Top Events and Festivals in Quebec City
The majority of the top festivals and events take place during the summer months, but there are some really fun winter festivals too. Choose your month, choose your festival and come and join the local Quebecers as they pull out all the stops to enjoy their annual festivities.
New France Festival (August
Festival d’ete de Quebec (FEQ) (July)
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Grand Feux Loto-Quebec ( late July)
The Grand Feux Loto Quebec is without doubt one of the best fireworks competitions you are likely to witness anywhere in the world. The event runs over 6 nights in late July, featuring talented choreographers who seem to get better every year.
Feria l’attraction (July to September)
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Festibiére de Quebec (August)
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Verilium – the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (August)
Quebec Winter Festival (February
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German Christmas Market (November/December)
Toboggan – New Year’s Eve in Quebec (December)
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Quebec International Pee Wee Hockey Tournament (February)
Other Notable Quebec City Festivals
Quebec Exquis takes place each year in May featuring the city’s best chefs and their farm-to table suppliers.
Quebec Table Gourmet happens in November when budget-friendly gourmet menus are presented in various restaurants.
KWE – Meet with Indigenous Peoples – a free festival of cooking, dancing, singing, talks and movies which illustrate the lives of Quebec’s First Nations and Inuit populations – June.
Wendake International Pow Wow – a festival to showcase the culture of all of America’s First Nations. Takes place in June each year.