ROBERT BATEMAN: HEART AND HOME EXHIBIT

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When: June to February, 2023 / Tuesday to Saturday 10AM – 4PM. 3rd Thursday of the month 4 – 7PM (late night admission by donation).

Where: 470 Belleville St, V8V 1W9 (1 minute walk from Royal Scot!)

Admission: Children (0-4) $0, Youth (5-16) $6, Seniors/Students $8.50, Adults $10

Autumn for eating, autumn for exercising, autumn for reading, and autumn for ART!

The Robert Bateman: Heart and Home exhibit shows the soul, inspirations and connections of an artist steeped in nature. It captures the love that Robert Bateman shares with his people. You will meet his extraordinary beautiful artworks which capturing the fleeting moments of light in the natural world.

Visit the link below for more information:

https://batemanfoundation.org/exhibits/robert-bateman-heart-and-home/

Pumpkinfest is back at the Galey Farms!

Tree Vectors by Vecteezy

Where: 4150 Blenkinsop Road (only minutes driving from downtown Victoria)

When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October from 9 am – 4pm

Spooky season’s finally here!!

Visit the Galey Farms for pumpkin patch, corn maze and the hunted house.

Enjoy the ride over a mile of rails around the farm in a 6 coaches 19th Century steam locomotive which worked around California in the 1800’s.

Click the link below for more detailed information and the tickets! http://www.galeyfarms.net

Hurry up! They get sold out quickly!

IMAX Victoria Annual Passes are Back!

The picture is courtesy of IMAX Victoria imaxvictoria.com

Enjoy UNLIMITED regular documentary films for 12 months with IMAX annual pass for a special price of $55 CAD if purchased in November.

You can purchase a new annual pass or renew your old one in person at the box office or online beginning November 1, 2022.

Limited numbers are available, so don’t miss out on the chance to get your pass and take advantage of these special passholder perks:

  • Save with early bird pricing! Purchase your pass in the month of November for a special throwback price of just $55*
  • FREE large popcorn voucher for every pass purchased in November 2022
  • FREE upsizing to the next size on soft drink and popcorn purchases
  • Admission to Hollywood films for just $6.50 (2D) and $7.50 (3D)
  • 20% discount on IMAX® Victoria tickets for your guests
  • 20% discount on Royal BC Museum admission
  • 15% discount on regular priced items at The Shop at IMAX® Victoria
  • 10% discount at the Royal Museum Shop
  • Invitations to exclusive passholder events

More information on how to book/renew your passes can be found on their official web site https://imaxvictoria.com/annual-pass .

Early Bird Upgrade and Parking Special

A couple of VIP visitors

When: October 15th – November 30th, 2022

Looking for a relaxing getaway to Victoria in the fall? Book now for 2 nights or longer any time between October 15th and November 30th and receive a complimentary upgrade and free of charge parking for your stay.

Enjoy yourself in the Royal Scot Hotel & Suite’s beautiful indoor pool, whirl pool, sauna and exercise room. Have some fun in our billiards room or gather with friends for a hand of bridge or a movie in the games room. We offer free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

After a full day, rest easy in the cozy comfort of the Royal Scot Hotel & Suites and feel at home in downtown Victoria.

  • The special must be booked directly with hotel at 250-388-5463 or 1-800-663-7515
  • Based on HOT rates
  • Some restrictions may apply

Amenities hours are subject to change. Please confirm while booking.

We look forward to hosting you in our home away from home!

Mexican Fiesta coming to Cook Street Village this fall!

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When – September 23rd at noon

Where– Cook Street Village

Get ready to welcome the first week of fall with the fun, love, and energy of a Mexican Fiesta! The Cook Street Village Activity Center will be hosting its annual Mexican Fiesta this year on September 23rd starting at noon. There will be Mexican themed entertainment as well as traditional food, snacks, and lots of fun! The great thing about this event is its location, since it will only be a 20 minute walk or a 5 minute drive from the Royal Scot Hotel and Suites. Tickets are available until September 19th. General admission tickets are sold at $18 per person.

For more information of activities happening in Cook Street Village please visit the link provided: https://cookstreetvillageactivitycentre.com/

Wonderland is waiting… Don’t be late!

The picture is courtesy of Ronda Kirk via Pinterest

Where: Secret locations in Victoria, BC

When: September 3rd, 2022

Still deciding what to do for the Labour Day long weekend? Come to Victoria and enjoy this unique family-friendly event.

For one day only, the streets of Victoria will be transforming into a giant, escape-room-style experience on Saturday the 3rd September, 2022. So don’t be late!

What you need to know:

This is an immersive outdoor event that unfolds exclusively via the award winning app. Receive clues via your phone as you scramble across town to solve puzzles and complete challenges against the clock.

You only need to book 1 ticket per team. Each ticket admits up to 6 adults. Kids under 16 play free!

Start any time between 9am and 2pm on the day.

The event lasts between 2 to 3 hours on average.

Dress to impress. Get your team dressed-up and celebrate the madness of Wonderland (optional).

Hurry up and purchase your ticket at https://www.cluedupp.com .

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!