centennial square
Centennial Square (City of Victoria)

Now that the long weekend is over, we bet you’re feeling pretty relaxed and refreshed right about now!

To keep those high spirits soaring, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today:

Inner Harbour Summer Line-Up

The Inner Harbour Summer Line-Up takes place in Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour. The festival includes artists of various kinds, entertainers, musicians, and food vendors!

  • When: 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Greater Victoria Harbour Authority, 1019 Wharf Street

 Cookeilidh- Summer in the Square

Ready for a Musical nooner? Cookeilidh will be kicking off the Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concert Series on Tuesday, June 2nd at 12:00pm.

Bring a picnic or grab a bite from one of the food trucks and spend your lunch hour listening to some high energy summer Celtic tunes.

  • When: 12 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Square

Play in the Park

Bring the whole family for a free afternoon of crafts, stories, games and activities! Join the Oaklands Community Association on Tuesday afternoons in July & August at Oswald Park to enjoy some fun in the sun, get active and connect with your neighbours.

  • When: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Where: Oswald Park, 3031 Cedar Hill Rd

Open Mic Night

Come one come all to Bolen Books’ first open mic night: a night of performances from artists in the community! Share your creative voice on stage whether it be a song, poem, short story, or just come by to support fellow creators.

Performers will have 4-5 minutes to share their work with the audience, no advance sign up necessary.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bolen Books, 1644 Hillside Ave

IQ 2000 Trivia at Smith’s Pub

IQ 2000 Trivia Presents: Trivia Night Tuesday at Smith’s Pub in Downtown Victoria, featuring cool prizes and free entry!

Round up some friends to prove your intellectual excellence, mental mettle, and cerebral superiority!

  • When: 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • When: Smiths Pub, 777 Courtney St