Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

Join us downtown on Monday, May 20 at 9 a.m. for the Island Farms Victoria Day Parade! Lasting approximately three hours, it's Victoria's largest parade, featuring Canadian and American marching bands, musical floats, cultural entries and festive clowns.

The Island Farms Victoria Day Parade starts at the Mayfair Shopping Centre and marches along Douglas Street, from Finlayson to Humboldt Streets. Rain or shine.

Parade Road Closures
Douglas Street from Finlayson to Belleville Streets will be closed to all north/south traffic from 8am until approximately 1:15pm. Please do not park along the parade route.

For BC Transit detours, click here

Please see the map below for the parade route.


Parking downtown at on-street meters and at City Parkades will be free on Victoria Day. Pay parking is in effect at the City's surface parking lots 24/7.

Parking at the View Street Parkade located at 743 View Street is anticipated to be at reduced capacity until the end of June to accommodate maintenance work.

Parking is available at the City's four other parkades:

  • Bastion Square Parkade, 575 Yates Street
  • Broughton Street Parkade, 745 Broughton Street (below Central Library)
  • Centennial Square Parkade, 645 Fisgard Street
  • Johnson Street Parkade, 750 Johnson Street

For more information about parking downtown, click here.

We hope you can join us!