What to Do in Québec City in December

 Several people walk in the evening on rue du Petit-Champlain, covered with snow and decorated with many illuminated trees.
Francis Gagnon

In December, Québec City lights up and shines brightly!  Here are our suggestions for adding a touch of magic to your life in December.

German Christmas Market

Colourful lights, wooden kiosks, smells of cinnamon, gingerbread, and sausages... The German Christmas Market recreates the warm atmosphere of the major European Christmas Markets, in the magical setting of Old Québec. November 25 to December 23 (Thursday to Sunday)

And for the first time this year, a festive artistic project called Kaléidoscopes will make the German Christmas Market even more spectacular from December 27 to January 2.

Christmas Market at Le Grand Marché

Head to Québec City’s latest and greatest gourmet destination, Le Grand Marché, and take your pick of over 1,000 local products offered at the Christmas Market. December 1 to 31.

While you're there, don't miss the luminous and interactive works of art that illuminate Place Jean-Béliveau. A festive course that will amaze visitors of every age. 

5 Ways to Feel Like You’re in a Christmas Movie

Every good Christmas movie has a few key ingredients: gently falling snowflakes, sparkling lights, gorgeous scenery, and that feeling of magic in the air. No surprise, then, that the heaps of snow, beautiful old buildings, decorations, and warm and friendly people here tend to make you feel like you’re in one! Here are a few things you can do in Québec City to experience the magic of Christmas.

Christmas in Petit-Champlain

Lights, decorations, choirs, pop-up circus performances and the first snowfall create an enchanting setting like no other in Petit-Champlain. November 28 to January 2

 

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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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