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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SUMMER FESTIVALS

From paint-ins and boat races to dance and music festivals, Victoria is a vibrant summer city. The warmer time of year features daily events across the Capital Region and a constant array of festivals every week. Some of our favourites include Jazz Fest (June 23-July 2) hosted just down the street from the Regent, the…

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SPRING FESTIVALS

We talked a lot about our Summer Festivals last year, but this year we’re going to start a bit earlier and cover some of the fantastic local events that start happening right outside our doors when Spring arrives. Victoria’s Festival Season is about to begin! May 17-28 we have the 20th anniversary of Uno Fest,…

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What are your plans this Halloween? What about this winter? Thanks to the incredible weather we experience in Victoria (at least, by Canadian standards) we are fortunate to have outdoor weather all year long. We also have far fewer rainy days than either Vancouver or Seattle, so we are able to go outside and enjoy…

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Canada Day may draw the largest crowds to downtown Victoria, but it’s Symphony Splash that has people staking claim to their seats a day in advance, chaining chairs to public handrails and railings anywhere with a great view of the Inner Harbour. It’s easy to see why, but it’s even easier to see why. One…

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