Open Air in the Square is Victoria's summer-long festival in the heart of downtown Victoria. Centennial Square will come alive once again with a blend of music, dance, film, visual and culinary arts!
We believe in a Festival that offers high quality films, activities and events, encourages artistic innovation and creativity, provides access for a broad audience segment and is committed to cooperation and collaboration with other arts organizations as well as the business community. Our programs are interactive, entertaining, enjoyable, educational and good value for the money. Our staff is friendly, open, proactive and committed to skills development in order to provide high quality services.
Victoria’s Annual Ska Festival is the largest of its kind in Canada and has become one of the country's most anticipated music festivals. The festival represents the growing participation and interest in ska music, its related genres and sub-cultures by thousands of people in Victoria and the rest of Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Lower Mainland British Columbia and the rest of the world. The festival also represents the relentless efforts of people who have been working towards getting ska music firmly established in Victoria and the rest of the Island