Canadian cities are breathtaking no matter the time of day. But we think there's something truly special about how they light up when night falls. From dazzling festivals to beautifully illuminated bridges, here are nine spots across the country that showcase the vibrancy that comes alive each night in the country's urban centres.

The fog helps to create a soft light under the Peace Bridge in Calgary, a gorgeous place for an evening stroll. And a perfect spot for an Instagram photo.

Found on Conception Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Port de Grave peninsula shines bright at night.

Enjoy the views from the False Creek Seawall in Vancouver day or night with the Science World lit up in the background

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This landmark, the Gooderham Building, in downtown Toronto glistens at night under a fresh dusting of snow.

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Montréal en Lumière lights up the night skies from mid-February to March each winter.

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Sit back and enjoy the show as Parliament Hill in Ottawa lights up nightly during the summer months.

Catch a quiet moment by the Esplanade Riel in Winnipeg and take in the sweeping views of the city surrounding you.

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The Royal Ontario Museum dazzles at night with the added glow of a street car passing by.

The aptly named Argyle street located in Halifax, Nova Scotia comes alive at night.

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