Here are some June events taking place in Victoria.
At the Inn
We are delighted to welcome our June artist in residence, Carol Koebbeman. Carol’s paintings provide a glimpse into a moment in someone’s life, connecting the viewer to the story in the painting, evoking both recognition and mystery.
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 for the summer
AURA’s Summer Menu
Executive Chef Ito, Restaurant Chef Manpreet Sethi and Pastry Chef Kimberley Vy are excited to present AURA’s new Summer Menu that celebrates the diversity of our local products. From the freshest in local seafood to tomatoes growndown the road, Victoria is celebrated in every bite.
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
AURA Father’s Day BBQ Brunch
Join us Sunday June 17th for a BBQ Father’s Day Brunch Buffet featuring Hoyne Brewing Co.
11am – 2pm
Reservations are recommended
Adults $44 | Children 6-11 $22 | Children 5 & under are free
Last April, Chef Ito invited guests to a dinner featuring our culinary apprentices. It was so popular that on June 12, guests you’re invited to enjoy the evolution of this concept.
$79 per person, please reserve in AURA
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
May 18th to 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.
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.
Oak Bay Tea Party
June 2ndto 3rd
Oak Bay and Willows Beach
A popular, annual event for the whole family, with a fair and activities on land, in the air and on the water.
Parade Jun 2nd10:30am Oak Bay Avenue
Bathtub Race Jun 3rd1pm Willows Beach
Airshow Jun 3rd2pm Willows Beach
Bryan Adams – The Ultimate Tour
June 5th 8pm
The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
As one of the most exciting live musicians in the world, his energetic performance, effortless stage presence and incredible vocals are guaranteed to thrill and entertain. Fans will see Adams perform music from Ultimate, which features two new tracks and many of his enormous hits from an incredible back-catalogue.
A Chorus of Disapproval
June 6thto 23rd
Langham Court Theatre
A diffident widower attempts to escape loneliness by joining the local amateur light operatic society. By accident, rather than by design – in fact, by not saying no to anything, be it a request to obtain confidential information from his company or an offer of illicit sex – he advances from a small part to the lead.
Summer Organ Series
Dates: June 8th, 15th, 22nd 7:30pm
Christ Church Cathedral
Listen to visiting organists showcase the many different voices of the magnificent Cathedral organ. Tickets at the door.
The Family Theatre Festival
June 9th to 10th 11am to 5pm
The Belfry Theatre and Fernwood Square
Hosted by Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People, four productions are brought to life over the weekend plus kid-friendly activities, food trucks and live music!
World Oceans Day
June 11th 11am to 4pm
This family event aims to educate the public about the different ways of caring for our ocean. Take part in activities and view displays from companies concerned with the health of our ocean.
4thAnnual Car Free Day YYJ
June 18th 11am to 6pm
Douglas Street (Chatham/Caledonia to Courtney St.)
Join over 400 other local businesses, artisans and food vendors to line Douglas Street for Victoria’s preeminent street festival showcasing the best of what Victoria has to offer.
June 19thto 24th
Various locations around town
Victoria’s decidedly queer theatre festival returns for its 4thyear kicking off the city’s Pride season with programming that takes a look at the power of community, dives into queer history and just might be the cure for what ails ya (if that’s a drag queen in an old-time tent revival?!).
Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival XIX
June 20th to 24th
Ship Point and other various downtown locations
The long winter is beginning to recede and the time has come to prepare for warm days and warmer music with a staggeringly diverse lineup full of the finest grooves and rhythms from around the globe.
Moodswing in the Park
June 21st 7pm to 9pm
Join Friends of Music Society at the Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park as our performing groups strut their stuf
Victoria Indigenous Cultural Festival
June 21st-23rd 11am to 6pm
Royal BC Museum Plaza
A 3-day celebration of Aboriginal art, music, dances and of course food. Experience the rich diversity of Aboriginal cultures in BC.
Island Summer Games 2018
June 22ndto 24th
This 3-day outdoor festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and most unique homegrown sports & entertainment extravaganza of its kind.
TD Victoria International JazzFest
Dates: June 22ndto July 1st
Centennial Square and various locations
A ten-day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of Canadian and internationally acclaimed musicians.
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.