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2024 Activities and Events

Community BBQ Lunch

Friday 12pm, Rec Centre

Join us on Friday at the Esq Rec Centre for a community lunch to get the 2024 Esquimalt Buccaneer Days started! Everyone welcome starting at noon.

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Wristbands pre-sale ends Wednesday May 8 at the Esq Recreation Centre!


Friday 3pm - 11pm | Saturday 11am - 11pm |
Sunday 11am - 6pm, Archie Browning

West Coast Amusements returns with the Midway in the Archie Browning parking lot. Open Friday 3-11pm, Saturday 11-11pm, and Sunday 11-6pm. 

Save with pre-sale wristbands available online here ($37) or at the Esquimalt Rec Centre ($38) from March 22 to May 8! Regular price is $47.

Buccaneer Galley

Friday 3pm - 11pm | Saturday 11am - 11pm |
Sunday 11am - 6pm

Check out our local community food vendors in the ball diamond! Same hours at the Midway. This year features:

  • Ali Baba Pizza

  • Greek on the Street

  • Hog Dog Hustlin'

  • Country Crepes

  • Trios Truck Extreme Mac and Cheese

  • Esquimalt High School Langos and snacks


Music Bingo


Tweens, Teens,

Families & Adults

May 10, 2024, 7 PM - 9 PM

Single Tickets​ $12 at the door

Family Ticket (max 4)​ $32 at the door

Non-alcohol concession provided by Rock Heights PAC

Confirmed prizes:

  • Kodak portable printer

  • JBL speaker

  • Bucc Days Pack (wrist bands and food vouchers)

  • Taylor Swift blanket and tote

  • Flying Squirrel passes

  • $50 Uptown Mall gift card

  • $50 McDonald's gift card

  • Squishmellow

  • Star Projection Lamp

  • BC Ferries lunch kit

  • Stanley quencher mug


Doors open at 6pm, please enter from the front door of Archie Browning!

Adults (18+)

May 11, 2024 

7 PM - 9 PM & 9PM - 11PM

Single Tickets $17 at the door

Bar run by Bubble Bus Co and concession run by Victoria-Esquimalt Lacrosse Association

Confirmed prizes:

  • One night at Parkside Hotel

  • Driftwood Brewery Swag and giftcard

  • 2 x $50 Country Grocer gift card

  • 4 x $25 Red Barn gift card

  • $50 Thrifty's gift card

  • Stanley quancher mug

  • Facial at Outshine Spa

  • 2 x $25 Tudor House liquor gift cards

  • Four Mile Liquor 8 Pack Sampler

  • Musibaby M68 and M88 Speakers

  • Ukelele

  • Miche Cafe gift card ($25)

  • Sunny Side Cafe gift card ($25)

  • Esquimalt Bakery gift card (2x$20)

  • Brown's Social House ($50)

  • Gyrosa Greek Restaruant ($40)

Pancake Breakfast

Saturday 7:30am - 10am, Archie Browning

Esquimalt Lions kick-off Bucc Days with a pancake breakfast outside the Archie Browing entrance. Join us Saturday from 7:30-10:30am!

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Saturday 10am, Esquimalt Road

Join us on Saturday at 10am for the opening parade. It runs along Esquimalt Road from Dominion to Admirals.

Market Place

Saturday 10am-5pm | Sunday 10am-4pm
Hockey Rink

Dozens of vendors with a 'you make it, you bake it, you grow it' mandate. Open Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-4 in the hockey rink.


Pirate's Den Family Zone

Saturday 11am-3pm | Sunday 11am-3pm
Curling Rink

Back by popular demand, the Pirate's Den Family Zone for parents and young kids. This year will feature a bouncy castle, ride on vehicles, crafts, a photo booth, and more! The Pirate's Den is hosted by Esquimalt Parks & Rec and is free. It is located in the curling rink Saturday and Sunday 11-3pm.


Live Music

Saturday 11am-5pm, Curling Rink

Bucc Days 2024 will feature live music from a selection of local talent. Music is 11am to 5pm on Saturday.

Bands include:

  • 11-1pm - Shinndig - with musical roots in Celtic, English, Old-Time and Canadian traditional music

  • 1-2pm - Willowgrove - performing toe-tapping traditional Irish melodies and spirited songs

  • 2-3pm - 'Q' Brooke Bachand - with powerful fiddle and captivating vocals

  • 3-5pm - The Slieves - a high energy Celtic band


Mother's Day Breakfast

Sunday 9am-11am, Lion's Concession, Bullen Field

The Bucc Days Organizing Committee will host a second pancake breakfast on Sunday morning at 9am. We'll have mimosas for the mom's and breakfast for the family. Join us at 9am, just before the Little Bucc's Olympics at 10am!


Little Bucc's Olympics

Sunday 10am, Bullen Field

New this year, Esquimalt Parks and Rec will be organizing a mini olympics for kids aged ~4 to ~12! Races, relays, and fun; pirate themed as much possible. There will be at least three age groups: 3-5; 6-8; and 9+. Join us Sunday at 10am in Bullen Field! (Parent participation will be required for younger kids).

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Beer Garden

Saturday 11am - 5pm | Sunday 11am - 4pm
Bullen Field

Another new addition to 2024 is a beer garden located in the baseball diamond! 11 to5 Saturday and 11 to 4 Sunday. 

Corn Hole Tournament

New this year is a corn hold tournament organized by Greater Victoria Cornhole!


On Saturday at 11am for singles and 3:30 for doubles.


Both competitive and recreation divisions available. $15 to enter. Register in advance or arrive 30 minutes before play time. Email Tom Moffat ( to register or sign up on the app:

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Saturday 11:30am - 6pm, Bullen Field


Skydiving Demonstration

Sunday 3pm, Bullen Field

Sunday at 3pm will feature a skydiver demonstration. We will also have a community group selling plates as a fundraiser. Write your name and scatter it across Bullen Field. The plates that get landed on by the skydivers win a prize!

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