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Congrats! You made it to Friday, Victoria.

From lobbing teddy bears at the Victoria Royals to R-rated art nights, let’s kick off the weekend with an exciting array of events!

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, December 15th:

Comedy Pants: Live in Victoria!

Hosted by Alistair Ogden (CBC Comedy, Halifax Comedy Fest) this one-of-a-kind comedy showcase returns to Victoria!

Featuring some of the best stand-ups, touring headliners, and sketch performances in British Columbia, Comedy Pants is the Vancouver comedy scene’s hidden gem, and now – for one night only – it’s Victoria’s too!

These tickets are selling fast so you’re going to want to get yours asap!

  • Where: Ollie Quinn, 531 Pandora Avenue
  • When: Friday, December 16th, 8 p.m.
Come get your glow on and light up the night in this FREE Silent Disco Glow Party with DJ 3 BAGS (aka Jason Lamb from the Morning Zone @91.3), SISTR DJ from Silent DJ Victoria, & a Mystery DJ!
100 headsets will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. All ages are welcome.
Headset pickup opens at 3:40 p.m. at Centennial Square.
  • Where: Lights of Wonder, 1 Centennial Square
  • When: Friday, December 16th, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wildlife photographer of the year

Explore the awe-inspiring wonders of the natural world captured through the lenses of award-winning photographers.

Now in its 58th year, the esteemed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition showcases a global selection of photojournalism, from glimpses into amazing animal behaviours to extraordinary natural landscapes.

Each photo is presented in a huge backlit display with a caption exploring the image’s story.

  • Where: Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
  • When: Friday, December 16th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Victoria Royals – Teddy Bear Toss 

Join your Royals as they take on the visiting Tri-City Americans on Friday and Saturday, with the puck dropping at 7:05 p.m.–and bring your fuzzy friends, too.

If you’re looking to bring the family out to a game or share a night with that special person in your life, you can purchase tickets to either game on the Victoria Royals website.

  • Where: Save-On-Food Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, December 16th, puck drops 7:05 p.m.

Naughty Art Night!

Join local artist Deborah van Hattem and a live male model from Ruby Entertainments for a Naughty Holiday Art Night.

Deborah will be teaching guests how to draw a live male model

Camp Hoo-Ha is a series of skill-building events for like-minded women. Every event includes food, wine, an engaging guest speaker, a simple craft and badges of course.

This event is for those 19 years or older.

  • Where: Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Road
  • When: Friday, December 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


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