Thursday, June 13, 2024

Here’s a list of FREE family-friendly events happening in Victoria on Canada Day (CONTEST)


Canada Day is always a big cause for celebration in Victoria, and this year’s event will be no different—but did you know there’s a whole list of free, fun and family-friendly activities to partake in on the big day?

From multicultural performances to a kids zone and everything in between, Canada Day Victoria, which is presented by EF International Language Campuses, promises to provide a whole day of excitement, culminating in a spectacular fireworks display above the Innter Harbour.

To celebrate the day of celebration, we’ve partnered with Canada Day Victoria to give away a Summer Swag Gift Pack compliments of EF International Language Campuses! You’ll find those contest details below.

Here’s a list of free, family-friendly events happening this Saturday, July 1st:

  • Live Multicultural Performances on the Chard Main Stage from 1 p.m. until 10:20 p.m.  Visit the Arist Bio Page to read about all the performances scheduled for the day!

  • Kids Zone featuring bouncy castle, bouncy obstacle course, face painting and glitter tattoos will run from noon until 6 p.m. on the Legislature lawn

  • Tickles and Yowza the clowns in the Kids Zone from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Victoria Bug Zoo, Pacific Football Club, and EF International Language Campuses will all offer kid-friendly activities

  • Destination Greater Victoria, TELUS, Victoria Orange Shirt Day, Country Grocers, Island Savings and Dr. Oetker will have exhibits and samples

  • Fireworks to top off the evening at 10:20 p.m.

There will also be the Flavours of the World Food Court on-site, featuring the best of the Victoria Food Truck scene!

Canada Day Victoria is presented by EF International Language Campuses, who are welcoming hundreds of students to Victoria in July.  Learn about being a homestay family in the Victoria here.


To enter to WIN a Summer Swag Gift Pack compliments of EF International Language Campuses including some fun summer gear to get you ready for the beach PLUS a $100 gift card to the Victoria restaurant of your choice, please do one or more of the following:

  1. LIKE Canada Day Victoria on Facebook and comment below to let us know you have (1 entry)
  2. FOLLOW Canada Day Victoria and EF Vancouver Island on Instagram comment below to let us know you have (1 entry)
  3. SHARE this post on Facebook and/or and comment below to let us know you have (1 entry)

Contest entries will be accepted from the time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm on July 4th, 2023. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they used to enter.

Contest Guidelines 

Canada Day Victoria 2023

  • Where: Along Belleville Street and the Legislature Lawn
  • When: Saturday, July 1st – 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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