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Welcome to mid-week in mid-June, Victoria! 

There’s plenty here to give you that much needed work-life balance — it’s great to work hard, but you need to have some fun too!

There’s a night market to explore, a Pride event to participate in, and a few live music events if you’re looking for some food-for-the-soul.

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, June 14th:

Saanich Pride in the Park

Come and celebrate the second annual Pride in the Park celebration in Beckwith Park!

Everyone is welcome to enjoy an afternoon of family friendly activities and entertainment — including face painting, drag storytime, and more.

View their website for more information. 

  • Where: 857 Beckwith Avenue
  • When: Wednesday, June 14th from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Oak Bay Village Night Market

Farm produce, local artisans, food trucks, and more! 

Bring your friends and family and see what this wonderful market has to offer. 

If you have to miss it this week, no worries! This lively night market takes place on the second Wednesday of the month from June until September.

  • Where: Oak Bay Village
  • When: Wednesday, June 14th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

APRIL WINE Live at McPherson Playhouse

Described as an iconic Canadian rock band, APRIL WINE was founded in Halifax in 1969 and has released more than 20 albums — selling over 20 million albums worldwide!

If this sounds good to you, head over to the McPherson Playhouse for a night of good music and good times.

They’re priced at $57.50 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: 3 Centennial Square
  • When: Wednesday, June 14th at 7:30 p.m.

Live Music at the Bard and Banker

Bring your pals for a mid-week night of folk music performed by Dylan Stone and Adrian Cook.

No tickets necessary! Just bring your thirst and maybe your appetite too!

  • Where: 1022 Government Street
  • When: Wednesday, June 14th from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Free Yoga Classes with Karen McKinnon

Karen McKinnon is transitioning from Toronto to Victoria and wants to serve the community by providing one free class to every new and interested individual. 

Don’t miss the opportunity to snag a yoga session with this experienced and enthusiastic instructor!

Reserve a ticket via Eventbrite — it’s free, but you still have to register! 

  • Where: 1600 Bay Street Suite 202
  • When: Wednesday, June 14th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (see full calendar for other dates and details) 

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