7 actions in and round Victoria this weekend, Might 29-30

The weekend is here!

With temperatures expected to hit highs of 23 degrees this weekend in Victoria, it’s time to get outside, eat delicious food, and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation time.

Fortunately, we have recommendations to help you do all of these. Here are 7 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend May 29-30:

James Bay Community Market

The James Bay Community Market operates every Saturday, rain or shine, from May to October. The market has expanded to have more space to run and more sellers.

The market makes the perfect Saturday morning getaway for you and your budget bubble with everything from jewelry, books, produce, baked goods, and more.

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  • Where: Corner of Menzies Street and Superior Street in James Bay
  • When: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., every Saturday until October 2nd

Sidney Street Market

Sidney Street Market is back! After an extended absence from COVID-19, the market has returned to a new location at the Mary Winspear Center.

  • Where: Mary Winspear Center, 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney
  • When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., every Sunday until October 10th

Market in Sooke Land

Visiting the Sooke Country Market is a perfect Saturday morning activity. Browse through the vendors selling everything from fresh produce, jewelry, gardening supplies, and more.

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  • Where: John Phillips Memorial Park, 2201 Otter Point Road
  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturdays until October 9th

Moosstrasse Market

In 2021 Moss Street Market will be operating for the 30th season. If you prefer contactless pickup, you can use the Online moss street market to pick up your order.

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  • Where: 1330 Fairfield Road
  • When: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturdays to October

Go to brunch

Brunch is a very popular activity in Victoria, but it may be a while since you’ve participated. Enjoy brunch and coffee in the sun to start your weekend. Ideas include: Fuego Old Town Eatery, Jam Cafe, and Nourish Kitchen & Cafe.

Taste local wine, cider, and liquor with the Island’s Passport

The Islands Passport is a guide to the best wineries, distilleries and ciders on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. The “Island Passport” was created by the coordinators of the Victoria International Wine Festival and the Cheese and Meat Festival and includes 20 different providers to explore.

  • Where: Everywhere in Vancouver and the Gulf Islands
  • When: Available now and usable until May 2022.
  • Price: $ 39.99 each
  • To buy: Grab yours on-line today!

Take a Victoria Food Tour

A Taste of Victoria Food Tours offers rain or shine tours of downtown Victoria, showcasing the best local cuisine the city has to offer.

The tour begins at Victoria Public Market and includes stops at Fan Tan Alley, Market Square, Bastion Square, Trounce Alley, Government Street, and the Inner Harbor, with 6 to 8 local tastings along the route.

Reservations Your place on the internet.

  • Where: The tour departs from Victoria Public Market, # 6 1701 Douglas Street
  • When: The tours start Monday through Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Price: $ 59.95 per person

As a reminder, as recommended by BC health authorities, unnecessary travel in the province is currently not recommended. Outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people are allowed, but people are asked to use COVID-19 protective layers and maintain physical distance. Please adhere to the health and safety restrictions of COVID-19 when attending events, including reasonable physical distancing and wearing a mask or face covering in indoor and retail public spaces. If you are sick, stay home!

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