Win a Getaway to the 2018 Victoria Film Festival

Comments 133 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 24th annual Victoria Film Festival (“VFF”) invites you to theatres around BC’s capital city to celebrate feature films and enjoy cinematic events February 2-11, 2018.

Victoria Film Festival

The Victoria Film Festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and longest-running film festival. Celebrating 24 years, VFF screens over 100 films over 10 days with a variety of great events including the Opening Gala, Canadian Opening, SpringBoard, Art Exhibits, Sips ‘n’ Cinema.

Special programs and screenings through the BC Wave, Canadian Wave, French Canadian Wave, Indigenous Perspective, Word Perspective, Asian Cinema, and more all bring the world to Victoria.

Win a Getaway to the 2018 Victoria Film Festival

Passes Now on Sale

Passes and tickets are on sale now:
Film Pass $159 + tax
Admits holder to regular screenings. Admission for (1) to all regular film screenings, including Sidney films. Does not include Opening Gala film or festival events. Does not include Front of the Line.
Gold Pass $299 + tax
Admits holder to regular screenings. Includes Front of the Line, Admission for (1) to the OPENING GALA film and party – all Gala Party drinks, food and entertainment included. (2) single night admissions for the VIP LOUNGE – All drink and food included.
Sidney Pass $129 + tax
Admission for (1) to all regular VFF films at STAR CINEMA – Sidney. Does not include Opening Gala film, festival events, or any screenings in Victoria.

Win a Victoria Film Festival Getaway

Thanks to VFF, one lucky Miss604 winner can get whisked you away from Vancouver to Victoria in style for a pink carpet occasion with a Game of Thrones star! The prize package includes:

  • Round trip with Harbour Air for 2 to enjoy the festival
  • 1 night at the DoubleTree by Hilton (Feb 3-4)
  • Dinner for two at 10 Acres
  • 2 tickets to screening of Pickups, and QA with Aidan Gillen (“Littlefinger” from Game of Thrones) on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 9:15pm at the Victoria Conference Centre

Pickups at VFF

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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VFF annually assembles an impressive and entertaining selection of feature films, acclaimed filmmakers and cinematic arts events to fête the greatest story telling medium of all time. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter for the latest festival updates.

I will draw one contest winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, January 26, 2018. Prize cannot be exchanged for other dates. DoubleTree by Hilton check-in February 3, 2018 & check-out February 4, 2018.

Update The winner is Jason T. Broadfoot!

133 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Christina ReaMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:10pm PST

    Awesome opportunity! Crossing fingers! My husband and I would love to go!

    Thank you?

  2. Kirsten FisherMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:16pm PST

    This is a wonderful contest! This would be fantastic to win!

  3. WenMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:18pm PST

    This is a fantastic prize! Thanks!

  4. Barbara CalderMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:20pm PST

    Thanks for the fun opportunity!

  5. Lesley MirzaMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:21pm PST

    What a fantastic opportunity! I would absolutely love to win this prize so that I can see some great films and visit the gorgeous Victoria.

  6. AliMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:21pm PST

    This would be an amazing getaway!

  7. David MagallonMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:22pm PST

    Me like

  8. JaclynMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:25pm PST

    Yes please

  9. CK SmithMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:26pm PST

    Awesome prize – thanks for the chance!!

  10. MaryanneMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:26pm PST

    What a fun getaway!

  11. Moira AMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:26pm PST

    Such a great festival – would love to go!

  12. Tracy kMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:27pm PST

    This would be an amazing getaway!

  13. Lisa MundayMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:28pm PST

    This is an awesome giveaway. Good luck to everyone

  14. Carrie Ann LouisMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:28pm PST

    Yes please!!

  15. Sheri larriveeMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:32pm PST

    I would love to win. Thank you in advance

  16. KristenMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:32pm PST

    This would be unreal. So need a getaway – even close to home! And have an Island transplant with a new baby is sure love to see! ❤️

  17. Laurie GordonMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:36pm PST

    This would be great

  18. Kelsi GilliesMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:41pm PST

    Wow what an amazing prize! Thank you

  19. MargaretMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:43pm PST

    This would be such a fun getaway

  20. Bonnie RMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:46pm PST

    this is so cool! 🙂

  21. HalaMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:46pm PST

    This would be an amazing experience and gateway. Could use that right now.

  22. Samantha ReevesMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 3:54pm PST

    This would be an amazing prize to win.

  23. Trinna WalshMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:04pm PST


  24. janMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:10pm PST

    Wonderful night away

  25. Katie bMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:10pm PST

    This would be wonderful:)

  26. Stella PanagiotidisMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:11pm PST

    Wowza! ❤ Would love to attend this Film Fest! Totally up my alley! ❤

  27. BevMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:11pm PST

    What a amazing giveaway Miss 604 and Vancouver Film Festival!?Flying roundtrip to Victoria with Harbour Air would be so much fun and my hubby is the biggest Game of Thrones fan! Thanks for the chance to win this!?

  28. ValMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:15pm PST

    This sounds fabulous!

  29. Lindsey McDowellMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:42pm PST

    This sounds amazing!

  30. IainMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:54pm PST

    Any excuse to visit Victoria again!

  31. RachelMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 4:58pm PST

    This would be amazing

  32. LauraMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:01pm PST

    Thanks for another great contest!

  33. Mei LING LIUMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:10pm PST

    Would love to win thanks

  34. Shawn NygrenMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:12pm PST

    THis would be so much fun!

  35. MARYMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:19pm PST

    Awesome giveaway! Victoria is my second home any reason to visit is a good for me 🙂

  36. Paige StrandMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:20pm PST

    This looks SO fun 🙂

  37. Jason T BMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:21pm PST

    This would be great

  38. Mousemouse604Monday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:30pm PST

    Wow airfare, accommodations, dinner and a movie is such an amazing prize. Good luck everyone!

  39. Colleen TsoukalasMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:32pm PST

    Would love to go and write this up. Victoria is great as is the Film Fest. February perk up for rainy days.

  40. LexiMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:39pm PST

    I would love to attend this event!

  41. JeremyMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:43pm PST

    Fantastic contest, I love film festivals! Thanks for the chance.

  42. JenMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:43pm PST

    I’d love to attend ?

  43. SusannahMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:57pm PST

    Victoria’s my hometown and I haven’t been back for ages! What a great opportunity to check out a festival and catch up with family at the same time. Great giveaway Miss 604

  44. Rano Mann GillMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 5:59pm PST

    It would be amazing to win this!! Would love to take my husband ?

  45. Heidi ClarksonMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 6:24pm PST

    Oh boy. This is timely. A getaway weekend like this would be divine!

  46. Bob GibsonMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 6:32pm PST

    Oh my – what an incredible prize! My wife and I were just talking about plans for celebrating our 39th Wedding Anniversary coming up later this year and thought we’d book Victoria for the weekend because it has been years since we’ve visited our capital! Going during film festival time would be even better ?

  47. JennyMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 7:18pm PST

    What a fantastic gift!

  48. Carmen BraunMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 7:29pm PST

    What an awesome and wonderful win this would be! 🙂

  49. DonMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 7:34pm PST

    A great getaway to a great city

  50. JasonMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 7:37pm PST

    Amazing opportunity. I haven’t been to Victoria in years!

  51. Chris CMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 7:56pm PST

    I haven’t been to Victoria since I was a kid, this getaway would be amazing!

  52. LorenaMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 8:03pm PST

    This is my idea of a perfect cultural and arts weekend. Sounds like a fun and amazing weekend and great way to pull out of the bluest month of the year.

  53. AmeliaMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 9:14pm PST

    What a fantastic prize. Hope I win!!

  54. Katy WaldegraveMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 10:00pm PST

    This sounds awesome. Thank you for such a great prize.

  55. HadleyMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 10:31pm PST

    This sounds awesome and for once, an event falls on a weekend I’m not working.

  56. RebeccaMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 10:43pm PST

    Love Victoria and film!

  57. Jessica RodgersMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 10:44pm PST

    What an awesome opportunity for a great experience. Thanks Miss 604

  58. KarenMonday, January 22nd, 2018 — 10:59pm PST

    This is an amazing giveaway! Thank you!

  59. Shelley ButcherTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 12:25am PST

    This would be so amazing! I love Victoria and I love film festivals!

  60. ErminaTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 4:17am PST

    Would love to celebrate my anniversary with this amazing opportunity!

  61. Dawn ShamsherTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 6:28am PST

    This would be so much fun! And so needed!!!

  62. Peter Quin-ConroyTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 6:35am PST

    This would be a great trip!

  63. Diane TTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 6:49am PST

    This would be so fun. Thanks for the chance

  64. StotesTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 7:07am PST

    This is an awesome prize!

  65. DaneTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 7:49am PST

    Fantastic prize!! Fingers crossed!!

  66. Amy LauTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 8:03am PST

    I would love to attend! I love movies!

  67. Lester CTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 8:18am PST

    amazing getaway

  68. melinaTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 8:57am PST

    Would LOVE to win this!!!!

  69. GregTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:27am PST

    That looks amazing!

  70. ariel cTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:31am PST

    great prize! would love to win!

  71. adam steeleTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:32am PST

    would love to win this so my wife and i can getaway !

  72. AimeeTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:45am PST

    What a fun weekend! Victoria, movies, and food — “these are a few of my favourite things!”

  73. Sandra PinkTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:48am PST

    would love to be part of the international film festival experience

  74. Nikki BoroevichTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 10:00am PST

    What an amazing opportunity! Victoria is me and my partner’s ABSOLUTE favourite getaway!

  75. KirstenTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 10:28am PST

    Another fabulous contest! I keep saying it’d be fun to take the seaplane to Victoria. 🙂

  76. TaniaTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 10:53am PST

    This would be a great trip!

  77. FTTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 11:30am PST

    Would be great to win this

  78. AnnieTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 1:44pm PST

    I would love to both attend the Victoria film festival and enjoy the amazing city of Victoria!

  79. CandaceTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 1:53pm PST

    Thanks for the contest! I’d love to bring my bff with me! She desperately needs a getaway!

  80. SeanTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 1:58pm PST

    That would be fun!

  81. daneTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 2:14pm PST

    love to go

  82. nickyTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 2:19pm PST

    super duper cool!

  83. Jenn TTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 2:47pm PST

    yes pls!

  84. deanTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 3:03pm PST

    oh, yes.

  85. Bob TamTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 3:44pm PST

    Great 3rd anniversary present with me and my wife and our newest addition 3 month old baby boy.
    We’ve gone through so much and this would be awesome as a surprise for her hard work and commitment as a new mother:)

  86. EileenTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 5:11pm PST

    I love Victoria! What a wonderful prize!

  87. Marcy OakleyTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 5:34pm PST

    The BC Wave! Yes, a great Festival ,

  88. ClaireTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 6:27pm PST

    We love film festival. FIngers crossed!

  89. Amy LeungTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 6:31pm PST

    This is an amazing prize package for quick getaway to checkout the event!

  90. Lucy kabatoffTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 6:59pm PST

    What a great prize.Would love to go to the festival.

  91. Debra MeldrumTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 7:40pm PST

    I would love to win passes to the Victoria Film Festival. It is truly fantastic!

  92. DbTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 7:43pm PST

    What fun!!!

  93. VinceTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 7:50pm PST

    Love to take valintine of 28 years back to Victoria!

  94. KimberlyTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 8:31pm PST

    Pick me, pretty please!

  95. Iris NTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 8:49pm PST

    I would love a weekend getaway to Victoria to see the VFF film Pickups.

  96. AmandaTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:19pm PST

    I would love to take my husband for a weekend getaway to Victoria to see the Victoria film festival! 🙂

  97. VirginiaTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 — 9:57pm PST

    A fantastic trip!

  98. Amer AlkhatibWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 7:08am PST

    Yes please! I’d love to go ansmd be a part of VFF!

  99. Jason BWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 10:27am PST

    Victoria is a great town.

  100. JonathanWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 10:37am PST

    Wow, this looks a fantastic way to spend a weekend in Victoria BC

  101. Mark NicolasWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 1:33pm PST

    Wow. Awesome prizes ?

  102. Mary Y.Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 1:37pm PST

    yes please

  103. Mike GismondiWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 1:38pm PST

    This would be a great trip!

  104. Angela GriffinWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 1:44pm PST

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  105. RonWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 2:07pm PST


  106. CindyWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 2:08pm PST

    Sounds amazing!!

  107. Sabrina DominguezWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 2:20pm PST

    Oh, wow! Thanks! Littlefinger! *swoon*

  108. RobWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 3:21pm PST

    I’d love to go!

  109. Albert NgoWednesday, January 24th, 2018 — 9:06pm PST

    Would love to go!

  110. Mika miyaokaThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 1:02am PST

    Would love to go!

  111. KristyThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 4:27am PST

    I would love to go to VFF!

  112. Velma SandryThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 11:52am PST

    Brilliant prize! This will be a phenomenal adventure for whoever the lucky person is.

  113. Jeff SThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 12:15pm PST

    This would be an awesome weekend away!

  114. Michelle WThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 12:23pm PST

    Wow, what a wonderful prize!

  115. CynthiaThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 12:36pm PST

    This would be a really cool getaway!

  116. rachelThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 8:23pm PST

    what an awesome giveaway!

  117. behzadThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 9:28pm PST


  118. hollyThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 9:29pm PST

    Hmmm, I love film festivals, but I never knew there was one happening just over the water.

    It would be interesting to check out.

  119. Rick PollayThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 9:34pm PST

    Looks great!

  120. RaihanThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 10:28pm PST

    I would love to take my wife for a weekend getaway in Victoria!

  121. GraceThursday, January 25th, 2018 — 10:38pm PST

    Looks like so much fun!! Would love to go!

  122. Teresa KFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 2:15am PST

    Would love to win!

  123. Kim CFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 7:57am PST

    Amazing prize! Would be such a fun, quick getaway. Thanks for the opportunity to go!

  124. AndreaFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 8:51am PST

    Yes please!

  125. ShawnFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 11:47am PST

    This would be amazing to win!

  126. Libby ParkFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 12:08pm PST

    I’m in! Sounds fantastic

  127. ErinFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 2:39pm PST

    Would love this getaway!!

  128. Lori MFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 9:52pm PST

    Yes please, love Victoria!

  129. DarcyFriday, January 26th, 2018 — 9:53pm PST

    Flying to Victoria on Harbour Air would be a dream come true!

  130. Linda AndersonSaturday, January 27th, 2018 — 7:12am PST

    What an amazing opportunity.

  131. vancitygal1Saturday, January 27th, 2018 — 7:07pm PST

    This would be such a fun little romantic getaway!!!!!!!!!!!!

  132. Jen v.Sunday, January 28th, 2018 — 10:39am PST

    Great prize package!

  133. Sandra PinkTuesday, January 30th, 2018 — 3:16pm PST

    va-va-voom… the perfect valentine’s!

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