120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade and Celebration Square

Date & Time: May 21, 2018 (9:00am - 1:00pm)

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Douglas Street from Finlayson to Humboldt Streets

Celebrate Victoria Day at the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade and Celebration Square! Join us on Monday, May 21 from 9 a.m. - noon for Victoria’s largest parade, which features talented Canadian and American marching bands, colour guards, drill teams, community and commercial floats, multicultural organizations and many local businesses! Led by the Canadian Forces, this annual event is FREE and fun for the whole family!

The parade route runs along Douglas Street from Finlayson to Humboldt Streets. Learn more.

Organized by the Greater Victoria Festival Society, this year’s theme is “Blast from the Past: Celebrating the 50/60/70/80s” so come dressed up in your fave retro outfit.

Celebration Square
Be sure to visit Celebration Square from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Centennial Square for some family fun! Enjoy children's entertainers, crafts, bouncy castles, face painting, a climbing wall and grab a bit to eat food trucks.  

The Esquimalt Lions Club will serve breakfast at 8 a.m. before the parade starts. All proceeds will go to the BC Children’s Cancer Fund.