Summer Events in Victoria: Music, Art, and Community Spirit

Victoria is a hub of exciting events and festivals, especially from June through September. This vibrant city offers a variety of activities that celebrate its rich cultural heritage, artistic flair, and community spirit. From music festivals to cultural celebrations, here are some highlights to look forward to:

  • Victoria Ska and Reggae Festivals (June 19-23, 2024)
    • Celebrating its 25th anniversary, this festival features international, national, and local ska and reggae artists at various venues across Victoria.
  • Canada Day Victoria  (July 1, 2024)
    • A fun day of festivities including live music, family activities, and fireworks in the Inner Harbour marking Canada’s 157th anniversary!
  • Phillips Backyard Weekender (July 19-21, 2024)
    • An eclectic music festival featuring a mix of indie, rock, and electronic artists at Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.
  • Victoria Symphony in the Summer  (July 24-August 3, 2024)
    • A unique series of concerts performed by the Victoria Symphony in the Summer with ticketed events at various venues, and free concerts at the Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park.
  • Dragon Boat Festival (August 10)
    • The Canada Dry Victoria Dragon Boat Festival takes place in the Inner Harbour, featuring dragon boat races, cultural activities, and local entertainment.
  • Victoria Fringe Festival (August 21 – September 1, 2024)
    • A theatre festival showcasing a variety of performances from drama to comedy at various venues across Victoria.
  • Rifflandia Music Festival (September 13-15, 2024)
    • A multi-day music festival featuring an eclectic and diverse lineup of artists across various genres at the Matullia Lands at Rock Bay.


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