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Hello, Victoria!

As of yesterday, Spring has officially sprung, and there’s plenty to do today to help kick off the season! On today’s agenda there’s a RuPaul Drag Race star to see, a local farmers market to explore, and more.

Without further ado here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

Katya | Help me I’m Dying Tour (Victoria)

Get ready for an unforgettable night of stand up comedy with RuPaul’s Drag Race Miss Congeniality and All-Stars S2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova!

Katya’s hilarious show wasn’t originally going to come to Victoria, but after overwhelming demand the drag queen is coming to the McPherson Playhouse for one night only!

  • When: Doors open at 7:00 p.m., show begins at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: The McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square

2019 Marketplace Mixer

Get your business cards ready, its time for the 2019 Marketplace Mixer!

Network with hundreds of people and meet over 50 businesses and business owners who will be showcasing their services and products. There’s also hundreds of dollars worth of door prizes at the event!

  • When: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa, 100 Harbour Road

The Room: Picture Playground

In need of a new profile picture?

Come check out the Room, a FREE interactive pop-up exhibition at Uptown Shopping Centre that’s designed to provide the perfect environment for some quality pics. There’s one dozen displays available so take your pick!

  • When: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Uptown, 3440 Saanich Road

Flux presents classic film noir

FLUX media gallery is continuing its noir screening series with the classic 1949 film, DOA (Dead On Arrival)!

The frantically paced plot follows a doomed man’s quest to find out who has poisoned him and why. Come see why reviewers say DOA has one of the most innovative opening scenes of all time.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: MediaNet, 821 Fort Street

Esquimalt Farmers Market Indoor Market

Come check out this large and local indoor farmers market!

The market helps support local growers and producers who use environmentally sound farming practices and helps build connections within the community. And of course, the food is tasty, local, and fresh!

  • When: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser Street