6 Ways to Have Good Times with Friends in Québec City

Comité éditorial Destination Québec cité
Editorial Team
Published on January 17, 2020
Friends taking a picture at sunset, near the St. Lawrence River in Lévis with a panorama of Old Québec in the background.

Like to be where the action is? If going out to dance and party is your idea of a good time, then Québec City is the place to be!

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    Having a Nice Night Out

    Go for a drink in one of the craft breweries or in a bar de chansonniers (a bar with live folk music) is a must while in Québec City. For enjoying an outdoor drink streetside or dancing the night away in a trendy club, there's nowhere like Grande Allée!

    Away from the more touristy areas, mingle with the local population and make friendly meetings in the various lively neighbourhoods

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    Catch a Live Game

    Québec City is renowned for its professional and university sports teams.

    Take in a game with friends. With Rouge et Or football at Université Laval, Québec Junior Major Hockey with the Québec Remparts, and Can-Am League baseball with the Capitales, you can't go wrong!

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    Sliding at Village Vacances Valcartier

    Winter and summer are both great for extreme sliding at Village Vacances Valcartier, where you’ll find Everest, the highest accelerating slide in North America! In summer, Turbo 6 will shoot you into the water at over 60 km/h! And in winter the most intrepid thrill-seekers will enjoy the 4 different slides of Himalaya.

    Village Vacances Valcartier is just one of the Québec City area’s many places to enjoy sliding with friends.

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    Québec City Summer Festival

    Every July the city rocks to the beat of the best home-grown and international performances at the Québec City Summer Festival.

    Singers, big-name groups, and a star-studded lineup of shows will keep you coming back night after night! Some 1.7 million festivalgoers attend the festival every year, making it the biggest outdoor artistic event in Canada!

    With over 300 shows in ten days, there's something for everyone at the Québec City Summer Festival!

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    ComediHa! Fest - Québec

    The laughs just keep coming at this popular summer comedy festival.

    One hundred comedians and performerraise the roof in a lineup of outdoor and indoor shows that includes galas, humor from around the world, improv, and much more!

    Come see up-and-comers and old hands at the ComediHa! Fest - Québec comedy festival!

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    Québec's National Holiday in the Capital

    Every year on the night of June 23, euphoria hits Grande Allée. As classes end and the summer holidays begin, Quebecers have plenty of reasons to celebrate their national holiday!

    Rain or shine, a wave of revellers descends on the Plains of Abraham for a mega-concert featuring big-name Québec performers both past and present—and for celebrations that continue long into the night!

Comité éditorial Destination 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!

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