Don’t let the days straight of rain get you down, it’s finally Friday! 

Come celebrate anniversaries for food and music, a UK DJ coming for a pulse-pounding one night show,  and a country night for Victoria Royals home game! 

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

Victoria Royals vs. The Swift Current Broncos  

Make your way down to Save-On-Foods Memorial Arena which will be filled with cowboy hats and Victoria Royals cheering crowd as they face off against The Swift Current Broncos during a country-themed event!

  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, October 18th – puck drop at 7:05 p.m.
  • Tickets: Available at the box office, or online

The Big Night – Zambri’s 20th Anniversary Dinner 

Come down and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Yates Street eatery with a 4-course menu created by Chef Derek Dammann of Maison Publique. 

  • When: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Zambri’s, 820 Yates Street 

Future Souls presents Breakage (UK) W/ Outsider & Tedder 

UK drum and bass DJ/Producer comes to Victoria for a late-night show with Outsider & Tedder opening for this performance you will not want to miss! 

  • When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Where: Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas Street 

Syrian Encounter – an evening with Orontes Quartet 

Experience a night of music, poetry, and percussion with Syrian musical quartet with guests BC author Deborah Campbell and guitar/rhythm artist Celso Machado. 

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora Avenue 

The Downchild Blues Band – 50th Anniversary Tour 

Dance the night away to the sound of the blues band who have been jamming together for the past 5 decades! 

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: Royal Theatre & McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square/805 Broughton Street