5 Reasons to Spend a Day at Galeries de la Capitale

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Editorial Team
Updated on July 3, 2023
Entrée D des Galeries de la Capitale
Galeries de la Capitale

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As the biggest shopping mall in the Québec City area, Galeries de la Capitale is a fashion destination like no other, but that’s not all. If you can only make one stop to satisfy your urge to shop, Galeries de la Capitale has absolutely everything you need. Here are five reasons to put this mega mall on your list.

Shop at 200+ Boutiques

 Interieur des Galeries de la Capitale
Gabriel Rancourt

There are so many top name brands at Galeries de la Capitale, you’re sure to make exciting finds. Browns, Guess, H&M, L’Occitane, The Bay, NIKE, Michael Kors, Foot Locker, Roots, Sephora, MEC, Rudsack—you name it. With that kind of selection, there are stores in every direction to suit anyone’s style and needs!

Visit the first Canadian retail store to achieve zero net carbon emissions. The Simons store at Galeries de la Capitale has 3,300 solar panels that generate over 1.3 million kWh/year. That’s enough to power 50 homes!

Enjoy a Diversified Restaurant Offer

Restaurant Madame Chose
Restaurant Madame Chose

There are more than 30 restaurants in the Galeries de la Capitale that offer a variety of menus for all tastes and occasions.

  • For a quick lunch, visit the Food Court and eat at A&W, McDonald’s, Mikes, Subway, Sushi Shop, Poulet Rouge and more.
  • For a good meal with table service, visit Madame Chose and Les 3 Brasseurs.
  • To enjoy a good coffee or tea there is Starbucks, Brûlerie Rousseau and David's Tea.
  • For sweet snacks or desserts, enjoy BeaverTails, Mr. Pretzels, Kernels, Kandju, L2 Bubble Tea, La Crémière, Sugar Daddy's, Lindt, Jugo Juice, Laura Secord and more.

Have Fun at the Biggest Indoor Amusement Park in Eastern Canada

Méga Parc amusement park
Gabriel Rancourt

Enjoy the famous Mega Parc which will celebrate its 35th anniversary this year. This steampunk amusement park boasts 18 different rides and attractions. From “Oooohhhh” to “AHHHHH!!!,” there’s an adrenaline rush for everyone. Get a view of the whole park from atop the spokeless Ferris wheel or go skating on the longest indoor ice path—two attractions you won’t find anywhere else in North America. To top it all off, you can even see a movie on the biggest screen in the country at the Cineplex Imax.

The online ticket office allows you to book your day now. Then simply collect your wristbands on arrival, and that's it!

Get Special Discounts for Visitors

If you live more than 40 km (just over 25 miles) from Québec City, you can enjoy special deals and promotions at participating merchants. Pick up your discount visiting card at the Customer Experience counter to receive discounts at participating stores.

If you're a Québec City resident and you're having visitors this summer, take advantage of the new Visiting Friends and Family program, which offers you and your guests a number of benefits. All details are available here.

Benefit From Advantages and Conveniences

Don't miss the opportunity to shop at Galeries de la Capitale. The 1.2-million-square-foot shopping center offers advantageous opening hours as well as incomparable accessibility with over 6,500 parking spaces, several entrances, electric vehicle charging stations, baby areas, free Wi-Fi and wheelchair loans. You can even hire a stylist. The Galeries de la Capitale is a must in Québec City.

Happy shopping at Les Galeries de la Capitale!

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