Category Archives: Inner Harbour News

Shop Local Victoria’s Christmas Event

ShopLocalVictoria has sponsored a tree for the Festival of Trees which kicked off on Thursday 21 November. Our tree is decorated with clear balls each one holding the logo of our member businesses. So, there is a ball with Oceanside Gifts hanging … Continue reading

Love us at CityHub!

If you love us you can vote for us year round at CityHub! CityHub’s listing is mobile friendly and includes maps, driving directions, contact info, Facebook & Twitter posts, images, videos, specials and more. Check it out!

Brown Pelican R36 visits Oceanside Gifts

 On December 28, 2012 a very handsome and confident brown pelican came to the front door of Oceanside Gifts! What an amazing surprise for everyone as brown pelicans are not native to our area! He had a blue tag on his leg that … Continue reading

Canada Day Celebration Headquarters!

Happy Birthday Canada! Canada will be turning 145 years old on Sunday, July 1st and Victoria will be celebrating in a big way with family events, music, stage performances and a international food village. The fun starts on Saturday, June 30th at Ships Point … Continue reading

Sergeant Moose and Fundraising for Charities

  Our Sergeant Moose has posed for thousands of pictures and I am sure he proudly stands in picture frames all over the world. Since he has become so popular he thought that the photographers would not mind donating a loonie or toonie two … Continue reading

Killer Whale Adoption Program – Echo

Let us introduce you to Echo – the newest addition to the Oceanside Gifts Crew. Sergeant Moose, our very successful Oceanside Gifts fundraiser (more on Sergeant Moose later) was able to raise funds to adopt Echo this summer. Echo, named after Echolocation, is … Continue reading

Blues Bash 2011

Vancouver Island Blues Bash – 2011 The 17th Annual Vancouver Island Blues Bash is this weekend starting Saturday, September 3rd to September 5th in the Inner Harbour. The outdoor stage is set up at Ships Point for all the free and … Continue reading

Victoria Harbour Ferry Ballet

For the past 20 years on Sunday mornings 5 delightful "little pickle boats" have gathered in the Inner Harbour in front of the Empress Hotel to perform their famous water ballet. This unique seasonal performance (from May to September) starts … Continue reading

Oceanside Gifts website is launched!

It is very exciting to launch this new website for Oceanside Gifts. A huge thank you to Jon Valade of Idea Zone for his creativity. He has captured the energy of our store which is warm, welcoming and stuffed with wonderful and eclectic … Continue reading