Happy Canada Day Victoria!

Is there a better city in which to enjoy Canada Day than Victoria BC? We think not. Today, as you celebrate with friends and family, remember what makes our city and country unique, support local and enjoy all the hard work Victorian's put into these events!

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Canada Day Victoria

July 1, 2023

Location: Belleville St & the Legislature lawn

Canada Day Victoria 2023 will be back with multicultural performances, activities and food. Canada Day is a free, family-friendly, accessible event.


Family Fun Fair

Saturday July 1. 2023

Family Fun Fair - Peninsula Celebrations Society

Canada Day Parade starts at 11:30am, followed by Family Fun Fair at Iroquois Park, 2295 Ocean Avenue, Sidney, BC, V8L 3Y4



July 7, 8 and 9 2023

Location: Phillips Brewing & Malting Beer Shop, 2010 Government Street, Victoria

After a wildly successful inaugural year in 2022, the Phillips Backyard Festival Series (presented by Phillips Brewing & Malting Co and The Zone @ 91.3) is thrilled to announce it will be returning for two weekends this summer, featuring incredible headline talent alongside beloved local performers and up-and-coming Canadian artists. 


Saanich Strawberry Festival

Saturday June 8, 2023

Location: Beaver Lake Park, 728 Beaver Lake Rd, Victoria, BC 

Bring a blanket and enjoy a day at the beach while a variety of performers entertain on the main stage. Of course, the afternoon wouldn’t be complete without the traditional serving of strawberries and ice cream from 1:00 - 3:00 pm for only $1!


Bastion Square Market

Ongoing until October 1, 2023

Location: Bastion Square

Visit Victoria's Local Downtown Summer Market Series ~ in beautiful Bastion Square, off Wharf + Government in the heart of downtown Victoria, across from the ocean!


Langford Beer Festival

July 15, 2023

Location: Starlight Stadium, 1089 Langford Parkway, Langford

Year Two brings a bigger and better festival to Langford on Saturday, July 15th from 3pm – 8pm. After the inaugural Langford Beer Festival sold out in 2022, we return to you with some big upgrades in store.

To expand capacity, the festival has been moved onto to field at Starlight Stadium, adding 80,000 sq ft of space to the festival footprint. This means more entertainment, more food vendors and of course more delicious BC craft beer as we take onto the field at Starlight Stadium.


Angela Verbrugge Free Concert

July 22, 2023

Location: Johnson Street Bridge

Enjoy free outdoor concert from one of Western Canada’s leading jazz vocalists, sponsored by the City of Victoria. Bring folding chair or blanket. Bike, walk or transit and enjoy the city tourists from around the globe flock to.


Eats & Beats Beach Party

July 29, 2023

Location: Lagoon Beach in Colwood

Head to the Lagoon Beach on Ocean Boulevard in Colwood on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 1pm until 8pm for the Royal Beach Eats & Beats Beach Party! It's live music all day with a food truck festival, a craft beer garden, a street market, a climbing wall, paddling, cycling and more!

We're celebrating summer with FREE fun on the street, sand, and sea. Enjoy hot eats and cool beats right on the beach with Hatley Castle on one side and Fisgard Lighthouse on the other.


TD Victoria International JazzFest

June 22 to July 2, 2023

The TD Victoria International JazzFest is a ten-day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians. The longest running multi-day professional music festival serving audiences on Vancouver Island, TD JazzFest offers its devoted audience a wide scope of programming comparable to much larger festivals in significantly larger urban areas. Since its inception the festival has been presented and produced by the Victoria Jazz Society. 


North Saanich Farm Market

Ongoing until September 9, 2023

Location: 630 Yates St.

Walking Thru My Fires showcases the work of one of the most prolific living Indigenous artists on the West Coast. This deeply personal exhibition explores Indian Residential School legacies, urban Indigeneity, reconciliation, and the healing power of art through Francis Dick’s prints, paintings, carvings, and music. It is an autobiography written in art.


Symphony in the Summer

July 27 to August 5, 2023

Location: Starlight Stadium1089 Langford Parkway

Music fills the warm summer air once again! The beloved Symphony in the Summer Festival is back from July 27 – August 5, 2023. Join us for a multi-day summer music festival around some of Victoria’s most beautiful locations.

Ticketed and Free Concerts


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