Sugar shacks time
MID-MARCH TO MID-APRIL. Location : ORLEANS ISLAND, BEAUPORT AND OLD-PORT MARKET PLACE
For a simple visit or a sweet meal, various sugarshacks are in our region : Orleans Island (La Sucrerie Blouin, L’érablière Richard Boily, La cabane à sucre L’En-Tailleur, Cabane à sucre Le Relais des Pins), l’Erablière at Lac Beauport and at the Market Place in the Old-Port of Quebec !
PLEIN ARTS QUEBEC
JULY 28th TO AUGUST 9th 2020 Cancelled.
Location: Old-Port at the Espace 400th Anniversary Building of Quebec
Exhibition of handcrafts in the Old Port of Quebec City : Great ideas for souvenirs made in Quebec ! Free access.
International Tournament of Karaté
End of April 2020. Location : PEPS of University Laval
Tournament of two days where you can see compete the best karatékas (provincial, canadian and international). More than 1 500 participants will compete from 20 countries. Surprise: closing show of the best karatékas in front of 6 000 spectators.
Important: event is cancelled. August 21st To 23rd 2020
Location: Mont Sainte-Anne
UCI World Cup Mountain Bike created in 2003, Vélirium is an international mountain bike festival built around the UCI World Cup, featuring a host of amateur races and sports, family, and cultural events. An event not to be missed !
Fashion Festival Of Québec
Spring 2020. Location : New Saint-Roch
The event of Fashion & design, photo exhibition, shopping time, conferences, fashion show and much more!
NEW FRANCE FESTIVAL
AUGUST 6th to 9th 2020: Cancelled.
Location: Various stages in Old-Quebec and Old-Port
Old Québec transforms for a while into New France. Experience what life was like during the 17th and 18th centuries: local food products, plays and concerts, street entertainers, parades and much more…
SPRING SKI TIME
MARCH 21st TO MID-APRIL
Location : MONT SAINTE-ANNE, STONEHAM AND LE MASSIF.
Les Sommets du Saint-Laurent allows you to ski in threee different ski stations during your stay at Le Royal Champêtre B&B : Le Massif, Mont Sainte-Anne and Stoneham. Why ski at Mont Sainte-Anne ? This extraordinary mountain is renowned for impeccable snow conditions. The skiable terrain includes 69 trails and 4 snow parks spread across 3 sides of the mountain. After sundown, 19 trails remain floodlit and become the highest vertical drop for night skiing in the country.
ARTS ET REFLETS
AUGUST 9TH TO 11TH 2020: cancelled.
Location: Ange-Gardien, Côte-de-Beaupré
23nd Edition of the biggest outdoor exhibition of painting in Quebec. Outdoor painting symposium featuring 150 artists from the four corners of Québec and from New-Brunswick and Belgium.
International Quebec Book Fair
APRIL 17th Until 19th 2020: Cancelled.
Location : Quebec Congress Centre
This book fair aims to attract readers and encourage them to meet with writers from home and abroad.
BEER FESTIVAL OF QUEBEC
AUGUST 15TH TO 18TH 2020: Cancelled
Discover the many different beers made in the Québec City area or across the province. Over 500 products from 50 breweries. Sample a number of local food products that go well with beer. This year, explore a variety of local and foreign beer styles offered by nearly sixty exhibitors. You may also discover various terroir and cider products, as well as savor dishes from local restaurateurs. In response to an increased number of patrons from year to year, our team has expanded tent sizes and added a third tent which features a unique Oktoberfest ambiance. As such, the organisation has replaced the taste glass by a beer mug. The Festibière de Québec team has also devoted Sunday entirely to the discovery of the brewing world.
Annual Painting Exhibition of Boischatel
May 30th & 31st 2020. Location: Sport Centre of Boischatel
Come and see painters from around the Province of Quebec! See their art, talk with them and bring home local arts!
Je cours Québec
Postponed on October 2nd till 4th 2020. Location: Lévis-Québec
5 running events for all: 2km, 5km, 10km, 21,1km and 42,2km. Get ready for this annual running event!
August 12th till 23rd 2020: Cancelled.
Location : Various stages in Quebec
This humour festival has a varied program, including headlining events, galas, the Comedy Club, international humour, the LNI Classic and street entertainment….
Serge Fiori – Seul Ensemble
Une création du Cirque Éloize
June 27th till August 9th 2020: Postponed to June 26th to August 8th 2021.
Location: LE CAPITOLE of Quebec city.
By popular demand, the musical, visual and acrobatic event-performance Serge Fiori, Seul Ensemble with the Cirque Éloize will be returning to the Capitole in the summer of 2020. An incomparable, luminous and uniting journey inside the great Fiori’s musical and poetic universe!
Défi des escaliers de Québec
21st JUNE 2020: Cancelled. Lieu : Québec
Walking and running challenges: Are you in?
GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE QUEBEC
SEPTEMBER 11TH 2020: Maintained!
Location: Quebec city and surroundings.
UCI WorldTour event presented in North America, is a major step on the way to fulfilling one of the primary objectives of the UCI WorldTour: the globalization of élite cycling. This tour stop in Québec City joins the list of existing officially sanctioned events in Europe, Oceania and Asia.
QUEBEC NATIONAL DAY
JUNE 23RD 2020: TV show!
Location : this year the celebrations will be virtual with a musical show of 40 Quebec artists “Tout le Québec à l’unisson” at 8pm on various channels: Télé Québec, Radio-Canada, TVA et V.
Various activities and concerts everywhere in the Province and expecially in Quebec city in honour of the French language history.
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
JUNE 24TH TILL SEPTEMBER 1st 2020: Cancelled.
Location : Citadelle in Old-Quebec
Everyday at 10am, the traditional military ceremony, the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at la Citadelle de Québec.
MONT SAINTE-ANNE’S GREAT COLOUR ADVENTURE
SEPTEMBER 15TH TO OCTOBER 15TH
Location: Mont Sainte-Anne
With its magnificent fall colours, Mont-Sainte-Anne’s treats you to breathtaking panoramas, along with a host of outdoor activities celebrating good living and the outdoors! With its magnificent fall colours, Mont-Sainte-Anne’s treats you to breathtaking panoramas, along with a host of outdoor activities celebrating good living and the outdoors! A great celebration of autumn and its spectacular colours, with sport challenges, kids’ entertainment, a pumpkin hunt and much more! A colourful autumn program, open to all!
Location : Virtual tv show. Civic Holiday.
On this day of Canada’s celebrations, we are inviting the entire population of Québec City and all Canadians to
unite virtually from coast to coast to coast and share our national pride. Let’s celebrate Canada Day together!
Join us on social media. We’ll keep you posted on the virtual activities and shows, artistic performances and more.
Wherever you are, connect with your family and friends, and start planning your virtual Canada Day.
Can’t wait to be together!
HALLOWEEN AT THE PLAINS OF ABRAHAM
OCTOBER 1ST TO NOVEMBER 1ST
Location: Plains of Abraham, Old-Quebec.
Throughout the month of October, ghosts and mysterious characters will be haunting the Plains of Abraham hoping to come across courageous visitors. Beginning October 1, the National Battlefields Commission invites the population to take part in this feast, as amusing as it is terrifying. The young and not so young will enjoy all kinds of activities: haunted tower, gruesome lantern tour, family lantern tour and gloomy decor.
ENVOL ET MACADAM FESTIVAL
September 3rd to 5th 2020. Location: Parc de l’îlot Fleuri, Quebec
The Envol et Macadam Festival is a three-day international music event held in Québec City with shows given on outdoor stages and at indoor venues. The festival presents emerging musicians from over 10 countries, and internationally renowned musicians who work with new musical trends, emerging and alternative sounds. With rock, punk, electronic, indie, the Envol et Macadam Festival has every form of alternative music. The festival is a crossroads where professional and emerging musicians can meet and flaunt their talents. Envol et Macadam is recognized as a major event in the city of Québec and the only one entirely devoted to alternative forms of music.
QUEBEC JAZZ FESTIVAL
Location: Various concerts in Quebec and surroundings.
The Festival international de jazz de Québec 9th edition will be held in Fall 2015 (dates to be confirmed). Devoted entirely to jazz music, the festival features some 80 shows performed in auditoriums, bars and restaurants in downtown Québec City. Many hotels will propose packages including accommodation and reduced price tickets for jazz events. This event is now considered to be one of the most significant jazz festivals au Canada.
July 19TH 2020: cancelled.
Location: Mont Sainte-Anne
The most challenging Gran Fondo (cycling race) in Eastern North America’’ with over 8389 vertical feet of climbing, (2557 meters)….