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5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, June 19

5 things to do in and around Victoria this Wednesday, June 19

Have a nice midweek, Victoria!

Wednesdays are for wings, and Hecklers Bar & Grill has them for $8…pretty tempting, huh?

Whether you’re attending a book launch, attending the first show of SkaFest at Ship Point or hanging out with your friends at a pinball hotspot, we know you’ll find the best way to spend your evening.

For all this and more, here are 5 things to do in and around Victoria on Wednesday, June 19:

Ska and reggae festival

Come to Ship Point in Victoria’s Inner Harbor to catch the kick-off show of the 25th Anniversary Ska & Reggae Festival!

Featured artists include Antidoping, Ammoye, The Capital Collective, Gisto & The Grateful Living and Judah Roots.

Plus, it’s free and open to all ages!

SkaFest runs from Wednesday, June 19 to Sunday, June 23 – plenty of time to catch some quality shows if you miss this one!

  • Where: Ship’s point, inland harbour
  • When: Wednesday, June 19 from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Caroline Woodward and illustrator Claire Watson

Join the Bolen Books crew for a book launch with Caroline Woodward and illustrator Claire Watson!

Have you ever heard a whale exhale? is a children’s picture book that takes you on a journey through the senses.

“From sun-warmed rocks to crackling campfires, this is a book that jumps with the dolphins and barks with the sea lions,” reads one description.

This event is open to all ages and there will be books available for purchase and signing at the event.

Participation is free, but everyone must register first. Which can here.

  • Where: Bolen Books, 1644 Hillside Avenue #111
  • When: Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00 PM

Wing Wednesday at Hecklers Bar & Grill

Gather your friends and enjoy the wings while sipping your favorite drink and socializing!

Wings will be available from 4pm for $8 per order and their full list of flavors can be found online, here.

  • Where: Hecklers Bar & Grill, 123 Gorge Road East
  • When: Wednesday, June 19 at 4:00 PM

Spend an evening at Pinhalla Pinball Pizzeria

What better way to spend a midweek evening than at a pinball machine?

Head to Pinhalla Pinball Pizzeria and enjoy pizza, refreshing drinks and a diverse selection of modern and retro games!

  • Where: Pinhalla Pinball Pizzeria, 516 Fisgard Street
  • When: Wednesday, June 19 from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Comedy night at The Mint

Dim the lights and turn up the stage: Morgan Cranny and Drew Farrance have picked another great line-up for next Wednesday’s comedy night!

Always new and always filling up quickly, make sure you get your tickets as soon as possible.

Tickets cost 15 euros and are for sale here!

  • Where: The Mint, 1414 Douglas Street
  • When: Wednesday, June 19 from 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM