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Salt Spring Apple Festival (Sept 28, 2014)

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Salt Spring Apple Festival (Sept 28, 2014)

A highlight of the Saltspring Island event calendar each year is the annual Apple Fest. Become a Salt Spring Island Apple Connoisseur on Sunday September 28 from 9.00am until 5.00pm. There will be hundreds of different apple varieties for you to taste, and with all those apples, you’ll know there will be apple pie too! […]

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JumpShip Contest (Oct 3-5, 2014)

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
JumpShip Contest (Oct 3-5, 2014)

JumpShip is a freeriding mountain biking competition that by invitation only will bring more than 20 local and national athletes together to perform spectacular aerial jumps. This family-friendly spectator sport will see riders soar up to 25 feet in the air over elevation changes of 50 vertical feet. What makes this event so unique is […]

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Saanich Fair 2014 (Aug 30-Sep 1, 2014)

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Saanich Fair 2014 (Aug 30-Sep 1, 2014)

The 147th annual Saanich Fair will be the place to be this Labour Day weekend! With over 5,000 exhibits, midway rides, traditional homemade treats and home grown veggies, the Saanich Fair has it all! There’s something for everyone, so bring the whole family to learn about local farming from horses to horticulture and pigs and […]

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Art of the Cocktail (Oct 4-6, 2014)

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Art of the Cocktail (Oct 4-6, 2014)

Returning for its sixth year, the Art of the Cocktail celebrates every facet of cocktail culture over three days of exclusive tastings, unique seminars and exciting competitions. From October 4-6, join the revival and experience why the Art of the Cocktail has become Canada’s Premier Cocktail Event. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit […]

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Esquimalt RibFest (Sept 12-14, 2014)

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Esquimalt RibFest (Sept 12-14, 2014)

Esquimalt Ribfest offers a rib cook-off between champion barbeque teams; music and entertainment throughout the entire event; entertainment and activities for children and youth, as well as a refreshment center and a whole wack of great vendors. Family fun all weekend long in Bullen Park in Esquimalt. Friday the 12th from 11 a.m. until 10:00 […]

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Win 2 pairs of weekend passes to the Vancouver Island Baby Fair

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Win 2 pairs of weekend passes to the Vancouver Island Baby Fair

We love giveaways here at Victoria Explorer, and today we’re giving away two pairs of weekend passes to two of our lucky readers. To find out more about the Vancouver Island Baby Fair, taking place September 27 & 28 at Pearkes Rec Centre, click here. We have two pairs of weekend passes to give away. […]

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Vancouver Island Baby Fair (Sept 27-28, 2014)

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Vancouver Island Baby Fair (Sept 27-28, 2014)

The Vancouver Island Baby Fair is back for another year on September 27th and 28th at Pearkes Recreation Centre behind the Tillicum Mall. The Vancouver Island Baby Fair is put on by Laughing Belly Productions, a family-run business that is proud to call Vancouver Island their home. The aim of the show is to create […]

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FREE Whole Foods Cooking Classes at Planet Organic (August-December, 2014)

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
FREE Whole Foods Cooking Classes at Planet Organic (August-December, 2014)

Chef Laura Moore of the Good For You Gourmet facilitates FREE whole foods cooking classes at Planet Organic on the third or second to last Wednesday of each month (with the exception of December, for obvious reasons), more info online at www.gfyg.ca. Students enjoy samples of all recipes in class plus take home recipe handouts. […]

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Victoria Classic Boat Festival (Aug 29-31, 2014)

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Victoria Classic Boat Festival (Aug 29-31, 2014)

If you don’t have any plans yet for the Labour Day long weekend, then you may want to check out the Victoria Classic Boat Festival, running from August 29 to 31, in downtown Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour. What started in the late 1970′s has today grown to a festival showcasing over 100 boats coming to […]

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Greek Fest (Aug 22-24, Aug 29-Sept 1, 2014)

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Greek Fest (Aug 22-24, Aug 29-Sept 1, 2014)

This year is the 13th annual Greek Fest in Victoria! Due to the immense popularity of this event each year, this is the second year it is now being held over two weekends – August 22-24 and August 29 to September 1, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day.  Admission has always been free […]

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