20 Reasons to Spend the Labour Day Weekend in Québec City

Équipe édito
Editorial Team
Published on July 7, 2023
Group of friends aboard the Québec-Lévis ferry, admiring Old Québec in summer.
Jeff Frenette Photography

Treat yourself to a stay in Québec City for the Labour Day Weekend and fill up on fun during the last long weekend of the summer before heading into your fall routine.

Rue du Cul-de-sac avec les parapluies suspendus
Pierre-Nic Lessard

1. Explore the prettiest streets of Old Québec while giving your Instagram account a major boost. Share your memories with us: #Quebeccite.

2. Admire the works of Renoir, Degas and Van Gogh as part of the Lasting Impressions immersive exhibition presented in the Old Port.

3. Enjoy the Alexander McQueen, Art Meets Fashion exhibition at Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

4. Discover more than 120 solutions to climate change in the Our Time on Earth exhibition at Musée de la civilisation.

5. Make gourmet discoveries at the Grand Marché de Québec and in public markets.

AML Cruises river shuttle
Croisières AML

6. Take the river shuttle that connects the Old Port to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré to explore the attractions of Côte-de-Beaupré.

7. Enjoy a tour of Île d'Orléans to sample delicious local goods in a charming setting. 

8. Get a taste of winter at Blizz, a pop-up like no other at Montmorency Falls Park where visitors can experience the magic of the Québec Winter Carnival.

9. Follow Les Passages Insolites, a 2 km walk in Petit-Champlain and Old Port areas to see works that will spark your imagination and tickle your funny bone, dreamed up by contemporary artists from here and abroad.

10. Have a sweet treat at one of the best ice cream spots around.  

Amis dans une microbrasserie

11. Tour the region’s top microbreweries with Broue-Tours Québec

12. Have a meal on one of the most beautiful terraces in and around Québec City.

13. Do a little shopping in one of Québec City neighbourhoods

14. Rent a bike and enjoy the numerous bike paths in town and around.

2 girls in a canoe on the beach
Xavier Girard

15. Take advantage of the last days of summer to go to the beach at Baie de Beauport and at Station de la Plage on Promenade Samuel-De Champlain

16. Participate in the various activities of the Québec City Pride Festival.

Onhwa Lumina
Onhwa' Lumina - Moment Factory

17. Discover Onhwa’ Lumina, a multimedia pathway in the forest to meet the Wendat people.

18. Enjoy a guided tour to learn more about Québec City's fascinating history.

19. Attend the free circus show at Parc de la Commune.

20. Attend the Crankworx event, which celebrates the culture of the mountain biking dynamic community.

Équipe édito
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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