Top Things to Do in Québec City this Fall

Québec City during fall
Guy Lessard

Québec City is beautiful year-round, but fall kicks it up a notch.

Mark your Calendar


Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
Mention de source Ville de Québec

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. This year's line-up includes: Lagwagon, Subhumans, and Comeback Kid. September 5 to 7

Québec City Celtic Festival
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

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

Grande Virée des Couleurs
The Great Colour Adventure has a fun and festive vibe, with lots of activities held every weekend: pumpkin hunting, races, bouncy castles, disc golf, mountain biking, and a lot of fun surprises. September 21 to October 14.


Halloween à Québec
Mention de source Guy Lessard

The Complete Guide to the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend
Treat yourself to a colourful fall getaway in Québec City. October 12 to 14 

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this folk festival by participating in a multitude of activities organized for the occasion throughout the month of October.

Québec City Marathon
Runners in the 21.2 and 42.2 km races will pass through Québec City’s hippest neighbourhoods and prettiest streets.

More Suggestions

5 Fall Activities You Won't Want to Miss

Randonnée pédestre Quebec
Mention de source Francis Fontaine

Find out our favourite activities for making the most of fall’s fabulous colours in the Québec City Area.

Best Places to See Fall Foliage

Kayak Marais du Nord
Mention de source Francis Fontaine

Here are the best spots to see the brightest fall foliage.

7 Mouth-Watering Pit Stops on Île d'Orléans

Jeff Frenette Photography_OTQ-Ete2016-18AOUT-1626.JPG

Meet passionate artisans during your tour of Île d'Orléans.

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

Québec cité
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!

You'll Also Like
  • Couple kayaking in the fall season at the Marais du Nord
    marais du Nord, Francis Fontaine
    9 Best Places to See Fall Foliage Read
  • Hiking Quebec City
    Francis Fontaine
    5 Hikes to Enjoy Stunning Fall Foliage Sceneries Read
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Arbraska Duchesnay, Francis Fontaine
    6 Best Outdoor Activities to Experience Québec’s Stunning Fall Foliage Read
  • Autumn in Québec City
    Francis Fontaine
    5 Fall Activities You Won’t Want to Miss Read
  • Tourny Fountain
    Jeff Frenette Photography
    5 Lovely Fountains Within Old Québec Read
  • Picnic in Quebec City
    Jeff Frenette
    Guide to Québec City’s Perfect Picnic Spots Read
  • Ile d'Orleans
    Jeff Frenette Photography
    7 Mouth-Watering Pit Stops on Île d’Orléans Read
  • Quebec City
    Jeff Frenette Photography
    Québec City on a Budget Read