the sounds of the season with Traditional Carollers or listen to the Festive

  • Christmas at Royal BC Museum, Victoria, BC

CHRISTMAS IN OLD TOWN

NOVEMBER 12 - JANUARY 9, 2019 ROYAL BC MUSEUM Take in the sights and sounds of Christmas long ago. Visit the wood-cobbled streets lined with festive garlands and see the shops decked in seasonal finery.   This is one of our Christmas favourites!  A great place to visit and get into the real holiday spirit! 

  • Festival of Trees, Victoria, BC

FESTIVAL OF TREES

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 - JANUARY 7, 2019 WHERE:  THE BAY CENTRE The 27th Annual Festival of Trees is proudly hosted by the Bay Centre. Visit us, and see the Bay Centre transformed into a lush forest of hand-decorated trees. Share in the spirit by voting for your favourite, with all proceeds supporting the most urgent

  • Tally Ho Holiday Sleigh Rides

HOLIDAY SLEIGH RIDES!

Nov 30 to Jan 1,  11 am to 7 pm  (exceptions apply) Location:  Corner of Belleville and Menzies Streets, Victoria, BC As part of Tally-Ho Carriage Tours 115th anniversary celebration, and as a nod to its historical roots, the company is giving residents and visitors the first-ever opportunity to enjoy the nostalgic fun and romance

  • Esquimalt Christmas Tree Village

CHRISTMAS TREE VILLAGE

DECEMBER 1, 2018 - JAN 4, 2019 WHERE:  Esquimalt Recreation Centre & Archie Browning Sports Centre Experience the magic of the holidays at our Fifth Annual Christmas Tree Village. Join us as we transform the Recreation Centre Atrium and the Archie Browning Sports Centre into holiday heavens teeming with twinkling lights and decorations for all tastes.

  • Canada's National Gingerbread Showcase at Laurel Point Inn, Victoria BC

GINGERBREAD SHOWCASE

NOVEMBER 17, 2018 - JANUARY 6, 2019 WHERE:  PARKSIDE HOTEL & SPA - 810 HUMBOLT ST Gingerbread Showcase 2018 ​​Save the date -- the next Gingerbread Showcase will be held at the elegant Parkside Hotel and Spa from November 17, 2018 to January 6, 2019. We are excited to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of this beloved Holiday