Victoria Ska Fest

A diverse music showcase featuring the best raggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall and punk from across the globe. 

Festival Dates: -
Community: Victoria
Province: British Columbia
Festival Type: Arts & Culture Music


The 18th annual SKA Fest is a diverse music showcase featuring the best raggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall, and punk from across the globe. A family-friendly event, it's the largest and longest running event of its kind in North America. 

Located in Victoria's downtown at different venues, the festival gives everyone a chance to discover and rediscover all kinds of sounds. 

Schedule Of Events

Bands in this year's lineup include: Booker T. Jones, TARRUS RILEY, The Black Seeds, Mad Caddies, The Skints, Jah9 and The Dub Treatment , Keith and Tex, Mike Love and many more.

Check out the Twitter feed and Facebook page to the right for the most up-to-date news and band announcements.

Click here for more band names and specific showtimes.


Early-bird festival passes give the best price for a full Ska Fest experience. There are two kinds of festival packages: Full Festival Pass and Harbour Pass. Both are limited acces, so don't delay.

Children aged 5 and under get free entry

Click here to go to full detail ticket page

More Information 

Ska Fest has implemented a highly successful Green Plan that reduces by a great scale the amount of waste and environmental impact from the festival. In 2011, over the five days with over 10,000 attendees, there was just six bag of garbage generated. How is this possible?