On this page, you will find our summer entertainment calendar. Performances are included with admission to The Gardens and take place every night from June 29 to August 31. All performances begin at 8:00 PM except Saturdays.

To view and print the performances in calendar format, click here.

Purchase guaranteed admission for our Entertainment Special Events on July 10, July 25 and August 15 by clicking here.

Saturday June 29: Tropic Mayhem and Fireworks

Fun in the sun & cool surfin’ sounds!

Show begins at 7:15 pm
Fireworks begin at 10:15 pm

Sunday June 30: Odyssey String Quartet

A potpourri of classical, gypsy jazz & pop.
Learn more on their Facebook page.

Monday July 1: John McLachlan

Original songs of our coast and Gordon Lightfoot.
See more on his website.

Tuesday July 2: Chris Millington & Dancin’

Contemporary pop classics with dancing on stage.

Wednesday July 3: MAZ

Electro, jazz, traditional Quebcois music.
Visit their website to learn more.

Thursday July 4: Brishen

Original western and Euro-gypsy swing.
See their website.

Friday July 5: Late Shift

50’s rock & roll and much more.

 

Saturday July 6: Backbeat and Fireworks

Contemporary favourites to sing along with.

Show begins at 7:00 pm
Fireworks begin at 10:00 pm

Sunday July 7: The Choir

Choral versions of contemporary pop.
Learn more on their website.

Monday July 8: Odyssey String Quartet

A potpourri of classical, gypsy jazz & pop.
See their Facebook page.

Tuesday July 9: Chris Millington & Dancin’

Contemporary pop classics with dancing on stage.

Wednesday July 10: [Special Event] Los Texmaniacs & The Lone Star Amigos

The best Tex Mex band today with special guests.
Curious? Check their website.
The Lone Star Amigos are a collection of special guests:
Tish Hinojosa
Rick Trevino
Augie Meyers
Johnny Nicholas & The West Side Horns
Learn more about guaranteed admission and arrival tips for this performance here.

Thursday July 11: The High Bar Gang

Old time bluegrass with a side of gospel.
See more information on their website.

Friday July 12: Locarno

Groove heavy Mexican, Cuban, Latin soul.

Saturday July 13: The Midnights and Fireworks

Motown and more.

Show begins at 7:00 pm
Fireworks begin at 10:00 pm

 

Sunday July 14: Hamsa Hamsa

From Barcelona, Sephardic, Balkan, flamenco.
Learn more.

Monday July 15: Beolach

One of Cape Breton’s most innovative traditional bands.
Listen to a sample.

Tuesday July 16: Chris Millington & Dancin’

Contemporary pop classics with dancing on stage.

Wednesday July 17: Scandinavian String Alliance

New & traditional Scandinavian songs.
View more.

 

Thursday July 18: John Reischman and The Jaybirds

Masters of new and old Bluegrass.
Discover the group here.

Friday July 19: The Kingmixers

Good time blues for everyone.
Learn more on their website.

Saturday July 20: The R&B Kingpins and Fireworks

Top notch blues with horns.

Show begins at 6:45 pm
Fireworks begin at 9:45 pm

 

 

Sunday July 21: Odyssey String Quartet

A potpourri of classical, gypsy jazz & pop.
See their Facebook page for details.

Monday July 22: Oktopus

A Quebecois take on classical-balkanized klezmer & more.
Learn more.

Tuesday July 23: The Commodores

Classic Big Band with dancing on stage.

Wednesday July 24: The Victoria Symphony

Thursday July 25: [Special Event] Serena Ryder

Singer songwriter, pop rockstar, always unforgettable.
Learn more about guaranteed admission and arrival tips for this performance by clicking here.
Visit her website to listen to samples.

Friday July 26: Pharis & Jason Romero

2019 Juno for Traditional roots Album.
Discover Pharis and Jason.

Saturday July 27: The Chuckle Berries and Fireworks

A salute to Chuck Berry and contemporaries.

Show begins at 6:45 pm
Fireworks begin at 9:45 pm

 

Sunday July 28: Jim Byrnes

Juno Award winner, outstanding blues artist & storyteller.
Learn more: http://www.jamestbyrnes.com/

Monday July 29: Elage Diouf

A Senagalese performer whose voice, energy and presence is unforgettable.
Curious? Visit their website.

 

Tuesday July 30: Chris Millington & Dancin’

Contemporary pop classics with dancing on stage.

Wednesday July 31: Tri-Continental

A unique blend made from blues, folk & world music.
Visit their website for details.

 

Thursday August 1: Diyet & The Love Soldiers

From the Yukon, alternative folk, roots, traditional with an indigenous view.
View more.

 

Friday August 2: David Vest

Rocking Boogie Woogie Piano by a master.
Details: http://davidvest.ca/

Saturday August 3: Freeze Frame and Fireworks

Back to the 80’s.

Show begins at 6:30 pm
Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm

 

Sunday August 4: Ballet Étoile

Modern & classical ballet, lyrical and humorous.
Learn more on their website.

Monday August 5: Ballet Étoile

Modern & classical ballet, lyrical and humorous.
Learn more on their website.

Tuesday August 6: Chris Millington & Dancin’

Contemporary pop classics with dancing on stage.

Wednesday August 7: Rose Cousins

Multiple award winner, superb songwriter & performer.
Learn more.

Thursday August 8: The Waifs

From Australia, top folk rock band for 25 years.
See their website for more.

Friday August 9: Black Angus

Van Morrison’s “Irish Heartbeat” & more.
Learn more about Black Angus music.

Saturday August 10: Mix Tape and Fireworks

Hits from the past 30 years.

Show begins at 6:15 pm
Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm

 

Sunday August 11: Odyssey String Quartet

A potpourri of classical, gypsy jazz & pop.
View their Facebook page.

Monday August 12: Van Django

Gypsy jazz by talented & eclectic musicians.
Curious? Learn more.

Tuesday August 13: The Commodores

Classic Big Band with dancing on stage.

Wednesday August 14: Unfaithful Servants

Explosive instrumental & vocal treatments of traditional folk.
Learn more about the Unfaithful Servants.

Thursday August 15: [Special Event] The Jim Cuddy Band

Of Blue Rodeo fame, performer & writer without peer.
Learn more about guaranteed admission and arrival tips for this performance here.

Discover the band: https://www.jimcuddy.com/

Friday August 16: Chris Frye & The Analog Ghosts

Exclusive premier of new Canadian soul/roots music.

Saturday August 17: The Ecclestons and Fireworks

Celtic & original “Good time music.”

Show begins at 6:15 pm
Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm

Sunday August 18: Heartwood

Original songs from the Cowichan Valley.
Learn more about the duo.

Monday August 19: John Gogo & Sons

Vancouver Island performer/songwriter and family.
Discover the details: www.johngogo.com

Tuesday August 20: The Commodores

Classic Big Band with dancing on stage.

Wednesday August 21: Qristina & Quinn

An award winning approach to traditional Celtic, folk & jazz.
Listen to their music here.

Thursday August 22: BC Fiddle Orchestra

Developing talented & enthusiastic young fiddlers.
Click here to learn about the orchestra.

Friday August 23: Ellis Dyson & The Shambles

Foot stompin’ songs reminiscent of early Americana.

Saturday August 24: Tropic Mayhem and Fireworks

Fun in the sun & cool surfin’ sounds!

Show begins at 6:00 pm
Fireworks begin at 9:00 pm

Sunday August 25: The Bills

Victoriaʹs favourite original West Coast roots music.

Monday August 26: Marc Atkinson with Cam Wilson

Internationally acclaimed swinging acoustic jazz. See their website for details.

Tuesday August 27: Chris Millington & Dancin’

Contemporary pop classics with dancing on stage.

Wednesday August 28: Sweet Lowdown

A blend of various roots styles and great harmony.
View their website for details.

Thursday August 29: Stephen Fearing

One of Canada’s favourite singer/songwriters.
Learn more here.

Friday August 30: Mark Perry

Songs from BC’s north, ballads & frolics.
Learn more about Mark.

Saturday August 31: Groove Kitchen and Fireworks

Soul, funk, latin & reggae. Good fun!

Show begins at 5:45 pm
Fireworks begin at 8:45 pm