Monday, May 21st 2018

120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Celebrate Victoria Day in British Columbia’s capital city!

This is Victoria’s largest parade and event, attracting well over 100,000 people. Join us on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 9 a.m. - noon for a multicultural event featuring talented Canadian and American Marching bands, Community and Commercial floats, Cultural performances and many of our local businesses.

Led by the Canadian Forces, this annual event is Free and Fun for the whole family! Don’t forget to join us after the Parade in Centennial Square for “Celebration Square,” a Free Event fun for the whole family! Spend the day in Victoria!

Entry $125
Non-Profit Organization
Entry $75
Entry $395

Parade Route

The parade begins at 9am at Mayfair Mall and continues along Douglas Street finishing at the intersection of Douglas and Humboldt Street.

Bring ear plugs for our amazing fly past dedicated to all Athletes, Coaches and Parents in honor and support of #HumboldtStrong. Thank you to the Royal Canadian Air Force, CF188 and CH142, Hornets and Sea King.

Don’t Miss

  • Bands will be performing throughout the weekend at the Parliament Buildings, Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th from 10am until 7pm. Don’t miss the Parade of Bands and DRUM Battle Sunday May 20th from 2pm to 5pm. Schedule here.
  • Celebration Square from 10:00am – 330pm in Centennial Square! Schedule here.
  • Hundreds of floats and cultural performances!
  • Pre Parade Performance by Stages Dance Company at 815am on Douglas Street at City Hall!
  • Check out parade Rules and Regulations here

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  • Capital City of British Columbia
  • Greater Victoria Population 370K
  • Serves as the metropolitan core for a region of 360,000
  • Incorporated on August 2, 1862
  • Over 3 million visitors annually
  • Average of 2,183 hours of sunshine each year
  • Average rainfall is 66.5 centimetres per year
  • 1,600 signature hanging baskets displayed each summer

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