2016
Aboriginal Cultural Festival

Join the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations in celebrating National Aboriginal Day weekend with music, dance, food and the arts and best of all, it’s all FREE!

June 17 - 19 in Victoria, British Columbia

Performance Schedule

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Join us outside on the grounds of the Royal BC Museum in downtown Victoria

Performance Schedule

Three days of spectacular performances on an outdoor stage in the plaza at the Royal BC Museum in the heart of downtown Victoria, BC. Each day starts with performances from the two local Host Nations and follows with shows from Aboriginal performers from across the province as well as a show from 3-time World Hoop Dancing Champion Alex Wells!

Friday June 17

Saturday June 18

Sunday June 19

Traditional Artisans

Traditional Artisans

Aboriginal artisans will be on-site with their goods for sale - carvings, prints, jewelry and more. Plus, you can watch special artisan demonstrations and learn more about the creative process from the artisans themselves.

Authentic Cuisine

Authentic Cuisine

Sample the culinary talents of the Songhees Nation. Mouth watering BBQ salmon burger, fry bread, and the traditional clam chowder that always steals the show!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

  • Royal BC Museum
  • CTV
  • Butchart gardens
  • Island IT
  • Victoria British Columbia