VICTORIA, BC FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS IN DECEMBER

DECEMBER IS ALL THINGS CHRISTMAS!  PARADES, CONCERTS, SING-A-LONGS & CHRISTMAS LIGHTS GALORE!  LOTS AND LOTS TO DO!  CHECK THE SEPARATE LISTING FOR HOLIDAY CRAFT SALES!

CHRISTMAS IN VERSAILLE

Date & time : 23 December 2022 at 19:30 On the “Night Before the Night Before” Christmas on December 23rd) we take you to the

  • Sonora Bar & Grill

HIP-HOP TRIVIA

Hip Hop Trivia @ Sonora Bar & Grill (531 Yates St) Sunday, December 4 @ 6-9pm Free Entry Event Summary: Don't miss the first Sunday

  • Sidney Museum

LEGO EXHIBITION

DECEMBER 1, 2022 - MARCH 31 2023 Brilliance - Built Brick by Brick is being presented at The Sidney Museum, 2423 Beacon Avenue L3, Sidney,

STAR SUNDAY – FREE CRAFTING EVENT

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

DANIEL LAPP’S HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

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

  • Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights, Visitor in Victoria

MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS

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

  • Butchart Gardens Christmas Lights from VisitorinVictoria.ca

OFFICIAL LIGHT-UP

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

  • Craigdarrach Castle, Victoria, BC

CHRISTMAS CAROL

DEC 11, 15 - 18, 22 - 24, 2022 CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE Starting on December 11th, Jason Stevens channels the Dickensian spirit within the historic walls

SIDNEY SPARKLES CHRISTMAS PARADE

DECEMBER 4, 2022 Join Peninsula Celebrations Society for the Sidney Sparkles Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm along Beacon Avenue in

  • royal bc museum

CAROL ALONG WITH THE CARILLON

DECEMBER 4, 2022  4:30 - 5:15 Next to the Royal BC Museum FREE! Gather under the Netherlands Centennial Carillon with your fellow singers, family and

  • royal bc museum

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

DECEMBER 16  - APRIL 16, 2023 ROYAL BC MUSEUM Breathtaking new photographs are the star of the show Explore the awe-inspiring wonders of the natural

CHRISTMAS IN THE HAUNTED MANOR

NOVEMBER 7 - JAN 1/2023 HAUNTED MANOR MINI-GOLF AND PING-PONG LOUNGE  - 711 Yates Street The Manor will be decorated for Christmas from November 7th

LIGHTS OF WONDER

DECEMBER 15 - 31, 2022 Sunday – Thursday: 4 pm – 9 pm Friday and Saturday: 4 pm – 10 pm CENTENNIAL SQUARE Experience the

  • Victoria Film Festival

WHAT’S ON AT THE VIC THEATRE

THE VIC THEATRE 808 DOUGLAS ST **All films are at the Vic Theatre unless otherwise noted** THE SOUND OF MUSIC Winner of five Academy Awards,

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIRS & SHOWS

  • Touch of Saltspring 2017

TOUCH OF SALTSPRING

DECEMBER 2, 3 & 4th 2022 This years Christmas Craft Show will be held at the Saanich Fair Grounds 1528

WINTER BAZAAR MARKET

DECEMBER 11, 2022  11:00 - 4:00 FREE! NORWAY HOUSE A gathering of hand picked designers that we adore in our

DICKENS HOLIDAY FAIR

Date: Saturday, December 3rd 2022 10am – 4:30pm Location: James Bay Community Center – 140 Oswego Street Admission: $3 -

NERDY DAYS OF CHRISTMAS

Saturday December 3th, 2022 11:00am to 4:00pm Sunday December 4th, 2022 11:00am to 4:00pm MARKET SQUARE Nerdy Days of Christmas

ON-GOING EVENTS

This is for long-term events that may span several months or more!

GINGERBREAD SHOWCASE

November 26, 2022 to January 2, 2023. Habitat for Humanity Victoria's premier fundraiser, The Gingerbread Showcase presented by Revera Living,

ISLANDS EXHIBIT

November 4 to December 3, 2022 Opening Friday, November 4, 7pm Deluge Contemporary Art 636 Yates Street, Victoria BC 250

FESTIVAL OF TREES

November 17, 2022 – January 3, 2023 The Bay Centre, Victoria Festival of Trees, sponsored by Scotiabank, is a local

  • The Alice Experience

THE ALICE

An Immersive Cocktail Experience From 12-Oct-2022 To 11-Dec-2022 Venue: Sonora Bar & Grill, 531 Yates St, Victoria, BC An immersive

GOLDSTREAM SALMON RUN

Goldstream Salmon Runs from Mid-Late October to Early December Every fall millions of Pacific salmon fight their way up the

  • ArtSea Virtual Tour

ARTSEA FALL TOUR

VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE UNTIL THE END OF 2022 Short films featuring local arts and cultural practitioners. Experience a virtual studio