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We’ve almost made it to the weekend!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria to help you celebrate:

Victoria-Swan Lake Summer Splash

Join Minister of Education and MLA, Rob Fleming, and Parliamentary Secretary for Sports and Multiculturalism, Ravi Kahlon, for a summer splash!

Beers from the amazing Moon Under Water Brewery, delicious beef or veggie burgers and good friends will make for a fantastic evening!

  • When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: Moon Under Water Brewery, Pub, Distillery & Tasting Room, 350B Bay St

2019 Seafood Fest

Join the team at the Blue Crab Seafood House, local wineries and breweries and the gang at Ocean 98.5 to support the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

This evening of food and fun will feature some of Vancouver Island’s best breweries and fantastic local wine all paired with our chef’s delicious seafood creations. 50% of all ticket sales will go towards the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

  • When: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. OR 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Blue Crab Seafood House, 146 Kingston St

Music on the Lawn: The Timebenders

The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, invites you to attend an evening of live music at the Government House Bandshell for the Music on the Lawn summer concert series!

Bring a blanket or chairs. Food will be available for purchase from food trucks or bring your own snacks.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: BC Government House, 1401 Rockland Ave

Free Drive-in Movie Night

Gear up for the return of a vintage summer nighttime tradition like no other!

Tonight, Millstream Village Shopping Centre in Langford will be hosting a FREE drive-in movie night in their parking lot, showing ‘Mary Poppins Returns’.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: Millstream Village Shopping Centre, 2401 Millstream Rd

New Trails Grand Opening

Celebrate two new trails built for the community by the Southern Vancouver Island Nature Trails Society. The event will feature a BBQ, refreshments, trail tours and short trail related presentations.

This will also be an opportunity to learn more about the environmentally sustainable trail design and building done by the society.

  • When: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Where: Bear Mountain Resort, 1999 Country Club Way