What to do in Quebec City during the holidays?

What to do in Quebec City during the holidays?

what to do in quebec city during the holidays

You lack inspiration and you can not stand staying at home any longer in preparations for the holidays. We thought of you!


Here’s what to do in Quebec City during the holiday season, the solution to all your problems!


Christmas Market of the Old Port of Quebec
This year, the Old Port of Québec is transforming itself into a gourmet inspiration to fill your table with Quebec signature products! Offering more than 70 exhibitors, a festive atmosphere and more than 1000 exclusive local products, the Christmas Market of the Old Port of Quebec is worth a visit!Where? Old Port of Quebec Market
When? November 24 to December 31, 2016
Admission? FREE for all.


The Plains of Abraham Ice Ring
For the 4th consecutive winter, the City of Quebec offers its inhabitants and the many visitors from all over the world the chance to live the winter at its best, with an ice ring on the Plains of Abraham, near the Musée des Beaux-Arts du Québec. With a capacity of more than 350 skaters at a time, come and experience winter sport par excellence, with no admission fees. It is possible to rent inexpensive equipment on the spot, such as skates and safety equipment.

Where? Anneau des Plaines d’Abraham (Near the Museum of fine arts)
When? Decembre 10 2016 to mid-March 2017
Admission? FREE FOR All. Fees for equipment rental


Festi Lumiere of the Aquarium of Quebec
The Aquarium de Québec welcomes you once again this year for the 6th edition of the Festi Lumière. More than 500,000 lights and several ice sculptures will be installed to make the outdoor course of the Aquarium de Québec even more impressive. Activitiesto get you in the mood, animation for children, external fireplaces and winter pleasure will be there to make the young ones and the big ones move in the winter cold!

Where? Aquarium of Quebec
When? From December 26, 2016 to January 8, 2017
Admission? 10.00 $ + taxes per adult
Elder (65 years and over): $ 9
Child (2 years and under): free
Child (3 to 17 years): $ 5
Family (2 adults and children under 17 years of age and under): $ 25


New Year’s Day on Grande Allée
What to do in Quebec City for New Year’s Day? The answer is very simple, because every year, this event is grandiose! Get out your tuques and mittens, and come join the Quebec party on the Grande Allée, one of the most famous streets in Quebec City. This year, the event, which will run from December 27 to 31, 2016, will have a special flavor, as it will mark the kick-off of the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Canadian Confederation. The site will open every day in the afternoon to allow everyone to enjoy the Ferris wheel, the 200-meter-long urban zipline, outdoor heated bars and terraces, and more. The whole culminates with the great show of December 31, presented in place of the National Assembly of Quebec.


I hope that these ideas of what to do in Quebec will fill your holiday time! Do not let the Quebec’s cold weather persuade you not to go out and play! Get out the sleds, put on your winter clothes and enjoy the coolest of seasons!