September 2022 Local Events in Victoria, BC, to Add to Your List

If you’re looking for a way to spend September, there are plenty of local events happening around the city. From music festivals and art shows to sporting events and theatrical performances, there’s something for everyone!

Local Events in Victoria, BC

  • Rifflandia 2022 – September 15-18th, 2022
  • Saanich Fair 2022 – September 3-5th, 2022
  • Victoria Wine Festival 2022 – September 18-24, 2022
  • IMAX Victoria – Playing in September 

Rifflandia 2022

Rifflandia is a music and arts festival that takes place every September in Victoria, BC. It’s one of the most popular festivals in British Columbia for good reason—the lineup is always awesome, it’s well-organized, and there are tons of fun things to do around town before or after you see your favourite artists perform.

Rifflandia will take place from September 15th-18th this year, so mark your calendars!

Fans have clearly been waiting, as the first wave of tickets sold out in a matter of weeks. Some of this year’s line-up is LORDE, CHARLI XCX, BEN HARPER, CYPRESS HILL and many more talented artists. There are still some tickets available (last time I checked)!!

Saanich Fair 2022

The Saanich Fair is an annual event that has been happening for over a century. It’s a great place to see local talent and sample some of the best food in BC. This year’s theme is “Plant your Roots at the Fair” and the feature is vegetables. If you’re free September 3-5th, definitely don’t miss this event!!

The fair is reputedly one of the largest community celebrations in Canada. The festival hosts art competitions, live music performances, local vendors selling their wares and more! There are also rides available for purchase during the event if you want to get your adrenaline pumping! Get your tickets here!!

Victoria Wine Festival 2022

The Victoria Wine Festival is a not-to-be-missed event in Victoria, BC. The festival will take place on September 18th-24th, 2022 at -historic rail roundhouse- The Car Shop at Bayview Place. This year’s festival theme is “A Night in Paris”, so you can expect all kinds of delicious eats and treats from some of your favourite European locales.

If you love wine and want to get a taste of what Europe has to offer, this festival is not one to miss! Here’s where you can find tickets!

IMAX Victoria

Enjoy a cozy seat, and some popcorn and feel as if you are right there, in Ireland or the Serengeti or even in Antarctica with Dinosaurs. Check out what is playing in September.

Hidden Pacific

Dinosaurs Antarctica

Rocky Mountain Express



Also, check out the Royal BC Museum while you are there—the exhibits are extraordinary!

Have a Fun September!

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading this article on local events in Victoria, BC! We know that the city just gets better and better each month, so check out our site for more information about events happening near you. If there’s anything else we can help with or answer any questions about what these events mean for the future of Victoria, don’t hesitate to reach out to us!


5 Awesome Things to Do in Victoria, BC, in August 2022

If your social calendar isn’t full in August yet, that’s perfect because we’ve got recommendations for you! Here are 5 awesome things to do in Victoria this month. And don’t forget that all throughout summer, Victoria has some amazing public markets you can explore.

Music by the Sea

August 1 to 5, 2022 @ Victoria International Marina

For those looking for some outdoor musical entertainment, this event is sure to please! You can’t go wrong with an international company of artists specializing in Classical and Jazz and the bold and picturesque Pacific as the backdrop. This will be a night to remember! 

FAN APPRECIATION DAY! Edmonton Riverhawks vs. Victoria HarbourCats

7:00 pm Sunday, August 7, 2022 @ The Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park

Don’t miss the final game of the season! It’s also fan appreciation day so you’re guaranteed to get peppered with free swag and plenty of bonus prizes. Fun fact—it’s Edmonton’s first WCL team EVER! Gates open at 12 noon


August 13 & 14, 2022 @ Bullen Park, 1140 Lyall Street 

The West Coast’s largest outdoor pet festival! Bring your pet to sample treats, food, accessories, and toys and get hooked up with tons of free swag! What could be better than this!?… Maybe the wiener dog race! Oh and it’s completely FREE

Sunrise Yoga in the Gardens

8:00 am, every Saturday, June – August 2022 @ Oak Bay Beach Hotel 

Start your day off right and arguably the BEST Hotel in Victoria, with the most breathtaking views! Spa Manager Tina Lyons offers a breath-focused Hatha/Vinyasa style of yoga suitable for all yogis! Each class is 60 mins and can be booked online in advance.

Vancouver Island Feast of Fields

1 – 4 pm on Sunday, August 28, 2022 @ Heritage Acres in Saanichton

POV: you’ve got a wine glass in one hand and a napkin in the other, strolling across a field, travelling from tent to tent, listening to live music and tasting gourmet creations from some of Vancouver Island’s top chefs, bakers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and others. Sounds AHHH-mazing, am I right!? You HAVE to check out this 24th annual Vancouver Island Feast of Fields! I’ll see you there!

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