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Hello Ottawa!

Once again it’s the time of the year to bring out the skating shoes. This February 4 to 21 of 2011,  Winterlude Festival will take the city of Ottawa in storm!  Get ready to enjoy the world’s largest skating rink, The Rideau Canal Skateway. Marvel over impressive ice sculptures, gigantic snow playgrounds and numerous outdoor activities. It’s a Celebration of winter,  music, culture and great food. This year the event takes place in venues all over the city which includes Confederation Park, The Museum of Civilization, Jacques-Cartier Park, Ottawa City Hall and The Rideau Canal Skateway, a UNESCO world heritage.

Rvers, get ready to drive your RV to the eastern part of Ontario. Don’t forget to miss this year’s exciting celebration in Ottawa! Don’t have RV? no worries! Discover Ottawa with RV rentals Canada.

You may visit: http://www.ottawa-information-guide.com for the various scheduled of events.

 

 

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Photo Source: Carnaval de Québec @ http://www.tourmagazine.fr

Starting January 28  to February 13,  Quebec Winter Festival will once again brings the city in a winter wonderland holiday! The world’s largest festival is one of the most sought after event in Canada. The carnival feature various winter activities and extravagant merry making. It also caters outdoor activities like  snow sculptures,  skating, snowmobiling,    snow slides,  canoe racing, dog sledding and zip lines. Visit Arctic Spa Village,  Kraft Village, attend the night parades, watch the spectacular fireworks display and go winter camping.  There’s numerous kid friendly activities and carnival parks that your kids will surely love. Don’t miss out the fun Be sure to mark your calendar. Get your RV ready and join Quebec for this  much awaited winter celebration!

Photo Source: Carnaval de Quebec Official Website

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Canadian loves winter! They welcome the freezing weather as the start of a significant festivals during winter. The fluffy white snows instantly sets the mood of the party scenes, bringing locals and tourists all together. Canadian’s celebrate their festivals with pride. So if you’re in Canada during holidays, forget about the hot chocolate and the warm mattress. Take out the snow boots and comfy mittens, get ready to celebrate winter in Canadian style!

Here’ are the top 10 most celebrated winter festivals in Canada:


Winterlude festival

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Canada’s capital city Ottawa celebrates this festivals every February. This three week long event features snow sculptures, Snowflakes kingdom, live music and the most famous skating on the Rideau Canal – the world’s largest skating rink.

 

Quebec Winter festivals

Photo courtesy: Carnaval de Québec

Winter brings the city of Quebec to a magical transformation for the start of the world’s largest winter carnival. This celebration begins by January until mid-February. Day time activities includes sleigh rides, skiing,dog sledding, and canoe racing across St. Lawrence River. When the nights sets in, get ready to join the night parades, concerts and be amazed of the spectacular snow sculptures.

 

Niagara Winter Festival of Lights

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One of the most celebrated highlight of the event is the fireworks display and the magnificent illumination of the Niagara Falls. Starting from November to January, the marvelous multi-colored lights converts the place into a kaleidoscopic atmosphere that delights every spectators.

Festival du Voyageur

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Celebrated every February at Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, This winter festivals showcase Canada’s fur trading and French-Canadian culture with various historical activities, shows, exhibits and parades.

 

Montreal Winter festival

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This unique winter festival focus on Celebration of Light, culture, arts and great food. Considered as the largest culinary celebration in Canada, festival goers come here for the numerous activities, fireworks displays and the superb dining experience.

Toronto Cavalcade of Lights

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This event takes place every November to December. It is famous for it’s fantastic fireworks display, the neighborhood lightning, the giant Christmas tree with more than 100,000 animated lights and the illumination of Nathan Phillips Square.


Whether your staying in a luxury hotel or going on a RV vacation, don’t forget to visit these wonderful places for a magical and unforgettable winter holidays!