Upcoming Events

Take part in fun, family-friendly activities, meet your neighbours, and celebrate what it means to be a part of the Royal Bay community.

  • Royal Bay Sports Day

    Join us on June 10th from 11 am – 2 pm at Meadow Park for an action packed day of soccer related fun! 

    We are excited to be hosting another community event this summer with some exciting activities. Participate in soccer drills with former MLS Goalkeeper David Ousted, take your shot on the giant inflatable soccer net to win Royal Bay swag or just bounce around in our soccer themed bouncy castle to the music provided by DJ Chris Poynter. 

    Kattia’s Kitchen Authentic Mexican food truck and GreekNGo food truck will be there serving up some of the best local cuisines. 

    Feel free to wear your favourite soccer jersey or rep your local team! We can’t wait to see you on the field. 

  • Neighbourhood Nights

    every Tuesday, July 5-Aug 30, 6-8 pm at Meadow Park in Royal Bay.

    Come together, connect with community members and enjoy some good old family fun playing yard games and activities. Presented by West Shore Parks & Recreation and Royal Bay.

    Learn more here.

  • Beach Food weekends with music

    Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, head to the Lagoon Beach along Ocean Boulevard in Colwood for eats from your favourite local food trucks in the fresh air by the ocean between noon and 7pm. Starting in May we’ll have live local music on Saturday evenings from 5 to 7pm on our rustic beach stage near the bird sculptures and portable washroom building.

    Learn more here.

  • Colwood Music in the Park

    Colwood hosts Music in the Park performances on Friday evenings during the summer to bring neighbours together to enjoy live, outdoor music and food while spending time together outdoors in some of our community’s lovely local parks.

    • Herm Williams Park on Kelly Road
    • Colwood Creek Park on Sunridge Valley Drive
    • Meadow Park Green in Royal Bay
    • Colwood City Hall on Wishart Road

    Learn more here.

  • West Shore Swap n Shop

    every sunday

    Westshore Swap, Shop & Market is a community swap meet and local farmers market that’s fun for all ages! Visit a variety of vendors with new items to browse each week.

    Find it Sundays at West Shore Parks and Recreation in the parking lot by the Juan de Fuca Library. 

  • Parent Friendly Bootcamp With Jess Dovanne in Meadow Park

    Mondays, wednesdays & thursdays | 945am – 1045am

    If your goal is to get in a workout, connect with your community while keeping a small person alive this bootcamp is for you. 

    Jess is a retired National rugby player and current varsity rugby coach whose main strength (apart from her stregth) is energizing humans.

    This sequence will be comprised of a warm up, high intensity easily modified movements finishing with a cool down.

    All fitness levels are welcome

    See dates and book here

Past Events
  • Luxton Spring Fair

    Victoria Day Weekend – Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun – May 18, 19, 20, 21, 2023.

    Free Grounds Admission All Weekend
    Open Sat-Sun 12pm-6pm

    • Antique Farm Equipment
    • Heritage Museum
    • VI Blacksmith
    • Vendors Booths

    West Coast Amusements
    Carnival Midway Rides

    • Thursday – Opens 3pm to 10pm
    • Friday – Opens 3pm to 10pm
    • Saturday – Opens 12pm to 10pm
    • Sunday – Opens 12pm to 10pm

    Learn more here.

  • Grand Opening – The Commons

    thursday, may 25th – 9am.

    It’s finally here! The Commons at Royal Bay will be opening on May 25th. Join us as we officially welcome island-original Quality Foods and Cascadia Liquor to the new retail heart of Royal Bay. 

    Two ribbon cutting celebrations for both stores will happen at 9 am at 345 Latoria Boulevard. Come check out these two highly anticipated shops, enter to win prizes and meet the team behind The Commons – PCRE Group! 

    Learn more here.

  • Southlands Grand Opening Event

    Saturday May 6th & Sunday May 7th from Noon to 5pm

    You’re Invited!

    It’s the Grand Opening of our new neighborhood, Southlands at Royal Bay!

    Join us on May 6 – 7th from Noon to 5 pm for the Grand Opening of our newest Show Homes in Southlands at Royal Bay!

    Access via our GableCraft HomeStore located at 394 Tradewinds Avenue, just off Latoria Blvd by Sequoia Coffee. Door prizes, snacks, tours and more!

    Register here.

  • Emergency Preparedness Fair 2023

    Sunday, May 7th

    The Regional Emergency Preparedness Fair is a fun and informative way to learn more about how to be prepared for emergencies and about the many emergency resources available in our area.

    Check out cool emergency vehicles, equipment and emergency supplies as well as interactive activities for the kids, food vendors, giveaways, draws and more. Everyone welcome!

    Are you ready? The Victoria area has a 32% probability of a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years. Now is the time to make sure you and your family are prepared for a power outage, earthquake or tsunami.

    Learn more about Emergency Planning in Colwood.

  • Bloom Art Show 2023

    April 22nd & 23rd | 10aM – 4PM

    Don’t miss the Bloom Art Show 2023 – a celebration of Spring!

    Historic Pendray House in Colwood
    3221 Heatherbell Road
    FREE Admission and artists will be on site 

    This show celebrates spring with bursts of big, bold, floral artwork in a vibrant bouquet of colour. 

    Learn more here

  • Colwood Waterfront Multi-Use Pathway

    April 17th | 9aM – 10am

    The Honourable Anne Kang, Minister of Municipal Affairs, UBCM President Jen Ford, and Colwood Mayor Doug Kobayashi invite you to attent a grant announcement in Colwood.

    Canada Community-Building Fund Announcement for a Colwood Waterfront Multi-Use Pathway

    Place: Colwood Waterfront. Ocean Boulevard at Lagoon Road

  • Classic Concert Series

    Saturday, April 15th | 2pM – 330PM

    Arts & Culture Colwood Society is presenting the first in  a series of classical concerts!

    Tyson Doknjas & Kathryn Wiebe, Violins
    Jessica Pickersgill, Viola
    Erin Tinney, Cello

    Location:  537 Glencarin Lane, Colwood

  • Easter Egg Hunt at Meadow Park

    Saturday, April 8th | 11aM – 2PM

    Are you egg-cited for Easter?? Because our annual Easter Egg Hunt is back!!! Join us on April 8th at 11:00am to hunt for thousands of chocolate eggs in Meadow Park alongside the Easter Bunny.

    The hunt starts at 11am sharp so please arrive before hand and bring your own baskets. Entrance to the start line will be off of Latoria Boulevard.

    Following the hunt families can hop through the lush trails of Royal Bay to Meadow Park Green where more family fun awaits!

    Learn more here

  • CENiC Speakers Series Spring 2023

    every Tuesday from March 21st – April 18th | 7PM – 8PM

    CENiC (the Citizen’s Environmental Network in Colwood) is excited to be hosting our Speaker Series again this year!

    These are free events, online via Zoom, and open to anyone who is interested. Please feel free to forward this invitation to others who may be interested.

    Our Speaker Series starts on Tuesday March 21st (7 – 8 pm) and every Tuesday for the following weeks (last one April 18th, when we announce the winners of the 2023 CENiC Awards).

    Join the Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83648451975?pwd=WU1GazRDdG5OVkI1SDNZVzNDenZPZz09

    Phone         +1 778 907 2071 Canada
    Meeting ID: 836 4845 1975
    Passcode: 251959

    Learn more here

  • Family Photo Day

    Saturday, February 18th | 10am – 1pm in meadow park
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    Celebrate Family Day by bringing your family or your pet down to Meadow Park for pictures at the park! Enjoy coffee, hot chocolate and Royal Bay Bakery dog treats for your pets!

    Keep it casual and try our photo booth for fun family pics with a printout photo or go for professional photos where you can order your own prints directly from our photographer’s website!

  • Ideas Fair – A Colwood Town Hall Event

    Saturday, february 11th | 2pm – 7pm at royal bay secondary

    Don’t miss this opportunity to share your views about your community!

    Colwood Council is focused on listening to residents to understand citizen wants, needs and expectations as they make decisions about our community.

    The ‘Ideas Fair’ town hall event is an exciting, interactive opportunity for Colwood residents to engage in conversations and share ideas with Council, staff and each other on a number of topics:

    Seniors | Youth | Health | Arts & Culture | Traffic | Sewer Service | Big Ideas

    There will be a station for each topic with a staff facilitator and activities to help residents understand some of the considerations and share their views in interactive ways.

    More details here

  • Under The Lights Boot Camp With Jess Dovanne in Meadow Park

    January 23rd, 30th & february 6th | 630pm – 715pm

    Coach Jess will lead you through a minimal equipment, self controlled, easy to modify session. These sessions will be circuit based, including a dynamic warm up and cool down. Jess has worked with Athletes who are exercising for the first time to athletes training at the Olympic level.

    Learn more and book here

  • Holiday Hot Chocolate Pop Ups – Meadow Park

    DECEMBER 21ST, 630PM – 730PM
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    Slip on your mittens and bring family and friends for a wander through the magical Light Tunnels n Meadow Park on the evening of Wednesday, December 21st.

    There will be warm hot chocolate to sip as you enjoy holiday tunes by the West Coast Soul Collective.

    This free, festive event is a simply lovely way to spend an hour with people you love. 

  • Colwood Fire Santa Go Around 2022

    December 18th, 9am – 3pm
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    Santa is coming to your neighbourhood on the Colwood fire truck with your firefighter friends!

    He may not make it to every one of Colwood’s smaller streets, but when you hear the sirens, come out and say Merry Christmas! 

    He’ll have treats to share, and if you are able to share a few food items for someone in need, they would gratefully accept your donation and take it to the Goldstream Food Bank for you.

    This year Santa will also spend some time at a local park as well, so kids can come and say hello there. Click here to see the projected route!

  • Holiday Hot Chocolate Pop Ups – Herm Williams Park

    DECEMBER 14TH, 630PM – 730PM
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    Slip on your mittens and bring family and friends for a wander through the Forest Lights display in Herm Williams Park on the evening of Wednesday, December 14th.

    There will be warm hot chocolate to sip as you enjoy holiday tunes by the Royal Bay Secondary School Choir. 

    This free, festive event is a simply lovely way to spend an hour with people you love. 

  • Colwood Fire Toy Drive

    DECEMBER 10TH, 10AM – 2PM
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    The Colwood Volunteer Firefighters Association is hosting a Toy Drive in support of the Salvation Army Connection Point Resource Centre. They hope to spark joy for over 700 children this Christmas.

    Firefighters will be gratefully accepting new, unwrapped gifts for boys and girls aged 10 to 15.

    Drop your new unwrapped toys off on Saturday, December 10 between 10am and 2pm at the Colwood Thrifty Foods at 1860 Island Highway.

  • Colwood Christmas Light Up

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    Celebrate the spirit of the season and reconnect with friends and neighbours at the Colwood Christmas Light Up at Colwood City Hall.

    Listen to local choirs over a warm cup of hot chocolate, hot dogs and fresh baked treats as the kids take part in fun craft activities while they eagerly await Santa’s arrival by fire truck.

  • Holiday Crafternoons

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    Crafternoon is coming to Meadow Park Green.

    Royal Bay is hosting holiday activities leading up to Christmas and our wreath-making “Crafternoons” are part of the exciting line-up!

    Hosted by GableCraft Homes at Royal Bay and The Good Party! Let’s deck our halls and make our homes the perfect holiday space!

    The Details:

    🔔 Saturday, December 3rd – Royal Bay Wreath Workshop.

    10am – 4pm

    6 sessions, 30 participants per session.

    Registration REQUIRED, no drop-ins.

    Register here: https://bit.ly/3Vgl3ik

    🔔Sunday, December 4th – Royal Bay Kids Crafternoon

    10am – 4pm

    Kids crafts, music, food & snacks, holiday family photo ops with the big balloon display.

    NO registration is required!

    Crafts will be taking place under tents in Meadow Park green with heaters!

  • 100 Women Who Care West Shore

    DECEMBER 1ST, 6 – 8 PM
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    The Royal Colwood Golf Course is hosting the 100 Women Who Care Westshore Holiday Event! This event is designed to make an immediate, direct, and positive effect on the lives of our neighbours by bringing together 100+ women who are passionate about contributing to local community causes.

    The group meets for 1 hour and after listening to three presentations, attendees vote on the local charity or non-profit organization that will receive the donations for that night.

  • Royal Bay Secondary Food Drive ‘10,000 Tonight’

    NOVEMBER 30TH, 5 – 9 PM
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    Royal Bay Secondary is holding its ‘10,000 Tonight’ food drive event on Wednesday, November 30th. Students will be going door to door around Colwood asking for non-perishable food items or monetary donations (cash or cheque) to help support the Goldstream Food Bank during this holiday season.

    This even has played a major role in helping support our local food bank for 15+ years, ever since it’s inception in 2006.

  • Meadow Park Monster Mash

    Saturday, October 29th, 2022 | 2-4 pm
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    Inviting all you goblins, ghosts, pumpkins, cows, elephants, lions, spidermen, batmen, paw patrol, baby sharks etc. to our Halloween Dance!

    Come and BOOgie with @djchrispoynter in Meadow Park on October 29th from 2 to 4pm.

  • Free Yoga in the Park

    June to October | Thursdays at 6 P.M.
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    Bring your mat, wear some comfortable clothes, and get ready to do some feel-good poses with the Royal Bay community. Join us on Thursday evenings at 6pm in Meadow Park Green. All skill levels are welcome to join in on the fun! If you’re under 18, a parent or guardian needs to join and sign off on the waiver.

    Our long summer means more yoga! Keep an eye on the Royal Bay Facebook page for upcoming classes.

  • WSPR – Neighbourhood Nights

    TUESDAY, JULY 5TH–AUGUST 30TH, 2022 | 6–8 P.M.
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    On Tuesday nights, we are proud to sponsor Neighbourhood Nights in Meadow Park Green, put on by West Shore Parks and Recreation. 

    Come together at Meadow Park Green for fun games, activities and crafts.

    Bring a picnic dinner, get outside, be active, and reconnect with family and neighbours.

  • Eats & Beats Beach Party at Esquimalt Lagoon

    Saturday, July 30th, 2022 | All Day
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    Expect live music all day with a food truck festival, a craft beer garden, a street market, a climbing wall, paddling, cycling, and more!

  • Musical Theatre in the Park

    Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, 2022 | 3 p.m.
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    Come to Meadow Park Green to see Flatdeck Musical Theatre, put on by Four Seasons Musical Theatre, and support your local arts community. Bring a blanket to sit on for extra comfort. 

  • Music in the Park

    Friday, July 15th, 2022 | 6 p.m.–8 p.m.
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    The City of Colwood’s  “Music In The Park” event is coming to Meadow Park Green!

    Don’t miss out on the fun! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the music. 

  • Easter Scavenger Hunt

    Saturday, April 16th, 2022 | 12 p.m.–2 p.m.
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    Swing by Meadow Park Green (off Trumpeter Street) for live music, face painting, a Ukrainian egg decorating demonstration, a scavenger hunt with treat bags, and more! Discover a truly fun time in the community, with plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained. 

  • Family Fun Day 2022

    Monday, February 21st, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
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    Swing by Meadow Park Green, right beside the playground, for live music, yard games and free family photos!

  • Meadow Park Green Grand Opening

    Saturday, August 28th | 1:00 pm
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    Join us for the grand opening celebration for Meadow Park Green, a new public space for decades of small community gatherings, family picnics, and unstructured play sessions for Royal Bay residents young and old. Local Victoria rockers Shaky Ground will get the party started. Royal Bay residents can enjoy delicious complimentary ice cream treats from Cold Comfort and have fun by playing giant lawn games, including Checkers, Twister, and Connect Four.