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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, May 26th


The excitement of Friday has entered the atmosphere!

Close your laptops and venture into the buzzing nightlife of Victoria. You get the choice between beer, music, and cars – or if you’re feeling spicy, check out more than one!

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, May 26th:

Beers for Beaches Fundraiser

Brew lovers put your hands up! From 4 p.m. and onwards, there will be live music, food, and Vancouver Island Brewing beer. 

The proceeds from every glass of their re-launched Surfrider Tropical IPA that’s sold will go towards Surfrider Canada’s Ocean Conservation Initiatives!

  • Where: 2330 Government Street
  • When: Friday, May 26th at 4 p.m.

Greg Meiklejohn and the Baan Baans

Need somewhere to dance? Vinyl Envy has got you covered! 

This local band describes themselves as a blend of soul and groove – their music being a combination of R&B, Pop, and Jazz. 

Tickets are $17 purchased via Eventbrite or at the door!

  • Where: 1717 Quadra Street
  • When: Friday, May 26th from 7:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)

Zuber’s Kitchen Jam Party

Described as food for the soul, Quadratic Sound will be offering a space to jam with other musicians! 

Play music as long or as little as you like – as long as you pay their cover of $15, they’re good with whatever!

  • Where: 655 Queens Avenue
  • When: Friday, May 26th from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Karaoke Night at Bayanihan Centre

Release your inner rock star this Friday, May 26th at karaoke night! 

Hosted by the Victoria Filipino Canadian-Association, they are inviting everyone – young and old alike – to come sing their hearts out!

  • Where: 1709 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, May 26th at 7 p.m.

YMCA Season Opener Car Meet 

It’s the main season opener event at the Westhills YMCA on Friday, May 26th. According to the event page, they had over 200 cars in attendance last year!

  • Where: 1319 Westhills Drive
  • When: Friday, May 26th at 7 p.m.

Bonus event to check out:

Langford’s ‘Friday at the Station’

Feeling thirsty and in need of some lively music? Running every Friday until August 25th, Fridays at the Station are back and ready for you! Come Friday, May 19th for Victoria Beer Society’s beer truck and Pete McMaster – a professional musician performing a solo acoustic act.

  • Where: Langford Station, 720 Station Avenue, Downtown Langford
  • When: Every Friday from May 12th to August 25th, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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