Your short week is rewarded with another exciting weekend!
From outdoor markets to pride festivals, here are 11 awesome events in Victoria this weekend.
Event In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, July 6
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.
Saturday, July 7
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.
Roller skating | Roller Derby Pride Double Header
Happy Pride, Victoria!
It’s their annual Pride Double Header, and they want to share it with you! Come out and watch their pride teams, the Glitter Bombs and the Rainbow Riders, remind us all that derby is FUN! These teams are comprised of current Eves, former Eves, and friends of the league who love derby and pride and each other!
Sunday, July 8
Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.
Culture | Folktoria
This festival will have multicultural performances, food, arts & crafts, games and much more! It takes place at Centennial Square and admission is free.
Parade | Pride Parade
Watch over 100 colourful groups & floats, or march yourself with local businesses, nonprofits, the LGBTQ2* community & their allies in Victoria’s biggest parade of the year.
Follow the end of the parade to MacDonald Park in James Bay for the Victoria Pride Festival!
Featured photo: Victoria Pride Society / Facebook