List of festivals in Canada

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This is a list of festivals and carnivals in Canada.

Largest by attendance[edit]

As of 2013[1]

  1. Montreal International Jazz Festival (Montreal) 2.5 million
  2. Winterlude (Ottawa) 1.6 million
  3. Celebration of Light (Vancouver) 1.6 million
  4. Just For Laughs (Montreal) 1.5 million
  5. Quebec City Summer Festival (Québec) 1.5 million
  6. Canadian National Exhibition (Toronto) 1.3 million
  7. Calgary Stampede 1.2 million
  8. Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival ( Toronto ) 1.2 million
  9. Pride Toronto 1.3 million
  10. Montreal En Lumiere (Montreal) 0.9 million
  11. Pacific National Exhibition (Vancouver) 0.9 million
  12. K-Days (Edmonton) 0.8 million
  13. Toronto International Film Festival 0.5 million
  14. Quebec Winter Carnival (Quebec City) 0.5 million
  15. Bluesfest (Ottawa) 0.3 million
  16. Sound of Music Festival (Burlington) 0.2 million

Largest by economic impact[edit]

As of 2010[1]

  1. Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto ( Formally Caribana ) $470 million
  2. Calgary Stampede $172.4 million
  3. Winterlude (Ottawa-Gatineau) $151 million
  4. Pacific National Exhibition (Vancouver) $139 million
  5. Pride Toronto $136 million
  6. Toronto International Film Festival $135 million
  7. Just For Laughs (Montreal) $80 million
  8. Canadian National Exhibition (Toronto) $58.6 million
  9. Celebration of Light (Vancouver) $37 million
  10. Quebec Winter Carnival $34 million

Children's festivals[edit]

Comedy festivals[edit]

Cultural festivals[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

Film festivals[edit]

Music festivals[edit]

Fringe festivals[edit]

Literary festivals[edit]

Food festivals[edit]

By city or region[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Buckland, Jason (2009-02-14). "8. Quebec Winter Carnival - Biggest festivals in Canada". Money.ca.msn.com. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  2. ^ http://www.longjohnjamboree.ca
  3. ^ http://www.reginamulticulturalcouncil.ca/info/mosaic-a-festival-of-cultures.html
  4. ^ http://alucinefestival.com/
  5. ^ http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/
  6. ^ http://www.barriefilmfestival.ca
  7. ^ http://downtowndocfest.ca
  8. ^ http://www.brantfordfilmfestival.ca
  9. ^ http://www.cabbagetownshortfilmandvideofestival.com/
  10. ^ http://www.calgaryarabfilm.com
  11. ^ http://www.calgaryfilm.com
  12. ^ https://www.calgaryundergroundfilm.org/
  13. ^ http://sportfilmfestival.ca
  14. ^ http://caribbeantales-events.com/
  15. ^ http://cliffest.com/
  16. ^ http://www.cinefest.com
  17. ^ http://artlesscollective.com/
  18. ^ http://docnorthfestival.ca
  19. ^ http://www.doxafestival.ca
  20. ^ http://ekran.ca
  21. ^ http://www.femaleeyefilmfestival.com
  22. ^ http://www.freethinkingfilmfest.ca
  23. ^ http://snowking.ca
  24. ^ http://giraffest.ca/
  25. ^ http://globalvisionsfestival.com
  26. ^ http://insideout.ca/initiatives/toronto
  27. ^ http://www.fcvq.ca
  28. ^ http://www.regardsurlecourt.com/
  29. ^ http://www.gimlifilm.com
  30. ^ http://www.haidagwaiifilmfestival.ca
  31. ^ http://www.hamiltonfilmfestival.com
  32. ^ http://www.hotdocs.ca
  33. ^ http://www.kamloopsfilmfest.ca
  34. ^ http://www.lakeshorts.ca/
  35. ^ http://www.llff.ca
  36. ^ a b c d e f g http://www.justicefilmfestival.ca/
  37. ^ http://www.stopmotionmontreal.com/
  38. ^ http://www.muff514.com/
  39. ^ http://www.niagaraindiefilmfest.org/
  40. ^ http://www.nickelfestival.com
  41. ^ http://oneworldarts.ca/
  42. ^ http://www.digi60.org/
  43. ^ https://www.animationfestival.ca/
  44. ^ http://www.outeastfilmfest.com/
  45. ^ http://www.reelfilmfest.ca
  46. ^ http://reelshorts.ca
  47. ^ http://www.r2rfestival.org/
  48. ^ http://reframefilmfestival.ca
  49. ^ http://regentparkfilmfestival.com
  50. ^ http://www.ridm.qc.ca
  51. ^ http://www.rendez-vousvancouver.com
  52. ^ http://www.saltspringfilmfestival.com
  53. ^ http://www.saffcanada.org
  54. ^ http://www.womensfilmfestival.com/
  55. ^ http://www.tisff.net
  56. ^ http://torontoirishfilmfest.com
  57. ^ http://www.torontourbanfilmfestival.com
  58. ^ http://www.torontoyouthshorts.ca/
  59. ^ http://www.vlaff.org/
  60. ^ http://www.queerfilmfestival.ca
  61. ^ http://www.wasagafilmfestival.com/
  62. ^ http://www.whistlerfilmfestival.com
  63. ^ http://waff.ca/
  64. ^ http://www.windsorfilmfestival.com/
  65. ^ http://www.worldfilmfestkelowna.net
  66. ^ http://www.ykfilmfest.com