Top 5 Must See Free Festivals in Canada 2017

May 5, 2017

Beaches Jazz Fest – Toronto  (July 7-30)
The 29th Beaches International Jazz Festival is a three weeks celebration of music that will showcase both known and emerging artists from jazz, blues, Latin, Swing, Global, World Beat, Big Band, Dixieland, Afro-Cuban, Funk, R&B, Ska to soul and more.


Canadian Food Truck Festivals – Toronto
Taste the best of Ontario’s food truck in across Ontario, in Burlington, Toronto, Richmond Hill, and Pickering. This summer you can enjoy bites from local trucks and live musical performances. This festival has also been partnered with SickKids foundation and the funds raised from this event will be allocated to SickKids.


Celebration of Light – Vancouver (August 5)
The 2017 Honda Celebration of Light is an annual musical fireworks competition that will be held in Vancouver. This largest free and public event will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, each competing team will incorporate an iconic Canadian song into their fireworks display.


Les FrancoFolies – Montreal (Aug 8 – 18)
Montreal’s most anticipated music festival is back again this summer. FrancoFolies festival is considered to be the largest musical festival in French that plays rock, pop, chanson, hip-hop, rai, folk, punk, and many others.


Night it Up – Markham (July 14-16)
The annual 3 days outdoor Asian street food festival offers a glimpse of Asian street food culture fromTaiwan, Hong Kong, and many more to Canadian. This festival is organized by more than 200 youth volunteers ages 16-26. All raised profit from this festival will be used to support Raising the Roof organization (Canada’s first school-based prevention program aimed at addressing youth homelessness).

Canada Day – Vancouver (July 1-2)
Let’s celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in two-day celebration on July 1-2. The Vancouver Fringe Festival will celebrate Canada’s Heritage by bringing together all the artists and packed schedules of art exhibits, circus performances, live concerts, multicultural parade and fireworks.

By: Shab.Gh

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