From museum exhibits to street festivals, here are 12 things to do in Victoria this Labour Day Long Weekend.
Things To Do In Victoria This Weekend
Friday, August 31
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.
Museum | Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras.
Theatre | Fringe Festival
The Victoria Fringe Festival, running until September 2nd, is an explosion of live performance, featuring 47 shows from around the globe, outdoor events for the whole family and late night programming in the Fringe Club.
Family-friendly | Buskers Festival
The Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival (DVBF) is a FREE FIVE-DAY Community Event. Come down, bring the kids, parents, grandparents, loved ones, and even your furry friends along , and check out some of the world’s BEST and BRIGHTEST BUSKING STARS!
Saturday, September 1
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.
Festival | Saanich Fair
Come out and celebrate Western Canada’s Oldest Agricultural Fair. Enjoy live music, dance performances, eating contests, auction/raffle draw, and so much more!
Sunday, September 2
Join the O Cafe and Bistro every Wednesday and Sunday night for live music. Admission is free.
Monday, September 3
Yoga | Gentle Strength Yoga
This class is accessible to all levels. Explore and grow safely to build strength and core awareness.
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