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Here’s how you can watch the Island Farms Victoria Day Parade on your TV, computer or phone


For the second year in a row, we’re so excited to announce that we’re going to be streaming the much-anticipated Island Farms Victoria Day Parade, and you’ll be able to tune in to watch LIVE!

On Monday, May 20th, you can head to the Victoria Buzz Facebook page or our website to watch a full live stream of the iconic event, or even cast the stream directly to your TV.

Here are the different ways you can view our livestream, on various different platforms:

On your TV:

  • Via HDMI (from computer)
    1. You’ll need an HDMI cord, and your TV must have an HDMI port
    2. Run HDMI cord from computer to TV
    3. Access livestream via our Facebook page or website
    4. Once livestream begins, your computer screen should cast to your TV!

Two ways you can watch Facebook videos on a TV:

Streaming Facebook videos to your TV

    1. Make sure your TV is connected to a streaming device (example: Chromecast, Apple TV or Samsung TV) and is on the same Wi-Fi network as your mobile device or computer.
    2. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device or computer and find the video you’d like to stream.
    3. Tap the video to expand it to full screen mode.
    4. Tap  in the top right of the video.
    5. Select the TV where you’d like the video to play.

Download the Facebook Watch TV App

  1. Go to the app store for your television platform (see the list of supported TVs and devices) and download the Facebook Watch TV app.
  2. Open the Watch app on your TV, then click Continue.

3. You’ll see a screen with a code:

4. To confirm the code that appears on your TV, open the Facebook app on a mobile device, then tap the notification at the top and tap Confirm. Or, you can go to on a computer or phone and enter the code manually.

On your phone, tablet or computer:

Visit either the Victoria Buzz Facebook page, or our website – we will announce once our livestream is up and running, and you can tune in to watch!

You can join familiar face Nicole Bentham and her co-host Jonathan Knox as they host this year’s prestigious event, alongside a special guest appearance by the one and only Gordie Tupper!

Brought to our beautiful city by the Greater Victoria Festival Society, the Victoria Buzz live stream of the parade will utilize multiple high definition cameras to bring you a crystal clear view of the downtown core as it buzzes with excitement.

You’ll be able to watch the action live as it happens – even if you can’t be there in person -thanks to our presenting sponsor Fairway Markets, as well as Sitka Law Group, Five Star Whale Watching and Mayfair Shopping Centre.

Parade Details

The parade itself starts at Mayfair Mall at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 20th and continues along Douglas Street, finishing at the intersection of Douglas and Courtney Street. Our live stream will be located across the street from Victoria City Hall, and will begin once the parade reaches this point.

Watch last year’s live broadcast here:

120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

It’s time for the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade, presented by the Greater Victoria Festival Society! 🎉Dana Hutchings, Gordie Tupper, Nicole Bentham, and Chris Loran will go live at about 9:20 a.m. on Monday, May 21.

Posted by Victoria Buzz on Monday, May 21, 2018


121st Island Farms Parade presented by Pacific FC Sports

  • When: Monday, May 20th – start time is 9 a.m.
  • Where: The parade begins at Mayfair Mall and continues along Douglas Street, finishing at the intersection of Douglas and Courtney Streets
Seanna Wainman
Seanna Wainman
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