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 to put on your agenda.

Enjoy the Labour Day Weekend

Live the September long weekend to the fullest before returning to the fall routine! We've put together a selection of 15 things to do to make the most of the Labour Day break.

 

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.

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. 

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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