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From corn mazes to haunted houses, here are 12 things to do and see in Victoria this long weekend.

Things To Do In Victoria This Long Weekend

Friday, October 5

Market | Esquimalt Farmers Market Pop Up Markets

The Esquimalt Farmers Market Pop Up Markets is back for its fourth season. It runs until Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. Esquimalt Farmers Market exists to provide a marketplace which serves as a community gathering point that builds relationships, encourages healthy, local living, environmental and economic sustainability.

Tour | Ghostly Walks

Ghostly Walks guides you through the streets of Victoria and tells you stories of the past. Tickets start at $13.

Market | Salt Spring Farmers Market

Browse internationally acclaimed arts and crafts from Canada’s “Island of the Arts” including world class potters, jewellers, fibre artists, woodworkers, fine art & photography, body care, clothing and accessories, island tours and more. Admission is free.

Halloween | Horror Escape – Thrilling & Immersive Escape Rooms

You have 45 minutes to to uncover a mystery in their detailed escape room sets, finding clues, solving puzzles, triggering high tech props and unlocking your way into multiple rooms!

Adventure | Corn Maze at Pendray Farms

The largest corn maze on Vancouver Island is now open for the season! It has 14 acres of corn and contains over 10 km of trails. Tickets start at $6.

Beer | Seasonal Brewery Tour

Tours in Victoria take place on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th. Tickets range from $60 – $75.

Food | Thanksgiving Community Meal

Bring your family and friends and for a traditional Thanksgiving meal: oven roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, honey glaze carrots, gravy, cranberry sauce and dessert, with tea and/or coffee. Tickets start at $15.


Saturday, October 6

Tour | Wentworth Villa Tour

This is your last chance to go on this tour. Learn about the process and procedures that the restoration of the villa went through. Admission is by donation.

Tour | Historic House Tour

Drop by on any Saturday from noon to 2:00 p.m. and meet the amazing volunteers who maintain the house and garden. Join them for a guided tour Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. Stroll through the garden and browse the gift shop.

History | Chinatown Walking Tour

Walk in the footsteps of gold miners, merchants, labourers and revolutionaries this weekend during the Chinatown Walking Tour. Tickets start at $13.

Sunday, October 7

Music | Live Music Night At The O Cafe and Bistro

Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.

Dinner | Thanksgiving Dinner

A three course meal as well as a young diners’ option that includes a small turkey portion + dessert will be served at Brentwood Bay Resort.

Tickets range from $25 – $60.


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