Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair returns to Pearkes Arena this weekend

Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair returns to Pearkes Arena this weekend
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Victoria’s Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair is coming back this weekend.

If you’re a toy collector, a hobbyist or just curious to see some of the biggest displays of toys, action figures, collectibles, vinyl records, models, diecast vehicles and more, you’re in luck.

“This event is always something to look forward to. You never know what you might find and I love watching all the smiling faces,” says Candice, a promoter and organizer of the event.

“We also get to give back to the community and raise money for local charities, which is really important to us,” she said. “It’s just such a great weekend.”

Hosted by Cherry Bomb Toys, the Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair will also feature a silent auction to benefit the MS Society and B.C. Children’s hospital.

Cosplayers including, the 501st Outer Rim Garrison, will be there to add some excitement and raise money for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation.

This community event has been a fabulous feature in Victoria since 2007, and happens twice a year.

The Ultimate Hobby & Toy Fair opens its doors at Pearkes Arena, 3100 Tillicum Rd., on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You never know what treasures might be found, and more information can be found at

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