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It’s the first weekend of fall and what a few days it’ll be!

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From wine festivals to lantern celebrations, here are 12 things to do and see in Victoria this weekend.

Things To Do In Victoria This Weekend

Friday, September 21

Wine | International Wine Festival

This festival is directed at building the knowledge of the average wine consumer and showcasing new flavours.

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.

Beer | Tapped Craft Beer Festival

Tapped is an annual craft beer festival held in beautiful Raven Lodge at Mount Washington Alpine Resort. This year’s festival includes a BBQ, live entertainment and over 15 breweries in attendance.

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!

Saturday, September 22

Fall | Moon Festival Lantern Celebration

Experience the magic of Moon Festival Lantern Celebration at Gordon Head Recreation Centre and Lambrick Park! Moon Festival is a free, family friendly event that welcomes people of all ages and cultures to share in an uplifting creative cultural celebration.

Lanterns | Light Up The Hills Lantern Festival

Light Up the Hills is a family-friendly outdoor festival of light presented by the West Shore Arts Council and Westhills. Held after dark, the festival features illuminated artworks that will create a spectacular glowing effect throughout the community.

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, September 23

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.