February Guide: Events and Activities in Greater Victoria

Published Jan 29, 2019 | Updated Feb 11, 2019

Take a look at our list of all the awesome events and activities happening in February here in Victoria.

Look no further for all the best things to do with your family this month in our beautiful city!

1. Dine Around & Stay in Town

Try taking your family out one night to a new restaurant who is participating in Dine Around, the most anticipated foodie event of the year. Over 50 restaurants have put together a 3-course menu showcasing their finest food and are either set at $20, $30, $40, or $50. You can browse their website to see menu's at each price point.

Where: Various restaurants around Greater Victoria
When: January 25th - February 10th
Cost: $20-50
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2. Watch a Victoria Royals Game

With 7 home games to choose from this February, take the kids to watch our major junior ice hockey team and root for the local Victoria Royals! With pure entertainment from start to finish, you won't be disappointed with this night out.

Where: Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre
When: February 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 18th, 19th, and 23rd, at 7:05pm
Cost: Starting at $8
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3. Chinese Lunar New Year

Celebrate the “Year of the Pig” with a delicious Chinese lunch! On the menu there will be: Chicken Chow Mein, Spring Rolls, Sweet & Sour Pork, White Rice, Fortune Cookies and Tea or Coffee. All ages are welcome and there will be live entertainment! Please purchase tickets by February 5.

Where: Cook Street Village Activity Centre
When: Fri, Feb 8 from 12pm - 2:30pm
Cost: General $15, Youth $7.50, Members $12

4. Watch the Lion Dance Parade in Chinatown 

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Canada's oldest Chinatown! There will be the lion dance parade, Kung Fu demonstrations, and fun activities as we celebrate the Year of the Pig.

Where: Gates of Harmonious Interest, Chinatown
When: February 10th from Noon to 3pm
Cost: Free
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5. Visit a Local Art Studio for Valentines Day Crafts

While you can do crafts at home, take this opportunity to make an outing as a family and support a local studio. One we know of doing sweet Valentines cards is Aspire Artist Art Studio!

Where - Various Art Studios
When - Leading up to Feb 14th (varies)

6. Family Arts Festival at Cedar Hill Recreation

Celebrate Family Day at the Arts Centre! This fun filled family event is a celebration of imagination, creativity and discovery. Kids of all ages will enjoy a wide variety of activities led by Arts Centre staff and guests from Greater Victoria's arts community. Explore the world of visual arts, dance, music and theatre through hands-on stations and performances.

Where: Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
When: Monday Feb 18th from 11am - 3pm
Cost: FREE

7. Get Active For Family Day 2019

There are tons of awesome things to do with your family at Esquimalt Rec this year for Family Day! From Kindergym, Skating, Swimming, and even a by donation BBQ. Don't miss out on this exciting day!

Where: Esquimalt Recreation Centre
When: Mon, Feb 18 from 11am - 2pm
Cost: FREE

8. Max & Ruby and The Backyardigans, Live!

It just so happens that special for Family Day weekend, your favourite characters will be in town for a live show. Each musical adventure encourages kids to develop their imaginations and express themselves creatively as they sing and dance along with the gang.

Where: Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney

  • Max & Ruby: Sunday Feb 17 shows at 11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm
  • The Backyardigans: Monday Feb 18 shows at 11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm

Cost: $14 for children and $20 for adults
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9. Try the New Quazar's Arcade

Victoria's newest addition of kid-friendly fun is an all ages arcade in historic Trounce Alley! It's a token based system and they are fifty cents a piece (most machines cost one token to play with a few exceptions). Try vintage Pinball games and a large array of other arcade games.

Where: Trounce Alley, 1215 Government St
When: Open daily
Cost: Varies on Play

10. Be a Tourist in Your Own Home Town

The hottest ticket in town! With your one ticket you gain access to 40+ awesome activities, including free admission to many popular attractions or discounted fun! Get in free to Butchart Gardens, Miniature World, Butterfly Gardens, or some free cotton candy to munch on as you take your free downtown tour. It's a great way to see the sights on a budget.

Where: Various Popular Attractions
When: February 22nd to 24th & March 1st to March 3rd
Cost: 2 for $25
More Information

11. Flying Squirrel

Flying Squirrel is a world where the wall becomes the floor, a slam-dunk is within your grasp and the rules of gravity no longer apply. Get Ready to FLY at this awesome indoor trampoline park!

Where: 808 Viewfield Rd
When: 10am-10pm
Cost: $20/hr

We hope you find some fun family activities to experience with your loved ones here in Victoria during the month of February. For more events and activities please visit our complete list and check out what's happening on any day or month coming up!

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