EVENTS

DIVERSITY OF EVENTS AROUND

Quebec City and the Charlevoix region annually welcome several major events. Sports fans, music, gastronomy and nature lover will be delighted by all the opportunities available to you! Let yourself be charmed, discover and enjoy these beautiful parts of Quebec!

German Christmas Market

From November 27 to December 20 2015

This year, the German Christmas market opens its doors in the unique setting of Quebec. With its small village with wooden booths and its fascinating little lights, magic is waiting for you.

At your exit menu: unique atmosphere, beautiful decorations, heat, tasting delicious German products (sausages, mulled wine, cakes, gingerbread and more), the delicious local products, finds for your Christmas gifts, choir and entertainment, including a special section for children.

Red Bull Crashed Ice

27 and 28 November 2015

The Red Bull Crashed Ice returns to the Old City to start the 2015-2016 season of World Championship ice cross downhill and will again rattle the walls of Old Quebec on 27 and 28 November.

Come admire the daredevils closely and see what it takes to negotiate the falls, jumps and hairpin turns of the battle to get to the finish line.

Skaters will arise from the starting gate in front of the Parliament building and the runway dévaleront up four at the finish line at Place d’Youville

New Year’s Day in Quebec City

From 27 to 31 December 2015

From December 27, it is on Grande Allée the New Year is celebrated in Quebec City! Programme: big wheel, itinerant musical entertainment and heated terraces.

On 31 December, the traditional party outside the New Year will warm the crowd to its rhythms guest DJs and traditional music followed by spectacular fireworks.

The Quebec Winter Carnival

From January 29 to February 14, 2016

The Carnival is the appointment of the entire family for a great celebration of winter and a unique winter experience not to be missed! The Quebec Winter Carnival offers thousands of visitors a wide range of activities for all tastes and ages: snow bath, night parades, slides, giant soccer game, shows, snow sculptures, ice canoe race walks skating and sleigh.

International Hockey Tournament Peewee Quebec

From 10 to 21 February, 2016

After more than fifty years of existence, the International Hockey Tournament Peewee Quebec remains a place of unforgettable encounters and memorable where thousands of players aged 11 and 12 years come defend the colors of their team.

The biggest names in hockey like Brad Park, Guy Lafleur, the Howe brothers Gretzky and Mario Lemieux, Patrick Roy, Steven Stamkos and several others, during their career, participated in this event. Others, like Jean Béliveau, Maurice Richard and Gordie Howe have taken place in the stands.

Ski Tour Canada 2016

04 and March 5, 2016

Ski Tour Canada 2016 – FIS World Cup cross-country skiing – will present eight cumulative steps 1 to March 12, 2016 in Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec, Canmore and Lake Louise.

Quebec will host the cross-country ski world cup in the city center and will present two events with two courses that will start in the heart of the Plains of Abraham: sprinting March 4 and 10-15km in pursuit March 5. Two journey that will cross and who will impress the thousands of spectators expected to encourage Québec athletes who will try to win their places on the podium. Different from the 2012 version, the 2016 sprint course will be even more physically demanding for the athletes. More fitted, longer, side by an impressive 400 meters from the finish along the fortifications, a start on the Plains and a passage before Parliament, the Tourny Fountain and the Porte Saint-Louis will be some characteristics of golf 2016!