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 e-Newsletter

Sign up for the City’s new Create Victoria e-Newsletter and stay up to date on all the latest programming, grants, artist opportunities and community events funded by the City.

City Vibe

City Vibe is the City of Victoria’s guide to more than 200 free events, summer festivals, arts and cultural activities, museums, galleries and public markets. Find out more here.

Music Strategy

Learn about the City of Victoria's Music Strategy (VMS) and the 2023 VMS Grant Program here.

Create Victoria - Arts and Culture Master Plan

The City has developed Create Victoria, a five-year Arts and Culture Master Plan to 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 provided input. Learn more.

 Annual Grant Programs

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 Cultural Infrastructure Grant program supports safe and accessible cultural spaces, which are an essential part of our community.

Arts Initiatives

Festivals and Events

Special Events and Film Permits


Event Feedback Form

Contact Us

Phone 250.361.0246
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