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From night markets in Fernwood Square to lawn building for a good cause, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

Lawn Summer Nights Victoria

Take advantage of a warm summer night and get lawn bowling for a good cause!

From coast to coast today, Canadians will be participating in a lawn bowling tournament and fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Come for great people, good vibes, fun bowling, and more!

  • When: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Lawn Bowling Club, 100 Cook Street

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 the Chris Millington Band. 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

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

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

Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival

A favourite summer event has returned to the city! Head downtown to explore the Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival!

The festival is a FREE five-day family-friendly community event that showcases the unique talent of street performers from Victoria and across the world. If you can’t make it today, don’t worry, performers will be playing downtown until Sunday night!

  • When: 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Throughout downtown Victoria