Category: outdoor event

  • ❄️? Victoria’s coolest & most lit winter ticket is ? Butchart Gardens after dark

    ❄️? Victoria’s coolest & most lit winter ticket is ? Butchart Gardens after dark

    What can I say, this is ITTTTT. I can’t recommend something more highly than this. It’s worth every penny of $35. We got in for free because the newspaper did a free ticket advent calendar promo.  (If they do it next year the same, you have to get 10 days of discarded papers in a…

  • ?Free south-island fireworks every saturday night ?

    If you want to see free fireworks on most-any random Saturday in the summer, you need to be on the water in Brentwood Bay at nightfall. The Butchart Gardens is doing weekly fireworks shows again after a dreary covid haitus! (Call Butchart Gardens in advance of heading to Brentwood and double-check that they’re doing a…

  • August 2023 Free Punk/Metal Fest in Centennial Square, Victoria BC

    Well, if you missed it, here’s the coverage. Kudos go to Andy Anderson for organizing such a perfect little fest.  First one of his I’ve been to and I don’t suppose it’ll be the last.  (On the flyer it notes the 11th year anniversary of his store cavity; the cofounder was a college buddy of…

  • Fernfest 2023 (community event review)

    Fernfest 2023 (community event review)

    The cliff’s notes version: What’s working for it? It was free to enter! Fernwood has a great atmosphere, everyone there was really vibing on the music, lots of people were dancing, everyone seemed happy/on-brand/happy-to-be-on-brand.  There was beer-by-donation, there were cute wristbands.  Lots of very cute hipsters to scope out; great people-watching space.  Very cute place to…