FAQs

Where is the celebration?

The celebration will be held at the Victoria Native Friendship Centre located at 231 Regina Ave, Victoria, BC V8Z 1J6, near Tillicum Mall, and Hampton Park at the corner of Seaton and Regina.

How to get to the Victoria Native Friendship Centre?

The Centre can be reached by car, bus, bike or walking. Click here to open a Google Map with directions.

Below are some of the busses to the Centre:

  • 8 – This stop goes from Oak Bay, past the Hillside Mall, to Camosun Interurban and passes near the Centre at the Burnside at Tillicum (Tillicum Mall) stop.
  • 9 – This bus goes from UVic to the Royal Oak Exchange along the Gorge, and pass near the Centre at the Burnside at Tillicum (Tillicum Mall) stop.
  • 11 – This stop goes from UVic, through Downtown, and up to the Tillicum Mall. The final stop, Tillicum Mall, is within walking distance of the Centre.
  • 21 – This bus goes from Downtown to Interurban and passes near the Centre at the Burnside at Millgrove stop.
  • 22 – This bus goes from Hillside mall, through Fernwood, to the Victoria General Hospital and passes near the Centre at the Burnside at Millgrove stop.
  • 26 – This bus goes from UVic to the Dockyard and passes near the Centre at the Burnside at Millgrove stop.
  • 47/48/50/61/65 – These buses go from Langford/Sooke to Downtown and pass near the Centre at the Trans-Canada Hwy at Tillicum stop.

Where can I park?

People attending events at VNFC will need to park on the street on Regina, Seaton and Hampton, or at the soccer field parking on Hampton street. We encourage people to bus, bike or carpool as it helps to keep the parking and streets less congested.

When is the celebration?

The celebration will take place on Sunday September 29th, 2019, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.

What is happening?

We invite the community out to join us for stage entertainment from Indigenous artists, children’s activities, lunch and an Indigenous artist’s market. We will host a language map exercise, art and crafts room and field games with bouncy castles.