The Spring Prelude display was created to provide our visitors with a colourful and intimate indoor garden experience during the shorter days of winter. This also provides you with a small taste of what you can expect to experience once the actual garden comes alive in the spring.
Be a Tourist in your own Hometown today and discover all the fun places in Victoria! Buy a booklet to enjoy great deals on attractions, restaurants, lodging, shopping and transportation. Booklets are $10 each or buy 4 and get 1 FREE. Valid from February 28 - March 3, 2013.
One of Victoria's most anticipated dining event of the year returns in 2013 with Dine Around & Stay in Town. This festival brings together participating Victoria restaurants offering select three-course menus for $20, $30 or $40 per person. Come for a bite, stay the night! Many of Victoria's hotels offer accommodations during the event with rates of $69, $79, $99 and $129.
Presented for a second year and with all new photographs, enjoy the wonders of nature like you've never seen them: through the lenses of prize-winning photographers from around the world. This visually striking exhibition showcases more than 100 new photographs in 18 categories chosen from thousands of international, astonishing and sometimes humorous stories of our fascinating natural world.
Behind the Scenes Tours
Every Tuesday until May 7th, 2013
Answer the question 'What goes on back there?' From looking in on a sculpin nursery to seeing where our jellyfish "come from", you will have complete access to every part of our aquarium. Led by a knowledgeable aquarist, this tour offers a rare look at our animals, our water systems, and our methods.
The Flower Count is an annual light-hearted promotion sponsored and organized the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, The Butchart Gardens and Tourism Victoria. The goal is to bolster community pride and increase awareness of Greater Victoria as an attractive shoulder-season tourism destination.