Victoria Ska Fest

Celebrate 25 years of Victoria's Ska & Reggae Festival, a diverse music showcase featuring the best raggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall and punk from across the globe. 

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Location: Victoria, British Columbia

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.  

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Festival lineup

Headliners for the 2024 Victoria Ska Fest included: 

  • Less Than Jake
  • Dead Prez
  • The Suicide Machines
  • Gondwana
  • The Slackers
  • The Planet Smashers
  • and many more!

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

Click here for more band names and specific showtimes.



In celebration of Victoria's 25th Anniversary Ska & Reggae Festival, VIP Full Fest and Full Fest (General Admission) Passes will be on sale on Friday, December 1, 2023 at 9am PT here

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

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.