List of festivals in Canada

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Festivals of Canada
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This is an incomplete list of festivals in Canada. This list includes festivals of diverse types, among them regional festivals, commerce festivals, fairs, food festivals, arts festivals, religious festivals, folk festivals, and recurring festivals on holidays.

Sublists by locale[edit]

Province or territory[edit]

City[edit]

Sublists by type[edit]

Festivals by size[edit]

Attendance[edit]

As of 2013[1]

  1. L'International des Feux Loto-Québec (Montreal), 3 million
  2. Montreal International Jazz Festival (Montreal), 2.5 million
  3. Winterlude (Ottawa), 1.6 million
  4. Celebration of Light (Vancouver), 1.6 million
  5. Just For Laughs (Montreal), 1.5 million
  6. Quebec City Summer Festival (Québec), 1.5 million
  7. Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, 1.2 million
  8. Canadian National Exhibition (Toronto), 1.3 million
  9. Calgary Stampede, 1.2 million
  10. Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival (Toronto), 1.2 million
  11. Pride Toronto, 1.3 million
  12. Montréal En Lumière (Montreal), 0.9 million
  13. Pacific National Exhibition (Vancouver), 0.9 million
  14. K-Days (Edmonton), 0.8 million
  15. Toronto International Film Festival, 0.5 million
  16. Quebec Winter Carnival (Quebec City), 0.5 million
  17. Folklorama (Winnipeg), 0.4 million[2]
  18. Bluesfest (Ottawa), 0.3 million
  19. Carassauga (Mississauga), 0.3 million

Economic impact[edit]

As of 2010[1]

  1. Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto (formerly 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

Festivals by type[edit]

Arts festivals[edit]

Children's festivals[edit]

Comedy festivals[edit]

Cultural festivals[edit]

Dance festivals[edit]

Fairs and exhibitions[edit]

Film festivals[edit]

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

Food festivals[edit]

Fringe festivals[edit]

Literary festivals[edit]

Music festivals[edit]

See also[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. ^ FreePress, Winnipeg (2013-08-20). "Folklorama attendance up a tick". winnipegfreepress.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Home-Caribbean Days Festival, North Vancouver BC Canada". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Home-Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Festival of India Ottawa". Festival of India Ottawa. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  6. ^ http://www.newstoday.com.bd/index.php?option=details&news_id=2465844&date=2017-03-04
  7. ^ http://www.bssnews.net/newsDetails.php?cat=0&id=646560&date=2017-03-03
  8. ^ http://www.daily-sun.com/printversion/details/209788/%E2%80%98Mangol-Shovajatra%E2%80%99-to-be-held-in-Canada-on-Pohela-Boishakh
  9. ^ http://www.daily-sun.com/printversion/details/200207/%E2%80%98Make-Mongol-Shovajatra-more-ceremonious%E2%80%99
  10. ^ "Home – Calgary International Film Festival". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "Home – Cinefest". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "DOXA Documentary Film Festival". DOXA Documentary Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  13. ^ "Gimli Film Festival". Gimli Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  14. ^ "Hamilton Film Festival – Tickets and Passes". Hamilton Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Hot Docs Industry". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  16. ^ "Kingston Canadian Film Festival". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  17. ^ "Marda Loop Justice Film Festival". Marda Loop Justice Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  18. ^ "Regent Park Film Festival". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  19. ^ http://www.riffa.ca
  20. ^ www.tsaff.ca
  21. ^ "Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2015 – VAFF 19". VAFF 19. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  22. ^ "Vancouver Queer Film Festival". Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  23. ^ "Home". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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