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.


October 13 – Kathleen Reed

February – TBA


Anthony Brown - Nautical Night
Salt Sea Evening header

Salt Sea Evenings

Music. Drinks. Museum.

An evening out at the Maritime Museum of BC–enjoy drinks, a live musical performance, themed programming, and the current exhibit. Limited number of tickets available. 


September 29 – Queer at Sea: Tales from the 2SLGBTQ+ Community

March 10 – Darn it! Our Maritime Make and Mend Culture


Annual Fundraiser

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

November 5 – Pier A, The Breakwater District at Ogden Point


Crabtoberfest promo illustration - Get Crabby!
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 2023 Sale opens in the new year!


Victoria Classic Boat Festival

Annual Fundraiser

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