It’s time to let loose at last. From markets to street festivals, here are 10 things to do in Victoria this weekend.
Things To Do In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, June 14
Music | Mamma Mia!
On a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, ABBA’s enchanting, timeless hits propel this beautiful and funny tale of love, friendship, and identity. Sophie is about to be married and is determined to find the father she’s never known, to give her away at the wedding.
Beach | Beach Food Fridays and Saturdays
Starting May 31, 2019, head to the beach in Colwood every Friday & Saturday for lunch or dinner from your favourite local food trucks with free, live, local music from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Entertainment | Live Entertainment @ Q Bar
Come out for Pacific Northwest inspired cocktails and bar bites, while enjoying live music every night of the week, year-round, featuring local singers, songwriters and musicians.
Exhibition | Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises
Visitors will discover a powerful culture that rose in the tropical rainforests of Guatemala thousands of years ago, and learn how science and belief shaped the Maya identity from ancient times to present day.
Saturday, June 15
Market | The James Bay Community Market
At the James Bay Community Market, you’ll come across a wide variety of artisan vendors, live music, and much more.
Roller skates | Roller Derby Double Header
Join the Eves of Destruction for a night of hard hitting action! The Rotten Apples Junior Roller Derby make their 2019 home debut and then Belles of the Brawl will be taking the track to round out the evening.
Sunday, June 16
Market | Bastion Square Public Markets
The Bastion Square Public Markets is located in the heart of downtown Victoria. It’s open every Thursday and Sunday, featuring a mix of arts, crafts and imports, and entertainment.
Street festival | Car Free YYJ
This event is held every Father’s Day and will feature three stages with live entertainment, a 3000 square foot silent disco, an all-ages licensed food and beverage area spanning multiple blocks, a 19+ Beer Garden, more than 400 local artists and makers as well as activations created by local businesses and organizations.
Barbers | Urban Beatz and Cutz 2
Talented barbers will compete against each other for the ultimate prize. Admission starts at $25.
Father’s Day | Father’s Day Canoe & Kayak Event
Gift your dad a two hour canoe or kayak tour in Cowichan. Not to mention, it’s free for fathers!