What to do in Québec City in September

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
Chantal Gagnon

September Event Calendar:

The Labour Day Long Weekend

Envol et Macadam

Envol et Macadam
Mention de source Envol et Macadam

Envol et Macadam is an urban festival featuring concerts that showcase the best new and established alternative music bands from here and around the world. September 5 to 7

Québec City Celtic Festival

Festival celtique de Québec
Mention de source Annie Arsenault

Come celebrate the celtic roots and culture of the ancient Celts, especially those from Brittany, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Galicia and the Isle of Man. September 6 to 8

Solidarity Day of the World Heritage Cities

Vieux-Port Quebec
Mention de source Jeff Frenette Photography

Since 1995, the World Heritage Cities Day of Solidarity has been celebrated around the world by member cities of the Organization of World Heritage Cities. For the occasion, various activities are offered. September 8

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

The world’s best bike racing teams will gather in Québec City to compete in this major race. Part of the UCI WorldTour, the Grand Prix Cycliste is always exciting. September 13

Saint-Roch XP

Saint-Roch XP
Mention de source Ludovic Gauthier

A urban event taking place in the St-Roch neighbourhood that combines music, street food and arts. September 13 and 14

The Great Color Adventure

Mont-Sainte-Anne

Pumpkin hunting, races, bouncy castles, disc golf, mountain biking, and a lot of fun surprises await visitors looking to enjoy the fall colours at one of the most beautiful spots around. September 21 to October 14

Nuit des Galeries

La Nuit des Galeries

Discover 30 art galleries and artisan shops in the Petit Champlain District, Place-Royale and the Old Port of Québec. Meet many artists on this 3 km course with lights, animations and musical performances. September 21

This Month's Suggestions:

Best Places to See Fall Foliage

Kayak Marais du Nord
Mention de source Francis Fontaine

Every fall, the Québec City Area comes alive in an amazing blaze of autumn colour. Here are the best spots to see the brightest fall foliage.

Wildlife Watching

Observation des baleines
Mention de source Croisières AML

Several animal species can be observed in the wild during the autumn. Find out about the different excursions possible from Québec City.

6 Outdoor Activities to Experience Québec's Stunning Fall Foliage

Arbraska Duchesnay
Arbraska Duchesnay, Francis Fontaine

The best way to soak up the autumn scenery is to go play outside! Here are some ideas for stretching your legs.

For more inspiration, see also the events calendar and our fall activity suggestions.


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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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