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!

THINGS ARE COMING BACK SLOWLY.  ALL THESE EVENTS COULD BE CANCELLED OR PUT ON HOLD IF THE CONDITIONS CHANGE AND THINGS GET LOCKED DOWN AGAIN … SO ALWAYS CLICK ON THE LINKS AND CHECK THE OFFICIAL WEBSITES BEFORE MAKING PLANS!

  • Sidney Halloween

SIDNEY HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

SPOOKTACULAR DISPLAYS IN DOWNTOWN SIDNEY October 22 to 31 Visitors can expect a dazzling “Jack-O’-Lantern” display of lights in downtown Sidney and pumpkins on the

  • Sidney Museum Halloween

SEARCHING FOR PUMPKINS

Searching for Pumpkins at the Sidney Museum October 22 - 31, 2021 To celebrate Hallowe’en 2021, the Sidney Museum is inviting guests of all ages

  • ArtSea Virtual Tour

ARTSEA FALL TOUR

VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE UNTIL (AT LEAST) FEB. 2022 Short films featuring local arts and cultural practitioners. Experience a virtual studio visit and enjoy artist demonstrations,

  • Art of the cocktail

ART OF THE COCKTAIL

OCTOBER 30, 2021 Art of the Cocktail is Back! Join us October 30, 2021 at the Crystal Gardens for the VFF biggest fundraiser of the

  • VICTORIA FALL HOMESHOW

VICTORIA FALL HOMESHOW

OCTOBER 15 - 17, 2021 October 15-17, 2021 – West Shore Parks & Rec Sports Complex, 1767 Island Hwy **New Location for 2021** The weekend

ANTIMATTER 2021

OCTOBER 14 - 24, 2021 IN PERSON AND ON-LINE Antimatter 2021: International Media Art & Experimental Cinema, In-Person & Online The 24th edition of the

NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

THE BATEMAN FOUNDATION October 2nd, 2021 - January 29th, 2022 Relief: A Transformative Journey Through the Rockies is a new in-house exhibit that explores the

  • Victoria Guitar Society

THE MUSIC OF RUDOLF LEBERL

Sat.October 16th, 2021 3:30-5:00pm. Victoria Guitar Society presents "Forgotten Romantic: the Music of Rudolf Leberl” Forgotten Romantic – the Music of Rudolf Leberl at St.

FROM FARMS TO FORKS

OCTOBER 3 - NOVEMBER 6TH, 2021 Growing Chefs’ From Farms to Forks is returning for its 12th year this October! Like our palates, this event

UNDER PARIS SKIES

OCTOBER 17, 2021 UNDER PARIS SKIES –Piaf & Dietrich Music Inspired by the City of Love Music lovers will have the chance to see the

  • 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

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

  • Sidney Halloween

SIDNEY HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

SPOOKTACULAR DISPLAYS IN DOWNTOWN SIDNEY October 22 to 31 Visitors can expect a dazzling “Jack-O’-Lantern” display of lights in downtown Sidney and pumpkins on the Bevan Avenue Fishing Pier, plus festive window displays by Sidney

  • Sidney Museum Halloween

SEARCHING FOR PUMPKINS

Searching for Pumpkins at the Sidney Museum October 22 - 31, 2021 To celebrate Hallowe’en 2021, the Sidney Museum is inviting guests of all ages to participate in a museum-wide jack o’lantern hunt. Hidden throughout

HALLOWEEN AT GOV’T HOUSE

OCTOBER 31, 2021 Trick-or-Treaters are welcome at Government House on Hallowe’en from 5:30-7:00 p.m! The Honourable Janet Austin will be handing out treats in the main foyer to little goblins, ghouls, witches and ghosts… any

  • Galey Farms Pumpkin fest

HALLOWEEN AT GALEY FARMS

PUMPKINFEST OCTOBER 9, 10 & 11,  OCTOBER 16 & 17, OCTOBER 23 & 24, OCTOBER 30 & 31 FESTIVAL OF FEAR OCTOBER 14 - 17, OCTOBER 21 - 31 CARNEVIL OCTOBER 14 - 17, OCTOBER

  • Wicked Victoria

WICKED VICTORIA

Greater Victoria Festival Society presents our 7th Annual Wicked Victoria! We are hopeful and excited to bring back Wicked Victoria to our Wicked Community in 2021 THE GVFS wants to support our community in every

ON-GOING EVENTS

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

  • ArtSea Virtual Tour

ARTSEA FALL TOUR

VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE UNTIL (AT LEAST) FEB. 2022 Short films featuring local arts and cultural practitioners. Experience a virtual studio

  • Sidney Museum

SIDNEY MUSEUM

SEPT 1 - DEC 27, 2021 Connected Heritage exhibit by Articulation Textile Group coming to the Sidney Museum After a

  • royal bc museum

ORCAS: OUR SHARED FUTURE

ROYAL BC MUSEUM April 16, 2021–January 9, 2022 Dive deep into the stories and science that surround the magnificent orca,