Different Winter Festivals In Canada
A lot of people dread the months of snow and low temperature. If you come to think of it, this is the time of the year when roads are all wet and completely covered with ice, making driving extremely difficult. Aside from that, this kind of environment is just so conducive for hibernation. The type when you just do not want to do anything but stay indoors while enjoying a cup of hot cocoa or coffee on the sofa and front of the fireplace.
But the scenario is completely different in the land of maple trees because the winter season is one of the merriest times there. Almost every major city and region has its own brands of festivities to offer. So, if you are thinking about giving life to the dreary cold months, consider visiting Canada. Here are some of the exciting festivals you can join in:
Quebec City Winter Carnival
The whole bonanza starts on the last weekend of January until the next two weeks, which makes seventeen days of pure fun. Hundreds of thousands of both local and foreign tourists visit this city to personally experience the world's biggest festival in the cold months. Here, you can enjoy the colourful mardi gras, concert, sleigh rides and night parades.
The Ottawans celebrate their own brand of festivity on the first three weekends of February. You can skate in the biggest ice skating rink in the world, drown yourself in lovely live music from the concerts, and feast your eyes on lovely ice carvings and sculptures.
Winter Festival of Lights
If you want to see the magnificent Niagara Falls soon, make sure to schedule it on the beginning of November or before the first week of January. Aside from the spectacular display of lights, you can also enjoy their own version of Winter Wonderland, which features Disney classics and other fireworks display. You can enjoy all these treats for free.
Besides the cultural events mentioned, there are a lot more to see and enjoy in this lovely country during the cold season. Check out the rest of this website to learn more!