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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Monday, May 24, 2021

123rd Victoria Day Parade

This is Victoria’s largest parade and event, attracting well over 100,000 people. Join us on Monday, May 24, 2021 for an exciting and "reimagined" multicultural event featuring talented Marching bands, Community and Commercial floats, Cultural performances and many other surprises. Stay Tuned!

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Sunday, Oct 24, 2021

7th Annual Wicked Victoria

We look forward to welcoming everyone back for a Spooktacular Wicked Victoria 2021! We want to bring as much JOY and FUN to our community whilst still promoting our awesome downtown Government Street merchants. WICKED WEEK will begins on Monday, October 25th with some Spooktacular FUN! Wicked Week is brought to you by our Government […]

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Monday, Nov 15, 2021

2021 Light Up the City!

Kick Off Christmas In Victoria & Light Up Our City! The Greater Victoria Festival Society will once again host a 5 week “Light Up The City” campaign beginning November 15 through December 18,2021. The Greater Victoria Festival Society is also bringing back the Christmas Lighting Contest throughout all 13 municipalities! We will have winners in […]

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Monday, Nov 15, 2021

2021 Light Up the City!

Kick Off Christmas In Victoria & Light Up Our City! The Greater Victoria Festival Society will once again host a 5 week “Light Up The City” campaign beginning November 15 through December 18,2021. The Greater Victoria Festival Society is also bringing back the Christmas Lighting Contest throughout all 13 municipalities! We will have winners in […]

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QUICK FACTS ABOUT

ABOUT VICTORIA

  • 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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