2024 Sooke Events Calendar

Sooke hosts numerous annual festivals and community events throughout the year, creating a rich offering of arts, music, recreation, sports and cultural activites.

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Sooke Legion Open Mic

Sooke Legion Open Mic

Tuesdays • July 2, 16, 30
7:00-9:30pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Open Mic with host Dustin Childs. Signup at 6:45pm to give a performance or enjoy and support the amazing talents of others. Grill 54 open until 8pm.
FREE Admission

Sooke Texas Holdem Freezeout Tournament

Texas Holdem Freezeout Tournament

Tuesdays • July 9, 23
6:30-9:30pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Cards in the air at 6:30 pm. Try your poker luck! Limited to the first 30 people. Grill 54 will be open till 8 pm.
$25 BUY-IN

Sooke Harbour Toastmasters Club

Sooke Harbour Toastmasters Club

Tuesdays • 7:00–8:30pm
Weekly Online via Zoom
Biweekly at Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Empowering individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Anyone can attend up to 3 meetings for free. Meetings are weekly except in July and August, when it is every second week.

Sooke Youth Rock Club

Youth Rock Club

Wednesdays • 4:00–6:00pm
EMCS Band Room
6218 Sooke Road

Rehearse with your band, join a group or just come to jam and hang out. Bring your own instrument or use one of the provided: drum kit, vocal PA with mics and effects, 2 Boss Katana guitar amps, 1 Fender Rumble bass amp, Fender Squire guitar and bass.
Ages 12-18 • $5 Drop-in

Sooke Night Market

Sooke Night Market

Thursdays • 5:00–8:00pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Founded in 2014, Sooke Night Market operates every Thursday evening through summer until September 5th on the grounds of the Sooke Region Museum. Enjoy local vendors, live music, food trucks and explore the outdoor exhibits at this lively outdoor market.
FREE Admission

Storytime in Sooke

Storytime in Sooke

Fridays • 10:30am
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Connect with other families and strengthen early literacy skills with songs, rhymes, stories and more. Best suited for ages under 5, but all ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
FREE

Sooke Youth Market Fair

Youth Market Fair

Fridays • 5:00–8:00pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Enjoy a Friday evening market of food, art, games, face painting, raffle and more by youth for everyone.
FREE Admission

Sooke Karaoke Nights

Friday Karaoke Nights

Fridays • 8:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Starting at 8pm. Grill 54 open with regular menu available until 8pm and late night bites menu available until 10pm.
FREE ADMISSION

Sooke Country Market

Sooke Country Market

Saturdays • 10:00am – 2:00pm
John Philips Park
2201 Otter Point Road

Local vendors make it, bake it or grow it! Seasonal local produce from the gardens of Sooke and locally made products and crafts. New vendors always welcome. Rain or shine every Saturday until October 5, 2024.

Crafts for Kids at Sooke Library

Crafts for Kids

Saturdays • 11:00am
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Weekly drop-in crafting workshop in the multipurpose room. Registration not required. Suitable for ages 3-12 years, but all ages welcome.
FREE

Knitters at the Sooke Library

Knitters at the Library

Saturdays • 2:00–4:00pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Drop-in weekly with your knitting, crochet or other fibre arts projects and enjoy the company of fellow fibre arts enthusiasts!
FREE

Music Bingo at Sooke Legion

Music Bingo

Saturdays • 7:30pm
July 6, 20
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Come early for the Meat Draw and 50/50 Draw at 2:30 pm. Enjoy dinner at Grill 54, open with regular menu available until 8pm and late night bites menu until 10pm.
FREE ADMISSION

Sooke Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group

Sooke Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group

Second Saturdays • 1:00–3:00pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Local Sooke support group for Fibromyalgia and chronic pain meets in the private room at the Sooke Library every second Saturday.

Shirley Country Market

Shirley Country Market

Sundays • Times TBA
Shirley Community Hall
2795 Sheringham Point Road

Weekly Sunday market featuring the local food and vendors of Shirley, a small community 20 minutes drive past Sooke.
FREE Admission

STEAM Tinker Sundays at the Sooke Library

STEAM Tinker Sundays

Sundays • 2:00–4:00pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Drop-in weekly for an afternoon of tinkering and explore activities relating to science, technology, engineering, arts and math, otherwise known as STEAM. Best suited for school-aged children and their families.
FREE Family Fun



July 2024

Food Safe Courses

Food Safe Courses

Sat, July 13 • 9:00am – 5:00pm
Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Road

EMCS Society offers Food Safe Certification. Learn how to avoid food borne illnesses through food safety techniques in the kitchen. Upon successful completion of testing, participants receive 5-Year BC Food Safe Certification from VIHA.
Registration $99 +GST

Sooke Legion Paint Workshops

Paint Night with Kelsie

Wed, July 17 • 6:30–9:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Join Kelsie for a fun evening painting event! Everything is provided, no experience necessary, and guaranteed to be a fun night out with friends, your child (8+), or even solo! Grill 54 kitchen and bar open until 8pm.
Tickets $45 • Register

Sooke Chess Club

Chess Club

Thu, July 18 • 7:30–8:45pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Looking to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how and want to improve? Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and play a game. No experience required. Third Thursday of every month.
FREE

Woodside Farm Fresh Food Experience Sooke BC

Woodside Farm Fresh Food Experience

Sun, July 21 • 10:00am – 4:00pm
Woodside Farm
7149 West Coast Road

Visit historic Woodside Farm to explore the gardens, visit the animals and walk through the apple tree maze, all while snacking on pick-and-eat seasonal fresh produce.
$15 Adults • $10 Children (2-14)
Children <2 FREE

First Aid Courses

First Aid Courses

Sat/Sun, July 20-21 • 9am – 5pm
Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Road

EMCS Society offers Standard First Aid, CPR-C and Emergency First Aid certification, valid for three years. See website for full course schedule, prices and registration info.
$220 +GST

Sooke Fine Arts Show

Sooke Fine Arts Show

Sat, July 27 – Mon, Aug 5
SEAPARC Leisure Complex
2168 Phillips Road

Running annually since 1986, SFAS showcases over 380 artworks by established and emerging artists from Vancouver Island and BC's Coastal Islands. Over 9000 visitors attend to view the gallery, watch artist demos and talks, and enjoy local musicians.
Adults $15 • Seniors $10

Magic of Sooke

The Magic of Sooke

Sat, July 27 • 2:00pm & 7:00pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

An enchanting evening of wonder and mystery. The mesmerizing talents of magicians Travis Bernhardt and Dano Kelly will dazzle and delight you!
All Ages 2:00–4:00pm • $30
Adults 19+ 7:00–9:00pm • $30
Buy Tickets on Eventbrite



August 2024

Sooke Music Festival

Sooke Music & Art Festival: Opening Party

Fri, Aug 9 • 9:00pm – 1:00am
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Come join the opening party to the all-weekend-long Sooke Music Festival. Performer to be announced soon.
Adults $10

Sooke Music Festival

Sooke Music & Art Festival

Sat & Sun, Aug 10-11
Noon – 10:00pm
Fred Milne Park
2249 Sooke River Road

Moving this year from John Phillips to Fred Milne Park, this family-friendly, live music and arts festival will be featuring performers... to be announced soon!
Admission by Donation

Woodside Farm Fresh Food Experience Sooke BC

Woodside Farm Fresh Food Experience

Sun, Aug 11 • 10:00am – 4:00pm
Woodside Farm
7149 West Coast Road

Visit historic Woodside Farm to explore the gardens, visit the animals and walk through the apple tree maze, all while snacking on pick-and-eat seasonal fresh produce.
$15 Adults • $10 Children (2-14)
Children <2 FREE

Sooke Chess Club

Chess Club

Thu, Aug 15 • 7:30–8:45pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Looking to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how and want to improve? Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and play a game. No experience required. Third Thursday of every month.
FREE

Soundgarden Tribute Band: Experience Live: Superunknown

Experience Live: Superunknown

Fri, Aug 16 • 8:00–10:00pm
Sooke Community Theatre
6218 Sooke Road

Loud Love is a live 5-piece Soundgarden tribute band that plays the entire Superunknown album start-to-finish — every single song, plus an encore of other Soundgarden favorites!
Adults $35 • Buy on Eventbrite

All Sooke Day Family Picnic

All Sooke Day Family Picnic

Sat, Aug 17 • 9:00am – 6:00pm
Fred Milne Park
2249 Sooke River Road

Pancake breakfast and all day event showcasing logging sports show, live music, beer garden, salmon BBQ and food trucks, kid zone with bouncy castles, lots of local vendors and more. Presented by Sooke Community Association.
FREE Family Fun

Shirley Day

Shirley Day

Sun, Aug 18 • 10:00am – 5:00pm
Shirley Community Hall
& Pioneer Park
2795 Sheringham Point Road

Shirley Day attracts about 300 people with local food, vendors and crafters; kids activities and play area; live music by local folk band Coal Creek; and demonstrations by Shirley Volunteer Fire Department.
FREE Admission

Sookapalooza

Sookapalooza

Sat, Aug 24 • 3:00pm until late
17 Mile House Pub
5126 Sooke Road

One-day music festival featuring local live bands in the backyard of the historic 17 Mile House Pub.
Adults $TBA



September 2024

Beach Art at Whiffin Spit in Sooke BC

Beach Art at Whiffin Spit

Sat, Sep 7 • 12:00–3:00pm
Whiffin Spit Park
1500-block Whiffen Spit Road

Presented by Sooke Arts Council, join us on Whiffin Spit for our annual event to create artworks from driftwood, stones, seaweed and other natural items found on the beach. Register between 11am and noon to participate.
FREE family fun

Sooke Fall Fair

Sooke Fall Fair

Sat–Sun, Sep 7-8
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Established in 1913 and held in the historic Sooke Community Hall, residents of all ages are welcome to participate and attend. Agricultural components include produce, flowers, baking, beer and wine, as well as arts and crafts and photography.
Admission by Donation

Woodside Farm Fresh Food Experience Sooke BC

Woodside Farm Fresh Food Experience

Sun, Sep 8 • 10:00am – 4:00pm
Woodside Farm
7149 West Coast Road

Visit historic Woodside Farm to explore the gardens, visit the animals and walk through the apple tree maze, all while snacking on pick-and-eat seasonal fresh produce.
$15 Adults • $10 Children (2-14)
Children <2 FREE

Sooke Chess Club

Chess Club

Thu, Sep 19 • 7:30–8:45pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Looking to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how and want to improve? Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and play a game. No experience required. Third Thursday of every month.
FREE

Sooke Garden Club Meetings

Sooke Garden Club Meeting: Stick to Your Roots

Wed, Sep 25 • 7:00–8:00pm
Rose of Lima Catholic Church
2191 Townsend Road

Interested in gardening in our growing zone? The Sooke Garden Club returns from summer break and welcomes new members to meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month except June-Aug and Dec. This month's meeting features speaker Mary-Alice Johnson of ALM Farms and Parlour Show photo contest entries due.

Sooke Apple Festival

Sooke Apple Festival

Sun, Sep 22 • 10:00am – 3:00pm
Sunriver Community Garden
2380 Phillips Road, Sooke

8th Annual family-friendly celebration of harvests, local foods and community. All things apple including apple pie auction; heritage apples, pie and candied apples for sale; kids activities and more.
Admission by Donation

Sooke Folk Music Society Coffee House Open Stage

Coffee House Open Stage

RETURNS IN SEPTEMBER
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
1962 Murray Road

Sooke Folk Music Society presents indoor live music on the third Saturday of each month. Doors 6:30pm. Open stage 7:00pm, followed by this month's featured performance by Bijoux du Bayou.
Tickets $10 • Performers FREE



October 2024

Sooke Lions Club presents Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

Sat, Oct TBA • 5:30–10:30pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Presented by the Sooke Lions Club. Authentic German dinner and musical entertainment.
Adults $TBA

Sooke Chess Club

Chess Club

Thu, Oct 17 • 7:30–8:45pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Looking to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how and want to improve? Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and play a game. No experience required. Third Thursday of every month.
FREE

First Aid Courses

First Aid Courses

Sat/Sun, Oct 19-20 • 9am – 5pm
Edward Milne Community School
6218 Sooke Road

EMCS Society offers Standard First Aid, CPR-C and Emergency First Aid certification, valid for three years. See website for full course schedule, prices and registration info.
$220 +GST

Sooke Garden Club Meetings

Sooke Garden Club Meeting

Wed, Oct 23 • 7:00–9:00pm
Rose of Lima Catholic Church
2191 Townsend Road

Interested in gardening in our growing zone? The Sooke Garden Club welcomes new members to meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month except June-Aug and Dec.

Halloween Bonfire and Fireworks in Sooke BC

Halloween Bonfire & Fireworks

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30–8:00pm
Camp Barnard
3202 Young Lake Road

Sponsored by the Otter Point Fire Department. Hot Chocolate and hot dogs for everyone. Halloween goodie bags for the kids. Fireworks at 7:30pm.
FREE Family Fun



November 2024

Sooke Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Sat, Nov 11 • 10:30am
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Parade begins from Evergreen Mall at 10:30am to the Cenotaph at the Sooke Legion, where the ceremony will commence. Refreshments and concession available after the service.

All Sooke Arts and Crafts Show

All Sooke Arts & Crafts
Christmas Show

Fri, Nov 16 – Sun, Nov 18
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Over 60 vendors and participants including fine arts, crafts, ceramics, jewelry, seasonal baking, local honey and preserves, and community groups displays.
FREE Admission

Sooke Chess Club

Chess Club

Thu, Nov 21 • 7:30–8:45pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Looking to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how and want to improve? Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and play a game. No experience required. Third Thursday of every month.
FREE

Sooke Amber Academy Great Big Gala!

Amber Academy Great Big Gala!

Sat, Nov 23 • 5:30–10:00pm
Saseenos Elementary School (Gym)
6066 Sooke Road

Enjoy a buffet dinner, performances by our theatre and choir students, art battle and live art auction, student photography and visual artworks on display in our art gallery, topped off with a dance party!
Adult $TBA • Child/Senior $TBA

Sooke Garden Club Meetings

Sooke Garden Club Meeting

Wed, Nov 27 • 7:00–9:00pm
Rose of Lima Catholic Church
2191 Townsend Road

Interested in gardening in our growing zone? The Sooke Garden Club welcomes new members to meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month except June-Aug and Dec.

Sooke Celebrates: 2023 Business Excellence Awards

Sooke Celebrates: 2024 Business Excellence Awards

Sat, Nov TBA • 7:00–10:00pm
EMCS Community Theatre
6218 Sooke Road

Celebrate the outstanding businesses and individuals that contribute to Sooke's success. Enjoy a classy jazz performance by West Coast Cabaret and hilarious comedy from former Sooke resident Kevin Banner. Beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres.
Tickets TBA



December 2024

Sooke Arts Council Handmade Holiday Market

Handmade Holiday Market

December 2024 Dates TBA
Open Wed – Sun, 11am to 4pm
Sooke Arts Council Gallery
2043 Church Road

Sooke Arts Council artisans offering meaningful and unique holiday gifts. Shop local and buy quality and variety for all the special people in your life.

Breakfast with Santa in Sooke

Pancake Breakfast with Santa

Sat, Dec TBA • 9:00–11:00am
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Sooke Lions Club provides a breakfast of pancakes, pork sausages, fresh strawberries, orange slices and whipped cream, served with orange juice, hot chocolate, coffee and tea — and, of course, candy canes!
FREE — Donations for the Sooke Christmas Bureau are welcome.

Sooke Winter Market and Moss Cottage Christmas

Winter Market & Moss Cottage Christmas

Sat, Dec TBA • 11am – 4pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Aunt Tilly will lead tours of Moss Cottage, decorated for the season in 1902 style. The winter market features 100% locally-made artisan products.
FREE Admission

Bad Dog Brewery 6th Anniversary Celebration

Bad Dog Brewery Anniversary Celebration

Sat, Dec 7 • 12:00–7:00pm
Bad Dog Brewery
7861 Tugwell Road

Celebrating their 7th anniversary — 49 in dog years! Enjoy local craft brews on tap and delicious fare from Hot Diggity Dog food truck. Mbria Spirit music 3-6pm. Enter to win prizes with a donation to the Sooke Food Bank. Family friendly event.

Sooke Santa Run

Sooke Santa Run

Sat, Dec 7 • From 5:00pm
All Over Sooke!

Sooke Firefighter's Association presents the 31st Annual Sooke Santa Run! Decorated with Christmas lights and playing festive holiday music, four firetrucks loaded with Santa and helpers drive through neighbourhoods to spread holiday cheer and collect donations for the Sooke Food Bank and Sooke Christmas Bureau for local families in need.

Sooke Christmas Parade

Sooke Christmas Parade

Sun, Dec 8 • 4:00-5:30pm
Sooke Town Centre

Presented by District of Sooke and Sooke Lions Club, the fun begins at Evergreen Centre (6660 Sooke Road) at 4pm with free hot chocolate, hotdogs and cookies. Watch Santa and more parade through the town core from Sooke Elementary to Townsend Road around approx. 5:00-5:30pm.
FREE Family Fun

Sooke Chess Club

Chess Club

Thu, Dec 19 • 7:30–8:45pm
Sooke Library
6671 Waddams Way

Looking to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how and want to improve? Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and play a game. No experience required. Third Thursday of every month.
FREE

Sooke Lantern Making Workshop

Lantern Making Workshop

Sat, Dec TBA • 2:00pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Sooke Region Museum presents this workshop in honor of the darkest time of the year. Turn everyday objects into magical vessels of light and bring it to the Winter Solstice Lantern Walk at John Philips Memorial Park on Thu, Dec 21. All ages welcome.
Registration $5

Skate with Santa at SEAPARC in Sooke BC

FREE Skate with Santa

Sun, Dec TBA • 11:30am – 12:45pm
SEAPARC
2168 Phillips Road

Donations of new toys being collected for children at Victoria General Hospital. Limited supply of skates and helmets available.
FREE Admission

Wild Mountain Holiday Market in Sooke BC

Wild Mountain Holiday Market

Sun, Dec TBA • 11:00am – 2:00pm
Wild Mountain
1831 Maple Avenue South

Wild Mountain's annual winter market returns. Shop locally crafted gifts from a specially curated lineup of local makers and enjoy charcuterie, pastries, and hot and cold drinks.

Cherry Lane Equine Christmas Open House in Sooke

Cherry Lane Equine
Christmas Open House

Sun, Dec TBA • 12:00–3:00pm
Cherry Lane Equine
5480 Sooke Road

Come for a pony ride, face painting, pose for a Santa photo with a horse friend, visit the animals and enjoy a hot chocolate. Dress in your best Christmas sweater and enter to win a free riding lesson! Small hot dog concession will be available.
Admission by Donation

Sooke Winter Solstice Lantern Walk

Winter Solstice Lantern Walk

Dec 21 • 6:30pm
John Phillips Memorial Park
2201 Otter Point Road

We hope Friends of Sooke Parks Society will present the second annual Winter Solstice Lantern Walk. Bring a battery-powered lantern and gather at Sooke Municipal Hall for a beautiful, wintery stroll through the park and along Stickleback Trail.
FREE fun for all ages

New Years Eve Party at the Sooke Legion

Sooke Legion New Years Eve Dinner & Dance

Dec 31 • 5:00pm
Royal Canadian Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Sooke Royal Canadian Legion with a three-course buffet dinner and dance.
Doors 5pm. Dinner 6pm. Dance 8:30pm



2025

Sooke Polar Bear Swim

Sooke Polar Bear Swim

Wed, Jan 1 • 11:30am
Whiffen Spit Park

Around 200 swimmers brave the cold waters at Whiffin Spit for the Annual Polar Bear Swim presented by the Otter Point Volunteer Firefighters Association. Registration at 11:30am, swim at noon. Hot chocolate served afterwards.

Sooke Hard Times Dance

Hard Times Dance

Sat, Jan 18 • 8:00pm – Midnight
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Presented by Sooke Lions Club, the annual Hard Times Dance returns with live music; a meal of weiners, beans and a bun; and a great way to blow off some post Christmas blues! Casual dress code or hard times costume.
Tickets $10 at Pharmasave, Forbes IDA and West Shack Auto

Robbie Burns Luncheon

Robbie Burns Luncheon

Sun, Jan TBA • 12:00–4:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Doors open at noon with events starting at 12:30pm: Piping in the Haggis, Roast Beef Dinner and traditional Pipe Band entertainment. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Scottish casual or semi-formal dress code.
Tickets $45

Sooke Art Gallery: What the Heart Wants Art Show

What the Heart Wants Art Show

Wed-Sun until Feb 25
Sooke Art Gallery
2043 Church Road

Presented by the Sooke Arts Council at their flagship gallery on Church Road.

Family Day at Sooke Museum

Family Day at Sooke Museum

Sat, Feb 15 • 11am – 3pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Free tours of historic Moss Cottage, built in 1869 and the oldest standing pioneer home west of Victoria, and 1910 Triangle Island Lighthouse, now located on the Sooke Region Museum grounds. Tours begin approx. every 20 minutes.
FREE Family Fun

Sooke Philharmonic Tea and Symphony

Sooke Philharmonic Tea & Symphony

Sun, Mar TBA • 2:30–4:30pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Tea & Symphony is the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra's annual English High Tea with live music. Be seated at beautifully appointed tables and served sweet and savoury goodies as well as tea and coffee, while you are regaled with a variety of musical favourites.
Tickets $TBA

Spring Dance with P.A. and The Two Tones Band

Spring Dance

Sat, Apr TBA • 8:00–11:00pm
Sooke Legion
6726 Eustace Road

Dance the night away! Grill 54 will be open till 8 pm with Late Night Bites menu 8-10 pm. Everyone welcome! Cash at the door.
Members $10 • Non-Members $15


March 2025

Sooke Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday

Sat, Mar 29 • 10am — 3pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Sheilds Road

This family-friendly local food growing event showcases seed and plant vendors, seed exchange, wild harvesters, food artisans, educational displays and kids activities.
$5 suggested donation



April 2025

Sookearama

Sookearama

Sat, Apr 19 • 10:00am — 3:00pm
SEAPARC Leisure Complex
2168 Phillips Road

Sooke Lions Club presents Sookarama, our town's one and only trade show showcasing over 100 booths of local Sooke businesses and organizations (including Sooke.org), plus concession and live entertainment.
FREE Admission



May 2025

Sooke Annual Rubber Duck Race

Rubber Duck Race

Sat, May TBA • 11:00am – 2:00pm
Sooke River Flats
2259 Phillips Road

Presented by Sooke Harbourside Lions Club, watch over 2000 rubber ducks race down the Sooke River — what a quacky wacky way to go! Registration at 11:30am and the ducks race at noon. Games and activities for kids, scavenger hunt, plus concession.
FREE Family Fun

Sooke Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Sooke Garden Club
Annual Plant Sale

Sat, May TBA • 10:00am — 2:00pm
Evergreen Centre

Outdoors and open to the public. Members are invited to donate plants (well-rooted and labelled), seeds, pots, etc., for sale. Proceeds help fund monthly Sooke Garden Club educational presentations.

Sooke Womens Boxing Tournament and Market - Sooke.org Events

5th Annual Women's Boxing Tournament & Vendors Market

Fri-Sat, May TBA
SEAPARC Recreation Centre
2168 Phillips Road

Whether you're a female athlete who wants to compete, a fan who wants to follow the action, a parent, coach or you just want to support empowering our females and giving them a ring to call their own, West Coast Wonder Women welcomes you!
Weekend Pass $50

Sooke Secret Garden Tour

Sooke Secret Garden Tour

Sat/Sun, June 1/2
10:00am – 4:00pm

For over 20 years, the annual Sooke Secret Garden Tour has been a major fundraiser for the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra, delighting gardening and music fans alike. After a 3-year hiatus, the self-guided tour returns in 2024 with a new two-day format, showcasing several local gardens and music by members of the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tickets $44 • Buy on Eventbrite

Lions Annual Garage Sale

Sat, June TBA • 9:00am – 1:00pm
Sooke Community Hall
2037 Shields Road

Sooke District Lioness Lions presents the Annual Garage Sale of gently used items to support the great community causes championed by Sooke Lions Clubs.
FREE Admission

World Ocean Day: Whales Speaker at Sooke Region Museum

Speaker Series:
World Ocean Day: Whales

Sat, June 8 • 3:00pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

We are so fortunate to have so many marine species along the west coast. Join the Sooke Region Museum to learn about our most frequently seen species, killer whales and humpbacks, and their individuals, behaviours, lifecycles and ecological threats.
FREE



June 2025

Sooke Youth Arts Festival at Sooke Region Museum

Sooke Youth Arts Festival

Sat, June TBA • 1:00–4:00pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Theatre, dance, music, art and performances by Amber Academy, Revolution Dance Studio and Harmony Project Sooke. Learn about some of the amazing arts-based programs available for youth in our community.
FREE Admission

Sooke Region Museum Open House and Salmon BBQ

Sooke Region Museum Annual Open House & Salmon BBQ

Sun, June TBA • 12:00–3:00pm
Sooke Region Museum
2070 Phillips Road

Sooke Region Historical Society welcomes all to enjoy behind-the-scenes museum tours, delicious alder-smoked salmon BBQ and other treats.
FREE Admission
Limited food tickets for purchase



July 2025

Sooke Canada Day 2025 Celebration

Sooke Canada Day

Tue, July 1 • 11:30am – 4:00pm
Sooke River Flats Campground
2259 Phillips Road

Presented by the Sooke Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce and District of Sooke, this year's Canada Day Celebrations include outdoor games, kids entertainment, food trucks and concession, local vendors and more. Free parking and shuttle bus from EMCS and Seaparc Arena.
FREE Admission

Sooke Philharmonic Fling

Sooke Philharmonic Fling

Sun, July TBA • 2:30–4:30pm
Ed MacGregor Park
6700 West Coast Road

Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra presents this free, magical music-in-the-park event at Ed MacGregor Park. 50/50 Draw. All welcome.
Admission by Donation



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