"The tour starts off in Victoria's inner harbor, riding and stopping at attractions such as the BC Legislature and Thunderbird Park, then exploring the historic neighbourhood of James Bay, with stories about the people and events that have shaped this pretty colonial city nestled along the inner harbor on Vancouver Island, Canada. Things you’ll see and experience on the Highlight Tour are, the beautiful Beacon Hill Park, the amazing vistas of the Strait of Juan du Fuca, some of the prettiest gardens with grand views of the city. Then we wind down to get in touch with Victoria’s west coast city culture, explore the Food Eco District where the locals like to hang out and into the heart of government street, with a stop in Historic Chinatown to explore Fan Tan Alley. Our last stop we connect with a local business to sample some of Victoria’s unique and tasty food culture. The Highlight City Tour is the best way to see, feel and taste the entire city giving you and understanding of where things are, how things were and what today’s Victoria is all about."
The first major event held in the stadium was on June 20, 1983 when the Vancouver Whitecaps hosted the Seattle Sounders in a North American Soccer League game with attendance announced at 60,342.  On July 24, 1983, a crowd of 41,810 watched the BC Lions defeat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 44–28 in the Lions' first game at the stadium.  The venue would host the Soccer Bowl '83 later that year.   On September 18, 1984 Pope John Paul II addressed an over-capacity crowd for "A Celebration of Life". The celebration was part of the papal visit to the Archdiocese of Vancouver . It was one of the most heavily attended events in the stadium. The Pope's Celebration of Life was followed a few months later by the Canadian Pacific Billy Graham Crusade, which drew similar numbers each night.
Tour Guides conduct informative educational tours in English, French and other languages (., German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Punjabi and Spanish), incorporating information on the architecture, history and parliamentary processes of the Legislative Assembly, while Parliamentary Players perform in costume as historical characters, such as Mary Ellen Smith (first woman Member of the Legislative Assembly in . and first woman Cabinet minister in the British Empire) and Francis Rattenbury (architect of the . Parliament Buildings and Victoria, .'s Empress hotel).