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Montreal High Lights Festival

(Festival Montréal en Lumière)

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February 21–March 3, 2013

Drawing nearly 1 million visitors each year, the Montréal High Lights Festival (Montréal en Lumière) may well be the most popular festival in Canada, combining food, art, culture and lights. Its performing arts offerings traverse dance, visual arts and music.

The festival’s culinary delights will make every hog of Epicurus’ herd salivate, with its offerings of opulent wine and food pairings, thanks to the participation of top chefs and winemakers from around the world.

Arguably the most anticipated event of the festival is the eye-popping Nuit Blanche, which brings it to a rousing close. An all-night arts festival unto itself, Nuit Blanche morphs Montréal into an enormous, outdoor art gallery blazing with city lights. There are art installations and performance pieces dotting the squares and sidewalks. In addition, public art galleries and museums throw open their doors and welcome visitors throughout the night, most for free. If you only stay up all night once a year, this is the night to do it.

Check out Cheapflights Canada’s Hotel Picks in Montréal for the High Lights Festival:

  • Grand Plaza Montreal
  • Hotel St. Paul
  • Le Simone Bed and Breakfast
  • Les Bons Matins Bed and Breakfast
  • Sir Mont Calm Bed and Breakfast
  • Embassy Suites Montreal by Hilton

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Updated August 2012

Brittany Dietz
Brittany has travelled to France, Germany, The Netherlands, Mexico, Canada and all over the U.S. She's passionate about travel and has big plans for future trips! Brittany is a Content and Social Media Executive at Cheapflights.