Here are some January events taking place in Victoria.

At the Inn

AURA waterfront restaurant + patio

Breakfast   7am-11am
Dinner  5pm-9pm

January 1st
AURA will be offering an a la carte brunch menu from 11am – 2pm

Dine Around & Stay In Town
January 19 – February 4, 2018
Reward your taste buds with our carefully crafted three-course $40 Dine Around Menu please ask our Host for more details.

Around Victoria

Victoria Symphony presents: A Viennese New Year’s

January 1st – 2:30pm
Royal Theatre
Start the New Year off right with lively and nostalgic music from the family of Johann Strauss and his contemporaries.

Gingerbread Showcase
Until January 2nd
Parkside Hotel & Spa
Feast your eyes on creative inspirations fashioned from gingerbread and other edible components. More than just houses, these are detailed sculptures and unique works of art crafted by professional and amateur chefs. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Canada”. Vote for your favourite with your donation to Habitat for Humanity Victoria.

26th Annual Festival of Trees

Until January 2nd
The Bay Centre
Browse the displays of elaborately decorated trees and vote for your favourite to raise funds for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The Magic of Christmas

Until January 6th 9am to 9pm
Butchart Gardens
Festive light displays, carolers and ice skating await you as the gardens come to life during their very special Christmas season.

Corb Lund with Ian Tyson

January 9th – 8:00pm
Royal Theatre
Country icon Ian Tyson is teaming up with fellow Albertan Corb Lund to present a night of “Cowboy Songs and Conversation” in which the pair share the stage, trading songs and stories throughout the performance.

Dine Around & Stay In Town 2018 Gala Launch
Friday, January 12   5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street
Tease your taste buds at the launch of Victoria’s largest annual food festival, Dine Around & Stay in Town.

Snowed In Comedy Tour

January 13th – 8:00pm
Royal Theatre
The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story. In a market still dominated by American acts with American TV credits a small Canadian comedy tour has managed to succeed. Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show with each bringing a unique and hilarious take providing something for everyone.

Dine Around & Stay In Town
January 19 – February 4, 2018
Reward your taste buds with carefully crafted three-course dinners from the finest restaurants. Enjoy three course dinner menus ranging from $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person.

Dancers of Damelahamid present Flicker
January 19th – 7:30pm
McPherson Playhouse Shortly after the potlatch ban was lifted in 1951, Dancers of Damelahamid was founded to preserve the Gitxsan peoples’ traditional songs and dances. Flicker incorporates multimedia technology in a story about a young man who discovers his potential.

Queens of the Stone Age: Villains World Tour ‘18
January 22nd – 8:00pm
Save on Foods Memorial Arena
Having lain waste to grateful capacity crowds and with a first ever headline engagement at New York’s Madison Square Garden, the American rock group kick off the first 2018 instalment of the ongoing and ever intensifying Villains North American touring campaign in Victoria.

Skating Classics Kurt Browning
January 27th – 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Royal Theatre
Canadian icon Kurt Browning relives unforgettable routines and takes you behind the scenes of the figure skating world with music from Phantom of the Opera, Casablanca, Singin’ in the Rain, Carmen and more.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Until April 2
Royal BC Museum
A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world that tell astonishing stories of our natural world while pushing the boundaries of technical skill


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