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

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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!

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