Christmas holiday

Early ideas of some of the elements which could be incorporated in the upcoming Lights of Wonder holiday light village. (File contributed/ DVBA)

Technical difficulties delay Victoria’s $500,000 Christmas light village

The Lights of Wonder display was originally set to open on Dec. 13

Early ideas of some of the elements which could be incorporated in the upcoming Lights of Wonder holiday light village. (File contributed/ DVBA)
Dec. 5, 2019 – Vivienne Shaw, grade 3 student at Lakehill Elementary School, puts the final touches on a Harry Potter-themed Christmas tree at Government House. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Hundreds of students gather at Government House to decorate Christmas Trees

The annual tradition let Grade 2 and 3 students help celebrate for the holidays

Dec. 5, 2019 – Vivienne Shaw, grade 3 student at Lakehill Elementary School, puts the final touches on a Harry Potter-themed Christmas tree at Government House. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The holiday season typically sees a rise in the number of packages are being stolen from front doors. (Flickr/ Paul Sullivan)

Thieves target packages during the holiday season

Victoria police warn residents of package theft increase

The holiday season typically sees a rise in the number of packages are being stolen from front doors. (Flickr/ Paul Sullivan)
A Seinfeld-inspired, secular December gathering is happening at the Victoria Event Centre on Dec. 23. (Screenshot/Victoriaeventscentre.ca)

Victoria Event Centre cancels Dec. 23 Festivus event

Anyone who is tired of holiday traditions can come to this Seinfeld-inspired event

A Seinfeld-inspired, secular December gathering is happening at the Victoria Event Centre on Dec. 23. (Screenshot/Victoriaeventscentre.ca)
Only one more month until Christmas. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Getting jolly in Victoria: it’s officially one month until Christmas

Where to do some local shopping for last-second holiday gifts

Only one more month until Christmas. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Annual truck convoy ready to light up the night in Greater Victoria

Annual truck convoy ready to light up the night in Greater Victoria

The 21st annual Truck Light Convoy will roll through communities supporting local food banks

Annual truck convoy ready to light up the night in Greater Victoria
The Magic of Christmas lights up Butchart Gardens from Dec. 1 until Jan. 6. (Twitter/Destination Greater Victoria)

Christmas events set to begin across Greater Victoria

Lights, parades, gingerbread and more are coming to town until the new year

The Magic of Christmas lights up Butchart Gardens from Dec. 1 until Jan. 6. (Twitter/Destination Greater Victoria)
Early ideas of some of the elements which could be incorporated in the upcoming Lights of Wonder holiday light village. (File contributed/ DVBA)

Massive holiday light village coming to downtown Victoria

The Downtown Victoria Business Association’s ‘Lights of Wonder’ festival begins Dec. 13

Early ideas of some of the elements which could be incorporated in the upcoming Lights of Wonder holiday light village. (File contributed/ DVBA)
Brian Wismath will be conducting Handel’s Messiah Dec. 15 and 17, performed by the Victoria Symphony Orchestra and the Victoria Choral Society. (Photo submitted)

Choir director adds orchestra baton for Messiah performance at University of Victoria

Victoria Symphony Orchestra to perform holiday classic with community choir

Brian Wismath will be conducting Handel’s Messiah Dec. 15 and 17, performed by the Victoria Symphony Orchestra and the Victoria Choral Society. (Photo submitted)