Summer weekends are made to get out and enjoy this beautiful place we call home!
Here are a few suggestions to fill your weekend with fun:
Thursday June 23
The first of 10 consecutive Thursday evening concerts kicks off for Music in the Bay. Join us at Cadboro-Gyro Park from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. to enjoy live music from the The Anishinaabe Mitchell Sisters (Folk/Originals) Music in the Bay
Join the Victoria Pride Society Youth Council as they invite all youth (15-21) to the Pride Week Kick-Off. Celebrate the beginning of this year's Victoria Pride Festival with dancing, local performers, photo booths, art, music and food! Pride Kick-off
Opening today: Chairs Chairs Chairs! Don’t miss this exhibit by the Camosun College Fine Furniture Program graduating class at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre gallery—it’s always a favourite!
Cedar Hill Art Exhibit
Friday June 24
Join the Victoria Pride Society for a big community dog walk along the Dallas Road waterfront that’s a great chance to mingle with friends while dogs can show off their PRIDE! Big Gay Dog Walk
Take advantage of the last full weekend of Pop-Up Dog Parks in Beckwith, Gorge and Vantreight parks before these pop-ups close June 27 and launch again in three new parks July 1.
Pop up Dog Park Locations
And while you’re walking Fido, don’t forget to log your active minutes to help us compete to be named Canada’s Most Active Community as part of the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge!
Saturday June 25
Do you have a toddler? Learn more about the ECO (Educating Children Outdoors) preschool program at an open house at Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
ECO Preschool Program
It’s going to be HOT (finally!). Stay cool today at an Everyone Welcome Skate from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. And don’t forget that these sessions—and skate rentals—are included in the Summer Swim ‘n’ Skate Pass for children & youth!
Celebrate local Indigenous music at the IYAḴT Music Festival,
a free, family-friendly event from 1-8 p.m. at Braefoot Park.
Catch a wave at Fun Swim (waves, slides & diving boards) at Saanich Commonwealth Place from 1-4 p.m. Or enjoy a Family Swim from 4–5 p.m. Fun Swims
Sunday June 26
Let your Pride flags fly during one of the biggest and most anticipated parades of the year—the Victoria Pride Parade. And after, join thousands in MacDonald Park for a multifaceted queer-themed festival. PRIDE Parade
Beat the heat & catch a wave at Fun Swim at Saanich Commonwealth Place from 1-3 p.m. Or enjoy a Family Swim from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. And don’t forget that these sessions are included in the Summer Swim ‘n’ Skate Pass for children & youth!
Family Swims Fun Swims