Wednesday, February 28, 2024

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday September 5th


If this week feels like it’s flying by, you’re not the only one!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today:

Esquimalt Farmers Market Outdoor Season

Don’t miss Esquimalt’s huge seasonal 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. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Memorial Park, 1230 Esquimalt Road

West Coast Swing in the Square 

Come join BC Swing Victoria for their second fabulous (and FREE) evening of fun and West Coast Swing dancing at Centennial Square!

There will be WCS instructors on hand to answer questions about WCS or how to improve your WCS dancing.

  • When: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Square

Lessons from Japan’s Nuclear History

This event is part of a monthly dinner series called Food With A Side of Community. Hosted by the Support Network for Indigenous Women & Women of Colour (SNIWWOC).

What to expect? A conversation about Japan’s nuclear history, a delicious dinner, and the opportunity to connect with other attendees and like-minded individuals.

  • When: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Greater Victoria Public Library, 735 Broughton St

The 2nd Annual Victoria Short Film Festival

The second annual Victoria Short Film Festival, a celebration of artistic independent filmmaking in Victoria, is happening tonight!

Showing 28 projects selected from local, Canadian, and select international filmmakers, this event shows a vast sampling of the innovative, beautiful, and vastly diverse work happening in film.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
  • Where: Market Square, 560 Johnson Street

Free! Movie in the Quad

The most iconic love story of our time is coming to a giant outdoor theatre screen near you – the UVic Quad (the centre of campus outside the library. You can’t miss it).

This is a back-to-school tradition and part of the UVSS’s Campus Kick Off (CKO).

  • When: 9 p.m. – 11:55 p.m.
  • Where: The Quad at University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Rd


Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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