Vibrant Culture

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Dinner with friends on an outdoor terrace of a restaurant on Grande Allée in the early evening.

4 Ways to Enjoy French Canadian Culture

Immerse yourself in the French Canadian culture with an exploration of the Québec City Area.

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Québec City's Top Summer Events

The summer season is an uninterrupted parade of fun and grandiose moments. Discover them!

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  • A couple in love walks in the evening in the rue du Petit-Champlain illuminated for Christmas and the holidays.
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    Ferris wheel and pyrotechnics on New Year's Day in Quebec City
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    Casse-Cou staircase - The staircase leads to Petit-Champlain

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  • German Christmas Market
    10 Reasons Why You Should Go to the German Christmas Market
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Popular Events

  • Glockenspiel au Diamant
    Glockenspiel: Multimedia Animations on Le Diamant Theatre
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    Kaléidoscopes

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  • Toboggan
    New Year's Eve in Québec City
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  • Bonhomme Carnaval is photographed on the exterior bridge of the Québec-Lévis Ferry, in winter.

    Québec Winter Carnival

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  • Québec Winter Carnival Parade
    Québec Winter Carnival Night Parades
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  • Pow-Wow international de Wendake
    Wendake International Pow Wow
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  • Festival d'été de Québec
    Festival d'été de Québec
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  • Gens costumés aux Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France

    New France Festival

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Activities to Explore

  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons

    Language Courses

  • Marais du Nord

    Gardens and Nature Walk

  • Homme devant la vitrine de la Boutique de Noël

    Places to Shop

  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

    Museums and Interpretation Centres

  • Live music in Québec City

    Nightlife

  • A couple relaxes in a Nordic spa in winter.

    Nordic Spas

  • Nordic Spas

    Spas and Health Centres

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