Sooke Secret Garden Tour: Sun. June 4, 2017

Sooke Secret Garden Tour

Sunday June 4, 2017
10 AM to 4 PM
Rain or Shine

A wonderful blend of ornamental, natural and oceanfront gardens. Creative water features and garden structures provide interesting and contrasting elements that share the focus with a wide variety of shrubs, trees, perennials, fruits and vegetables.

Many of the vegetable gardens and small farm properties are maintained solely by their owners, some of whom create sustainable food sources for their families.

  • Talk with on-site Master Gardeners
  • Enjoy music played by members of the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra and Sooke Philharmonic Chorus
  • View Classic Cars
  • Make a purchase at the Plant Sale
  • Artisans & Refreshments

Visit the Sooke Secret Garden Tour website at:

Self-guided tour with detailed map

$20/person for ticket/map

Children 10 and under are free with an adult

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite:

OR: purchase ticket/maps at the following locations:


  • Shoppers Drug Mart, Evergreen Mall
  • Peoples Drug Mart, 6716 Sooke Rd
  • Stick in the Mud, 6715 Eustace Road
  • Little Vienna Bakery, 6-6726 West Coast Road
  • Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre, 2070 Philips Road
  • Shirley Delicious, 2794 Sheringham Point Road, Shirley, B.C.


  • Gardenworks, 1859 Island Hwy, 1916 Oak Bay Ave, 4290 Blenkinsop Rd
  • Dig This, 1990 Oak Bay Ave, 480-777 Royal Oak Dr, 9813-3rd Ave, Sidney, B.C.
  • Lynne’s Little Elf Garden Centre, 1062 Goldstream Ave
  • Royal Bay Bakery, 3337 Metchosin Rd
  • B. Dinter Nursery, 2205 Phipps Rd, Duncan, B.C.

Tickets at these outlets will be available in May 2017

For more information, please call Margaret Lintern: 250-508-1704 or Sue Hyslop 250-642-1397

Join the SPO Chorus!

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Are you a singer? Have you ever wanted to sing with a live orchestra? The Sooke Philharmonic Chorus is looking for more members. We rehearse on Saturday mornings from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. For more information, please call Lynda Rose at 250-642-3536 or email

To read more about the Sooke Philharmonic Chorus and Nicholas Fairbank, our new Choral Director, please click here.

Philharmonic Fling: Sun. July 9, 2017

Philharmonic Fling

Free Pops in the Park Family Concert

Join us on Sunday July 9, 2017 for the Sooke Philharmonic Fling, our FREE outdoor family concert.

Ed Macgregor Park, just west of the Otter Point Rd lights in Sooke: MAP

Rain Location: Sooke Community Hall: 2037 Shields Road, opposite the Sooke Royal Canadian Legion.

Gates open at 1:00 PM — Food/drink concession, or bring your own picnic! Concert starts at 2:30 PM.

Soloists: TBA

Sooke Phil umbrellas available — 50/50 Draw and more

The Fling is generously sponsored by the District of Sooke and Sooke Community Arts Council.

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