Steeped in rich and culturally significant history, Canada is filled with iconic landmarks, locations and other alluring sights. Tourists and travellers flock to the North American country in their millions every year to learn and bask in its diverse culture and to enjoy its various arts and entertainment offerings. So here are some great events to look out for as we draw towards the end of the year.
Canada is well known for hosting many of the world’s leading festivals. There are endless cultural events across the country that play host to millions of visitors all year round, covering a range of popular interests that include film, music, literature, comedy and even food. Annual highlights include the Toronto International Film Festival, Montreal’s Just for Laughs which is the largest international comedy festival in the world, and Winterlude, the annual winter celebration held in Ontario and Quebec.
NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT
Following the end of the Toronto International Film Festival the city comes alive with a variety of different concerts, street performances and festivities. The city is also home to many exceptional clubs and bars with bustling nightlife where you can drink and dance the night away. For a more relaxed evening you won’t be hard pressed to find a jazz club around town in any of the major Canadian cities. Online gaming is also a popular pastime in Canada with Royal Vegas casino Canada promotions widely accessible on your smartphone or computer but if you’d rather try your luck at the slots in a land-based casino then the Niagara Fallsview Resort is the perfect hangout for you. It offers more than 3,000 slot and video poker games, endless table games as well as a luxurious poker room and 24/7 bar.
Amongst the many fine galleries in Canada is The Art Gallery of Ontario which features over 80,000 pieces of art from various Canadian and international artists making it one of the largest art museums in North America. To enjoy the works of more contemporary-based artists, particularly those emerging creative’s around the city also plays host to the Angell Gallery.
To really soak up some of the best culturally significant sights and sounds that Canada has to offer you will want to take an educational trip around some of the country’s best museums. There are more than 2,500 of them across the country which includes the Quebec city-based museum Musée de l’Amérique Francaise which focuses on the French settlement and its historical significance. The Canadian Museum of History which sits on the Ottawa River draws in more than a million visitors every year and is also notable by its architectural greatness.