3 Activities Not to Be Missed During the Canada Day Weekend

Équipe édito
Editorial Team
Updated on June 26, 2023
Dufferin Terrace
Guy Lessard

The month of July always gets off to a great start in Québec City. July 1 is Canada Day and you’ll find fun things to see and do. Here are our top picks for the summer long weekend:

  • 1

    Canada Day

    Join the people who’ll be celebrating Canada’s national holiday in Québec City on July 1. Kickstart your day with an official ceremony on Dufferin Terrace, with a raising of the Canadian flag and free cake from Fairmont Le Château Frontenac.

    In the afternoon, families are invited to the Plains of Abraham, where there’ll be tons of fun for kids. Night-time is music time, at the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand.

  • 2

    A Unique Exhibition in the Heart of Old Québec

    Take a walk through the Old Port and Petit-Champlain to find Unusual Passages, a public art walk made up of 18 light-hearted, intriguing installations. Be sure to bring your camera—it’s a great photo op in a unique setting.

  • 3

    First Nations Heritage

    From June 30 to July 2, take part in the Wendake International Pow Wow and let yourself be carried away by the rhythmic performances of dancers and drummers from different First Nations from here and elsewhere.

Équipe édito
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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