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CTV Vancouver Island is proud to support not-for-profit community and charitable organizations across the island.   To submit an event for consideration, please email islandcommunityevents@ctv.ca.  

Please Note: due to the large number of submissions, we are unable to respond to every request.  We thank you for choosing CTV to help promote your event and wish you great success.

May Events
May 1 – June 17
Community Corporate Rowing Challenge
Challenge yourself, friends and colleagues while improving teamwork, fitness and having a blast! Come and row the Community Corporate Rowing Challenge and enjoy Victoria’s beautiful outdoors while raising funds for Kid Sport!

May 5 – 7
Joy of Life Festival
Experience a glorious escape for your musical senses throughout this weekend of music! Don’t miss these three uniquely inspired concerts; Joy of Fiddle, Joy of Song and Joy of Jazz featuring Juno Award Winning artists!

May 7
Hike for Hospice
Gather your family and friends and join the 6th Annual Hike for Hospice. Enjoy this scenic 3.5km walk, entertainment, and snacks all to raise funds and awareness for end-of-life care in your community.

May 7
Walk so Kids Can Talk
Support the Kids Help Phone by lacing up your sneakers and participating in the Walk so Kids Can Talk! Register today to walk with friends and family in Victoria or Nanaimo!

May 13 & 14
Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour
Treat your mom this Mother’s Day by touring gorgeous gardens in beautiful Victoria and enjoying amazing music from VCM students, faculty, and guest musicians!

May 27 & 28
HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens
Tickets are now available to the 2017 HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens tournament at Westhills Stadium in Langford, BC. The tournament runs on May 27 & 28 and will feature 12 teams from around the world, including our Canadian bronze medalists from the Rio Olympics!

May 28
KOOL Oak Bay Half Marathon
Don’t miss your chance to participate in one of BC's most scenic running events! Have a blast getting your sweat on and running with friends in the half marathon, relay, 10K or kids 1K! Registration closes May 25!

June Events
June 1 – October 31
RBCM’s Family: Bonds and Belonging Exhibition  
Don’t miss your chance to bring your family to the newest exhibit at the Royal BC Museum! Explore stories from early and contemporary families, appreciate the traditions brought to BC by immigrant families and discover more about your own family!

June 2 – 4
Tofino Food and Wine Festival
Calling all food and wine lovers! The 15th Annual Tofino Food and Wine Festival returns June 2 – 4. Get your tickets today for an unforgettable weekend celebrating the marriage of food and wine in our West Coast paradise.

June 3
Kaleidoscope Ball
The Kaleidoscope Ball is just around the corner! This unforgettable evening brings families together through dancing, entertainment, food and more – all while raising key funds to support the important work led by Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. 

June 9 – 24
Langham Court – Proof
Can a young woman whose principal education in advanced mathematics comes from caring for her “bughouse crazy” father be the author of a brilliant mathematical proof? Find out in the engaging drama brought to you by Langham Court Theatre!

June 11
Teeny Tiny Garden Tour
Tour Victoria’s best backyard hidden gems with the 12th Annual Teeny Tiny Garden Tour! Admire water features, edible gardens, eclectic surprises and terraced gardens with meandering trails! Each garden offers its own unique delight and all of the funds raised go to support Victoria Hospice's end-of-life care programs.

June 11
Vancouver Island Comic Con
Get lost in a world of comic books, cosplayers and gamers at Vancouver Island Comic Con! Take part in this engaging comic book conventionwith cosplay contests, panels, demos and more with special guest Academy Award winner and Big Hero 6 director Chris Williams!

June 13
Taking it to the Street  
Have you registered yet for the second annual Taking it to the Street? Brush up on your road hockey skills at this charity event in support of Help fill a Dream Foundation! Enjoy a family fun zone, food and lots of festivities!

June 18
DVBA Car Free YYJ    
Car Free YYJ is back and taking over Douglas Street June 18! Join in on this community celebration with vendors, music and much more in this free event!

June 23 – 25
Island Summer Games
Get ready for the 2017 Island Summer Games! This 3-day amateur sports and entertainment festival features a plethora of sporting events to join, BBQs, DJs, prizes and more. Register today to compete in ball hockey, bocce ball, soccer, basketball and more!

June 23 – July 2
TD Victoria International Jazz Fest
The TD Victoria International Jazz Fest returns June 23 – July 2! Experience amazing music and performances by Mavis Staples, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Ziggy Marley, Elvin Bishop Band and many more! Buy your tickets today!

June 28 – August 30
Oaklands Sunset Market
Get engaged with your community at the Oaklands Sunset Market! See vibrant, locally-made, baked and grown products brought to you by those in your community! Running every Wednesday from 4:30pm – 8:30pm, visit over 50 local food growers and producers, artisans, live music and more!

June 30 – July 3
Port Alberni - Tri-Conic Challenge
Come test your true mettle this Canada Day Long Weekend at Port Alberni’s Tri-Conic Challenge. Run the Train. Bike the Boat. Swim the Plane – or do all three during this true test of endurance! Register today.