Festivals & Events
August 9 to 11 and October 25 to November 9, 2013
54) Arab World Festival of Montréal
The only event of its kind in North America, the Arab World Festival of Montréal is a multidisciplinary event designed to create dialogue and a meeting of cultures. Shows, creations, conferences, debates and cinema await you.
August 9 to 11, 2013
55) Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières
The 44th edition of the Grand Prix offers you an electrifying experience with six high-quality races, unlimited access to the paddock and the starting gate prior to the Nascar race. And don't forget the must-see Magie des Feux Loto Québec, a grandiose fireworks display on the river.
August 10 to 18, 2013
56) International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is the largest gathering of balloons in Canada! This hot-air balloon festival has the latest, greatest stars and up-and-coming musicians on stage every night of the event. The festival has around a hundred hot-air balloons, with two take-offs every day.