Québec City

Québec City may be steeped in history from the ground up, but that doesn’t mean it is staid, boring, or lacking exciting things to do. Québec is very much a youthful, vibrant city with plenty of nightlife, bars, restaurants, and festivals.

No matter what your age, what you might be looking for, from culture, history, to live music, Québec has it all … and then some!

For more information about what’s currently going on, check out the tourism website, HERE.


Spaces and places to visit in and around Québec City, or places where events take place:

Agora Port de Québec — Open-air theatre.
Aquarium du Québec — Aquarium & park.
Canyon Ste-Anne — Waterfalls, park & attractions.
La Citadelle de Québec — 22nd Regiment base & historical centre.
Domaine Maizerets — 27 hectares parkland.
Grand Théâtre de Québec — Music and theatre.
Jardin Botanique Roger-Van den Hende — mini botanic gardens.
Marche du Vieux Port — Old Port covered market.
The Morrin Centre — Literary & Historical Society of Québec (English).
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec — Art museum.
National Assembly of Québec — Québec Parliament.
Naval museum of Québec
Observatoire de la Capitale — Admire Québec City from its highest point.
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency — Park & waterfalls.
Place-Royale — Historical museum.
Port de Québec — Schedule of cruise ships.
Wendake — First Nation’s reservation.

Events & Festivals

Events that take place in and around Québec City throughout the year.

Antique Car Festival — 1,200 antique cars on display, and flea market.
Bordeaux Wine Festival — Annual wine festival.
Celtique Festival — week-long Celtic festival.
Expo Québec — agricultural show & fair.
Festival Grand Rire — Québec Just For Laughs Festival.
Festival d’été de Québec — Summer-long music festival.
Festival Québec Mode — Québec Fashion Festival.
Festibière de Québec — 4-day Beer festival.
Fireworks Festival — major fireworks festival on the St-Lawrance river.
Grands Prix Cyclistes — 2-day international cycling event.
Nouvelle France — 4-day New-France festival.
Salon Plein Art — Arts & Crafts of Québec region.
The Image Mill — 2D projections onto the Bunge Grain Mill. All Summer long.
Wendake Huron Pow-Wow Festival — First Nations and Québécois artists, weekend events.
Québec Winter Carnaval – A long-standing winter carnival, lasting 17 days, of snow-filled fun.

Sporting Venues & Events

Challenge Bell — International tennis tournament.
Capitales de Québec — Local hockey team.
Pee-Wee Hockey — International junior hockey tournament.
Red Bull Crashed Ice Québec — International ice-race challenge.