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Happy Thursday, Victoria!

From free outdoor drive-in movies to free outdoor night markets, there’s plenty to do in and around Victoria today!

Picot Night Markets in Fernwood Square

The 4th annual Fernwood Square Night Markets are back!

Come to Fernwood Square and enjoy live music, food, and 30+ artisans and small businesses. These curated markets have been a vibrant social scene for the neighbourhood and showcase a variety of pottery, skincare, textiles, home decor, clothing and more!

  • When: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Fernwood Square

Music on the Lawn: Chris Millington Band

FREE Music on the Lawn returns to the Government House Bandshell this summer!

Join BC’s Lieutenant Governer, the Honourable Janet Austin for a free performance by award-winning youth fiddlers Coastline AND by R&B and dance group, The Soul Shakers. Self-guided tours of the Government House will also be open from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. before the concert begins. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or chairs! Food trucks will also be on-site.

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: BC Government House, 1401 Rockland Avenue

Free – Drive In Movie Night!

Enjoy a FREE drive in Theater at Millstream Market! Explore amazing dinner and movie snack deals from some of our best eateries and sit back and watch a movie the whole family would enjoy. This week’s movie is ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’!

Don’t have a car? No problem! Bring your lawn chair and sit right up at the front row in our outdoor seating area for foot traffic!

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: Millstream Village Shopping Centre, 2401 Millstream Road

Vinyl Night at Quazar’s Arcade

What’s better than a night out at the arcade? A night at the arcade PLUS live vinyl music!

From 7:00 p.m. until close, come kick it with your pals and button mash while listening to Jules_Uno play some jams that’ll make you wanna groove all night long.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Quazar’s Arcade, 1215 Government Street

Esquimalt Farmers Market Outdoor Season in Memorial Park

With the weather heating up its time to check out Esquimalt’s huge outdoor Farmer’s 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: Memorial Park, 1230 Esquimalt Road