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Say hello to Thursday, Victoria!

From iconic 90s Canadian bands to massive local street markets, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.

The Crash Test Dummies 

The Crash Test Dummies’ first of three performances on Vancouver Island kicks off tonight!

Head down to the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney for a performance from one of Canada’s most iconic 90s folk/rock bands.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Mary Winspear Centre, 2243 Beacon Avenue

Sidney Street Market

Thursdays in the summer can only mean one thing, it’s time for the Sidney Street Market!

Open every Thursday night until the end of August, join nearly 5,000 people as they walk the streets of Sidney browsing local baked goods, produce, jewelry, live music, and more.

  • When: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Beacon Avenue, Sidney

Ukulele for Beginners with Avram Devon McCagherty

If you’ve ever wanted to try playing the ukulele but didn’t know where to begin, now’s your chance!

Head down to Tapestry Music Victoria for an adult beginner ukulele lesson, taught by local musician Avram Devon McCagherty, founder of Victoria’s The Stomp Club, The Dixie Sweethearts, and The Capital City Syncopators. Feel free to bring your own ukulele or try one supplied from the store.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tapestry Music Victoria, 772 Bay Street

Esquimalt Farmers Market Outdoor Season in Memorial Park

With summer in full swing 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

Inner Harbour Summer Line-Up

Summer in Victoria means another awesome Inner Harbour Summer Line-Up!

Visitors of the Inner Harbour today can walk along the waterside causeway between Ship Point and the Steamship Terminal for a rotating line-up of street performers, musicians, food vendors, artisans, First Nations artists, and more!

  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Victoria Inner Harbour