Montreal High Lights Festival

Montreal's lively 11-day mid-winter festival is designed to bring some light and warmth into local lives. It is billed as 'three festivals in one', having a gastronomic, musical and artistic component. There are more than 100 concerts scheduled, more than 200 culinary and wine events, and various shows and exhibitions, many of them free of charge.

Venue: Various

Date: 19 February to 1 March 2015

Website: www.montrealhighlights.com