Events

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.
Photo sourced from Save-On Foods Memorial Centre press release.

Canadian queens hit the stage this summer

Fans, re-start your engines! The cast of Canada’s Drag Race Season 2 has newly rescheduled tour dates, and will be kicking off a nation-wide tour on June 29, 2022.
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Issamba Centre aims to support connection and culture in Victoria’s Black community

The centre is showcasing the work of African-born artists for Black History Month It can be easy to forget how important community is — especially in times of duress. But…

Moose Hide Campaign Day ceremonies offer solidarity with Indigenous women and children in face of violence

The annual Moose Hide Campaign Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting began at 7 am Feb. 24, expressing solidarity with Indigenous women and children in the face of violence. Despite…

Cheers! Victoria Beer Week returns with all-new libations

Victorians were able to quench their thirst with the return of the annual Victoria Beer Week, now in its seventh year. This year’s festival put on 20 events over the…

Sinatra and the Count: A Benefit Concert for Sno’uyutth Legacy Scholarship featuring Joe Coughlin and the Phil Dwyer Orchestra

Sinatra and the Count at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre on April 18 is Coughlin's celebration of the great musical collaboration between Frank Sinatra and Count Basie Orchestra that was most…

African and Caribbean Students’ Association showcases students’ talent in an art show

From paintings to photography, the African and Caribbean Students’ Association art show celebrated self-expression and the Black community through a variety of mediums.