Top Things to Do in Québec City this Spring

Francis Gagnon

Mark Your Calendar


Parade Saint-Patrick à Québec
Mention de source Allison Kirkwood

FIS Cross-Country World Cup in the heart of the city
The best cross-country skiers in the world will put skis to snow on the picturesque Plains of Abraham for the FIS Cross-Country World CupMarch 13 to 15

Saint Patrick’s Day 
Québec City spends a weekend in green to celebrate its Irish heritage. Be there for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, and entertainment on Grande Allée. March 21


Souper sous les étoiles
Souper sous les étoiles

Easter Holiday
With chocolate, brunch, and a trip to some of the religious heritage sites that make the Québec City region so special, Easter Weekend is a perfect time to visit. If you’re looking to have fun as a family, we’ve got some great suggestions! April 10 to 13

Dine under the stars
A nice dinner in a weather resistant Garden Dome? Try the experience in the interior courtyard of the Hôtel Château Laurier. April 10 to May 20


Carrefour International de theatre
Mention de source Philippe Ruel

Québec Exquis, the Foodie Festival
Different restaurants team up with local producers to craft special menus at unbeatable prices!  May 5 to 17

Québec City Magic Festival
Prepare to be amazed by 5 days of magic, with professional magicians and many free shows in the streets of the Petit Champlain District. May 6 to 10

Free Outdoor Walking Theatre in the Streets of Québec
Où tu vas quand tu dors en marchant…? is a theatrical happening that makes a big impression. Spend an evening walking through the creative immersive tableaux. May 21 to June

More Things to Do

Sugaring Off Season

Tire d'erable
Mention de source Francis Gagnon

Spring in Québec means sugaring off, with many Quebecers heading out to their favourite sugar shack for a hearty meal dripping in syrup. Treat your taste buds in some of the prettiest maple groves.

Spring Skiing

Ski de printemps
Mention de source MSA

Cruise down the slopes under the warm spring sun and enjoy the best après‑ski of the season at any of the 4 hills in the Québec City region.

Religious Heritage

Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church
Jeff Frenette Photography

Step into Québec City’s rich religious heritage. Where will you start? Your options include the first Catholic parish in North America, the oldest pilgrimage site north of Mexico City, the only holy door in the Americas, and the first Anglican cathedral built outside the British Isles.

Nordic Spas

Spa nordique
Mention de source Francis Gagnon

Feel like lounging around in a hammock? Snacking in a bathrobe? Relaxing in a hot bath under the open sky? Sounds like you’re ready for a little rest and relaxation at one of the Nordic spas in the city or the surrounding area.

Shopping in Old Québec and the Surrounding Neighbourhoods

Magasinage à Québec
Mention de source Francis Gagnon

Looking to add a few new pieces to your wardrobe? Take a stroll along Québec City’s picturesque shopping streets, where you’ll find unique boutiques with items by local designers and artisans.

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