11 days of celebration
Canada is throwing a big party this year. Check out the Spirit 150 Victoria website. Music and cultural celebration with fill this city as never before.
This is a great time to be selling your creations at Christmas craft shows. The Island is full of them. You May have met Joseph this year handing out pamphlets to invite you to the harbour to sell your work. Next year we will have 3 open locations for full time artist on the causeway. We also have room at the ever popular Night Market.
The summer has great long weekends. These long weekends can be a great time to set up in the inner harbour. The harbour day events allow artist to leave their tents up overnight enjoying some of the busiest days and evenings in the harbour. The Applications or 2017 will be ready by Feb. 20 2017. If you are interested in receiving them, please fill out the form below and we will email you as soon as they are ready.
Please note the existing dates on the website are all 2016 dates and will be updated in the new year.
In the Winter the Harbour is beautiful but it looks a little empty.
But after November 26th the Harbour will be full of lights . Thank goodness for the holiday season.
On November 26 at dusk, we celebrate the annual Marina Light Up, with festive lights and decor throughout the Inner Harbour, Wharf Street, and Fisherman's Wharf Marinas. Lights will be lit through the end of December! Click here for the facebook event page information.
What a Fantastic year in the Harbour. Sad to say, that this weekend will be the end of the Night markets and weekend markets at ship point. This is the last opportunity to purchase some Christmas gifts from the vendors. If you had your eye on something all summer, this is your last chance.
This is the 12th year for the Ship Point Market. It grew this year and accommodated more artist than ever before. A special thank you to all the locals and tourist that made it such a great year.
If you have an appreciation for art. Ship Point is the place to be. Chalk artist from around the globe have descended on to Ship Point this weekend. Joined by 25 artistic vendors at the Ship Point Market. The chalk drawings will start Saturday morning and be completed on Sunday. There is a kids Zone just so they can go crazy and have some fun. 1st nations artist and music will be on stage during the day. Saturday Night Knackers yard will belt out some fine east coast music.
This will be the last weekend for some of the artist at the Ship Point Market. Sarah Mulligain is one of those artist. A long time supporter of the market she has become famous for her hand blown creations. Her Jewelry is original in thought and creation. Her work makes for a fine gift for someone or yourself. If you are down this weekend to admire the fine chalk art take a stroll to her booth at the Ship Point Market.
What makes this Labour Day Market so special ? The artist of course. This weekend's market is the biggest of the year with an additional 45 artist added to the Victoria Harbour festival line up. They came from Comox, Ninaimo, Vancouver, Mill Bay, and Montreal to show off there creations. There are some great gift ideas at the #shippointmarket this weekend. Open until Monday at 5:00 pm. Sunday 10:30 to 10:30, Saturday 10:30 to 10:30.
The Victoria Chalk Festival is moving to the pier! This is the same wonderfully talented festival that usually takes place on Government street. It is sure to be a busy weekend with all of the cruise ships coming in.
Come support the local chalk artists, and your favourite market vendors.
The market hours are:
Friday 9th 6-10:30pm
Saturday 10th 10:30-10:30
Sunday 11th 10:30-6
For more information on becoming a vendor at the harbour, check out www.victoriavendors.com
See you down there!
We are going to have some of the best food trucks like The Reef and Finest At Sea this weekend on ship point. Some of our favorite bands that have played at the market all summer long like the O Brians, Knacker's yard and a new one this year cookeilidh. See the music schedule here.
They will be busking and selling their Cd's. Come down and check them out.
Aug is traditionally one of the best weather months of the year. Hot summer days followed by warm nights. Victoria's Inner Harbour is the place to be. Full of live entertainment, artist and yummy food trucks. Aug. 19th, 20th and 21st will be extra fun in the harbour. The Harbours Days will bring Ship point's weekend market operating during the day and night. Along with a host of artistic vendors will come some of Victoria's finest out door bands playing on the end of Ship point pier.
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