What to Do in Québec City in January

Hôtel de Glace
Danny Vachon

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?

January Events Calendar

20th Anniversary of the Ice Hotel

Hôtel de Glace
Mention de source Hôtel de Glace

This grandiose Ice Hotel—the only one of its kind in North America—is built out of ice from the ground up and for its 20th anniversary promises to be something special with new architectural features. 
Starting on January 2

The Aquarium du Québec Sparkle

Aquarium du Québec
Mention de source Aquarium du Québec

Made up of hundreds of thousands LED lights, the illuminated outdoor pathways at the Québec City Aquarium will blow you away. A magical outing for the whole family.
Various dates in January and February 

Sépaq Winter Day

Station touristique Duchesnay
Mention de source Station touristique Duchesnay

Free admission for the Sépaq Winter Day!  Enjoy all kinds of free activities at Camp Mercier, Station touristique Duchesnay, Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier and Réserve faunique des Laurentides. Winter, the perfect season to take a breath of fresh air! 
January 26

Suggestions of the Month

Warming Stations

Stations chaleureuses
Mention de source Ville de Québec

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. Also enjoy a program of events inspired by the local neighbourhood. 

5 Reasons to Ski Around Québec City

Le Massif de Charlevoix
Mention de source Le Massif de Charlevoix

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

Raquette Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix
Mention de source Jean-Marie Grange

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.

Also use the events calendar and our winter activity suggestions for more inspiration.

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!

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