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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Friday, February 23rd


Cheers to making it to Friday, Victoria!

You’ve done it—you’ve reached the end of another work week and now it’s time to ring in the weekend.

Check out a home reno show, go for a casual burger and beer, or attend a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Themed hockey game.

If you’re in the mood for something high-energy, William Prince is coming to McPherson Playhouse and Quadratic Sound is putting on a house dance party until 4 a.m.!

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Friday, February 23rd:

Victoria Royals vs. Portland Winterhawks

On Friday, February 23rd the Victoria Royals will be facing off against the Portland Winterhawks at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre and they’re bringing the ultimate team into the mix.

Out of the sewer and into the rink, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) will be the inspiration for the evening’s activities!

On top of an enthralling game of hockey, there will be TMNT themed music and visuals, a face painter ready to transform the kidlets into their turtle of choice, and a prize for the best-dressed!

Tickets can be purchased for as low as $8.50! If you can’t make Friday’s game, the Royals will also be taking to the ice the following night at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, February 24th,

Booyakasha and we’ll see you there!

  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, 1925 Blanshard Street
  • When: Friday, February 23rd at 7:05 p.m.

William Prince at McPherson Playhouse

According to the McPherson Playhouse website, William Prince has become one of the country’s most respected and celebrated songwriters!

Since winning a JUNO Award in 2017, his momentum has continued to build—earning him top tier media coverage and performances at major international festivals.

Tickets are just under $58 and can be purchased here. They’re disappearing quick, so get yours before they’re gone!

  • Where: McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square
  • When: Friday, February 23rd at 8 p.m.

Burger and a Beer

If you haven’t already heard, Eagles Club 12 is serving up a sizzling special every second Friday until May 31st!

Treat yourself to a burger and a beer for only $15 and immerse yourself in their fun and lively atmosphere.

Deal will be on from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.!

  • Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles, 891 Esquimalt Road
  • When: Friday, February 23rd from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (special is on from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

Victoria Home, Reno & Decor Show

Returning once again to the Pearkes Recreation Center is the beloved Victoria Home, Reno and Decor show!

Check out Victoria’s ultimate one-stop shop for home improvement and building products, services, samples, and advice from Friday, February 23rd until Sunday, February 25th.

This event is free to attend!

  • Where: Pearkes Recreation Center, 3100 Tillicum Road
  • When: Friday, February 23rd from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

House of Love at Quadratic Sound

House of Love is bringing a family of incredibly talented DJs to Quadratic Sound and you’re invited!

Featured will be FREELOVE, D3VIANT, MYLOVE, SANTOS, and ABUELA—all bringing you their best of house music.

Tickets are $20, plus a one-time membership fee of $5 for new members.

  • Where: Quadratic Sound, 665 Queens Avenue
  • When: Friday, February 23rd from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

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