Arts & Culture

Creativity is key to a healthy, vibrant city.

Victoria is the regional centre for arts and culture. We aim to enhance our neighbourhoods, foster arts and culture, and work to create a city that is a natural draw for festivals and events. Learn how we support arts and culture in the Capital City here.

Create Victoria - Arts and Culture Master Plan

The City is developing Create Victoria, a five-year Arts and Culture Master Plan which will guide our vision and role in supporting the local arts and culture, and identify initiatives to increase arts and cultural opportunities for the Capital City. Thank you to everyone who has provided input. Learn more.

Call for Musicians, Community Programmers
and Food Truck Vendors  

The City is updating its musician and community programmer rosters for 2018 and is introducing a new roster for food truck vendors. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Learn more.

Annual Grant Program

The Festival Investment Grant program provides support to organizations producing festivals and celebrations that will deliver significant economic impact, vitality and vibrancy within the City of Victoria, particularly the downtown core. The call for applications is now closed. Thank you to all who applied.

Arts Initiatives

Festivals and Events

Special Events and Film Permits

Historical Events

Event Feedback Form