Part of the Peninsula region, Sidney is sub-divided into 4 neighbourhoods and features an impressive waterfront area consisting of parks, restaurants and walkways.
Sidney is a very active community and a major tourist destination. Conveniently situated, Sidney offers easy access to the entire region. It is home to the Victoria International Airport and several ferry terminals including the Anacortes Ferry Terminal in Washington and the BC Ferry Terminal. There are plenty of attractions in Sidney including the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea Aquarium and the Mary Winspear Centre with its 315-seat theatre. Sidney also features numerous special events such as Sidney Street Market and the Summer Sounds Concert Series in Beacon Park. The downtown area offers a range of shops and stores.