Festivals & Events


What's Happening in Victoria:  

 

Robert bateman centre tour
every tuesday and saturday until april 29, 2017

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.

 



Dine Around
february 17 - march 5, 2017

Sample decedent food at one of the most popular food events in Victoria. Splurge on a 3-course meal from over 60 participating restaurants for $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person.

Make it a mini getaway and stay overnight with one of our exclusive hotel deals! Click here to browse.

For more information on Dine Around, click here.  

 

 

victoria beer week
march 3 - 11, 2017

The ultimate event for a beer enthusiast...  Victoria Beer Week is a 9-day festival featuring over 50 of BC's craft breweries. There is something for everyone during beer week - smaller tastings, seminars, and micro-events at various venues.  

Events include (but not limited to): Beer Pizza More Beer, Beer School, Taco Tuesday, Cask Nights, Pucker Up, and much more!

For tickets and a full list of events, click here.

 

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:

 

free entrance days to olympic national park
on specific days throughout 2017

Olympic National Park turns 100! Enjoy free entrance to the Olympic National Park on the following dates in 2017:

- January 16
- February 20
- April 15-16, and 22-23
- August 25
- September 30
- November 11-12

 

wine, cider and chocolate tour
february 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19, 2017

Make your way through the scenic Olympic Peninsula, where 9 artisan wineries will delight your senses on a self-guided wine tour! Taste some of the most premium Washington-made wines made, paired with decadent chocolate.

For more information and tickets, click here.

 

 

 

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:

 

Public Market Tours
Daily, YEAR-ROUND

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
DAILY, YEAR-ROUND

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
DAILY, YEAR-ROUND

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.