What to Do in Québec City in February

Bonhomme Carnaval
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Québec Winter Carnival

 
Deux personnages folkloriques devant une sculpture de neige au Carnaval de Québec
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This local favourite will be a bit different this year, with festive programming adapted to the public health situation. Carnival classics on offer include snow sculptures, Bonhomme’s castle, the logger’s camp, ice slides, and plenty of events to light up the town with carnival fun. February 4 to 13, 2022
 

The World’s Biggest Multisport Winter Event

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Mention de source Mathieu Jadau

The Pentathlon des neiges has become a winter tradition that attracts thousands of people to the Plains of Abraham each year. Locals and visitors form teams to tackle the various disciplines that make up the event, which is open to families, businesses, schools, and even seniors. Some athletes even complete the entire winter pentathlon by themselves. So impressive! February 26 to March 13, 2022

 14 Days of Poutine

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Mention de source D. Lafond

Dozens of restaurants bring on the gravy train for Québec City’s Poutine Week. Try some new takes on an old classic and vote for your favourite. February 1 to 14, 2022

Lovers’ Weekend

With romantic scenery, exquisite food, and charming hotels, Québec City has all the ingredients for a perfect romantic getaway. Here are some ideas for a weekend that’s sure to heat up your winter.

Cross-Country Skiing

Did you know that the Québec City area has the highest concentration of cross-country ski areas in the whole province? Head out on your skis in the heart of the city, at a national training site, or at any one of the many sites that takes you across spectacular terrain.

Fatbike 101

The fatbiking craze isn’t new to Québec City. That’s why you’ll find some of the world’s most popular fatbiking trails right here. No joke! If you’ve been thinking about trying this crazy big-wheeled sport, here are 3 reasons to get pedaling.

Québécois Comfort Food to Enjoy

The cold and the snow can be a great reason to stay indoors. Treat yourself to delicious comfort foods at some of the city’s best restaurants.

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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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