What to do in Québec City in August

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Jeff Frenette Photography

Here are our suggestions for activities and events to put on your calendar.

Explore 400 Years of History

The Old City is an awe‑inspiring journey through a collection of architectural treasures unlike anything outside Europe.  Here are the top 10 attractions you don’t want to miss.

Québec City's Greatest Parks

Locals and visitors love the easy access to the great outdoors just minutes from the city, with more than enough to keep you busy in every season. Get the lowdown on the parks that offer beauty, fresh air, and outdoor activities as far as the eye can see.

6 Ideas to Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

When the sun comes out and the weather gets hot, what could be better than a nice dip? Waterparks, beaches, swimming areas and spray parks—find an oasis to better enjoy the warmer climes!

Make Delicious Discoveries in Public Markets

Stroll through the sunbathed halls of Grand Marché or tap into the local vibe at the seasonal neighbourhood markets in and around the city. As a place where dedicated farmers and city‑dwellers in search of fresh local food meet, public markets change and come alive with the seasons and are an absolute must for any food‑lover.

Suggestions of the Month
  • Cour arriere du Festibiere
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    Ile d'Orleans
    6 Mouth-Watering Pit Stops on Île d’Orléans Read
  • Rafting
    The Guide to Whitewater Rafting Read
    Hiking
    Best Hiking Around Québec City Read
  • Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
    Québec City’s Must-See Museums and Interpretation Centres Read
  • Plains of Abraham
    Beautiful Gardens and Parks for a Nature Walk Read
    Montmorency Waterfalls
    Must-See Attractions: Top 10 Things to Do Read
Mark your Calendar
  • Grande tablée
    La Grande Tablée du Vieux-Port de Québec Read
  • Marché des Cantons
    Les Cantons Farmers' Market Read
  • Broue. L'homme des tavernes.
    Brew. Of Taverns and Men Read
  • La tête dans les nuages
    Head in the Cloud Read
  • Histoire de pêche
    Fishing stories Read
  • Marché public de Deschambault
    Deschambault Farmers' Market Read
  • Frida Kahlo
    Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism Read
  • Marché Saint-Sauveur
    Saint-Sauveur Farmers' Market Read
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Editorial Team

As proud ambassadors of our beloved city, we’re delighted to be sharing the things and places we love most in the Québec City area. What a joy for us to help you discover everything this vibrant and welcoming city has to offer!

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