An ideal place to spend Christmas is Canada, where the Christmas spirit arrives with snow, candy canes and many lights. The magic will be felt everywhere with Christmas songs by Michael Bublé and you can enjoy the ballet «The Nutcracker» which is a show worth admiring at Christmas.

In the city of Nova Scotia, they sing traditional Christmas carols every morning of the season. Another curious tradition that takes place between December 26 and January 6is the tour of the groups of mummers or masked men who appear in the neighborhoods ringing loud campaigns.

Tradition states that the hosts can try to guess who the mummers is and if they guess it stops ringing the bells and they are rewarded with sweets and gifts.

in quebec You will be able to observe samples of Nativity scenes in their homes as part of the Christmas decoration. In this city, The Christmas season ends on January 6 with a celebration called “La Fete du Roi”. It is traditional that a grain is placed in the center of a cake and whoever gets it will be named King or Queen.

Eskimos have a celebration called Sinck Tuckwhich is a winter festival in which dances are performed and gifts are exchanged.

Christmas gastronomy has a main course, the pork piealthough other people prefer Boulettes or small meatballs. The Christmas banquet has a curious name, it is called “Reveillon”. While in the British Columbia, the most traditional food for christmas night is the turkeywhich they accompany with any fresh food or smoked salmon.

Elsewhere in Canada, the traditional dinner is roast turkey with vegetables and sauces, preferring a fruity pudding with brandy sauce for dessert. The area’s savory patisserie is always filled with a mix of chopped nuts and traditional plum pudding.

The typical drink of the season is eggnog or “eggnog” that contains milk and beaten eggs, with a creamy texture, to which an alcoholic beverage such as brandy or bourbon can be added.

Religious diversity makes Christians celebrate the Eastern Orthodox tradition on January 7, while the Armenian Apostolic Church marked January 6 as the birth of Jesus.

Traditions in Canada indicate that on the night of December 24, gifts are opened and that same night Santa Claus arrives.. The way to celebrate it is to make parades throughout the country. However, the most popular cavalcade is the one that takes place in Toronto.

A show for visitors is the decoration of the houses which are decorated with lights, garlands and pendants, holding a contest for the best decorated houses. Public places are also decorated, being the most emblematic the Vancouver Botanic Garden.

There are many cities where you can spend this date in Canada, enjoy the Christmas carols and the traditions of this beautiful country.