We’ve arrived at the final weekend of September. From an apple festival to a museum exhibit, here are 10 Victoria events to check out this weekend.
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Victoria Events This Weekend
Friday, September 27
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.
Saturday, September 28
Tours | Lantern Tour at Fort Rodd Hill
See the gun batteries by lantern light and eavesdrop on re-enactors in uniform going about the daily activities of garrison life.
Guided tours leave every 15 minutes from 7:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Admission is $13.90 per person.
Music | African Drumming Week
This is your chance to learn from one of the world’s best multi-instrumentalist! You’ll learn the history and power of the “djembe” drum, balafon (African xylophone), and much more!
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.
Sunday, September 29
Apples | Salt Spring Island Apple Festival
The festival will feature, apple tastings, farm tours, educational information on apple growing, apple art, and much more! Admission starts at $5.
Come celebrate the fall harvest and discover BC’s world-class farm-crafted ciders and meet their makers! This is a 19+ event.
Cider | Sea Cider Apple Day
Guests are invited to explore the orchard and learn about cider making, with guided tours hosted by owner Kristen Needham. There will be live music, a scavenger hunt, and much more! Admission is free.
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.