July Events

Here are some July events taking place in Victoria.

At the Inn

AURA Restaurant

Breakfast   7am-11am
Coffee & Pastries   11am-11:30am
Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm
Intermezzo Menu 2:30pm-5pm
Dinner  5pm-9pm
Intermezzo Menu 9pm-10pm
Sunday Brunch   11am-2pm (a La Carte)

Our beautiful outdoor patio is open for the summer

Summer Menu
Chef Ito is excited to present his new summer menu celebrating the diversity of our local products.  From kelp harvested by a marine biologist in Sooke, to local tomatoes grown on the Saanich Peninsula, Victoria is celebrated in every bite.

Sunday Brunch
July 2nd 11am to 2pm
Location: AURA Restaurant
Bring your Sunday to a whole new level with our delectable Sunday Brunch. Reservations are recommended. Please dial 6739
$37 adults|$18 kids aged 6-11|under 5 free

Artist in Residence
We are delighted to welcome our July artist in residence, Sharon A. Stone. Sharon’s paintings are colourful impressions of nature as reflected in land and waterscapes. She powerfully pulls her viewers in with luminous lavenders, blues, pinks and yellows.
On display in our marble lobby.


Around Victoria

Key to the City
We’re handing you the Key to the City… Show your room key at some of our favourite local businesses, and unlock perks & discounts! See the Front Desk for the list of participating businesses

Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
April 12th to October 1st
Royal BC Museum
Explore the story of the young man who, in 1980 inspired a nation and established himself as a hero through his courage, hope and determination

Bites, Brews, Bards on the Barge
Fridays 5pm to 9:30pm
Ogden Point
Relax on the Breakwater Barge and listen to local musicians while enjoying a bite from one of Victoria’s finest food trucks and sipping on a cold brew.

Butchart Gardens Fireworks
All summer Saturday nights at the gardens feature a jaw dropping, dazzling fireworks show with both aerial and ground displays choreographed to music.

Victoria Pride Week
July 1st to 9th
A week of celebration for the LBGTQ community culminating with a colourful parade through the streets of Victoria on Sunday July 9th

Afternoon Concerts in the Park
July 7th to Sept 11th
Enjoy free outdoor concerts in the heart of beautiful Beacon Hill Park that are a perfect complement to a summer afternoon. Ask the Front Desk for details.

James Bay Public Market
Saturdays 9am to 3pm
At the corner of Menzies and Superior
Listen to live music as you browse this local market and discover handmade arts and crafts, homemade baked treats, fresh flowers, and locally grown fruits and vegetables.

TD Victoria International Jazz Festival
Dates: June 23rd to July 2nd
Location: Various
A ten-day music festival featuring the jazz, blues and world music of Canadian and internationally acclaimed musicians.

6th Annual Festival Mexicano
July 8th and 9th Noon to 5pm
Centennial Square
Enjoy a colourful weekend fiesta with traditional Mexican dance, food, mariachi music and craft vendors.

Summer Recital Series
July 8th to Aug 26th
Christ Church Cathedral
A summer concert series amidst the rich acoustics and Gothic architecture of Victoria’s city cathedral.

Annual Vintage Cadillac Car Show
July 9th
Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse
Over 100 classic and vintage Cadillacs will be on display.

Downtown Victoria Busker’s Festival
July 11th to 16th
A six-day, family friendly festival where buskers will entertain and inspire crowds in pop-up locations around the downtown core.

11th Annual International Accordion Festival
July 13th to 16th
Victoria will be echoing with accordion music for four full days.

30th Annual TD Art Gallery Paint-In
July 15th
Moss Street between Dallas Rd. and Fort St.
One of Victoria’s best loved events. Celebrate art in all its forms along with over 160 local artists as they showcase and sell their work along Moss St.

Ship Point Night Market
Jun 23rd to Sept 16th
Ship Point, Inner Harbour
This vibrant, summer weekend market is a recommended experience during your visit to Victoria’s bustling Inner Harbour.

Victoria Flamenco Festival
July 24th to 28th
Centennial Square and Cameron Band shell, Beacon Hill Park
Enjoy colourful and highly expressive performances of flamenco music and dance.

Beethoven-Symphony No. 7
July 26th 7:30pm
Christ Church Cathedral
Enjoy a summer concert of Beethoven’s masterpiece in the hallowed halls of Victoria’s city cathedral.

Victoria’s Shakespeare by the Sea
Jun 29th to Aug 20th
Fisherman’s Wharf Park (30 Erie Street)
Join local casts as they perform “King Lear” and an abridged version of “The Complete Works of Shakespeare.” Chairs and blankets provided.

Bastion Square Public Market
Dates: Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am to 4:30pm
Sundays 11am to 4pm
Location: Bastion Square
Between Wharf and Government Streets
This colourful, open-air market offers a wonderful array of locally-produced arts, crafts and entertainment.

Amazon Adventure 3D
IMAX Theatre
The epic true story of Henry Bates’ eleven year journey through the lush Amazon rainforest and the astounding contributions he made to science in the 1950s.

Experts in all things…

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