Looking for something fun to do this summer? You may want to consider booking some vacation time so that you can take advantage of a festival or two. Everyone loves a music festival because alongside all the music, you also get great food, drinks, fun times with friends, a whole lot of art and memories that will last a lifetime. Here are some of the best music festivals happening in Canada this summer.
Taking place over the August long weekend, Osheaga has become a Montreal summer staple over the past decade. This year it will bring Childish Gambino, Flume, Hozier, Interpol, and more to the stage.
Toronto’s longest-running music festival returns from June 7 – 16, bringing live music and curated lineups to venues all across the city. NXNE also includes a film festival, comedy tent, art exhibits, gaming and sponsorships that light up the city.
Victoria BC’s longest-running music festival returns from September 12 – 15, bringing both international acts and local favourites to the city.
Ottawa Blues Festival
Billed as a blues festival, this Ottawa staple brings major international acts from all genres to the city from July 4 – 14. Confirmed acts include Alt J, Backstreet Boys, DJ Pauly D, Snoop Dogg, The Killers, and many more.