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Goldstream Park

posted on Aug 06

One of my favourite spots to visit at almost any time of the year is Goldstream Park, a 388 hectare area located 16 km northwest of Victoria. The area of the park was given to the people of British Columbia by the Greater Victoria Water Board in 1958. Additional lands were designated in 1994 and 1996…

Victoria Luminara

posted on Jun 28

Luminara Victoria Festival of Lights This is one of my very favourite events in Victoria. It is a magical and mystical evening that begins as dusk falls over the City. On Saturday, July 26th, from 5pm until 11 pm the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria will light up St. Ann’s Academy…

Victoria Jazz Fest

posted on May 24

Always one of my favourites, JazzFest consists of ten hot days and nights of the coolest music in town starting on June 20 and continuing until June 29. Over 80 high calibre individual jazz performances taking place in numerous indoor and outdoor venues/stages with over 325 musicians. The Royal Theatre…

Royal BC Museum

posted on May 24

The Royal BC Museum is one of my very favourite places to visit. Always a place to find the most interesting and stimulating exhibits one of the current exhibits is a fine example. War Brides: One-Way Passage is a new exhibit at the Royal BC Museum. Meet war brides who, for love, left behind everything…

Victoria Day Parade

posted on Apr 10

Monday, May 19th, 2008 is Victoria Day, which heralds Victoria BC’s biggest parade event of the year. More than 120,000 spectators line up along the parade route, which begins at Mayfair Centre and continues all the way down Douglas Street to Humboldt Street. Over 150 marching bands from all over…