Big Weekend Fun for Québec’s National Holiday
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, on June 24th, marks the start of summer. In and around Québec City, you’ll find lots of ways to celebrate. Here’s how to make the most of the holiday.
The Annual Saint-Jean Baptiste Show on the Plains of Abraham
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Join the thousands of people heading to the Plains of Abraham for the big June 23 Show celebrating Québec’s culture, French language, and identity.
Free Multimedia Show on the Parliament Building
From June 18 to 24, the magnificent Parliament Building is the perfect backdrop for Bleu : Le Québec sous les étoiles, an impressive multimedia show that celebrates Québec's National Day by taking spectators on a journey through Québec's landscapes, language, history and culture.
Please note that the 20-minute projection will take a break on June 23 to give way to celebrations on the Plains of Abraham.
Be among the first to admire nearly 200 works grouped in 20 majestic paintings created with more than six million plants. Under the theme Once upon a time… the Earth, the exhibition is a hymn to the beauty of life on our planet. The Mosaïcultures are presented for the first time in Québec City on the enchanting site of Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge. From June 24, 2022
More Things to Do
- Take a walk through the Old City and the neighbourhoods to find Passages insolites (Unusual Passages), a public art walk made up with lighthearted, intriguing installations.
- This long weekend is the perfect opportunity to eat on the most beautiful terraces and discover the region by bike on the bike paths.
- Wrap up the weekend with a great pint at one of the many local craft breweries.