Crabtoberfest band Balkan Shmalkan on stage


Annual Festival

Crab dinner, beer, live music, games. This is a festival like none other right in Victoria: a Crabtoberfest.

Coming October 14!

boats in the Inner Harbour

How to get to Alaska as Uncomfortably as Possible

Type 2 Fun

Victoria “Race to Alaska” Stories

Three epic adventures. Three Victoria locals. Get a taste of the Race to Alaska right here in Victoria.

Coming November 17!

Nancy Erley, Nautical Nights Speaker Series, One World Twice Around

Nautical Nights

Speaker series

Enjoy stories of maritime adventure, science of the sea, and historical research of the Pacific Northwest, in-person or over Zoom. A limited number of seats will be available for each talk; we will stream each talk simultaneously on Zoom.

Inside Pier A, Ogden Point

Massive Marine Garage Sale

Annual Fundraiser

Find nautical treasures and meet new friends at this annual fun-filled event, with all proceeds going to support our programs, and stewardship of our valuable marine heritage.

Registration for our 2024 Sale opens in the new year!

Victoria Classic Boat Festival

Annual Festival

The Maritime Museum of BC is proud to host the annual Victoria Classic Boat Festival! Join us on the docks to view up to 100 classic boats, visit the docks, cheer on your favourite boats in the races, and take part in one of our many activities!

Victoria Classic Boat Festival outside Legislature Buildings