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Indulge In Victoria Summer Festivals 2014

Whether you have your flights to Victoria booked to attend a wedding in July or you are visiting Victoria to meet a friend, the hot month of July is getting hotter in Victoria with great lineup of special events & festivals to entertain you limitlessly.

The summer festivals of Victoria make many visitors from all across the world to book their cheap tickets to Victoria and get settled in affordable hotels to utterly enjoy the festivity. You will get family events, family-friendly events, kids events, music , comedy, theatre and loads of food to tempt your taste buds.

Just with cheap flights to Victoria, you land at a destination ready with following enjoyable local festivals:

·         Victoria Pride Week

At various locations in Victoria, the Victoria Pride Week will be celebrated from 29th June to 6th July. You can dress casually with feather bow around your neck and funky headgears to be a part of this pride week celebration. There will be Youth Pride Dance, Drag Ball Baseball, Big Gay Dog Walk, Pride & The Word and much anticipated annual Pride Parade along with week-long elaborated festival that features marvelous stage acts and over 100 vendors.

·         Annual Victoria Vegan Fest

This is the 3rd annual fest on 1st July at Market Square on the event of Canada Day. It will have vendors, speakers, cooking demos and much more between 12-5 PM.

·         Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival

Between July 14th and August 16th, the beautiful Victoria city will see two very famous plays of Shakespeare – Henry V & Taming Of The Shrew staged by famous theatre actors. Since 2003, the Shakespeare Festival celebrates Shakespeare centered events.

·         Canada Day Carnival

The Canada Day Carnival will be organized at Royal BC Museum. Your kids can bring in all their collected pennies to enjoy this old-time penny carnival. Come prepared to enjoy fishing pond, egg & spoon race and several other family events here on July 1st.

·         Annual Mexican Festival

In its 8th edition, the Annual Mexican Festival between July 11th and 13th kicks off with traditional dinners and mariachi shows. Enjoy folk dances and many other family activities at Victoria Multicultural Center and Centennial Square.

·         Victoria International Accordion Festival

Between July 18th and 20th, this festival brings internationally acclaimed accordion performers to hit the city with best of local ensembles and soloists. There will also be free concerts and competitions at Market Square and St. Andrews Presbyterian.

·         Victoria International Buskers Festival

From 18th July to 27th, the beautiful city of Victoria calls entire world to its wonderful downtown. Professional street performers from all across the Canada, South America, Sweden, Europe, Australia and US will showcase their talents in an exciting “All Stars” event. It is a family friendly event with much interesting acts & activities to get indulged into.

Above are just few major events of Victoria falling in the month of July. You can refer to local event calendar for detailed information. So, what is the wait for? Just pack your bags and get the tickets to Victoria booked right here.