What to Do in Québec City in January

Family visit to the Hôtel de Glace, in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, near Québec.
Etienne Dionne

In search of a good New Year's resolution? How about resolving to do January with a positive mental attitude and enjoy all the activities on offer in and around Québec City?

Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel)

Do like the thousands of visitors who come from all over the world to visit this architectural wonder! You will be amazed by its entrance hall and its beautifully decorated rooms, which are reincarnated under a new theme each winter. Why not get out of your comfort zone by spending the night there?

Warming Stations

Tour the city’s pop‑up winter sites. Hurry—they’ll be gone come spring! Each site has chairs, gas fireplaces, some even have outdoor heaters. 

5 Reasons to Ski Around Québec City

Skiers and snowboarders can take their pick of four different hills less than an hour from the city centre. See our 5 reasons to go skiing in the Québec City Area.

5 Amazing Trails for Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is one of the easiest ways to enjoy the snowy outdoors. We’ve got great suggestions for hikes in all kinds of beautiful locations.

Mark Your Calendar

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    Christmas at Quartier Petit Champlain

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  • Evergon

    Evergon

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  • L'exposition Pharaons au MCQ
    Time of pharaohs
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  • René et Lévesque
    René et Lévesque
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  • Cicerone Tours - the Magic of Christmas in the heart of Old Québec

    Christmas Magic Guided Tour

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  • Plein les yeux et les oreilles 2022
    Interactive Illuminated Course
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  • Jurassic Quest

    Jurassic Quest

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  • Les Remparts de Québec contre les Huskies de Rouyn-Noranda

    Quebec Remparts vs Gatineau Olympiques

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This Month's Suggestions

  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Best Cross-Country Skiing in Québec City

    Québec City has an exceptionally long season and fabulous ski conditions. Get our tips on the best places to go cross-country skiing.

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    Snowmobilers riding in a field

    Best Places for Snowmobiling Near Québec City

    Read on for tips on the best places to go snowmobiling and the companies that help make it happen.

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  • Parc national Jacques Cartier

    Top Places for Snowshoeing

    Looking for snowshoeing trails that lead to beautiful snowy scenery? We’ve got the inside scoop on the best spots to go snowshoeing.

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    Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

    Best Spots for Ski Touring

    Far from the crowds, ski touring fans are hooked on the satisfying sense of freedom this sport brings! Here are some helpful tips on how to enjoy it.

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  • Ice fishing with the family on a frozen lake in the Portneuf Wildlife Reserve.

    Ice Fishing

    Find the best spots to fish in snowy surroundings

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    Bora-Boréal - In Winter

    12 Unique Stays in the Québec City Area

    Here are some of the most unique and special accommodations in and around Québec City.

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  • Family in Petit-Champlain decorated for Christmas

    The Latest and the Greatest of Winter 2022-2023

    Find out what the Québec City area has in store for you this winter.

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    Warming stations

    Warming Stations

    Charming places to warm up and gather

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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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