Events taking place in Victoria in October


Fisherman’s Wharf

Dates: Open daily during daylight hours
Location: Lawrence St. Just around the corner from the Inn
Closing for the season at the end of October, Victoria’s floating village is a fun spot to visit with houseboats, cafes and adventure tour companies. Parking rates in effect.

Mysteries of Egypt

IMAX Theatre
Be transported to an ancient kingdom whose culture has strongly influenced the western world. Its massive architecture and the intrigue of such personages as Nefertiti and Tutankhamen capture the imagination.

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

Until December 31st
Royal BC Museum
Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among them.

Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Oct 7th
Start Line Menzies at Kingston
This popular annual marathon runs a course that is the perfect combination of downtown, picturesque waterfront and quaint neighbourhoods.

Fear on the Pier

Oct 11th to 31st
Ogden Point, Pier A
Feeling brave?? Head down to Monsters Haunted House and put that bravery to the test!

Victoria Ghostly Walks: Halloween Tour

Oct 12th to 31st Hourly between 6:30pm & 9:30pm
Departing from Market Square, discover Victoria’s scariest spots and be prepared to hear ghostly tales from her notorious gold rush era.

Blithe Spirit

Until October 13th
Langham Court Theatre
This classic offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting “happy medium,” one Madame Arcati.

Art of the Cocktail

Oct 13th
Crystal Gardens  6pm – 9:30pm
Attend the biggest cocktail party on the island in the heart of Victoria for an unforgettable festival of tasting, masterclasses and fun!

Adrenaline Haunted Zipline

Oct 26th to 28th
Expect tall tales, towering heights and frightful fun on this interactive tour as you fly through the dark rain forest at up to 60km/hr.

Pendray’s Corn Maze

Until Oct 29th  Fri / Sat / Sun
Pendray Farms, North Saanich
Just over a 30 minute drive will bring you to the largest corn maze on Vancouver Island with new games and fun activities on 14 acres of corn and fun for family and friends!

Pumpkin Art on Oak Bay Avenue

Oct 27th to 31st
A unique parade of beautifully carved pumpkins in the village of Oak Bay. Oak Bay Village businesses will also host a trick or treat from 2 pm to 5 pm on Tuesday, October 31.

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