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Live it up like a tourist. Save like a local. Tomorrow marks the start of Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, running from February 23 to February 26, 2017.

Organizers say this year’s event is bigger and even better than previous years.  Here are 5 things to know:

1. There’s a VIP Pass

The VIP pass is just $15 and gives you over 60 offers to discover Victoria! Purchase 4 VIP passes and you’ll get one for free.

2. HOW TO GET A PASS

You can purchase the pass online here. If you want to purchase in person, you can do so at Thrifty Foods, The Bay Centre, Uptown, and Tourism Victoria.

Two of our CVS tour buses in Victoria, BC. What a great way to see the sites! #cvstours #victoriabustours

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3. FREE Shuttle Service

This year, a fantastic FREE Shuttle Service is being offered from downtown to Butchart Gardens. Get onboard a comfortable CVS Tours double decker bus. Sit back and relax, take in the sights along the way, and enjoy access to free wifi during the trip.

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown is here Feb 23rd – 26th! We're offering $49 for a round of golf & cart on Valley. #beatourist2017

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4. Who doesn’t love a deal!

The number of discounts is staggering! For example 50% off 3+ hr wildlife tours with Eagle Wing Whale Watching; 50% off adult and youth tours with Gray Line Sightseeing; 50% off admission at Craigdarroch Castle; A round of golf & cart at Bear Mountain for only $49 – and SO MUCH MORE!

5. The FREE perks are amazing:

Having a pass gets you into many places in town for FREE! Did we say FREE! Yes we did. Check it out! The complete list of offers can be found here.

The free perks included in your Attractions Victoria Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown pass!