Victoria is set to buzz this weekend with an assortment of things to do and see.
From museum displays to music festivals, here is everything happening in Victoria this weekend.
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.
Music festival | Rifflandia Festival 2017
The 10th annual Rifflandia Festival takes place from Thursday, September 14th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017. It features Moby, Zeds Dead, and Bonobo. Tickets range from $40-$295.
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 venders 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 15th, 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.
Derby | Roller Derby 2017 Season Finale
The Roller Derby 2017 season finale is being held on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. The Rotten Apples Jr Derby take on Nanaimo’s Candy Crushers to determine this year’s winner. Race begins at 5:00 p.m. and goes until 9:00 p.m.
Show | God Is A Scottish Drag Queen: The Second Coming
God has sold out every performance to date in Victoria, and now tours the continent as one of the most popular comedies on the international fringe circuit. The performance comes to University Centre Farquhar Auditorium on Saturday, September 16th. Tickets range from $22.75 – $32.75.
Outdoor dinner | Harvest on the Harbour: A Night Under The Stars
The 2nd annual Harvest on the Harbour event takes place on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. It serves the purpose of supporting BC Children’s Hospital. Enjoy dinner, dancing and entertainment under the stars at the stunning Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa.
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.
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.