21st Jul, 2009

Summer vacation fun

It’s high summer here in Victoria, and at the Admiral Inn we have a load of things for you to do! If you’re interested in sports, ballet, chess or just strolling around taking in the sights of downtown Victoria, we can accommodate you!

Ballet under the Stars: Canadian Pacific Ballet performs in Market Square Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 8 pm. July 21, 22, 28, 29 the company performs Soiree Musical and Midsummer Night’s Dream. Mark your calendars for August 4,5, 11, 12 so you don’t miss either Rutland Square or Carmen Suite. August 18, 19, 25 and 26 they’ll be dancing Capriccio Italienne and Summertime Suite. Tickets on sale now – $27.50. But if you’re staying with the Admiral, you get a discount! We can book tickets for you, or call 250-380-2522 or 1-877-335-2522 for more information.

Check and mate! The Canadian Youth Chess Championships began July 21 and will contine until the 28. The venue is overlooking the downtown inner harbour just down the street from the Admiral Inn, so if you’ve a yen to see the next Vladimir Kramnik or Viswanathan Anand in action, be sure to check in with us for your chess and culture vacation. Please also see our blog page “Specials and deals” for a special for chess players and their families – and of course, our regular July/August specials obtain during the tourney.

Light up your life. Luminara, the festival of lights is happening July 25, at St. Ann’s Academy and Beacon Hill Park. Whether you arrive with a lantern, or simply stroll through the park and the Academy grounds, enjoying the various lights, music and performances, it’s the place to be that night.

Root, root, root for the Home Team! Saturday, August 1 at 6 pm. Be sure not to miss the great softball game between the RCMP and the All Stars. A game played for fun and fund raising, proceeds of the game go to various police charities for sports activities for at risk youth, and everybody, from the catcher to the peanut seller to the fans in the stands has a great time. If you book with the Admiral for that weekend, we’ll throw in the tickets for a home run good time. See the Admiral’s blog specials and deals page for details, including prices.

The Admiral Inn is located on the edge of Victoria’s inner harbour and is one of the cities most sought after accommodations. We are within walking distance of all of the downtown tourist attractions, ideal for a family vacation, couple getaway or business visit. Please contact us through our website for more information regarding rates, specials and discounts. The Admiral is also pet friendly and we love kids.

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