Summer isn’t over, so you better get out! From a beer festival to a rib fest, here are 10 Victoria events to check out this weekend.
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Victoria Events This Weekend
Friday, September 6
Beer | Great Canadian Beer Festival
Held outdoors in Victoria at Royal Athletic Park on the Friday and Saturday after Labour Day every September, the Great Canadian Beer Festival has been going strong since 1993.
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.
Ribs | Esquimalt Ribfest
The Esquimalt Ribfest is the largest family charity event in the south island drawing in up to 40,000 visitors.
Admission is free.
This event celebrates one of the greatest bands of all time with flawless performances of classic and rare Pink Floyd songs.
Tickets are $46.50.
Saturday, September 7
Garden | Urban Food Garden Tour
Enjoy a self-guided tour of more than 13 inspiring urban food gardens across Victoria-Saanich-Oak Bay-Esquimalt.
Tickets are $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.
Sunday, September 8
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.