‘Tis the season! Let the bright lights of parliament help get you into the spirit. Whether you’re finding the perfect gifts for those on your list or celebrating Christmas day here, Victoria has ample opportunities to share in the holiday cheer. Come explore some of the endless options we have to cherish the most wonderful time of the year.
Get into the holiday spirit strolling through the streets of old town Victoria and shopping at beautiful boutiques. Surprise and delight your friends and loved ones with thoughtful and unique gifts, and support small local businesses.
Receive a $50 per night credit for dining in The Courtney Room, or wrap up your gift shopping when you use your credit to purchase a plush Magnolia bathrobe or pampering products from Spa Magnolia!
Your Holiday Shopping Package includes:
- $50 per night credit for The Courtney Room, Spa Magnolia or towards a Magnolia bathrobe
- Our Beautiful Boutiques Shopping Trail – available in print and mobile option
- Continental breakfast each morning
- Filtered bottled water & hand sanitizer in room on arrival
Rates start at just $219, for stays November 12, 2020 to December 20, 2020.
Victoria Christmas Package
This Christmas, escape to Victoria to enjoy a small, safe and romantic holiday celebration.
Wander the twinkling lights of Butchart Gardens, take in the Festival of Trees or discover the Ghosts of Christmas Past on a seasonally themed walking tour. Return to your elegant boutique hotel to sip mulled wine in the lounge, or Facetime family and friends from your luxurious room.
Victoria Christmas Package includes:
- $75 dining credit for The Courtney Room restaurant
- Spirited holiday welcome gift of Baileys Irish Cream for 2
- Continental breakfast for two
- Filtered bottled water & hand sanitizer on arrival
Rates starting at just $259!
Available for stays December 20 to January 3, 2021
Holiday Dining at the Courtney Room
The Courtney Room will be serving a Three Course Christmas Dinner December 24 & 25, but reserve early as this always sells out! Or use your dining credit for brunch, share small plates and mulled wine in the lounge, or enjoy your favourite dishes and fine wine in the privacy of your room!
Call 250-940-4090 to reserve.
New Years Menu Soon.
Spa Magnolia Holiday Hours
If planning on attending the Spa during your stay we recommend booking in advance and review their Covid-19 Policies.
December 24th 10am – 2pm
December 25th & 26th Closed
January 1st Closed
Christmas on the Veranda
November 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Overlooking the sparkling Inner Harbour, gather around the fire and enjoy seasonal beverages, festive treats and s’ mores at the Fairmont Empress. Outdoor heaters and blankets will keep you toasty.
Festival of trees
November 19, 2020 – January 5, 2021
Get into the Christmas cheer and walk through the forest of lush trees at The Bay Centre , all decorated by local businesses. Vote for your favourite and maybe cross a few names off your holiday shopping list while you’re there.
Christmas at Craigdarroch Castle
December 1, 2020 – January 1, 2021
Providing a unique glimpse into authentic Victorian traditions, each year Curator Bruce Davies and the museum’s staff assist long-time decorator Sherry Kerr to meticulously evoke Christmases past in the Castle’s period rooms. You’ll spot vintage toys tucked under the tree, festively decorated mantles throughout the home and a Christmas feast setting fit for Canada’s own royal family, the Dunsmuirs.
The Magic of Christmas at Butchart Gardens
Night time service will be unavailable this year, see website for more details.
The Magic of Christmas at the Butchart Gardens is back! Take in The Gardens’ spectacular display of lights while indulging in copious amounts of hot cocoa.