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 annual Victoria Ska Fest is a diverse music showcase featuring the best reggae, 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. 

2023 festival lineup

Headliners for the 2023 VIctoria Ska Fest include: 

  • Maxi Priest

  • Chali 2na & the House of Vibe

  • Brother Ali

  • The Aggrolites

  • Sister Carol

  • Kid Koala

  • 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: 
VIP Full Festival Pass 
Full Festival Pass

Both are limited availability, so don't delay.

Children 10 and under free (with paying adult)

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 were just six bags of garbage generated.