Every Friday 3-9pm (excluding July 1st) on the Breakwater Barge there are food trucks, fabulous local beer, cider & wine as well as local bands. One of the things you can do to get the weekend started! Photo via Bites Brews Bands on the Barge

If you love to visit the Ogden Point in the summer time, then make sure to take note of these exciting events happening near the cruise ship terminal through the summer.


Bites-Brews-Bands on the Barge

  • What: Local breweries, food trucks, and bands will light up the Ogden Point Breakwater Barge for an evening of family-friendly fun on one of the most hidden-gem locations in Victoria. Bites-Brews-Bands on the Barge was created with the intent of bringing local musicians, food trucks, breweries and community together to enjoy Ogden Point and our beautiful city.
  • When:  Every Friday (and one Thursday) throughout July, August, and the beginning of September. Musical guests are as follows:
  • July 8: Geoff Lundstorm, Amy Konowalyk, and Chris Van Sickle
  • July 15: Weird Party
  • July 22: Midnight Mile
  • July 29: Jessica Benini Collective
  • Aug. 5: Adrian Chalifour and Jesse Boland
  • Aug. 11: Laura Mitic and Pat Ferguson
  • Aug. 19: Davers Lang and John Middleton
  • Aug. 26: Noah and the Flood
  • Sept. 2: Fox Glove
  • Sept. 9: The Great Divide—Tribute to the Band
  • Where: Ogden Point Breakwater Barge, 199 Dallas Road (right behind the Breakwater Cafe and Bistro)
  • Admission: Free

Breakwater Market

  • What: If you’re a fan of the homemade, handmade, or homegrown, The Breakwater market is the place to be this summer. Every Sunday artisan food, one of a kind crafts, and live music brought to you by Vancouver Island Local will liven up Ogden point for an afternoon of summer fun. Free parking on site.
  • When: Every Sunday from June 19 to Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: The grassy area in the parking lot behind the Breakwater Cafe & Bistro
  • Admission: Free

Pop Up Shop

  • What: For two weekends this summer the Ogden Point Breakwater Barge will transform into a artisan market bustling with local artists, designers, and craft businesses. Shop until you drop then treat yourself to a craft cocktail at the cocktail bar or fresh oyster courtesy of The Wandering Mollusk.
  • When: Thursday, July 21 and Thursday Aug. 18 from 2 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Ogden Point Breakwater Barge, 199 Dallas Road (right behind the Breakwater Cafe and Bistro)
  • Admission: Free

Classic Car Show

  • What: From Buicks to Bugatti’s, you’ll see just about every classic car under the sun at Ogden Point’s Saturday night Classic Car Shows. Bring the family, grab dinner at one of the on-site food trucks, then spend the night ogling at the vintage beauties until the sun goes down.
  • When: Every Saturday until the end of August. 5 p.m. until dusk.
  • Where: Ogden Point
  • Admission: Free

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