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We made it, Victoria.

The weekend is here and it’s time to celebrate!

From local hockey games supporting breast cancer awareness to electric drag shows here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, February 10th:

Victoria Royals Pink in the Rink

The Royals invite you to join them for their annual Pink in the Rink game, one of the most highly attended nights that tackles head on the challenges of breast cancer.

Though every point is crucial as the race to the playoffs nears its end, this game has a bit more on the line.

The Royals will be hosting their BC Division rivals this Friday, February 10th, as they welcome the Vancouver Giants to town for the first half of a rare home and home series.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with the puck dropping at 7:05 p.m.

  • When: Friday, February 10th, puck drops at 7:05 p.m.
  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street

Speed Dating

For one night only you just might find love a few days before Valentine’s at this speed dating event happening right here in Victoria!

The number of dates will depend on how many people sign up. Intermission with light snacks will be provided at this event.

Matches will be sent to you via email or text (whatever you prefer) within 24 hours.

  • Where: 411 Gorge Road
  • When: Friday, February 10th, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sweethearts Market 

Bring your Sweetheart, friends and family to this one-of-a-kind Valentine’s weekend market at Bilston Creek Farm.

This curated selection of specialty vendors will offer a variety of hand made treats and thoughtful gifts for your Sweetheart, or yourself

  • Where: Bilston Creek Farm, 4185 Metchosin Road
  • When: Friday, February 10th to Sunday, February 12th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dandy Lion Sessions

Dandy Lion Sessions is an intimate Friday concert series that takes place in the cafe section of the VEC. Two feature performers perform a set each, and then the floor turns into an open mic!

  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
  • When: Friday, February 10th, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Gisèle Lullaby

Welcome to the 2nd edition of That’s So Drag!! After the smashing success of their first event starring Lemon, reigning Queen of Canada Drag Race, Gisele Lullaby is gracing her presence this time around!

Local superstars, Eddi Licious and Honey Dewme are back to host this evening and slay the Capital Ballroom stage. Calgary drag royalty, Visa De’Klein and Misty Meadows are thrilled to be rounding out this epic night!

  • Where: Capital Ballroom, 858 Yates Street
  • When: Friday, February 10th, 8 p.m.

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