Things to do in Victoria BC at night

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Are you bored? “Things to do in Victoria BC at night” and “what to do in Victoria BC at night” are loaded questions and depends on what you consider enjoyable, entertaining and just plain fun. Lets explore every night of the week and see if we can provide some good ideas for things to do at night in Victoria BC. Now keep in mind, you don’t necessarily need to do these things on the particular night in mention, most can be interchanged with other nights of the week.

Things to do in Victoria on a Monday night. Monday night football is always a staple for sports fans. The Sharks Club at 2852 Douglas St. (right beside the Sandman Hotel) has many large screen TV’s, non stop suds, gourmet and pub fare to eat. Contests and prizes are common during Sunday and Monday football events.

Things to do in Victoria on a Tuesday night. Tuesday is movie night in Victoria BC. Some of the local cinema’s have special discount rates for admission only on Tuesday nights. But, for a real deal you need to check out the Roxy Theatre at 2657 Quadra St. For a very low price you can see not only 1 but 2 feature films that have just left the mainstream theatres and are not yet out on DVD. Check out the first link in this Google search for all of Victoria BC movie show times.

View from Mt. Tolmie

Things to do in Victoria on a Wednesday night. Oh gosh…. Wednesday is a tough one. I save Wednesday for doing laundry, housecleaning, helping a friend with a minor chore, treating my self to some fast food or some Noodle Box (this is some of Victoria’s best Thai food, my favorite is the Thai green curry). If I’m still bored I’ll take a drive or hike up to Victoria’s premier viewpoint Mt. Tolmie, listen to some music, gaze out over the city and maybe spend some quality time with my significant other.

Things to do in Victoria on a Thursday night. Beat the crowds! Thursday night is the best night to go out, hit the malls and go shopping. Many of Victoria BC Shopping Centres are open later hours on Thursday and Friday Night. The Bay Centre, Mayfair Mall, Hillside Centre and Tillicum Centre are just some of the places you can shop,  browse and/or spend some carefree time with friends and family.

Things to do in Victoria on a Friday night. You have had a tough week of school and/or work and need to blow off some steam! Victoria has your night time  options covered. Dance the night away at the Social Club, Hush, Touch or Bar Code. Sing a Celtic shanty or mingle with friends at Darcy’s Pub, Irish Times Pub or the Sticky Wicket. Watch a live event at the Save On Foods Centre, Logan’s Pub or the McPherson Playhouse. Here are more complete lists of Victoria BC Night Clubs and Victoria BC Pubs.

Things to do in Victoria on a Saturday night. Well, you could just recycle what you did on Friday night, or you could witness one of Victoria’s premier events at the Butchart Gardens. Every Saturday night during the summer the Butchart Gardens have an extensive fireworks display set to a storyline and music. Besides the fireworks display the Butchart Gardens features live performances and under the cover of night the gardens themselves take on a new and magical form all set to the soothing music of the Aeolian Pipe Organ.

Night Lights

Things to do in Victoria on a Sunday night. A lot of establishments close early on Sunday night or don’t open at all. Perhaps dinner out at one of Victoria BC’s fine dining establishments. Afterward, taking a walk along Victoria’s scenic causeway, maybe driving up to the top of Beacon Hill and enjoying the majestic view of the Juan de Fuca Strait or just renting a DVD and making a sleepy night of it.

So there you have it. I hope some of these ideas will help you find things to do in Victoria BC at night or at the very least give you some brainstorming fodder to come up with your own ideas. Do you want some more information about Victoria BC? Then come on over to our main site for Victoria BC Tourism where we have Victoria’s most comprehensive travel guide to help you make the best out of your Victoria visit.

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2 Responses to Things to do in Victoria BC at night

  1. Victoria says:

    Looks like the Saturday evening fireworks start on June 2 for the 2011 year. Here is a link to the pages that it says what time and the dates through September 3, 2011.

  2. Janis La Couvée (@lacouvee) says:

    Things to do in Victoria on a:

    Tuesday night:
    Check out local theatres, Tuesday is often a preview night with tickets at special prices. Some good examples: Belfry Theatre, Blue Bridge Theatre (summer only)

    Thursday night:
    Traditionally Thursday night is opening night for theatre in Victoria.

    Live events can include: theatre, dance, spoken word, cabaret (Victoria Event Centre), music at Hermann’s Jazz Club, Alix Goolden Hall, the symphony and opera too!

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