What to Do in Québec City in September

Québec City
Pamela MacNaughtan

The month of September still has some wonderful days in store as the landscapes slowly begin to take on the most beautiful colours. Here are our suggestions for activities and events in September.

Fill up on Adrenaline in the Great Outdoors

Our top 6 of the best outdoor activities will be a great excuse to step outside and soak up the autumn scenery. 

Be Amazed by the Wonderful Fall Colours

The Québec City area offers several grandiose places to admire the natural spectacle of the colours that ignite the trees in autumn. Here are the best spots to see the brightest fall foliage, starting from mid-September.

Enjoy an Immersive Multimedia Night Walk

Looking for an evening activity? The new immersive multimedia pathway created by Moment Factory, Onhwa’ Lumina, enchants with the magic of light, sound and video projections. With a length of 1.2 km, Onhwa' Lumina celebrates the life and values ​​of the great Huron-Wendat Nation and is open to the public at dusk. 

Stroll Through Farmers' Markets

It's harvest time and the public markets are overflowing with fresh local produce. Stroll through the sunbathed halls of Grand Marché or tap into the local vibe at the seasonal neighbourhood markets in and around the city.

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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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