Events

Lorde at Rifflandia music festival

Rifflandia Resurrected

After a four year hiatus, Rifflandia returned to the City of Victoria, starting on Sept. 15 and closing out on Sept. 18.
Kaash Paige, photo by Andy Wang.

In photos: The Function rocks Victoria

The Function, a new BIPOC music festival that features both emerging Canadian talent and international artists, hit Victoria for the first time at the end of August. Along with the…
Eleanor's Story, photo by Austin Bauman.

The wrap up: What you missed at the 2022 Victoria Fringe Festival

One-person shows, musicals, comedy skits! The Victoria Fringe Festival has come and gone, taking with it some great performances. If you didn't have a chance to snag tickets, here's what…

New art exhibition “Still Standing: Ancient Forest Futures” captures strength of old growth under threat

Late last month, the art exhibition Still Standing: Ancient Forest Futures opened at the Legacy Art Gallery, reflecting upon our relationship with the old growth forests of B.C. Curated by…

Nick La Riviere and the Best Laid Plans jazz up Hermann’s Upstairs

Half the fun of going to a live event is the experience. There’s nothing quite like the rush of hearing a live band blare into life amongst a crowd of…

In review: Melanin Magic wows Victoria Event Centre’s stage

Melanin Magic, an all-BIPOC production company, performed at the Victoria Event Centre on June 16. It was a community-based show focussed on uplifting burlesque performers of colour, and providing a…

Victoria Pride Parade returns to the city after two years

On June 26, the Victoria Pride Parade wound its way through downtown. Around 140 groups participated in this year’s parade, part of the first in-person Victoria Pride Festival since 2019.…

Markets, concerts, and events in Victoria this summer

Here are some of the markets, festivals, and concerts that people can enjoy in Victoria this summer. Keep in mind, these are only a few highlights, and there will be…
Beadwork and event flyer, photos sourced from @indigenouspopupshopyyj on Instagram and by Jen Mucciolo.

Indigenous Pop-Up Markets set up for spring

The Indigenous Pop-Up Market is an event that started as a means of a mother helping her son, but quickly developed into a local attraction as a popular vendor fair.