Festivals & Events

What's Happening in Victoria:  


Ryder Hesjedal's tour de victoria

august 18, 2018

Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria is a supported mass-participation cycling event in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Experience the world-class cycling routes and breathtaking scenery in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.

Riders of all fitness levels can take part in the ride by choosing one of eight distances. All rides start and finish in the iconic inner harbour of Victoria at the BC's Legislative Buildings. 
Click here for more information.



September 13-16, 2018

This is Victoria's premier music festival. With a dozen different venues, all ages shows during the day and 19+ in the evenings, there's something for eveyone!

Rifflandia makes a commitment to musical inclusivity, with many different genres represented from bass to folk to rock to soul, you won't be dissappointed. 
Click here for more information.






Just across from the Legislature Building on the corner of Menzies and Superior Streets, the James Bay Communitry market is Victoria's friendliest. With live music, fresh produce, flowers, coffee, and other artisan goods, there's something for everyone!  The market runs from 9:00am - 3:00pm.


Click here for more information.


Robert bateman centre tour
every tuesday and saturday 

Enjoy a 45-minute tour through Robert Bateman's gallery, located steps from our Victoria Terminal.

Learn about Bateman's evolution as an artist, and hear the stories behind his works of art.

The tour is free with admission. Visit the website for more information.



EVERY SATURDAY May - october


Visit beautiful Moss St. just a short distance from downtown! Providing local and organic farm-fresh produce, local foods, handmade crafts, artisan clothing, inspiring services and community education to folks from the entire Victoria & area region!

Visit the website for more information.



victoria sunday farmers' market

Don't miss out on some of the finest local produce, handicrafts, cheeses, wines, and meats at Victoria's Sunday Farmer's Market at The Hudson Public Market. Browse the many vendor stalls from as close as Saanich and as far as Saltspring Island! The freshness and quality can't be beat, and the prices are sure to entice. The Hudson Public Market also features several permanent vendors selling artisan cheeses, specialty olive oils and vinegars, and more, with a number of delicious food stalls and shops offering up delicious, affordable lunches.

Check it out, you won't be sorry you did! 



WHAT'S HAPPENING on the olympic peninsula:


on specific dates throughout 2018

Olympic National Park turns 100! Enjoy free entrance to the Olympic National Park on the following dates in 2018:

- January 15
- April 21
- September 22
- November 11



port angeles farmers market
every saturday 10am-2pm, year-round

The Olympic Peninsula's best stop for locally grown food and local crafts.

The market has a wide range of organic and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables, as well as grass fed and pasteurized meats and eggs.  

Check out their website for a full list of vendors and more information. 




WHAT'S HAPPENING near seattle:

FREE ENTRANCE DAYS TO Washington State Parks


Enjoy free entrance to the Washington State Parks on the following dates in 2018:

- March 19

- April 14 and 22

- June 2, 9, and 10


Public Market Tours

Enjoy a one-hour guided tour of the oldest running market in the United States!

Check out the original Starbucks, as well as the world famous fish throwing Pike Place Fish boys. Browse through over 200-year round commercial businesses, 190 craftspeople, 100 farmers, and 240 street performers and musicians.

For more information on tours, click here.


Seattle Bites Food tours

Savor some of Seattle's finest foods on this 2.5 hour BIG bites tour. Wonder through the Public Market and taste 8 to 9 delicious samplers including fresh gourmet sausages, crepes, America's best clam chowder, Alaskan King Salmon, and much more!

Tours run daily at 10:30am and 2:30pm - Be sure to reserve as they are known to sell out fast!

Click here for more information.


Seattle brewery tour

The perfect tour for a craft beer enthusiast - Tour and sample 3 breweries in 3 hours.

This tour takes you to on a craft beer adventure through Seattle. Learn about the different types of beer, beer making process, each unique brewery, and Seattle history along the way.

For more information and to reserve your spot, click here.