WHEN: April 17th, 2023 – January 7th, 2024. Daily 10am – 5pm.
The Royal BC Museum exhibits the footsteps of tyrannosaurs and ankylosaurs, beautifully preserved marine fossils, and you can also meet the BC-born dinosaurs! The Royal BC Museum is just one block away from the Royal Scot Hotel. Call and book directly with us to get special discounts!
For more details: https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/visit/exhibitions/dinosaurs-bc
The beloved local tradition – Saturday Water Ballet – is back for another great season.
Inspired by the world-famous RCMP Musical Ride, the “Pickle Boat” captains are able to make their boats twirl around the water in and out of beautifully choreographed sequences and create a synchronized performance.
Looking for the best seats in the house? Head over to the Steamship terminal (a couple of minutes from our Hotel) to see it in action.
When: April to October, 2023 at 10:45 am
April 8 May 14, 21, 22, 27 June 3, 10, 17, 24 July 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 August 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 September 3, 4
Not only are we finally welcoming spring but also the return of the James Bay Market!
On every Saturday from the dates of May 6 until October 7 community members of all ages come together to sell unique quality artisan creations, organic produce, fresh pastries and local spirits at the James Bay Community Market. All products come from local growers and makers from all over Vancouver Island. Not only are there Vancouver Island produced food carts with ready to eat lunches, snacks, and wine, there is also local entertainment from the hours of 10:30am – 2:30pm. A great way to spend a weekend morning either rain or shine!
The James Bay Market is located just steps away from the Royal Scot Hotel on the corner of Menzies and Superior St.
WHEN: Saturdays from May 6 – October 7
Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 3:00pm
WHERE: – At the Corner of Menzies and Superior Street, behind the Parliament buildings. 494 Superior St. at Menzies St, Victoria, BC
WHERE: the Bay Center Mall on the second floor across from Soft Moc or A mini market experience is waiting for you.
HOURS: 10am – 6pm
Enjoy supporting small business and unique items?
The Market Collective will be starting their “Meet the Makers” series located in the Bay Center Mall. Only a few minutes’ walk from the hotel or a short ride in our complimentary shuttle! The market will include around 40+ local and handmade Artisans, it will take place the first Saturday from the months of February to June during the hours of 10am to 6pm.
Still trying to think of ideas for Valentine’s Day?
Victoria offers a variety of unique activities, restaurants, fantastic views, and gift shops that you and your loved one can enjoy!
We suggest taking a stroll around Abkhazi gardens and indulging in some afternoon tea and pastries, visiting Rogers Chocolates for some holiday treats or challenging each other to a game at the Board Game Café. If you are feeling more outdoorsy, Victoria has a variety of unforgettable whale watching tours to chose from. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or spending the day with friends and family, Valentine’s Day in Victoria has something for everyone.
Don’t be afraid to take advantage of what downtown Victoria has to offer, and if you need inspiration or information our front desk staff is always happy to help!
Whether your New Years Resolution was to travel more, experience new foods or spend less money, Dine Around Victoria was created for you!
Participate from January 20th to February 5th as more than 50 Victoria restaurants are offering a three-course dining experience at discounted prices ranging from $20-$60 dollars! Support local restaurants, experience great food and explore Victoria with this amazing deal.
If you are planning on coming down to Victoria in January call us directly at (250) 388-5463 for our Free Parking Special on our HOT rates!