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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, June 19th


Happy mid-week, Victoria!

Wednesdays are for wings, and Hecklers Bar & Grill have them on for $8…pretty temping, hey?

Whether it’s attending a book launch, catching the first show of SkaFest at Ship Point, or hanging with your buddies at a pinball hotspot, we know you’ll find the best way to spend your evening.

For all of this and more, here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, June 19th:

Ska & Reggae Festival

Come down to Ship Point at Victoria’s Inner Harbour to catch the 25th Anniversary Ska & Reggae Festival kickoff show!

Featured artists include Antidoping, Ammoye, The Capital Collective, Gisto & The Grateful Living and Judah Roots.

Plus, it’s free and open to all ages!

SkaFest will run from Wednesday, June 19th to Sunday, June 23rd—plenty of time to catch some quality shows if you miss this one!

  • Where: Ship Point, Inner Harbour
  • When: Wednesday, June 19th from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Caroline Woodward and illustrator Claire Watson

Join the crew at Bolen Books for a book launch with Caroline Woodward and illustrator Claire Watson!

Have You Ever Heard a Whale Exhale is a children’s picture book that takes you on a journey through the senses.

“From sun-warmed rocks to crackling campfires, this is one book that leaps with the dolphins and barks with the sea lions,” a description reads.

This event is open to all ages, and there will be books available for purchase and signing at the event.

It’s free to attend, but everyone has to RSVP first—you can do so here.

  • Where: Bolen Books, 1644 Hillside Avenue #111
  • When: Wednesday, June 19th at 7 p.m.

Wing Wednesday at Hecklers Bar & Grill

Gather your pals and munch on wings while enjoying your favourite drink and socializing!

Starting at 4 p.m., wings are on for $8 an order and their full list of flavours can be found online, here.

  • Where: Hecklers Bar & Grill, 123 Gorge Road East
  • When: Wednesday, June 19th at 4 p.m.

Spend an Evening at Pinhalla Pinball Pizzeria

What better way to spend a mid-week evening than at a pinball place?

Venture over to Pinhalla Pinball Pizzeria and enjoy your choice of pizza, some refreshing beverages and a diverse selection of modern and retro games!

  • Where: Pinhalla Pinball Pizzeria, 516 Fisgard Street
  • When: Wednesday, June 19th from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Comedy Night at The Mint

Dim the lights and set the stage—Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance have picked another great lineup for this Wednesday’s comedy night!

Always new and always filling up fast, be sure to get your tickets as soon as possible.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here!

  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street
  • When: Wednesday, June 19th from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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