Theater in Victoria

Belfry Theatre

A 20-minute stroll from downtown, the celebrated Belfry Theatre showcases contemporary plays in its lovely former-church-building venue.
Cinema in Victoria

Vic Theatre

Screening arthouse and festival movies in the heart of downtown. A $2 membership is required alongside your ticket admission here.
Classical Music in Victoria

Victoria Symphony

The city's main orchestra plays most of its concerts at downtown's Royal Theatre, as well as performing a highly popular one-night gig every year on a floating barge in the Inner Harbour. This Symphony Splash is a f…
Live Music in Victoria

Logan's Pub

A 10-minute walk from downtown, this no-nonsense pub looks like nothing special from the outside, but its roster of shows is a fixture on the local indie scene. Fridays and Saturdays are your best bet for performanc…
Performing Arts in Alert Bay

Namgis Big House

Head up the hill (head towards the gigantic totem pole) in summer for traditional dance performances from Alert Bay's local Namgis community. Ask at the visitors center for performance times and the latest ticket pr…
Theater in Chemainus

Chemainus Theatre

This large, well-resourced theater is the town's main cultural lure and would be equally at home in a far bigger city. It stages shows for much of the year; check ahead to see what's coming up.
Cinema in Victoria

IMAX Theatre

The IMAX Theatre at the Royal BC Museum shows larger-than-life documentaries and Hollywood blockbusters.
Theater in Victoria

Royal Theatre

With a rococo interior, the Royal Theatre hosts mainstream theater productions, and is home to the Victoria Symphony and Pacific Opera Victoria.
Live Music in Nanaimo

Queen's Hotel

The city's best live-music and dance spot, hosting an eclectic roster of performances and club nights, ranging from indie to jazz and country.
Theater in Victoria

McPherson Playhouse

One of Victoria's main stages, McPherson Playhouse offers mainstream visiting shows and performances.