Here are some July events taking place in Victoria.
At the Inn
We are delighted to welcome our July artist in residence, Sharon A. Stone. Sharon’s paintings are colourful impressions of nature as reflected in land and waterscapes. She powerfully pulls her viewers in with luminous lavenders, blues, pinks and yellows. On display in our marble lobby.
Open for Breakfast 7am-11am
Coffee & Pastries 11am-11:30am
Intermezzo Menu 2pm-5pm
Intermezzo Menu 9pm-10pm
Sunday Brunch 11am-2pm (a La Carte)
Our beautiful outdoor patio is open too!
Sunday Brunch Buffet
June 3rd 11am – 2pm
Bring your Sunday to a whole new level with our delectable Sunday Brunch. Reservations are recommended
$37 adults｜$31 kids aged 6-11｜under 5 free
Key to the City
We’re handing you the Key to the City… Show your room key at some of our favourite local businesses, and unlock perks & discounts! See the Front Desk for the list of participating businesses
Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
Until December 31st
RoyalBC Museum – Key to the City Partner
Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among them.
Mysteries of Egypt
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.
Ship Point Night Market
Until Sept 3rd
Ship Point, Inner Harbour
This vibrant, summer weekend market is a recommended experience during your visit to Victoria’s bustling Inner Harbour.
Bites, Brews, Bands on the Barge
Fridays 5pm to 9pm
Relax on the Breakwater Barge and listen to local musicians while enjoying a bite from one of Victoria’s finest food trucks and sipping on a cold brew.
James Bay Public Market
Saturdays 9am to 3pm
At the corner of Menzies and Superior
Come and listen to live music as you browse this local market and discover handmade arts and crafts, homemade baked treats, fresh flowers, and locally grown fruits and vegetables.
Bastion Square Public Market
Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am to 4:30pm
Sundays 11am to 4pm
Between Wharf and Government Streets
This colourful, open-air market offers a wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts and entertainment.
Butchart Gardens Fireworks
All summer Saturday nights at the gardens feature a jaw dropping, dazzling fireworks show with both aerial and ground displays choreographed to music.
Afternoon Concerts in the Park
Until September 3rd
Enjoy free outdoor concerts in the heart of beautiful Beacon Hill Park that are a perfect complement to a summer afternoon. Ask the Front Desk for details.
Victoria Celebrates Canada Day
A dawn to dusk program, food village, performances by well-known Canadian artists, a living flag as well as lots of family-friendly activities in celebration of Canada’s birthday. The day culminates with a dynamic, annual fireworks display at 10:20pm.
Victoria Pride Week
July 1st to 8th
A week of celebration for the LBGTQ community culminating with a colorful parade through the streets of Victoria on Sunday July 8th.
Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival
July 5th to 28th
Camosun College, Lansdowne Campus
Join local casts as they perform “Pericles” and “The Tempest” outdoors on the beautiful lands of the Lansdowne Campus. Chairs and blankets provided
Rock the Shores Festival
July 13th to 15th
Westshore Parks and Recreation (lower fields)
Take in a world-class music festival with over 25 dynamic performances, an array of cuisine options, and local craft beverages.
12th Annual Festival Mexicano
July 14th and 15th Noon to 5pm
Enjoy a colorful weekend fiesta with traditional Mexican dance, food, mariachi music and craft vendors.
TD Art Gallery Paint-In
July 21st 11am – 4pm
Moss Street between Dallas Rd. and Fort St.
One of Victoria’s best loved events. Celebrate art in all its forms along with over 160 local artists as they showcase and sell their work along Moss St.
Bach’s Goldberg Variations: Benjamin Alard
July 27th 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Christ Church Cathedral
Since 2007 has been organist at the Church of Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile in Paris. Last August, Harmonia Mundi announced that Benjamin will join their artist roster and will record the complete works for organ and harpsichord of J.S. Bach over the next several years.
Victoria Flamenco Festival
July 26th to 29th
Centennial Square, Cameron Band Shell and various other locations
Enjoy colorful and highly expressive performances of flamenco music and dance.