Quebec is known for its huge number of festivals that are held every year. There are more than four hundred festivals that are held in the region in one year, and these span a whole range of themes and reasons for celebrations. All of these are celebrated in different ways and attract tourists from all over the world. There are a huge number of different festivals that are of interest to almost every body that has a hobby or an interest.
Let us look at the most popular festivals that are held in Quebec . . .
Montreal International Jazz Fest . . .
Montréal International Jazz fest is one of the topmost Jazz festivals in the world both with respect to popularity as well as attendance. The Jazz festival features some of the biggest names in Jazz music, and this is inclusive of Stevie Wonder, Norah Jones, Tony Bennett, Harry Connick Jr. The festival is held from the end of June to the start of July.
Just for Laughs Festival . . .
This is the largest comedy festival in the world. IT has been performed in by some of the best known comedians in the entire world. In fact, it has been the spot where the careers of some of the best comedians have been kick started. This is held in July.
Francofolies de Montreal . . .
This is the biggest Francophone music festival and is held from the end of July to the beginning of Aug.
Quebec Winter Carnival . . .
The Quebec Winter Carnival is the biggest carnivals celebration for winter held in Quebec city. There are a huge number of things to do at this time. The festival is held from the end of Jan to the middle of Feb.