Canada Turns 150

We are so excited to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday! Victoria’s Inner Harbour is the place to be on Vancouver Island, as the lawns outside the legislature and Victoria Inner Harbour will host more than 100 performances from a diverse collection of artists and acts, culminating in tonight’s performance from Arkells and Tegan and Sara. Canada…

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End of Summer Festivals

Summer isn’t the only time worth visiting the Capital Region! While there are festivals and events every weekend and the weather is almost always spectacular, once summer comes to an end the festivities keep on coming. Fall is filled with festivals in South Vancouver Island, from Victoria across the Saanich Peninsula. There are celebrations of…

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Father’s Day 2017

Happy Father’s Day to our heroes, our fathers. Thank you for all you have given us, for raising us, protecting us, for being our role models. If you’re looking for something to do with dear old dad today, check out some of the amazing local events going on in BC’s capital. And of course, if…

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Devour Your Summer

It sounds cliché, but we really, really love food in Victoria. In addition to having one of the highest restaurants-per-capita in the world, we also have an abundance of festivals for foodies throughout the year, offering a chance to come and experience an entire region of food all at once. We devour our summers! One…

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Mother’s Day 2017

Who deserves to be cherished more than your own mother? Happy Mother’s Day to our amazing mothers, those unshakable women who brought us into this world and raised us to become the people we are today. Mom deserves the best. She deserves a day or night out on the town, delicious food, and a good…

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There’s always some new culinary hot spot offering fresh delicious delights to check out. In 2016 we saw the arrival of a few new local favourites, including Saveur (the new top-ranked Victoria restaurant on TripAdvisor), Fishhook, and Nubo Japanese Tapas. Saveur offers contemporary French-inspired cuisine, perfect for those looking for a fine dining experience. Fishhook…

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We are so lucky to have an incredible museum down the street. Yes, you read that right – we’re talking about a museum. A collection of antiques, art, and artifacts from our past, put together in exhibits highlighting everything from the story of our indigenous language and ancestors to colonial history and the gold rush….

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A Whale of A Time

Have you ever been whale watching? It’s one of those activities that absolutely must be crossed off the old ‘bucket list’ and few places offer a better chance to see orcas in their natural habitat than Victoria! Our local Southern Resident Killer Whale population is considered endangered by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, though…

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Victoria Film Festival 2017

Once again first two weeks of the most romantic month of the year will see our local theatres showcasing a diverse selection of films from across the globe as Victoria’s premier film festival returns this February 3rd through 12th! It’s the perfect time for cinephiles and movie fans to experience Victoria, while the downtown core…

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