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Mixologist Patrice Plante prepares a cocktail at Bistro l'Atelier on Grande Allée.

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Top Things to Do in Québec City This Winter

The ultimate guide to what's going on in Québec City from December to March.

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See our top picks for things to see and do in November in the Québec City area.

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Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.

    Aboriginal Tourism

  • Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale

    Amusement Parks

  • A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.

    Aquarium, Wildlife Parks and Farms

  • Two little girls pick apples in an orchard on Ile d'Orléans.

    Pick-Your-Own

  • Backcountry skiing

    Backcountry skiing

  • A woman slides down the Turbo 6 water slide at Village Vacances Valcartier, in summer.

    Swimming

  • Maple taffy served to a couple at the sugar shack

    Sugar Shacks

  • Canoeing and Kayaking

    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding

  • Au Chalet en Bois Rond - Rowboat fishing

    Fishing and Hunting

  • Canyoning-Québec - Ice canyoning, Chute Jean-Larose

    Climbing and canyoning

  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons

    Language Courses

  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Cross-Country Skiing

  • Two people are dog sledding on a snowy trail.

    Dogsledding

  • Ski Massif de charlevoix

    Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Tour in Old Québec with a traditional character

    Excursions and Guided Tours

  • Three people in fatbike are enjoying a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

    Fat Biking

  • Dégustation de produits locaux lors d'une visites gourmandes

    Food Tours

  • Marais du Nord

    Gardens and Nature Walk

  • Village Vacances Valcartier

    Sliding

  • Golf Le Grand Vallon - Golfers on the green

    Golfing

  • Arbraska Duchesnay

    Treetop Adventures

  • A couple hikes in the forest on the La Jean Larose trail in Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Hiking

  • Porte Saint-Jean en hiver

    Historical Sites

  • Ice fishing

    Ice Fishing

  • Homme devant la vitrine de la Boutique de Noël

    Places to Shop

  • Grand Marché de Québec

    Public Markets

  • Outdoor tasting of several different beers in a microbrewery.

    Microbreweries

  • Snowmobilers riding in a field

    Snowmobiling

  • Mountain biking at Empire 47

    Mountain Biking

  • 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

  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency

    Wildlife and Bird Watching

  • Fall in winter and sugar loaf at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

    Parks and Recreation Facilities

  • A couple skates on an ice skating trail in the forest

    Skating

  • Nouvelle Vague Expeditions inc. - descent of La Traditionnelle on the Jacques-Cartier

    Rafting

  • Showshoeing in Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix

    Snowshoeing

  • The interior of the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

    Religious Sites

  • A cyclist rides on a bike path in the Old Port of Québec with the Château Frontenac in the background.

    Road Biking

  • Nordic Spas

    Spas and Health Centres

  • J.A Moisan Grocery Store

    Specialities and Delicatessens

  • The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.

    Via ferrata and Zipline

  • Customers participate in a wine tasting at a vineyard boutique on the Ile d'Orléans.

    Wineries and Local Liquor Producers

Upcoming Events

Dates

  • Wooden kiosks at the German Christmas Market
    German Christmas Market
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  • Glockenspiel au Diamant
    Glockenspiel: Multimedia Animations on Le Diamant Theatre
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  • La féérie des fêtes s’installe au Quartier Petit Champlain et Place-Royale

    Christmas at Quartier Petit Champlain

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  • Affiche kaléidoscopes
    Kaléidoscopes
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  • Toboggan
    New Year's Eve in Québec City
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  • Bulles, Whisky et Cie

    Bulles, Whisky & Gastronomie

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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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More Tips

Seasons

Topics

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake, near Québec City.

    Best Indigenous Experiences

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

    Québec City’s Must-See Museums and Interpretation Centres

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  • A group of people do the winter Via Ferrata activity at Canyon Sainte-Anne.

    Spectacular Via Ferrata and Zipline Adventures

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    A group is rafting on snow at the Village Vacances Valcartier, near Québec City.

    The Best Snow Tubing and Snow Sliding

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  • Porte Saint-Jean illuminated and skating at the Place D'Youville ice rink.

    The Best Ice Skating Rinks and Trails

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    Parc national Jacques Cartier

    Top Places for Snowshoeing

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  • Quartier Petit Champlain

    Step Into Historic Petit-Champlain Street, a Living Christmas Card

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    Ice Hotel
    5 Reasons to Visit the Hôtel de Glace in Québec City
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