Entries by Van Isle Marina

Robert Bateman Centre Winter Wednesday

Free Admission 5pm -8pm every Wednesday from January 8 -March 5, 2014 See the largest exhibit of original works by the world’s greatest wildlife artist. In this permanent exhibit of over 100 pieces spanning seven decades of work, Robert Bateman invites us to explore our relationship with the environment and pay homage to the majesty […]

Last Chance Christmas Craft Fair 2013

December 14th & 15th Mary Winspear Centre. If you appreciate beautifully artistic and unique items all hand-crafted by local artists and artisans, you’ll love what’s in store at this year’s Last Chance Christmas Craft Fair. Now in its 24th year, this is a not to be missed craft fair. Please click here for more information.

A Touch of Saltspring 2013

 The first Touch of Saltspring Craft & Art Show originated on Saltspring Island in 1991. As the show gained popularity with many artisans coming on-board, the event was moved to the Panorama Recreation Center in North Saanich. Today with over 230 crafters and artisans, it is the largest attended arts & crafts show on Vancouver […]

Centennial Square Ferris Wheel

The DVBA ferris wheel is back in Centennial Square for five weekends this holiday season, from November 23, 2013 to December 22, 2013. See Victoria from 65 feet up on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Rides are $2. Presented by the Downtown Victoria Business Association.

Butchart Gardens Christmas Light-Up

On Sunday December 1, Butchart Gardens will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland with their 27th annual Christmas light up ceremony. Tens of thousands of lights are displayed each year, as well as Christmas displays, such as the popular Twelve Days of Christmas.  In addition to the lights and decorations there will also be lively […]

Sidney Sparkles Parade and Sailpast

Join local businesses and Santa himself on Saturday, November 30th along Beacon Avenue in Sidney starting at 5pm. Watch the festively-lit floats and vehicles, cheer on the bands, and be sure to wave to Santa! You can also bring non-perishable food items to the parade to be donated to the local food bank. At the […]

Sidney Lighted Boat Parade

It’s time to start planning and preparing for the Sidney Lighted Boat Parade.  Time to organize a crew, develop a lighting plan, decorate your boat & participate in this annual event that thrills and delights hundreds of families on the Peninsula. Safely shepherded by the Canadian Coast Guard, we gather in Tsehum Harbour at 17:30 […]

Sidney Festival of Trees

View a wonderland of Christmas Trees this season! All decorated by local businesses, clubs and charities. Open November 21 – January 2 for viewing. Proceeds support Peninsula Celebrations Society & Mary Winspear Centre @ SANSCHA Capital Improvement Plan.   Donations accepted for the Sidney Lions Food Bank & unwrapped toys for tots ages 6 months […]