Victoria Events and Festivals

(Victoria, British Columbia - BC, Canada)

Harbourfront photo of traditional sailing shipsThe popularity of Victoria is very much reflected in the quality of annual events hosted each year by the city. Things to do are a their most plentiful in the summer months, with many festivals and free entertainment taking place around the Beacon Hill Park, James Bay and also at the Market Square.

The university of Victoria enjoys a hilltop setting and is just a short walk from the actual oceanfront, offering various theatrical events, film festivals and concerts throughout the year. Victoria is also known for its sporting events, which in the past have include the Men's Curling Championships, Skate Canada, the FIFA World Cup and even the Commonwealth Games.

Victoria Calendar of Festivals and Events 2014 / 2015

The following is a fairly comprehensive list of the main events held each year, both in and around Victoria.