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Comedy? Poutine? Horror? Here are 5 things to do around Victoria today.

Visit over 31 haunted locations around Victoria

Victoria is the most haunted city in British Columbia, if not all of Canada. Almost every building in the downtown core has a ghost story. Some say it’s a result of our Wild West beginnings during the Gold Rush, when the streets were full of fortune hunters, pleasure houses, saloons, public hangings, opium dens and vice was around every corner. The mystery around Haunted Victoria remains. So, Victoria Buzz has compiled some of the most famous and active locations of paranormal activity in the city.

  • When: Whenever you want
  • Where: All around town

Monsters House – Fear on the Pier

It’s all anyone’s been talking about. A haunted house exploding with monsters and loaded with fright. Two-for-one admission is October 15th!

  • Where: Ogden Point, 203 Dallas Rd.
  • When: October 12th – October 31st.
    • Open 6:30pm-11pm Sun-Thurs.
    • Open 6pm-11:30pm Fri & Sat.


Victoria Poutine Week

Victoria Poutine Week is a week long food/charity combination started by Poutine with a Purpose and MealShare.

With every order, a meal will be donated to a youth in need. Last year, 1650 meals were given to kids who deserve a good meal. This year, 20 different local Victoria restaurants are participating. Find your favourite classic poutine or try one of the delicious variations of it!

The Sült Mine

The Sült Mine is an open mic comedy night at SüLT Pierogi Bar downtown. Tonight’s show features special co-hosts Trevor Green and Max Bank-Jaffe, and the closer for the night will be Matt Basky.

Come for the great food or to sign-up and perform a set yourself!

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – Late
  • Where: SüLT Pierogi Bar, 609 Yates Street
  • Admission: $5

Sexuality Salon: Live Victoria Talk show

Sexuality Salon is live talk show featuring Tanille Geib and other community members. The talk show discusses different areas of sexuality, and invites artists to do the same.

This month’s topic is break ups! They’re stressful, they’re emotional, there’s a lot of different ways to go about them. “How do we know when to break up with someone? How do we break up with someone?” These are just a few of the questions that Sexuality Salon hopes to answer.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
  • Admission: Donations of $18 – $25


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