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10 things to do in Victoria today: Saturday March 11



Dragon’s Den Auditions

  • What: Get your business pitches ready! Entrepreneurs will have five minutes or less to pitch their ideas for a chance to be on the 12th season of CBC’s Dragons’ Den. All ages welcomed, with businesses at any stage of development. Good luck!
  • When: 11:00am – 6:00pm
  • Where: Victoria Marriot Inner Harbour Hotel

Lift Off! A Craft Beer Launch Event

  • What: Ticket will get you access to 12 brand new unreleased beers from BC’s finest craft breweries, 4 x 4oz serving of beer, 1 VBW branded sampler glass. Food is available for purchase on site.
  • When: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Where: Market Square
  • Fee: $26.25, available online

Victoria Flower Count

  • What: Each municipality is encouraged to take on the challenge to be the “Bloomingest Community” of Greater Victoria. Every flower counts, so make sure to report it online.
  • When: Until March 12
  • Where: Your municipality

Dance Extravaganza

  • What: Dance performance showcasing local talent.
  • When: 1:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Where: Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Avenue
  • Admission: $17


  • What: Join UVic thinkers, innovators, and artists for world-changing ideas. See schedule for a list of presentations taking place at UVic and James Bay New Horizon.
  • When: begins at 10:00 am
  • Where: University of Victoria
  • Admission: Free

Sock Drive and Toss

  • What: Collect and donate new pairs of socks for those in need at Our Place Society. Raising awareness about homelessness in Victoria and building compassion for those experiencing it.
  • Where: Fairfield United, 1303 Fairfield Road

Sidney RV Show

  • What: Vancouver Islands largest RV Show and Sale. Hundreds of RV’s on display, parts and accessory sales, face painting and fun for the kids, treats and more.
  • When: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Where: Triangle RV, 10299 McDonald Park Road, Peden RV 10049 Galaran Road

Victoria Stamp and Postcard Show

  • What: Displays and dealers, buy and sell. Free stamps for the kids, door prizes.
  • When: 9:30am – 3:00pm
  • Where: Comfort Inn, Topaz Room
  • Admission: By donation

Skating in Colour: An Ice Skating Theatre

  • What: Presented by the Juan de Fuca Skating Club. The arena will be transformed into an 180-degree stage design from ice level to ceiling. 160 performers from around the world. Doors open 45 minutes before the show.
  • When: Performance at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
  • Where: Juan de Fuca Arena, 1767 Old Island Highway
  • Admission: $10/adults, $8/seniors and children, $12/reserved

The Little Prince

  • What: Presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre, The Little Prince is one of the most cherished books of all times. Watch this performance come to life in a theatrical celebration of imagination and the artist within us.
  • When: 2:00pm
  • Where: McPherson Playhouse, #3 Centennial Square
  • Admission: $20/adults, $10/students and children, available online or at the box office.


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