Capital City Comic Con is returning in September

The picture is courtesy of Capital City Comic Con official Facebook page

When: September 23-25, 2022

Where: Victoria Conference Centre & Crystal Garden

A Comic Con is a convention to celebrate fans of all ages who love comic books, and comic book based movies and television. It is a fun, family-friendly event which first started in 1964 and has spread across the world.

So whether you love cosplay, superheroes, wizards, or zombies, Capital City Comic Con is a place where you can let your inner geek out to play!

Ticket are currently on sale! Check out their tickets page https://capitalcitycomiccon.ca/tickets for more information!

WATER BALLET

The picture is courtesy of Vicharbourferry via Instagram.com “Water Ferry Ballet”

When: April to October, 2022 10:45am

Where: Inner Harbour, Downtown Victoria

Victoria Harbour Ferry is operating daily from 10am – 9pm, for the ferry tour in Victoria’s Harbour and Gorge.

Also, you can’t miss the beloved local tradition, WATER BALLET. Be amazed at the Harbour Ferry captains’ maneuverability, and the beautifully choreographed sequences. Check out their FREE performance at the Inner Harbour!

Visit Victoria Harbour Ferry for general information and 2022 Water Ballet for performance scheduling.

Victoria Sunsets

The picture is courtesy of Mizuen Kano, Sunset of Ogden Point

It’s SUMMER!! the best season to enjoy the sun:)

Some of our staff favorite spots include:

<James Bay / Downtown area>

  • Ogden Point Breakwater
  • Dallas Road Beach
  • Clover Point
  • Victoria’s inner Harbour
  • Moss Rock Park

<Hiking spot / Cedar Hill area>

  • Mt. Tolmie
  • Mt. Douglas
  • Summit Park
  • Cattle Point

<Esquimalt area>

  • Saxe Point Park
  • MacAulay Point Park
  • Highrock Park

Get the directions from our friendliest Front Desk team and enjoy the beautiful sunsets and sunrises in Victoria!

FISHERMAN’S WHARF

The picture is the courtesy of Visitor In Victoria (2018)

When: 365 days

Where: Inner Harbour, James Bay, Downtown Victoria

Have you been to Fisherman’s Wharf?

It is one of the must-go-to spots in James Bay area, which is just 10 minutes-walk from the Royal Scot!

You can spice up your social media by capturing the colorful and beautiful scenery of the Fisherman’s Wharf Float Homes.

If you are a foodie, you can’t miss their authentic Barb’s Fish and Chips, Jackson’s Ice cream, and everybody’s favorite the Mini Donuts!!

You will also have the pleasure in catching a glimpse of Victoria’s very own popstar’s “The lovely chunky boys” – SEALS!! They are normally spotted swimming up and down the cute dock along the colorful marine houses. Not only that but the local fish store sells food (fish) for you to feed them – be careful even though they look super cute, do not get your hands too close to them – they might bite you.

Splash Around Town Music Festival 2022

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When: July 22 – 31st, 2022

Where: Various locations throughout the week

Symphony Splash Around Town will start with the opening night on July 22 with various ticketed performances at The Royal Theatre, Christ Church Cathedral on July 26 & 27 and the Atrium on Yates on July 29.

They will also welcome a diverse range of musical guests in a series of free concerts at the Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park and on the Lawn of the BC Legislature the whole day on Sunday, July 31.

The orchestra will finish in style with all-time favourites and dazzling fireworks around 9:30 – 9:45pm!

Stay with us at the Royal Scot Hotel, just minutes away from the iconic Victoria Inner Harbour, and enjoy this wonderful summer festival!

The Victoria Flamenco Festival is back next week

The picture is curtesy of Pinterest

Get your dancing shoes ready, Victoria!

The Victoria Flamenco Festival is back, for its tenth year in a row, showcasing a mix of local and international dancers, singers and guitarists collaborating to bring their love of the fiery art form directly to you!

This year, the event will incorporate a mix of virtual events, free in-person and ticketed events and workshops.

Flamenco dance workshops will also be available throughout the week of the event, with registration for both Elementary/Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced levels now open for the public.

Ready to dance? You can see the full Flamenco Festival schedule on their official event website https://www.victoriaflamencofestival.com .

NORTHWEST DEUCE DAYS CAR SHOW IS BACK

The picture is courtesy of Tourism Victoria

When: July 14th – 17th, 2022

Where: Inner Harbour, Downtown Victoria (just seconds away from our Royal Scot Hotel)

The semi-annual Northwest Deuce Days, which brings thousands of classic car enthusiasts and owners to the island since 1998, is set up to return this year after a 3 year hiatus!

With hundreds Deuces rolling into the town, the Northwest Deuce Days takes place in our beautiful capital city of Victoria on July 14th – 17th, 2022. In addition to the name-sake Deuces, the festival also welcomes hot rods and street rods and other vintage cars.

Don’t miss out the opportunity to be a part of the largest gathering of Deuces anywhere in the world. Give us a call at 250 -388-5463 or 1-800-663-7515 – we still have some availability at the Royal Scot Hotel https://royalscot.com !

Emily Carr House is now open for public!

The picture is courtesy of Maya Jervis Sanchez

Where: Emily Carr House at 207 Government Street, Victoria BC

When: Every Saturday, by appointment only

The beautifully restored provincial and national historic site in Victoria, BC, the birthplace of famed writer and artist, Emily Carr has been reopened for public every Saturday, by appointment only.

With an architecture described as both “San Francisco Victorian” and “English Gingerbread,” all agree that the heritage Emily Carr House is on the must-see list of attractions in Victoria.

Centrally located only four blocks from Victoria’s Inner Harbour and the Royal Scot Hotel, Emily Carr House offers its visitors a chance to gain an insight into Canada’s first, and best known, independent artist and writer.

For more information please visit their official website https://carrhouse.ca .

Most Anticipated Culinary Program of 2022 Returns to Victoria next week

The picture is a courtesy of Milestones Bar & Grill via Instagram

When: January 20th – February 6th, 2022

Where: More than 40 restaurants of Greater Victoria

The tastiest time for foodies to visit Greater Victoria is coming later this month with Dine Around Festival.

Easily one of Victoria’s most beloved culinary events gives locals and visitors the chance to indulge in some of the destination’s finest restaurants offerings by choosing from a $20, $30, $40 or $50 set menu.

Enjoy a delightful dinner full of the high quality food and drink offerings in one of the participating restaurants located just minutes away from our Hotel and experience ultimate relaxation in our swimming pool and hot tub afterwards.

The list of participating restaurants can be found on https://www.tourismvictoria.com/eat-drink/dine-around/dine-around-restaurants with their special menus getting added weekly.