You know what time it is. From a lantern celebration to live music, here are 10 Victoria events to check out this weekend.
Victoria Events This Weekend
Friday, September 13
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.
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.
Art | WIN Gallery Event
This is an art event, where amazing artists from all over the world will be showcased throughout WIN stores.
Saturday, September 14
Lanterns | Moon Festival Lantern Celebration
Moon Festival is a free, family friendly event that welcomes people of all ages and cultures to share in an uplifting creative cultural celebration. There will be musical performances, mooncakes, and lanterns.
Come out under the Harvest Moon for a cocktail-style party on the terrace, featuring a variety of paired dishes from Chef Lauren Cartmel of Ma Maison Restaurant.
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 skating | Roller Derby Season Finale
Come out and watch Belles of the Brawl battle against The Margarita Villains. Tickets start at $10.
Expo | Westshore Mindy Body Expo
Exhibitors include energy healers, tarot readers, crystals gems, aromatherapy, colour therapy, and much more! Admission starts at $3.
Sunday, September 15
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.