(Snowball fight/Photo by Kelly Somogyi)

The snow is here to stay, so wake up and go play!

And in case that’s not your cup of tea, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today:

Swing Jazz Tuesdays

Reminisce 1928 with a night of live swing jazz, classic cocktails, and swing dancing. There will be two bands alternating every Tuesday night: The Capital City Syncopators / The Flying Saucers.

  • When: 8 p.m. – Midnight
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Quiz Night w/ Dan Duvall

Comedian Dan Duvall will keep you laughing all night while trying to stump you with his creative trivia. Prizes given away each night for the top 3 teams. Don’t miss this free weekly event!

  • When: 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: 5th Street Bar and Woodfired Grill, 1028 Hillside Ave

Dinner & A Drag Show XI

Interested in a night of live entertainment with your meal?  Chaz Avery and Stevie O’Brian host the eleventh performance that brings together drag performers and late Happy Hour specials at the Mint.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street

Half Moon Run at the Royal Theatre

Canadian indie rock band Half Moon Run’s highly anticipated tour comes to Victoria. Based in Montreal, Quebec, they’re known for their heavy use of percussion, group harmonies, and for playing multiple instruments during live performances.

  • When: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Where: Royal Theatre, 3 Centennial Square

Snowball Fight

The organizer of last year’s snowball fight that saw hundreds gather in downtown Victoria is back at it again!

The unofficial snowball fight event was created by former Saskatchewan resident Kelly Somogyi in 2019, and after nearly 500 people battled it out on the Legislature grounds last year, he decided to bring it back.

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Legislative Assembly grounds, 501 Belleville Street