Friday, July 19, 2024

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday July 26th


Thursdays were made for markets, music and drinks!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today!

Picot Night Markets 2018

What: Come to Fernwood Square and enjoy live music and the artistic talents of our many vendors. Each week there will be different food trucks, drink stands, and a wide variety of local small businesses ranging from pottery, skincare, textiles, home decor, clothing and more. These curated markets have been a vibrant social scene for the neighborhood and they are so excited to bring them back!
Where: Fernwood Square
Fernwood and Gladstone
When:  4 pm – 9 pm
Cost: free

Victoria Flamenco Festival

What:  The Victoria Flamenco Festival is a dynamic and diverse community festival with ever-increasing local support and involvement. It is a venue for Vancouver Island Flamenco artists and students to develop their art through workshops and to share their passion with the greater community through performance opportunities. We envision the VFF as a thriving Flamenco destination where national and international artists, students, and aficionados will develop connections through artistic collaborations.
Where: Centennial Square
When: 12 pm – 6 pm
Cost: Free!

Museum Happy Hour: Bizarre Beasts

What: Drink, eat, meet and explore. Enjoy one-night-only themed events and activities for adults only in one of our core galleries. Drinks and light fare available for purchase.
On July 26th bring the animals in the Natural History gallery to life with poetry, music and games.
Where: Royal BC Museum
675 Belleville Street
When: 5 pm – 7 pm
Cost: $10

Summer Concerts in the Park: Genevieve and the Wild Sundays

What: Oak Bay Parks, Recreation, and Culture is excited to announce another season of free concerts in Willows Beach Park (Beach Drive at Dalhousie Street) this summer! Join us for the 3rd concert of our season featuring Genevieve and the Wild Sundays.
Soaring harmonies, catchy original songs, foot-stomping fiddling: Genevieve and the Wild Sundays is an all-female quintet that feature the award-winning songs of Vancouver-Island homesteading, guitar playing mama Genevieve Charbonneau . With songs that run from insightful love ballads to rollicking political hootenannies, the music of the Wild Sundays is
rooted in old-time country, incorporating Eastern European folk, Americana, and indi-pop.
Where: Willows Beach
Stanley Ave
When: 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Cost: Free

Making the Unseen Seen

What: Join  for an evening event at Patagonia Victoria with the crew from eXXpedition voyages to talk about their North Pacific mission!
Their sailing voyage focusing on microplastic pollution, and links to environmental and human health.
There will be a screening of a short film and photos from the voyage and informal networking with the crew! Beer by VIB!
Where: Patagonia Victoria
616 Yates Street
When: 6:30 pm – 9 pm

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






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