Diversified allurements of Canada can be experienced and explored at various annual festivals. These yearly events pack in enough for every traveller; be it culture vultures, nature lovers or history buffs. Let’s check five prominent ones.

The spellbinding hues of culture, history and traditions paint Canada with varying impressions. To explore these diversified dazzles of the country, many travellers consider being a part of festivals that Canada hosts annually. Here’s a list of popular festivals that entice travellers to board flights to Canada and immerse into the invigorating charms of this North American nation.

Quebec Winter Carnival

Travellers booking tickets to experience the flamboyance of Canadian winters can ill afford to miss out on relishing the extravaganza of Quebec Winter Festival. This is one of the most popular winter festivals not only in Canada but in the world. The 17-day festival commences in the last week of January and keeps visitors entertained and engaged till mid-February. First ever winter fiesta took place in 1894 but it was the year 1955, since when this festival is known as Winter Carnival. Entry tickets are available online to admire the event’s fascinations such as concerts, zip line and slide runs.

Symphony of Fire

Fireworks are the main highlight of this exuberant event which adds an undefined captivation to the starry nights of Vancouver. A large number of travellers board flights to this city to soak up in the Canadian edition of the world’s largest fireworks competition. In Vancouver, this event is known as ‘Celebration of Light.’ In 2015, the show is scheduled to take place along the English Bay on the nights of 25th and 29th July and 01st August. Tickets are available on the official portal to enjoy the dazzling display of fireworks from exclusive vantage points.

Toronto Film Festival

For avid cinema lovers, September is the month to board flights to Canada and enjoy the screenings of popular upcoming movies from various countries at Toronto Film Festival. Being one of the most reputed film festivals in the world, it has emerged as a coveted choice among filmmakers as well as spectators. Scores of film fanatics buy tickets to be the first to watch most-awaited movies, conferences and several other celebrity events. Movies like American Beauty, Hotel Rwanda and Big Chill choose Toronto Film Festival for the premieres.

Celtic Colours of International Festival

Canada hosts numerous music festivals allowing music lovers to sooth their souls and revitalize minds while listening to the best of musicians. One such event is Celtic Colours which takes place every year in October and lures scores of musicians and music lovers to book tickets aboard flights bound for Nova Scotia. The venue for this fest is at Cape Breton Island. Since 1997, the festival is offering a stage to musicians from Celtic world to show their skills. Besides concerts, visitors can also participate in several workshops, explore the serene area, visit museums and admire art collections at handful of temporary exhibitions.

Calgary Stampede

Calgary Stampede could be an intimidating name but this is an event full of fun and adventure. Every year Calgary becomes a hot spot during the month of July when travellers disembark flights at this city to behold Calgary Stampede. The menu of this festival boasts rodeos that are among the largest in the world, action-packed concerts, flamboyant parades, nail-biting Chuckwagon races and agricultural competitions. The event features something for everyone. Races and competitions entice adrenaline junkies whereas kids can hit the BMO kids’ zone and several other attractions and themed areas.

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