June 7, 2023 Victoria, BC - Hockey Day In Canada returns to Victoria in 2024.

Dates: Wednesday, January 17-Saturday, January 20
Location: Ship Point, Inner Harbour
Hours: January 17-19, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily | Saturday, January 20, 9 a.m-7 p.m.

Greater Victoria steps into the national spotlight this month as the region plays host to Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada on Sportsnet from January 17-20.

A free, family-friendly festival for all ages will take place at Ship Point in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, including hockey clinics hosted by BC Hockey on an outdoor skating rink.

Festival Highlights January 17-20:
  • Hockey for All Community Rink
  • Street hockey / ball hockey
  • All-ages activities
  • Hockey clinics
  • Food trucks
Saturday January 20:
  • 9:30 a.m. First Nations Welcome Ceremony; paddling of the Stanley Cup through the Inner Harbour (10 a.m.-4 p.m. on display)
  • 10 a.m. Live Hockey Day in Canada broadcast from Rogers Sportsnet in the Inner Harbour

Victoria celebrates hockey all day on Saturday at Ship Point with fun all-ages activities, hockey clinics, food trucks and music, along with the Stanley Cup and autographs. Wear your favourite Jersey and enjoy watching the games and live broadcast.

For full Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada event details, please see the Event Schedule.

Getting There

The public is encouraged to walk, cycle or take transit.

Please note: The City’s free Downtown Bike Valet in Centennial Square is temporarily closed due to weather conditions starting Friday, January 12 and until further notice.

Road Closures

All roads will remain open.


Ship Point parking lots will be closed from Sunday, January 14 to Monday, January 22 (re-opening Monday evening) to accommodate the festival.

Access to the Harbour Air parking lot will remain open.

The closest City parkade is the Yates Street Parkade at 575 Yates Street. Learn more about parking downtown