Summer events2020-06-05T14:44:20+00:00

Sugar shacks time

MID-MARCH TO MID-APRIL. Location : ORLEANS ISLAND, BEAUPORT AND OLD-PORT MARKET PLACE
http://www.quebec-cite.com/en/maple-sugar-shacks/

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
http://www.metiers-d-art.qc.ca/paq/

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

http://quebecopen.com

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.

VELIRIUM

Important: event is cancelled. August 21st To 23rd 2020

Location: Mont Sainte-Anne
http://www.velirium.com

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

http://www.festivalquebecmode.com

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
http://www.nouvellefrance.qc.ca

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.
http://www.sommetsdusaint-laurent.com/Home/

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
http://www.artsetreflets.com

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
http://www.silq.ca

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

Location: Old-Quebec
http://www.festibieredequebec.com/en/

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

http://www.symposiumdeboischatel.com

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!

http://www.couriraquebec.com/marathondesdeuxrives/

COMEDIHA! FEST-QUEBEC

August 12th till 23rd 2020: Cancelled.

Location : Various stages in Quebec
https://comedihafest.com/

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.
http://www.lecapitole.com/en/shows/serge-fiori-seul-ensemble-2020/

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!

Heralded by the public and critics, this show is a grandiose celebration of “one musician among others” who has left his mark on the Quebec music scene, forever.

Défi des escaliers de Québec

21st JUNE 2020: Cancelled. Lieu : Québec

Walking and running challenges: Are you in?

https://www.jecoursqc.com/en/defi-escaliers/races/

GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE QUEBEC

SEPTEMBER 11TH 2020: Maintained!

Location: Quebec city and surroundings.
http://gpcqm.ca/en/home/

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.
http://www.fetenationale.quebec

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
http://www.lacitadelle.qc.ca/en/activities/changing-of-the-guard.html

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
http://www.mont-sainte-anne.com/en/

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!

CANADA DAY

JULY 1ST

Location : Virtual tv show. Civic Holiday.
http://www.feteducanadaquebec.com/home.html

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.
http://www.ccbn-nbc.gc.ca/en/activities/halloween/

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.

http://envoletmacadam.com/en/envol-et-macadam-festival/

QUEBEC JAZZ FESTIVAL

FALL

Location: Various concerts in Quebec and surroundings.
http://jazzaquebec.ca/en/

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.

Gran Fondo

July 19TH 2020: cancelled.

Location: Mont Sainte-Anne
http://www.granfondomsa.com/en/

The most challenging Gran Fondo (cycling race) in Eastern North America’’ with over 8389 vertical feet of climbing, (2557 meters)….