Spirit of 150 Victoria News

Spirit of 150 Victoria Preview!

Commemorating Canada’s 150th year of Confederation, Spirit of 150 Victoria will present over 100 free live performances in Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

For two days The Main Stage on The Legislature Lawn will host a diverse lineup of locally and nationally renowned performers. On Friday, June 30 the site will open at 12:00PM with The Family Zone, food trucks along Belleville Street, and various other activities. On Saturday, July 1 the site opens at 11:00AM. The Family Zone and food trucks will be open as well as the return of The Coast Capital Savings Living Flag. Please see below for a more detailed Main Stage performance schedule.


For 11 days The Harbour Stage at Ship Point presented by Coast Capital Savings will host various national celebrations and theme days including National Aboriginal Day, La Celebration de la Francophonie, Canadian Multiculturalism Day, Youth Day, Folk Roots Day, and many more! The all ages site will feature local food vendors, craft beer and cider (June 21-June 30), and craft soda (July 1). Please see below for a more detailed Harbour Stage performance schedule.


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Welcome to the Official Spirit of 150 Victoria Website!

Spirit of 150 Victoria is a community celebration of Canada’s 150th year of Confederation.

It entails 1) First Night on December 31st, 2016, 2) an eleven-day commemoration called Spirit of 150 Victoria from June 21st through July 1st, 2017, and 3) this interactive website.

Our site features inclusive and engaging content such as “Spotlight 150”, where visitors are invited to share stories about what being Canadian means to them. Stories can be shared through audio recordings, videos, photos and/ or text. Submit yours now for a chance to be featured on the site’s “Spotlight 150” section. Get inspired and be creative!

Spirit150victoria.ca also features a full social media dashboard at a glance for all event and news updates as they happen. Keep up with the conversation and don’t miss a beat – follow @Spirit150Victoria, and bookmark our “Get Social!” page on your favourite web browser today!

Finally, at Spirit150victoria.ca, enjoy our official events calendar. Have a Canada 150-related event you want included? Submit your details for a chance to have it posted right here on our site.

With all that plus our schedule, blog and sponsorship sections, you can consider Spirit150victoria.ca your one-stop information hub for all things Canada 150 in and around the Capital Region.

Check back soon for updates!