Here are 7 things happening in and around Victoria!

Burger Hop Dance Party

What: An evening of authentic rock and roll awaits, with fan-favourites RUKUS performing hits from the 50’s and 60’s and more! A “Burger Hop” dinner complete with dessert is included in your ticket price! This special event is open to all 19+ years of age
Where: Monterey Recreation Centre
1442 Monterey Ave
When: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Cost: $24

Pure Petty: A Tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

What: Pure Petty is an authentic, exciting tribute to the late, great Tom Petty & The Hearbreakers. His songs have enduring resonance with fans, uncompromised by fads and fashion, with simple words and honest expression. Tom Petty once said, “Music is the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things”. Pure Petty presents to you “all the incredible things” that Tom was talking about. With restraint, passion and great attention to detail, the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be recreated in front of your eyes and ears.
Where: Mary Winspear Centre 
2243 Beacon Avenue
When: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Friday 90’s Night with Jason Lamb

What: This week Jason Lamb from The Zone will be choosing all the music and playing your requests. There will also be a chance to win prizes depending on how good you are at Big Buck Hunter. If you mark going on this Facebook event and show it to your server when you are there, they’ll give you a free order of wings.
Where: Hecklers Bar & Grill
123 Gorge Rd. E
When: 4 pm – 12 am

Belle & Cinderella – Character Event

What: A special princess character event, come down and meet your favorite princesses. $15 includes a juice box, a snack, an hour of jump time and of course a chance to meet Belle & Cinderella.
Where: Flying Squirrel Victoria
808 Viewfield Rd
When: 10 am – 12 pm
Cost: $15

Women for Women Showcase at Capital Ballroom

What: A musical showcase featuring women from local bands, and solo artists. All from the recently released project!
All proceeds from this event benefit Period Posse, a Victoria community action group dedicated to menstrual equity and increasing access to menstrual products for those in need.
Where: Capital Ballroom
858 Yates Street
When: 7 pm – 2  am
Cost: Get your tickets here!

Art Battle Vancouver Island Finals

What: THE VANCOUVER ISLAND FINALS ARE HERE! Come for the most anticipated event of the season as winning Artists from events in Victoria, Nanaimo, Campbell River, and Comox Valley paint again with hopes of earning a spot at The National Championship this July in Toronto! ! This is a wonderful evening of creativity and community, with audience vote determining the winner who will represent Vancouver Island against painters from all across Canada.
Where: Victoria Event Centre
1415 Broad St
When: 7 pm – 1 am
Cost: Get your tickets here!

Free Cooking Demonstrations

What: Each week The Victoria Public Market offers a free Cooking Demonstration brought to you by Mike Haddow from GoodLife Fitness. Cooking demos begin at noon in the Community Kitchen, and are open for everyone to attend!
Today you’ll learn how to make Spanish omelettes
Where: The Victoria Public Market
6 – 1701 Douglas St
When: 12 pm – 1 pm
Cost: Free!

For more things to do, check out our events page!