Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival|
Festival covers categories including: accordion, bands, brass, choral, classical guitar, dance, harp, piano, speech, strings, ukulele, vocal and woodwinds.
UNO Festival of Solo Performance
UNO is a festival with the spotlight on single performers, providing an exciting theatrical forum for both world-class and emerging writers and performers.
24th Annual Luxton Pro Rodeo
Rodeo events, featuring World and Canadian Champion cowboys, start at 2pm daily. Admission $12 for adults $11, students and seniors $9, and children 12 and under free with adult.
Esquimalt's community festival includes a parade, kids' games and a weekend midway. Activities centred around the Archie Browning Sports Centre, Esquimalt
The Great Canadian Family Picnic
Over 25 local artists, buskers and clowns provide entertainment, including the Cross Canada You Paint It Mural and the huge Canada Day Cake. Free admission to Beacon Hill Park.
35th Annual Strawberry Festival
Old fashioned family picnic at Beaver Lake Park (District of Saanich) from 9 am to 4 pm. Free admission gets you a pancake breakfast, live entertainment, nature displays, children's pony rides, story telling and face painting, ending with fresh strawberries and ice cream.
Summer Cathedral Fest
Orchestral, chamber and recital concerts from the Victoria Symphony, held at Christ Church Cathedral, 912 Vancouver Street
Classic Boat Festival
On Labour Day weekend, the Inner Harbour is a forest of spruce masts and wooden bulwarks as over 100 boats, all built before 1955, line the docks for a maritime open house. Special events include the sailpast and the Sunday schooner race.