Summer has come to an unfortunate end this weekend. However, fall is set to settle in beautifully across Victoria.
From displays of history to markets, here are 10 awesome events in Victoria this weekend.
Wine | Victoria International Wine Festival
The Victoria International Wine Festival takes place on Friday, September 22nd and Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, showcasing international flavours. It takes place at the Parkside Hotel & Spa. Tickets range from $40 – $250.
Hero | Terry Fox: Into The Heart Of Canada
On display until Sunday, October 1st, 2017, the Royal BC Museum explores the journey of Terry Fox. Developed in partnership with the Canadian Museum of History and Terry Fox’s family, this exhibition begins with the impact of Terry Fox on modern Canadian life – the numerous schools, community centres, and features of the landscape named for him, the Canadian coins, stamps, and passports bearing his image.
Market | Bastion Square Public Markets
Both Markets features a unique selection of locally hand made products in the location where historic Fort Victoria once stood. On Sunday, more vendors join the regulars offering an eclectic mix of arts, crafts and imports as well as outstanding entertainment. They both run until Sunday, October 1st, 2017.
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.
Food & Drinks | Bites, Brews, Bands On The Barge
On Friday, September 22nd, 2017, celebrate the end of the week with food trucks, live music, craft beer and cider on the floating barge at Ogden Point. Not to mention, there is local craft beer from Phillips, Hoyne, and Driftwood. Admission is $2 and takes place from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
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.
Festival | Light Up The Hills
From 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Light Up The Hills takes place at the Westhills Community. It features illuminated artworks with an amazing glow seen throughout the community. Admission is by donation.
Food | Sunday Pizza Nights At Merridale
The popular Sunday Pizza Nights returns with a fresh lineup of local live entertainment. It has a different selection of pizzas and a new local musician every weekend until September 24th. The bistro opens at 5:00 p.m. for dinner, and live music runs from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Run | Sidney Seaside 10K and 5K
The Sidney Seaside 10K & 5K is a family friendly running event taking place on Sunday, September 24th, 2017. It will begin at 10:00 a.m.
Networking | Networking For Success In Victoria
On Sunday, September 24th, 2017, gain the skills and confidence to land your dream job. Already have a job? Come out and make new friends. The event takes place at The Union Club of BC. Tickets are $74.50.
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