It’s time for you to relax this Thanksgiving Long Weekend.

Before you stuff yourself with turkey, you should know there’s plenty to do and see around the city.

From beer tasting to live music, here are 10 awesome events you need to check out in Victoria this weekend.

Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving Dinner at Cook Street Village Activity Centre

On Friday, October 6th, 2017, join your friends and family for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Tickets range from $9-$15.

Hockey | UVic Vikes

The UVic Vikes take on Trinity Western University Spartans at Ian H. Stewart Complex. Puck drop is 7:00 p.m.

Breweries | Seasonal Release Brewery Tour

Take a tour through Victoria’s best breweries and taste the season’s best beers. The tour runs from Friday, September 29th – Sunday, October 8th, 2017. Tickets are $75.

Art | Artishow Victoria

Artishow Victoria takes place until Monday, October 30th, 2017. Take a gallery walk to some of Victoria’s finest hotels as they open their lobbies to some of the city’s most talented artists.

Yoga | Yoga At The Hilton

The DoubleTree by Hilton Victoria has partnered with lululemon athletica to offer hotel guests and the public free yoga sessions. It takes place every Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

Screening | Wake of the Dead

Watch the original ‘Dead Trilogy’ on the big screen on Saturday, October 7th at The Roxy. Tickets range from $10-$25.

Pumpkins | Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms

Pumpkinfest takes place from Saturday, October 7th – Sunday, October 29th, 2017. Pick your favourite pumpkin, while taking photos with the entire family. Not to mention, there is a 6 acre corn maze to make your way through. The farm will only be open on weekends.

Showcase | Premier Business Showcase

With a handful of businesses underneath one roof, you’ll be able to browse and sample a handful of new products. The event runs from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Live music | Live Music at the O Cafe and Bistro

Enjoy live music at the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night. Admission is free.

Exercise | GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

There is a distance for everyone to take part in the 2017 GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon. They will have a marathon, half marathon, 8K road race, marathon relay and kid’s run. It will begin at 8:00 a.m.


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