OCTOBER

VICTORIA, BC FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS IN OCTOBER

AUTUMN IS NOW IN FULL SWING IN VICTORIA.  STILL LOTS OF WARMTH AND SUNSHINE AND LOTS STILL GOING ON.  WE LOVE OUR HALLOWEEN ESPECIALLY … YOU’LL START TO SEE PUMPKINS SHOW UP EVERYWHERE!

  • Big Bat Bash, Metchosin, BC

BIG BAT BASH

OCTOBER 28, 2018 WHERE:  METCHOSIN COMMUNITY HALL Everyone welcome to join us in celebrating Metchosin's bats and HAT's work for bats across the CRD! This

  • Halloween Pumpkins

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN TOURS

OCTOBER 25 - 30  BETWEEN 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. TALLY-HO TOURS Special Tally-Ho horse-drawn Carriage Tours for Halloween! Experience the dark and twisted past

  • Family Harvest Festival at HCP, Victoria, BC

FAMILY HARVEST FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 27, 2018  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. WHERE:  HORTICULTURE CENTRE OF THE PACIFIC - 505 QUAYLE RD Our annual Harvest Festival is a fun

  • Japanese Cultural Fair, Victoria, BC

JAPANESE CULTURAL FAIR

OCTOBER 27, 2018 Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Esquimalt Recreation Centre - 527 Fraser St. FREE! The Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society presents the 19th

  • ArtSea Studio Tour, Victoria, BC

ARTSEA FALL STUDIO TOUR

OCTOBER 20 & 21, 2018 Studios open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Saturday & Sunday) The ArtSea Community Arts Council proudly present The Saanich

  • Fear on the Pier, Victoria, BC

FEAR ON THE PIER

OCTOBER 11 - 31, 2018 MONSTERS HAUNTED HOUSE Sunday thru Thursday  6:30pm to 11pm Fridays, Saturdays, and Halloween  6pm to 11:30pm TICKETS $15 $1 off

  • Pumpkinfest at Galey Farm in Victoria BC

PUMPKINFEST

OCTOBER WEEKENDS - 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 & 21, 27 & 28 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pumpkinfest is a great time

  • Octoberfest at the Hudson, Victoria, BC

OCTOBERFEST

OCTOBER 20, 2018 STEIN & DINE! WHERE:  Victoria Public Market at the Hudson - 1701 Douglas Street  #6  Victoria, BC It's time to dig out your

  • Goldstream Salmon Run, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

GOLDSTREAM SALMON RUN

mid-late October -> early December GOLDSTREAM PROVINCIAL PARK - Goldstream has a world-class salmon spawning stream with thousands of Chum Salmon returning each year. Bright

  • Township Classics, Esquimalt, BC

TOWNSHIP CLASSICS

SEPT 30, 2018 - FEB 24, 2019 WHERE:  CFB ESQUIMALT WARD ROOM Join a talented cast of international performers from September through February for world-class

  • Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair, Victoria, BC

ULTIMATE HOBBY AND TOY FAIR

OCTOBER 20 - 21, 2018 PEARKES ARENA - 3100 TILLICUM RD. (BEHIND TILLICUM MALL) Saturday Early Birds - 8am-9am $15 General Admission - 9am-3pm $5

  • front view of Government House

TOURS AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE

OCTOBER 13, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 LOCATION:  1401 ROCKLAND AVE. Public tours are scheduled one Saturday a month, starting promptly at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

  • Antimatter, Victoria, BC

ANTIMATTER

OCTOBER 11 - 21, 2018 All screenings are held at Deluge Contemporary Art, 636 Yates Street in Victoria, which we retrofit as a microcinema for

  • Farmer's Market

OAK BAY INDOOR FARMER’S MARKET

Sunday, October 4th, Sunday November 4th and Sunday December 9th, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Where:  Monterey Recreation Centre 1442 Monterey Avenue Local farmers,

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

  • Halloween Pumpkins

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN TOURS

OCTOBER 25 - 30  BETWEEN 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. TALLY-HO TOURS Special Tally-Ho horse-drawn Carriage Tours for Halloween! Experience the dark and twisted past of Victoria!  This 60-minute tour will delight you with stories

  • Heritage Haunted House, Victoria, BC

HERITAGE HAUNTED HOUSE

OCTOBER 31, 2018  5:30 - 9:30 #3808 HERITAGE LANE, VICTORIA Small children and large cowards can collect their candy at the gate.  Those willing to risk their souls will be rewarded again at the exit,

  • Treat Street, Sidney, BC

TREAT STREET

OCTOBER 31, 2018 FREE! FOURTH ANNUAL TREAT STREET From 4:30 to 6pm on October 31, downtown Sidney invites little ghosts, goblins and princesses to enjoy a family trick of treat event! Visit various Treat Stations

  • Fear on the Pier, Victoria, BC

FEAR ON THE PIER

OCTOBER 11 - 31, 2018 MONSTERS HAUNTED HOUSE Sunday thru Thursday  6:30pm to 11pm Fridays, Saturdays, and Halloween  6pm to 11:30pm TICKETS $15 $1 off with donation of non-perishable food item CASH ONLY! NO REFUNDS,

  • Pumpkin Pursuit, Victoria, BC

PUMPKIN PURSUIT

OCTOBER 29 - 31, 2018 From October 29-31, pick up your map from any participating business & go find your favourite pumpkin. Vote for your favourite and you could win an awesome Downtown Victoria prize pack. And,

  • Festival of Fear Galey Farms, Victoria, BC

FESTIVAL OF FEAR

GALEY FARMS October 12th & 13th,18th to 21st and 25th through to Halloween night.   6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Festival Of Fear - signature event has four main venues, featuring a Haunted House  for kids, and the

  • Pumpkinfest at Galey Farm in Victoria BC

PUMPKINFEST

OCTOBER WEEKENDS - 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 & 21, 27 & 28 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pumpkinfest is a great time for the whole family! Featuring live entertainment, face painting, kids

  • Bonfire

HALLOWEEN BONFIRE

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 WHERE:  ARCHIE BROWNING SPORTS CENTRE, REAR PARKING LOT WHEN:  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hosted by the Lions, this is one of Esquimalt's favourite fall community events.  Enjoy the huge bonfire

  • royal bc museum

NIGHT SHIFT

OCTOBER 27, 2018 NIGHT SHIFT:  AFTER LIFE WHERE:  ROYAL BC MUSEUM WHEN:  8:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m. From here to the hereafter. For one night only, we will be waiting for you in the next

  • Wicked Victoria 2018

WICKED VICTORIA

OCTOBER 28, 2018 WHERE:  GOVERNMENT ST.  BETWEEN HUMBOLDT AND YATES TIME:  12 - 5 FREE!!! Greater Victoria Festival Society Welcomes you to the 4th Annual Wicked Victoria and Boo Boulevard!!! Need a reason to wear

ON-GOING EVENTS

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

  • Pendray Farm Corn Maze

CORN MAZE

PENDRAY FARMS CORN MAZE 9537 West Saanich Rd. North Saanich SEPT 22, 2018 - OCT 29, 2018   FRIDAY'S, SATURDAY'S AND

  • goldstream nature house

NATURE OF ISLAND ARTISTS

SEPTEMBER 22 -OCTOBER 8TH, 2018         9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WHERE:  GOLDSTREAM NATURE HOUSE, GOLDSTREAM PROVINCIAL PARK

  • saltspring market

SALTSPRING SATURDAY MARKET

SATURDAYS ... March 31 - October 27, 2018 From approximately 9:00am - 4:00pm, rain or shine. During summer months, watch

  • Egypt at the Royal BC Musuem, Victoria, BC

EGYPT: THE TIME OF PHARAOHS

ROYAL BC MUSEUM May 18 — December 31, 2018 Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted

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