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Montreal High Lights Festival

Montreal's lively 11-day mid-winter festival is designed to bring some light and warmth into local lives and is said to be one of the largest winter festivals in the world. 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. Fun outdoor winter activities are also organised for the whole family. The festival attracts nearly a million spectators, and foodies in particular await the event eagerly.

Venue: Various

Date: 19 February to 1 March 2015

Website: www.montrealhighlights.com