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5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday May 4th


From markets to music, make sure to make Thursday a good one.

While the temperatures hover in the 20 degree mark, now is the time to get out and recharge and of course, treat yourself to an indoor or outdoor event.

Here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Thursday May 4th:

BC Boat Show

Ahoy there, boat enthusiasts! Get ready to set sail for Sidney, as the BC Boat Show makes its triumphant return this spring to Port Sidney Marina.

With around 200 boats of all shapes and sizes on display, visitors can tour the latest models, explore used boats, and chat to certified yacht brokers about all the features on offer.

But it’s not just boats – marine businesses will be showcasing their wares, from navigation electronics to clothing.  The event runs from May 4th to May 7th.

  • Where: Port Sidney Marina, 9835 Seaport Place
  • When: Thursday May 4th to Sunday, May 7th

Esquimalt Farmers Market

Market lovers, rejoice!

On April 6th, the Esquimalt Farmers Market is set to return to Memorial Park.

As a food-first farmers market, The Esquimalt Farmers Market hosts vendors that are passionate about serving farm fresh produce and products as well as savoury food and sweet treats that reflect their culture and heritage.

The market will take place every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Park from April 6th to September 14th!

  • Where: Esquimalt Memorial Park, 1230 Esquimalt Road
  • When: Thursday, May 4th, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Baby Boy & the Earthly Delights at Caffe Fantastico

Roots, Rock, and Reggae-inspired live music.

  • Where: Caffe Fantastico, 965 Kings Road
  • When: Thursday, May 4th, starts at 6 p.m.

Rhythm Train

A top-notch line-up of musicians every Thursday offering up a great mix of blues, rock, R&B and more. Jack Lavin on bass/harmonica/guitar/vocals, Jordie Edmonds on guitar and Ross Hall on drums. Jack Lavin Bass, harmonica, guitar, vocals Hailing from Chicago, Jack Lavin was a mainstay in the Vancouver music scene for over 45 years.

  • Where: The Loft Pub, 229 Gorge Road E
  • When: Thursday, May 4th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Animal House: Nerds Night Out

MooseTraks and KEVYN WYLD are joined by SPYNE to bring you another Thursday night dedicated to local talent with a nerdy twist!

Dress in your nerdiest, fan-tastic, most out-rageous costumes! Any genre, any flavour, we do not discriminate!

Prizes for best costume, themed drink features, lights, music, what else do you need on a Thursday?

  • Where: Paparazzi Nightclub 642 Johnson Street
  • When: Thursday, May 4th, starts at 9 p.m.
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