7 Ways to Enjoy the Easter Holiday in Québec City

Chocolate eggs decorated for Easter
Erico, Guy Lessard

Whether Easter is a religious holiday or simply a moment to mark the arrival of spring for you, Easter weekend is a great time to celebrate the return of spring in the Québec City Area. Here is a list of fun activities to get you started!

  • 1

    Spoil Yourself with Fine Chocolate

    Easter simply wouldn't be Easter without chocolate! And when it's crafted with pride in small batches, it's easy to give in to temptation without feeling too guilty! Stop by one of the Québec City area's chocolate shops to sample mouth-watering chocolate in every shape and size.

  • 2

    Spring Skiing

    Take advantage of the longer sunny days to hit the slopes. Many of the area's ski resorts also offer special Easter Break activities.

  • 3

    Book a Festive Easter Brunch

    Look for our suggestions for a memorable brunch. Many restaurants will also have special Easter menus. Book as soon as possible to guarantee your place in the chosen restaurant.


  • 4

    It's Sugaring-off Season!

    What could be more tantalizing than the sweet smell of boiling maple syrup? Follow the aroma to one of the area's many sugar shacks where fun, folklore, and traditions await!

    Short on time? A number of merchants in the heart of the city offer shoppers the chance to sample and purchase a variety of tasty maple products. Try La Petite cabane à sucre de Québec located in Petit-Champlain or Le Grand Marché de Québec.

  • 5

    Tour the Historic Sites in Old Québec

    Explore the superb architectural monuments steeped in history. Visiting historic sites reveals the importance of the rich French, British, Indigenous and North American influences that have coloured our culture over the past 400 years.


  • 6

    Treat Yourself at a Nordic Spa or Health Centre

    This long weekend is the perfect time to revitalize yourself in one of the Nordic spas and health centers in the region. Massages, thermal baths, wraps, beauty treatments... Your body and mind can only be grateful.

  • 7

    Go on a Guided Tour

    Québec City is a great place to stroll around, snap shots, and have some good eats. But it’s also full of history and secrets that come to life with a local guide. A guided walking tour will leave you seeing the city in a whole new light. 

Québec cité
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!

You'll Also Like

  • Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec.
    15 Sites Witness to our British and Irish Heritage
  • Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère
    Take to the Skies and Fall in Love with Québec City
  • Running
    5 Places to Run Around Old Québec
  • Motoneige au Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
    6 Top Areas to Explore by Snowmobile Near Québec City
  • Impressive view of the interior of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré with its columns and detailed ceiling.
    Churches and Religious Sites
  • Snowmobilers riding in a field
    Best Places for Snowmobiling Near Québec City
  • Quebec city mountain biking
    Riding Empire 47 Mountain Biking Trails
  • Fortifications de Québec
    10 Attractions to Discover More Than 400 Years of History