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Events & Promotions

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Contact: Abby Wadsworth
Phone: 250-984-6106
Upcoming Events
The Nerdy Days of Christmas Craft Fair
Date: December 3rd & 4th
The annual Nerdy Days of Christmas Craft Fair is back! Come join us for 2 days of nerdy fun in the lower courtyard of Market Square. Entry by donation to The Victoria Hospitals Foundation.
Tuba Christmas
Date: December 10th: 1PM-3PM
Tuba Christmas is making its grand return to Market Square! Come enjoy over 100 tuba and euphonium players at one of Victoria’s favourite holiday traditions.
Past Events
TD Play the Parks is coming to Market Square
Date: August 26th from 11am-1pm
Bring your lunch down to the Market Square courtyard and enjoy live music by local artists.
The Mom Market
Date: July 8th from 5-8pm
The Mom Market Vancouver Island presents A Summer’s Night at Market Square with over 20 different local vendors.
Whistlemania
Date: June 25
Come celebrate Whistle Buoy Brewing Company’s annual birthday party in the courtyard of Market Square. Tickets available here: Whistlemania 2022 Tickets, Sat, 25 Jun 2022 at 2:00 PM | Eventbrite
ReLove Market
Date: May 7 & 8
A premier second hand and vintage pop up market is coming to the Market Square courtyard! Featuring over 30 different vendors and live music.
Go By Bike Week Media Launch April 20th
Date: April 20th
Come learn more about this year’s exciting Spring Go By Bike Week Event. Listen to sponsors & members of the community talk about cycling, active transportation, and how they’re improving the lives of cyclists.
Wounded Warrior Run BC 6th March
Date: March 6th
Welcoming the amazing runners at the finish line of their impressive journey along the length of Vancouver Island, raising funds & awareness for Wounded Warriors Canada.
The Mom Market Christmas
Date: November 28th
The Mom Market Collective strives to empower, grow and support local business owners in the community all while providing an amazing experience for members of the community to join together, even if this year that means 6ft apart!
The Nerdy Days of Christmas Craft Fair
Date: December 4th
Come join us for 2 days of nerdy fun and find loads of nerdy crafts and art from talented locals! Lower courtyard of Market Square, entry by donation to Victoria Hospitals Foundation.
Tuba Christmas
Date: December 14th: 1 PM – 3 PM
The 41st annual gathering of more than 100 tuba and euphonium players from across the region. Tubist and University of Victoria instructor Paul Beauchesne will lead the ensemble in one of Victoria’s favourite holiday traditions.
The Nerdy Days of Christmas Craft Fair
Date: November 30 & December 1
Come join us for 2 days of nerdy fun and find loads of nerdy crafts and art from talented locals! Lower courtyard of Market Square, entry by donation to Victoria Hospitals Foundation.
Music in Market Square
Date: December 7th: 1 PM – 4 PM
Enjoy a free concert by the Greater Victoria Concert Band’s junior, intermediate and senior bands in the lower courtyard of Market Square.
Spread Your Wings and Win Contest
Date: October 16 – October 31
Follow our Instagram @marketsquarevic, snap a photo with the bat wings on our property and tag us in the photo to be entered to win lunch on us for 2 at any Market Square Restaurant (max $50 value). Winner drawn Nov. 1.

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Huge Bike Sale
Date: September 21, Saturday
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Lower Market Square, 560 Johnson St., Vancouver
Rendez-Vous Victoria
Date: June 22 – 23, Saturday and Sunday
Time: Saturday 11 am – 6 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm
Family zone, artisan’s market, and lots of musique! www.francocentre.com
Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival
Date: July 4 – July 7
Time: Friday and Saturday, Noon to 5:00 pm
Thursday and Sunday, Noon to 4:00 pm
Awesome street talent from all over the world. Visit downtownvictoria.ca for a schedule of performers
Market in the Square
Date: Fridays – June 7th, July 12th, August 16th & 30th
Time: 4:30 pm – 7:30pm
40 amazing vendors each time. Craft beverages, local artisans, food, home décor, live music. Presented by Pacific Coast Markets.
Raven Baroque
Date: July 13, Saturday
Time: 1-2:30 pm
Rock out to tunes from the 1600s by your favourite baroque band!
The Thirsty Chef 5
Date: July 27, Saturday
Time: Noon to 4 pm
A West Coast food and craft beer experience not to be missed. Presented by The Drake Eatery.
Mystic Market
Date: August 10, Saturday
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Forty vendors. Free admission!
Fringe Kids Fest
Date: August 24, Saturday
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
100% free fun for kids! Crafts, entertainment, and the famous giant cardboard castle the wee ones love to paint.
Patrick’s Day Family Fun
St. Patrick’s Day Family Fun
Date: Mar 17, Sunday
Time: 12 pm and 5 pm
Games, food, entertainment! A family event with free admission. Presented by the Greater Victoria Festival Society.