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Seems like it was just Christmas, but spring is definitely in the air. One of the sure signs is when the festivals at Centennial Square begin. This weekend is Le Festival de la Francophonie de Victoria. They had a great couple days friday and yesterday in the sunshine; music, food, balloons, all the ingredients for a fun time in the square!

One of the great musical acts from yesterday. Where there is outdoor music, there will be small children dancing!

One of the great musical acts from yesterday. Where there is outdoor music, there will be small children dancing!

First balloons of spring.

First balloons of spring.

Two days ago, on a rainy and warm December 1, the city threw an outdoor party they called Snow Day. It was a well attended family event in Centennial Square with ice sculptures, large piles of “snow” (probably the Zamboni shavings from local arenas) for sliding and throwing, refreshments and a machine that periodically blasted snowflakes out onto the crowd. It was actually quite magical!

A beautiful snowflake rests on the edge of the fountain at Centennial Square in downtown Victoria for Snow Day.

A beautiful snowflake rests on the edge of the fountain at Centennial Square in downtown Victoria for Snow Day.