From Canada Day celebrations to outdoor markets, here are 13 awesome events taking place in Victoria this Canada Day Long Weekend.
Events In Victoria This Long Weekend
Friday, June 29
The Esquimalt Farmers Market Pop Up Markets is back for its fourth season. It runs until Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. Esquimalt Farmers Market exists to provide a marketplace which serves as a community gathering point that builds relationships, encourages healthy, local living, environmental and economic sustainability.
Tour | Ghostly Walks
Ghostly Walks guides you through the streets of Victoria and tells you stories of the past. Tickets start at $13.
Market | Salt Spring Farmers Market
Browse internationally acclaimed arts and crafts from Canada’s “Island of the Arts” including world class potters, jewellers, fibre artists, woodworkers, fine art & photography, body care, clothing and accessories, island tours and more. Admission is free.
Museum | Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.
Music | TD International JazzFest
The TD Victoria International JazzFest features local music talent and tunes from around the world.
Saturday, June 30
Tour | Wentworth Villa Tour
This is your last chance to go on this tour. Learn about the process and procedures that the restoration of the villa went through. Admission is by donation.
Tour | Historic House Tour
Drop by on any Saturday from noon to 2:00 p.m. and meet the amazing volunteers who maintain the house and garden. Join them for a guided tour Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. Stroll through the garden and browse the gift shop.
History | Chinatown Walking Tour
Walk in the footsteps of gold miners, merchants, labourers and revolutionaries this weekend during the Chinatown Walking Tour. Tickets start at $13.
Sunday, July 1
Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.
Canada Day | Canada Day In Victoria
Canada Day in Victoria will feature an exciting lineup of live music, fun activities, and much more!
Canada Day | Canada Day at Fort Rodd Hill
Celebrate our beautiful country at Fort Rodd Hill! The day will have the annual 21 gun salute from Fort Rodd Hill’s beach, live music, activities, presentations, and of course, Victoria’s biggest birthday cake.
Pride | Pride Week 2018
Vancouver Pride Week returns this Canada Day and looks to empower people to be who they think they are.
Monday, July 2
Academy concerts take place from Monday, July 2nd – Friday, July 13th, 2018. Admission is by donation to all concerts and recitals.