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10 things to do in or around Victoria this weekend (Feb 17-19)

Looking for something to do this weekend? Victoria Buzz has you covered. Keep checking back as we add more. Watch Victoria Royals @ Lethbridge Hurricanes...

Win two spots on Wilson’s Transportation annual Victoria Royals fan road trip (CONTEST)

Picture this: it’s Friday morning, the air is crisp, and you’re one of those smart cookies who bought yourselves tickets to the Wilson’s Transportation...

One of Canada’s rarest cars on display at the Royal BC Museum (PHOTOS)

The lobby of the Royal BC Museum is again acting as a garage for a piece of automotive memorabilia—this time the Esso 67-X, one...

Marianas Trench brings Last Crusade to Victoria Sunday night

Multi-platinum-selling progressive pop band Marianas Trench comes to Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Sunday, Feb. 12. The show is part of the band’s national tour, Marianas...

Central Saanich Police pull over Zamboni during Vancouver Island’s “Snowmageddon”

No good deed goes unpunished, or at least without a warning. Central Saanich farmer Marko Kardum became a viral sensation during the “Snowmageddon” last night after...

HGP Celebrates Winter With Two Special New Menus (CONTEST)

The Hotel Grand Pacific is kicking off 2017 with two new menu features in The Pacific Restaurant. Dinner guests will be able to keep...

3 easy ways to keep the giving spirit alive all year long

We all have a hard time getting back to normal after the holidays. But for local charities, things are especially tough this time of...

Mom wants to thank stranger who helped her on flight from Toronto to Victoria

A Sooke mom travelling with her autistic son and 20-month-old daughter alone posted a thank you message on Facebook in hopes it would reach...
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Admission by donation this week at Royal BC Museum

The Royal BC Museum rings in the New Year with an exciting slate of engaging and illuminating January events, along with the opportunity to...

Popular Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson passes away

A well-known Malahat firefighter passed away on Monday morning. Malahat Fire Chief Rob Patterson, 53, who had been with the fire hall for about 20...

Where to get the Christmas tree chipped in and around Victoria

Now that Christmas is over, you’re probably wondering what is the best way to get rid of your Christmas tree. No worries, we have...

8 New Year’s Eve dinner spots in downtown Victoria

Victoria’s New Year’s Eve, 2017 is full of excitement as we celebrate 150 as a city and as a Canadian nation.  It’s a big...

Ring in 2017 at Victoria’s Inner Harbour with music, fireworks and more

We are just a few days away from ringing in 2017 and Victoria’s Inner Harbour will be the backdrop on New Year’s Eve. This free...

Topaz Park transforms into Bethlehem 2000 years ago for three nights

What if, while you were singing the old sweet Christmas carols, you suddenly found yourself there, in Bethlehem, 2000 years ago, with the Magi...

20 years ago: 96 photos from the “Blizzard of 1996” in Victoria

Today marks exactly 20 years since the first snow began to fall and which we now look back on in Victoria as the "Blizzard of...

Victoria Buzz Christmas Lights Tour Map

Grab hot chocolates for the family, hop in the car, tune into 98.5 The Ocean and crank up the Christmas music, as you head...

Watch the 35th Annual Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade

Share the holiday joy of this occasion with family and friends and don’t miss one moment, using our first livestream of the event! Join hosts...

61 things to do this Christmas Season in and around Victoria!

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year to see and experience all that Victoria has to offer. With so much going on and...
Santa's Light Parade

Dana Hutchings to host Victoria Buzz livestream of Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade

Calling all lovers of the Island Farms Victoria Santa’s Light Parade: share the holiday joy of this occasion with family and friends and don’t...

Christmas parade will be back for fourth annual lighting of 54-foot Christmas Tree

The region’s tallest Christmas tree will be lit during a festive celebration at Uptown on Saturday, November 19. Arrive early to snag the best seats...
IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive

Sparkling trucks will travel throughout the region honking their horns to the delight of...

One of our annual Christmas favourites is back for the 17th year: The IEOA Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive is happening on Saturday,...

Got that sinking feeling? Avoid it with these 5 tips

You know that feeling?  The one where you walk away from an interaction and your gut starts churning.  Part of you just knows that...

Step into the future with the TELUS Future Home now in Victoria! (PHOTOS)

From biometric home security to an intelligent kitchen, a 78” 4K Ultra HD entertainment experience and a home gym that keeps you motivated -...

60 spooktacular Halloween events in and around Victoria

Step in the footsteps of those who have gone before you… and are still hanging around. Here are 60 spooky, fun or just downright awesome things...

Fear on the Pier: Be prepared for monsters in all shapes and sizes at...

If you’re looking for a horrifying scare this October, the new Monsters Haunted House at Ogden Point is your best bet. Formerly Evil Acres in...

(UPDATED with itinerary) Victoria will be home base for Royal visit in September

Not only is the Royal Family visiting Western Canada this September, but they will make Victoria their home base for the entire one-week trip,...

$72 million Mayfair Shopping Centre expansion revealed (PHOTOS)

Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today that it will invest $72 million to expand and redevelop Mayfair Shopping Centre. The shopping centre will see an expansion of an...

Ice cream, gelato, soft serve… 10 places you HAVE to try!

With hot weather here, it's time for a cool treat! Ice cream, gelato, soft serve, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, or just totally decadent - these...

13 Pride events happening around Victoria this week

Pride week has begun in Victoria and the city is full of life with fabulous events, where each year over 45,000 people watch the...

Get a sneak peek of Frankie’s Modern Diner (PHOTOS)

The new Frankie’s Modern Diner is set to open this week. They are hosting a soft-opening today for staff and family in preparation for...

Elementary school without a playground needs your help with votes

Without much notice, Torquay Elementary School lost their wooden playground in December. The play structure was removed as it was deemed unsafe and the...

Bylaw forces beloved downtown dog into early retirement

Cody the beloved dog of a Fort Street shop has been forced into early retirement. "It's hard on him, he wants to do his job...

Fines double for illegally passing school buses

The province is cracking down on drivers who illegally pass school buses with flashing lights in British Columbia, by more than doubling the fine a...

16 Family Day events around Greater Victoria

This year marks the fourth annual Family Day in British Columbia. Spend it the right way, with these fantastic family-friendly events happening around Greater...

Dragons’ Den to hold open auditions in Victoria

Have a business idea you need to secure funding for? This February, Dragons’ Den producers are hitting the road on a 35-city audition tour...

One man’s letter to Trudeau strikes a chord with struggling oilpatch workers

"Justin Trudeau we have all learned how strong social media can be so if this gets to you, please take a moment to read...
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‘The Boy’ A Hollywood blockbuster horror film featuring Victoria’s iconic Craigdarroch Castle (VIDEO)

Victoria's Craigdarroch Castle is front and centre in a Hollywood blockbuster thriller, "The Boy" starring "The Walking Dead's" Lauren Cohan. The horror film planned for release...

Victoria Buzz Christmas Lights Tour Map 2015

Grab hot chocolates for the family, hop in the car, tune into 98.5 The Ocean and crank up the Christmas music, as you head...

The ferris wheel is back in Centennial Square – Here are the details.

The DVBA Ferris wheel is back in Centennial Square for four weekends this holiday season!! Enjoy a ride 20m above the sparkling lights of...

Your 2015 Halloween Events Listing

Halloween is just around the corner, but many of you might still be wondering what to do to get into the spirit. Maybe you...

The wait is over! Kraft Hockeyville announced how to enter for ticket to NHL...

In April 2015, Panorama Recreation was announced the grand prize winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2015 and received $100,000 to fund arena improvements as well...

Four Cougar sightings near Uplands Park in Oak Bay

Oak Bay police have posted advisory signs at Uplands Park and Cattle Point after four separate cougar sightings this morning. Calls started to come in...