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5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, August 2nd


Happy Wednesday, Victoria!

If you’re looking for something to do this Wednesday evening, you’re in luck.

Here to give you another dose of energy for the mid-week sleepies — including an energetic and free punk rock evening in Centennial Square, the excitement of music bingo, or the heart-warming joys of comedy night.

If you’re in the mood for something slower and more ethereal, check out the Music by the Sea series that is featuring in Victoria right now!

Without further delay, here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, August 2nd:

Music Bingo Fringe Fundraiser

The Fernwood Inn invites you to join them on Wednesday for their an evening of music bingo in honour of the upcoming Fringe Festival!

Plenty of prizes, mayhem, and laughs to be had with your pals — so, get your team together and head over.

There will be loads of Fringe guides there, so you can grab yours and start planning your Fringe adventure.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here. Additional individual tickets may be available at the door, subject to availability.

All proceeds raised will support Intrepid Theatre’s 37th Annual Fringe Festival!

  • Where: 1302 Gladstone Avenue
  • When: Wednesday, August 2nd at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)

Get Lit Patio Performance

Lighthouse Brewing Company is putting on a live performance on their patio featuring ZENITH — a Victoria based trio that is described to shatter the confines of Alternative Rock by blending their love for 70s rock and progressive styles.

They invite you to enjoy their happy hour prices from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on all draught beer in the evening and support local live music!

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

  • Where: 836 Devonshire Road Unit 2
  • When: Wednesday, August 2nd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Eventide in Centennial Square

This week’s Eventide event has been curated by CAVITY Curiosity Shop and they’re excited to bring you an outdoor punk and metal show!

Come and check out artists such as Tribunal, Distorted Influence, Scalding, Disposal, and more — all ready to bring you an unforgettable and high-energy evening.

The Eventide music series is free!

There will be vendors, food trucks, and beer available for purchase.

  • Where: Centennial Square 1
  • When: Wednesday, August 2nd from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Music by the Sea

Looking to be dazzled?

This finely-curated program of classical and jazz music took over the Victoria International Marina on Tuesday, August 1st and will continue until Saturday, August 5th.

Each unique show will start at 8 p.m. — just in time to catch a beautiful sunset off of the harbour while enjoying this intimate concert experience!

Those that attend Wednesday’s show are in for a treat. Set to take the stage is pianist/vocalist Louise Rose with her powerful lyrics and enthralling stage presence.

Ticket prices will range from $108 to $168 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: 1 Cooperage Place
  • When: Tuesday, August 1st to Saturday, August 5th — all shows start at 8 p.m.

Comedy Night at the Mint

A classic night of laughs is waiting for you at at The Mint!

As usual they bring in top comedians across the city for a guaranteed spectacular night of good drinks, yummy food, and plenty of smiles to go around.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

  • Where: 1414 Douglas Street
  • When: Wednesday, August 2nd from p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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