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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Monday, Nov 15, 2021

2021 Light Up the City!
Nov 15 through Dec 31

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 31,2021. 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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Saturday, Nov 27, 2021

Santa Light Parade

It is the 39th Peninsula Co-op Santa Light Parade! November 27, 2021 530pm starting at Belleville and Government Street The Greater Victoria Festival Society is also bringing back the “Light Up The City” campaign from November 15 through December 31, 2021, with winners in each ‘core’ municipality. We want everyone to enjoy the glow of […]

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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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