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. 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. Bluesfest (Ottawa), 0.3 million
  18. Carassauga (Mississauga), 0.3 million

Largest by 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

Children's festivals[edit]

Comedy festivals[edit]

Cultural festivals[edit]

Exhibitions[edit]

Film festivals[edit]

Food festivals[edit]

Fringe festivals[edit]

Literary festivals[edit]

Music festivals[edit]

By city or region[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ "Home – Cinefest". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "DOXA Documentary Film Festival". DOXA Documentary Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Gimli Film Festival". Gimli Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Hamilton Film Festival – Tickets and Passes". Hamilton Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "Hot Docs Industry". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "Kingston Canadian Film Festival". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Marda Loop Justice Film Festival". Marda Loop Justice Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  13. ^ "Regent Park Film Festival". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  14. ^ "Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2015 – VAFF 19". VAFF 19. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Vancouver Queer Film Festival". Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
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