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Top Things to Do in Canada During November 

By Stuart Hughes

With its diverse landscapes, vibrant cities, and exceptionally warm hospitality,  visiting Canada will always be a memorable experience. However, with the holidays just around the corner, we thought we’d highlight our favorite events and things to do in Canada in November just in case you needed an excuse for a pre-holiday adventure.

Whether you love exploring festive, family-friendly tourist attractions or you’re just looking for a romantic getaway in Novemberthere’s a Canadian festival or celebration with your name on it.  

Join in on the action as we uncover these four amazing things to do in Canada during November from a cultural celebration of food and wine to discovering the raw natural beauty of this country’s great outdoors. With something for everyone here in November, get involved as we explore these four festive Canadian events and attractions. 

Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival 

Edmonton, Alberta

First on our list of the top things to do in Canada in November sees us heading to the great province of Alberta for the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. Originally launched in 1998, this magnificent Canadian festival is considered Alberta’s largest food and adult beverage extravaganza. 

Taking over the Edmonton Convention Centre for one weekend in November, the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival attracts over 25,000 Canadians and tourists visiting Canada. Here, you can sit back and enjoy top chefs from various restaurants in Edmonton serving world-class, tasty dishes designed to complement an assortment of local and international craft beers, fine wines, and spirits available. 

It’s worth noting that the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival also offers group booking discounts – a perfect excuse to assemble your friends and family for a weekend of fine food and drinks. You can also enjoy extra savings on your accommodation traveling as a group to visit Edmonton with a Best Western® Hotels & Resorts group reservation discount program. 

Eat, drink, and be merry at the Edmonton Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival, and get a peaceful night’s sleep at the Best Western Plus City Centre Inn in Edmonton, Alberta. 

Distillery Winter Village

Toronto, Ontario

For many Canadians, November marks the start of the holiday season, and nowhere does this better than at the Distillery Winter Village in Toronto, Ontario. Most visitors have this top Canadian city on their bucket list.. However, the true highlight of any November trip to Toronto is an unforgettable few days exploring this festive winter market. 

Whether your goal is to sweep your partner off their feet with a romantic escape or treat your family to some early Christmas cheer, the Distillery Winter Village stands out as one of the best things to do in Toronto in November. Here, you can walk the cobbled Toronto streets, the open-aired squares, and shop until you drop before relaxing on the numerous heated patios to watch the live music bands entertaining the crowds. 

Renowned for its astonishing range of international cuisine and fantastic pubs, the Distillery Winter Village has a venue for everyone. After some seasonal shopping, stop in at the Madrina Bar y Tapas for classic Spanish dining before you end the evening at the Spirit Of York Distillery Co., sampling their range of top-class spirits. 

Complete your vacation in Toronto with a great night’s sleep every night at the Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport, Ontario. 

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

Abbotsford/Vancouver, British Columbia

British Columbia has always had a reputation as an enchanting destination for nature lovers and birders throughout the year. However, November in British Columbia sees the much-anticipated Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival, held each year just outside Vancouver. 

The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival attracts visitors from all over the globe who gather at one of the best destinations in Canada to see hundreds of these incredible migratory birds gatherings. From the city of Mission up to Harrison Hot Springs along the Harrison and Fraser rivers, visitors can enjoy bald eagle-inspired boat tours, educational talks, and nature walks focused around this iconic bird during this seasonal festival. 

With an abundance of native wildlife, visiting British Columbia secures a top spot on our list of the best things to do in Canada during November. So, while the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival may be the main attraction, you’ll also have the opportunity to encounter various other wildlife residents, including moose, seals, and possibly even a black bear preparing for hibernation. 

After a day of spotting bald eagles, enhance your enjoyment of seeing the British Columbian wildlife by staying at the Best Western Plus Mission City Lodge in Mission, British Columbia.

Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)

Montreal, Quebec

For fans of documentary films, one of the best things to do in Montreal in November has to be to attend the world-famous Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM). Attracting over 63,000 visitors over the 10-day event, you can watch and meet top Canadian and international filmmakers from across the industry. 

First started in 1998, the RIDM was initially created to showcase the year’s best documentary films. Nowadays, the Montreal International Documentary Festival features over 120 films and includes master class events, artist retrospectives, and interactive discussion forums. Indeed, it is an excellent event to attend if you’re interested in informative cinema or are a budding documentary director in the making. 

Montreal is widely regarded as one of the best places to visit in Canada, and the RIDM is a fascinating highlight and one of the most insightful things to do in Canada in November. While you are in town and continuing with the cultural theme, Montreal offers other fantastic venues worth visiting, including the Biosphere Environment Museum and the Montreal Science Centre. 

Explore something new every day in Montreal, Quebec, and enjoy a brilliant night’s sleep at the Best Western Plus Hotel Montreal in the heart of the Quartier des Spectacles (Place-des-Arts). 

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