Posts Tagged ‘Victoria lodging’

It’s A Small World After All – at Victoria’s Miniature World!

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Visit Victoria's Miniature WorldIf you were ever fascinated by the story of Gulliver’s travels to the land of Lilliput, then a visit to Victoria’s Miniature World – billed as “The Greatest Little Show On Earth!” – is the perfect afternoon distraction for you!

Victoria’s Miniature World is a wonderful, sprawling collection of worlds and histories, painstakingly recreated in miniature and laid out for your delighted exploration. Part museum, part fantasy land, and all fascinating, the various lands on display in Victoria’s Miniature World will fascinate and astonish you – whether you’re young or old! (more…)

Christmas Guided Walking Tours of Victoria, BC Bring the Past to Life

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Discover the Past Christmas Tours

Victoria, BC is a famously accessible city, whether by car or on foot.  Christmas in Victoria is a magical time, where the city’s charm and history are on full display.

Discover the Past offers a variety of Christmas guided walking tours in various locations throughout Victoria, BC.  Explore Victoria’s Christmas storied history with these guided tours.

Tour Locations range from Old Town to China Town, cemeteries and other historic locations.  Themes range from the traditional Christmas charm of Victoria to its more frightening tales of ghosts. (more…)

Out of Hand Artisan Christmas Fair Returns to Victoria

Saturday, October 27th, 2012
Out of Hand Fair

Browse and buy from Greater Victoria’s premier artisans at the Out of Hand Fair.

The 2012 Out of Hand Artisan Christmas Fair celebrates its 24th year at the Crystal Garden in Victoria, BC from November 23-25.  The focus of the Out of Hand Fair is new art and craft works and new artisans from the Greater Victoria area.  Thousands are expected to attend this celebration of fine crafts, artisan food & the decorative arts, the largest professional craft show on Vancouver Island, so it is advisable to make your Greater Victoria lodging plans now.

Greater Victoria Artisans, Artists & Craftspeople Display Their Works at Out of Hand Fair

The works presented by local artisans include art in a variety of mediums, fashion & accessories, jewelry, body care products, foods and much more. (more…)

Victoria International JazzFest Promises 10 Hot Days of Cool Jazz

Saturday, May 19th, 2012
TD Victoria International JazzFest

TD Victoria International JazzFest features music ranging from traditional to cutting edge.

The annual TD Victoria International JazzFest runs from June 22 through July 1, 2012 at venues all across Victoria, BC.  Since 1985, the Victoria Jazz Society has organized this festival (formerly known as JazzFest International) to promote local, regional, national and international jazz, blues and world music bands and performers.

A World Class Jazz Festival Lineup Plays Victoria’s Music Hot Spots

The 2012 JazzFest lineup is an eclectic mix of jazz, blues and world beat artists and they are performing at some of the finest live music venues in Victoria.

The more than 300 performers at this year’s event hail from locations across the globe, including Algeria, Benin, Canada, Cape Verdé, Cuba, Denmark, England, France, India, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United States, and more.

There will be over 80 individual performances on 14 stages, both indoors and outdoors, at venues ranging from spacious concert halls to intimate club and restaurant settings. (more…)