Another exciting weekend is ahead for the island.
From Mother’s Day events to outdoors markets, here are 10 awesome events taking place in Victoria this weekend.
Events In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, May 11
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.
The Victoria International Kizomba Festival is a weekend long celebration of Kizomba alongside Semba, Urban Kiz, Tarraxinha, and Afrobeat through music, workshops, and social dancing.
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.
Saturday, May 12
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, May 13
Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.
Forget breakfast in bed! Bring Mom out to Merridale for a delicious Mother’s Day brunch buffet overlooking the orchard. Just $29.95 per adult and $14.95 for kids age 9 and under. Thry will have two seatings: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Wine | Mother’s Day Wine Tour
Explore the beautiful Cowichan Valley this weekend alongside mom. Tickets are $129.