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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Thursday, July 11th


Happy Thursday, Victoria!

There are plenty of ways to beat the heat, and we’ve included some of those in our list of events for the day.

This includes a nice and refreshing dip in the Gorge at Banfield Park, grabbing a refreshing beer at Hoyne Brewing Company and more.

In the mood for something high energy? Lucky Bar is hosting a night of sledge, metal and thrash!

Here’s 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Thursday, July 11th:

Esquimalt Farmers Market

Enjoy the Esquimalt Farmers Market, now on its 10th season—it’s a fun-filled community event for all ages!

You’ll find a huge selection of featured farm-fresh produce, meat, eggs, baked goods, jewelry, clothing and much more!

Plus, they’ll have rotating weekly food trucks and nightly musical performances.

  • Where: Memorial Park, 1200 Esquimalt Road
  • When: Thursday, July 11th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Concerts at the Government House

Don’t miss out on this lineup of free concerts at the Government House!

This week features West Coast Soul Collective, playing tunes for grooving and shaking, and The Midnights, described as high energy multi-genre hits that will make you want to dance.

If you wish to take a tour of the House before the concert begins, you can register your timeslot between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Where: Government House, 1401 Rockland Avenue
  • When: Thursday, July 11th at 6 p.m.

Visit Banfield Park

Beat the heat and enjoy Banfield Park’s newly expanded dock space!

In addition to swimming, the park offers a tennis court, playground equipment and plenty of trails and paths for a leisurely stroll.

  • Where: Banfield Park, 521 Craigflower Road
  • When: At your earliest convenience!

Grab a Beer at Hoyne Brewing Company

Hoyne Brewing Company is a family-owned brewery that believes in community and using the finest ingredients to bring out the best in their beer.

Stop by their tap room and see for yourself!

  • Where: Hoyne Brewing Company, 2740 Bridge Street #101
  • When: Thursday, July 11th from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Live Music at Lucky Bar

Head downtown to Lucky Bar and catch local bands Liminal Shroud, Empress and Torrefy in action!

Presented by The Invisible Orange and Cavity Curiosity Shop, it’s promised to be an exceptional thrash, sledge and metal evening.

Tickets are just under $20 and can be purchased here.

  • Where: Lucky Bar, 517 Yates Street
  • When: Thursday, July 11th at 8 p.m.

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