It’s going to be a jam-packed Easter long weekend across the city. From scavenger hunts to performances, here are 10 things to do in Victoria this weekend.
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Things To Do In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, April 19
Easter | Easter at the Market
Come out for a fun-filled family Easter event at the Market. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. this event will be featuring a chocolate egg Easter Egg Hunt, live music, and much more.
Music | Drum Camp
This is a chance to immerse yourself in rhythm – a musical vacation through rhythms from around the globe. Learn drumming from West Africa, Latin America and beyond.
Archery | BC Indoor Archery Championships
The BC Indoor Archery Championships will see dozens of competitors take part in an array of events.
Saturday, April 20
Music | J.S Bach St. Mathew Passion
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach around 1727, this sacred oratorio for soloists, double choir and double orchestra is widely regarded as one of the greatest music works ever created.
Imagine yourself transported to the world of Darcy and Elizabeth, of Napoleon Bonaparte and Jane Austen, walking straight into Netherfield, with dancing, live music, food, playing cards, in the stunning Crystal Ballroom of the historical Empress Hotel.
Tickets start at $119.
The 7th annual Oak Bay Easter Celebration will fill the green space and parking lot behind Oak Bay Municipal Hall. Activities include face painting, arts and crafts, balloon masters, and the candy scramble.
Sunday, April 21
Brunch attendees are invited to join in the Easter Egg Hunt with a guest appearance by a special VIB, (very important bunny), the Easter Bunny.
Tickets start at $43.
Brunch | Easter Brunch
Four seatings are available at 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. Each child attending will receive a “special treat” during their delicious brunch.
Attendees will enjoy an Easter brunch (buffet style) and a classic hunt for Easter goodies at the Brentwood Bay Vineyard.
Tickets start at $22.
Monday, April 22
Community | Creating Resilient Green Built Neighbourhoods
Jack Anderson, one of western Canada’s leading green building design experts, urban planners and community design visionaries; Arno Keinonen, local owner and resident of the world’s most revolutionary green home; Times-Colonist columnist, Dr. Trevor Hancock; Transition Sooke/Harbourside Cohousing advocate, Michael Tacon, and guests will lead an informative evening discussion
Admission starts at $10.