Victoria Public Market Ladies Night Holiday Edition

It’s Friday! Parents get a full day to hang out with their kids, thanks to a Pro-D day, and the rest of us get to kick off the weekend!

From the Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase, to the Out of Hand Christmas Craft Fair, to the Zone’s Band of the Month Showcase, the options for a stellar weekend are practically endless!

The Zone Band of the Month Showcase Vol. 2

Fintan O'Brien
Fintan O’Brien – Photo via Facebook
  • What: You’ve rocked out to their songs on the radio all year long…now it’s time to join us to see The Zone’s 2017 Bands of the Month perform LIVE at Distrikt Nightclub this November! The lineup (in no particular order) is as follows: Astrocolor, High Noon to Midnight, Fintan O’Brien, and Dirty Mountain.
  • Where: Distrikt Nightclub, 919 Douglas St.
  • Time: 7:00 – 11:00pm.
  • Cost: $10, available here.

Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Showcase

Gingerbread Showcase
Photo via
  • What: Last year they raised an incredible amount – over $50,000 – and are looking to the greater Victoria community to impact the lives of people in need. Come check out incredible gingerbread structures, and donate to vote for your favorite! 100% of any donations will help build a home for a family living in need of a safe, decent place to live.
  • Where: Parkside Hotel, 810 Humboldt St.
  • Time: 9:00am – 9:00pm.
  • Cost: Free

Pro-D Day: Winter Animals Camp

Pro-D Day Crafts
Photo via Facebook
  • What: Join The Makehouse for a special Pro D day Make Camp at their new Douglas location! Folks can get their kids out of the house to make winter themed sock animals during a fun-filled session. Anything from ski bunnies to owls, or even a reindeer!
  • Where: The Makehouse, #400-2950 Douglas
  • Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm.
  • Cost: $36.75. Tickets here.

Out of Hand Christmas Craft Fair 2017

Out of Hand Christmas Craft Fair

  • What: Victoria’s most prestigious artisan fair, the Out of Hand Fair has a well-deserved reputation for presenting fine crafts, artisan food, and one-of-a-kind fashions. Out of Hand returns with some of BC’s most creative artisans, bringing an eclectic mix of food, fashion, home decor and art.
  • Where: The Victoria Conference Center, 720 Douglas St.
  • Time: 10:00am – 9:00pm.
  • Cost: $9 single day, $10 for a weekend pass.

Victoria Royals vs. Seattle Thunderbirds

Victoria Royals
#17 Tyler Soy – Photo by Jay Wallace
  • What: Check out the BC Division leaders (yes, it’s the Royals) as they host the reigning WHL Champions Seattle Thunderbirds! It’s Winter Driving Awareness Night, which means a lucky fan will walk away with a full set of brand new winter tires.
  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
  • Time: 7:05pm puck drop.
  • Cost: Starting at $18.50.

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