Along with big shopping malls where you'll find everything you could imagine, the city is full of charming specialty boutiques and fabulous shopping districts. Browse the shops on foot in a laid-back atmosphere and get swept up in the fun of finding the perfect gift!

German Christmas Market | Credit:  Ville de Québec / Robert Greffard
Credit: Ville de Québec / Robert Greffard

Christmas Markets

Christmas markets are a great opportunity to take part in traditional activities and shop for original handicrafts. Whether in town or in the country, Christmas markets are perfect for getting into the holiday spirit. 

Christmas Store

La Boutique de Noël de Québec | Credit:  La Boutique de Noël de Québec
Credit: La Boutique de Noël de Québec

La boutique de Noël de Québec

Feel the magic of Christmas as you explore this winter wonderland! Decorations, nativity sets, villages, souvenirs and other Christmas collectibles are a sure way to brighten someone's day, so treat yourself or a loved one to some comfort and joy! A merry little visit in the heart of Old Québec.

Streets chock-a-block with great gift ideas

With so many gift ideas at every turn, you'd think somebody had put a Holiday spell on the place. And did we mention the magical fairy-tale atmosphere?

Quartier Petit Champlain | Credit:  Yves Tessier
Credit: Yves Tessier

Quartier Petit Champlain

In a romantic European atmosphere, one-of-a-kind boutiques and bistros deliver an incomparable shopping and dining experience. Here, time seems to slow down and there's always a feeling of vacation in the air. Jusa stone's throw from there, the Old Port's narrow cobblestone streets and impressive architecture reflect four centuries of history. Come visit the local craftspeople, boutiques, bistros, restaurants, art galleries and antique stores.

Old Québec | Credit:  OTQ / Guy Lessard
Credit: OTQ / Guy Lessard

Rue Saint-Jean and Old Québec

A one-of-a-kind experience. You can go shopping every day of the year in the heart of Old Québec, summer or winter, rain or shine. You are greeted with a cheerful "bonjour!" at every one of the delightful boutiques, restaurants and cafés along rue Saint-Jean—400 years young and still as vibrant as ever!

Faubourg Saint-Jean | Credit:  Faubourg Saint-Jean
Credit: Faubourg Saint-Jean

Faubourg Saint-Jean

Choose from the wide selection of fine foods at gourmet shops, meet craftspeople in their workshops and browse in some of the trendiest boutiques in town. A living slice of real life in the heart of Québec City.

Cartier Street | Credit:  Jean François Gravel
Credit: Jean François Gravel

Art District

Bustling with activity day and night, rue Cartier is unique for its many different types of merchants who have set up shop in the area, including over 20 restaurants and bars, gourmet grocery stores, trendy shops and health and beauty services.

St-Joseph Street | Credit:  SDC Centre-ville de Québec
Credit: SDC Centre-ville de Québec

Saint-Roch District

Saint-Roch is just the place for all your Holiday shopping. The area has a special atmosphere with its colourful illumination on St. Joseph Street. Add the fabulous Benjo toy store and you have a true winter wonderland.

Shopping Malls

Laurier Québec | Credit:  Laurier Québec
Credit: Laurier Québec

A must on your list, the region’s big shopping malls are packed with gifts, clothing, toys, decorations—everything you need for your Christmas shopping!


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Christmas shopping in Québec City is so much fun! In addition to the merchants mentioned above, hundreds of beautiful boutiques and specialty shops await you.