WHAT'S HAPPENING IN VICTORIA: 

HABITAT VICTORIA GINGERBREAD SHOWCASE
November 16 - January 5

It's the 11th annual Habitat Victoria's Gingerbread Showcase at Parkside Hotel and Spa. Come and see local and professional chefs from around the region with their beautfiul creations as Habitat Victoria raises money for a local family in need.

Visit their website for more information.

 

 

ISLAND FARMS SANTA'S LIGHT PARADE
november 30

Starting at 5 PM, the 38th Annual Island Farms Santa's Light Parade will go down Government St as Victoria gets ready for the holidays! Santa will be handing out Free Cookies and Milk to all the Good Girls and Boys in Centennial Square and he will be there to turn on the lights at Centennial Square at 7pm Sharp!

Visit their website for more information.

 

 

IEOA Truck light convoy 
DECEMBER 7

Enjoy the beautiful sights of local trucks and buses as they go through the city all lit up in wonderful Christmas lights. The event is also a great way to help donate food and money to local charities for the Christmas season.

Visit their website for more information.

 

 

 

CAPITAL CITY COMIC CON
MARCH 20 - 22 2020

Victoria's Capital City Comic Con is dedicated to comics, toys, games, family fun, science fiction, along with special guests and pop culture of all kinds. Explore panels, signings, cosplay, vendors and more in the Victoria Conference Centre and Crystal Garden.

Visit their website 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.

 

 

 

MOSS STREET MARKET
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:

 

Winter Ice Village and Skating Rink
November 22 - January 20 2020

Strap on a pair of ice skates and glide your way across the Olympic Peninsula’s only outdoor ice skating rink. The Winter Ice Village is located in downtown Port Angeles and is open seven days a week through January 20, 2020.:

Visit their website for more information.

 

 

 

Free Entrance to National Parks
Select dates in 2019

On the following dates in 2019, enjoy free entrance to National Parks, including Olympic National Park, right on the doorstep of Port Angeles:

 

 

  • 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:

  

NEW YEARS EVE AT THE SPACE NEEDLE
DECEMBER 31

Enjoy a wonderful 30-minute firework display coming from Seattle's most iconic landmark. The show starts sharp at 11:59 PM and there's lots of great places around the city to catch a great view of the show!

Click here for more information.

 

  

 

EMERALD CITY COMIC CON
MARCH 12 - 15 2020

A celebration of fandom from every corner of the galaxy, coming together in a creative and collaborative atmosphere each year in downtown Seattle, featuring some of the biggest names in the pop culture universe.

Click here for more information.

 

 

 

Public Market Tours
Daily, YEAR-ROUND

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.