Events List

Below is a listing of City of Victoria events. For a full listing of community events visit Tourism Victoria's Community Events Calendar.

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  • November 24, 2014 (All Day) - Fernwood, Jubilee, Oaklands Neighbourhood Date to Have Leaves on Boulevard for Pick-up

    Today is the day for Fernwood, Jubilee, and Oaklands neighbourhoods to have their leaves on the boulevard for pick-up.

    Learn more about the City's Residential Leaf Pick-up Service at www.victoria.ca/leafpickup.

  • November 24, 2014 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM) - Emergency Preparedness Workshop

    Victoria City Hall, Antechamber
    Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue

    Are you prepared for an emergency? Register for a free, two-hour workshop to learn what it will take for you and your family to be prepared for a power outage, winter storm or a natural disaster such as an earthquake or tsunami. Depending on the emergency, your family may need to be able to cope up to seven days without outside assistance.

    Learn about the hazards that can affect Victoria, what to include in your emergency kit, how to protect your home, and how to reunite with your family members after a disaster.

    To register for this free workshop, call 250.920.3373 or e-mail vema@victoria.ca.

    For more information, visit www.PrepareVictoria.ca.

  • November 25, 2014 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Emergency Preparedness Workshop

    James Bay New Horizons
    234 Menzies Street

    Are you prepared for an emergency? Register for a free, two-hour workshop to learn what it will take for you and your family to be prepared for a power outage, winter storm or a natural disaster such as an earthquake or tsunami. Depending on the emergency, your family may need to be able to cope up to seven days without outside assistance.

    Learn about the hazards that can affect Victoria, what to include in your emergency kit, how to protect your home, and how to reunite with your family members after a disaster.

    To register for this free workshop, call 250.920.3373 or e-mail vema@victoria.ca.

    For more information, visit www.PrepareVictoria.ca.

  • November 27, 2014 (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM) - Council Meeting

  • November 29, 2014 (4:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather. On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • November 29, 2014 (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM) - 7th Annual Centennial Square Christmas Tree Light-up

    Bring the family to the annual lighting of the Giant sequoia tree in Centennial Square and enjoy musical performances, free treats at “Taste of Downtown” restaurants, and ride the DVBA Ferris wheel before the Island Farms Santa Light Parade. Ferris wheel rides will be $2 and available until 9 p.m. Check out the 75,000 festive LED lights in the Square, including the 800 special audio-reactive lights that will transform the large cherry tree into a magical holiday display. For more info: www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • November 29, 2014 (5:45 PM - 7:00 PM) - Island Farms Santa Light Parade

    Government Street (from Belleville to Chatham Streets)

    Bring the family to this festive, annual parade to celebrate the holiday season. Enjoy an array of dazzling floats and marching bands that travel along the magically lit Government Street from Victoria’s Inner Harbour to Chatham Street. Meet up at the Capital Iron parking lot for delicious free treats courtesy of Island Farms.

  • December 1, 2014 - December 3, 2014 (12:00 PM - 12:45 PM) - 49th Annual Carolling Week

    Victoria City Hall, Antechamber

    Join us for Carolling Week at City Hall and enjoy your favourite Christmas carols sung by local area school choirs December 1 - 5, except December 4 at noon in the Victoria City Hall Antechamber.

  • December 4, 2014 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Council Meeting

  • December 5, 2014 (12:00 PM - 12:45 PM) - 49th Annual Carolling Week

    Victoria City Hall, Antechamber

    Join us for Carolling Week at City Hall and enjoy your favourite Christmas carols sung by local area school choirs December 1 - 5, except December 4 at noon in the Victoria City Hall Antechamber. www.victoria.ca

  • December 5, 2014 (5:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21
    Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 6, 2014 (1:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 7, 2014 (1:00 PM - 7:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 8, 2014 (All Day) - Downtown, James Bay, Victoria West Neighbourhood Date to Have Leaves on Boulevard for Pick-up

    Today is the day for Downtown, James Bay, and Victoria West neighbourhoods to have their leaves on the boulevard for pick-up.

    Learn more about the City's Residential Leaf Pick-up Service at www.victoria.ca/leafpickup.

  • December 11, 2014 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Planning & Land Use Committee

  • December 12, 2014 (5:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 13, 2014 (1:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 14, 2014 (1:00 PM - 7:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 18, 2014 (All Day) - Burnside-Gorge, Harris Green, Hillside-Quadra, North Park Neighbourhood Deadline to Have Leaves on the Boulevard for Pick-up

    Today is the day for Burnside-Gorge, Harris Green, Hillside-Quadra, and North Park neighbourhoods to have their leaves on the boulevard for pick-up.

    Learn more about the City's Residential Leaf Pick-up Service at www.victoria.ca/leafpickup.

  • December 18, 2014 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) - Governance & Priorities Committee

  • December 18, 2014 (7:00 PM - 11:00 PM) - Council Meeting

  • December 20, 2014 (1:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca

  • December 21, 2014 (1:00 PM - 7:00 PM) - Ferris Wheel in Centennial Square

    November 29 – December 21, Fridays (5 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Saturdays (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Sundays (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.)

    The DVBA Ferris wheel is back! See the city lights from 20 metres up. Rides are $2. Children must be two years of age and at least 92 centimetres tall to ride with an adult. The Ferris wheel will not run in inclement weather.

    On Saturday, November 29, rides will be from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. www.downtownvictoria.ca