Image: The Phillips Backyard Weekender (Colin Smith Photography)

We’re almost done with the work week!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria to celebrate the day:

Summer Movie Series

Uptown and Island Movie Nights are bringing you FREE family movies this summer, with tonight’s feature being ‘Mary Poppins Returns’. Bring your blankets, pillows, favourite snacks and a buddy!

  • When: 8:45 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
  • Where: Uptown Shopping Centre, 3440 Saanich Rd

Pop Up Beer Truck in the Square

Start your weekend off right at the Pop-Up Beer Truck in Centennial Square with local music, local food trucks and BC craft beer pouring out of Victoria Beer Society’s Beer Truck!

  • When: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Square

Jaguars on the Island 2019

Hosted by The Jaguar Car Club of Victoria, Canada, this is the largest Jaguar car show in North America.

Bring whatever Jaguar you have, whether it is a concours restoration, daily driver, modern or classic, older or newer. All Jaguars are welcome.

  • When: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Where: Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville St

The Phillips Backyard Weekender 2019 

Victoria’s 7th annual Phillips Backyard Weekender is starting this weekend! Danny Brown will be taking the stage to headline the event, and will be joined by Merkules, K-OS and DJ Yeezy Yee among many others.

This 3-day 19+ weekender also features food trucks, drink options, and seating areas right in the heart of downtown Victoria.

  • When: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: 2010 Government St

Ship Point Market

This free weekly-weekend market features high-quality artist-made goods, delicious food trucks, and some of Victoria’s finest local musicians.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: 100-1010 Wharf St