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2013 Winter Carnival in Quebec City - Carnival Program & Schedule

Quebec Winter Carnival 2013

Calendar of festivities
Carnival Program

58th Presentation of Quebec Carnival - 2013

Quebec Winter Carnival 2013 - Carnival Program

The next presentation of Quebec Winter Carnival runs from February 01 to February 17, 2017. The 2 Quebec Winter Carnival Night Parades are held on February 9 (Lower Town) and on February 16 (Upper Town). The Quebec City Winter Carnival festivities last for 17 days. Every weekend is filled with activities for all tastes and for the whole family. On the first weekend, Quebec City Winter Carnaval presents the Opening night with musical performance and Fire works. The highlights of the second weekend of the Quebec Winter Carnival are the Night Parade in Lower Town and the Canoe Race. Finally, on the third weekend, not to be missed: the Snow Bath and the Upper Town Night Parade, in addition to all the activities offered continuously, as the International Snow Sculpture Event. In sum, all three weekends of the Quebec Winter Carnaval will make you experience all the Winter pleasures.

Quebec Carnival 2012 - Auberge Aux deux Lions Hotel

2013 Quebec Carnaval Program

 
First Weekend
 
Friday, February 1
8:00 p.m. Official Opening Night Show
 
As of February 1
International Snow Sculpture Event
 
Saturday, February 2
 
7:00 p.m. Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party
Midnight TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event - "Sculpt the Night Away"

 

Second Weekend

 Friday, February 8
 7:00 p.m. Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party

Saturday, February 9
9:30 a.m. Calgary Flapjack Breakfast
1:00 p.m. Canoe Race (Preliminaries)
7:00 p.m. First Night Parade (Lower Town)
7:00 p.m. Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party
Midnight International Snow Sculpture Event - "Sculpt the Night Away"
 
Sunday, February 10
1:30 p.m. Canoe Race (Finals) 
 
Third Weekend

Friday, February 15
6:00 p.m. SAQ Bonhomme's Ball
7:00 p.m. Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party with DJs


Saturday, February 16
12:00 p.m. St-Hubert Derby (Preliminaries)
2:00 p.m. Qualinet Snow Bath
7:00 p.m. Second Night Parade (Upper Town)
9:00 p.m. Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party

Sunday, February 17
9:00 a.m. Bonhomme’s Brunch
12:00 p.m. St-Hubert Derby (Finals)
4:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony and Bonhomme’s Departure

 

Ongoing activities during 17 days of festivities

Place Loto-Québec - Plains of Abraham
Bonhomme’s Ice Palace opened to the public

Place Desjardins - Plains of Abraham
Artic Spas Village

Carnival Snow Slides
Dogsled Rides
Entertaining activities on sites
Giant Table-Soccer Game
KRAFT Snow Rafting
Mr. Christie/KRAFT Children's Village
BBQ Metro
SAQ Bistro
Sleigh Rides
Sugar Shack
TELUS Technologic Zone
TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event
Uniprix Ice Slide

Outdoor Dance Parties and La Dégelée

Village Mr. Christie/KRAFT - Plains of Abraham
Activities, games and shows for children

Place d'Youville
Skate with Bonhomme

The 3 main sites of Quebec Winter Carnival are located more or less ten minutes walk from our small hotel, Auberge Aux deux Lions. L'Auberge Aux deux Lions offers 15 rooms and suites at the best price. The services offered by our small hotel will meet your needs for your stay during Quebec Carnival. The location of our small hotel is ideal to walk to all major sites of Quebec City Winter Carnival.

• On-site parking
• Free Wireless High Speed ​​Internet
• Continental Breakfast
 
It will be a pleasure to see for Quebec Winter Carnaval festivities!

 

Auberge Aux deux Lions near Quebec Winter Carnival Sites, Plains  of Abraham
(Place Desjardins - Espace Hydro-Québec - Place Loto-Québec)


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Coop fédérée General Meeting 2012 at Quebec City Convention Centre

AGA 2012 - Coop fédérée

At Quebec City Convention Centre

February 22-23, 2012

Coop fédérée General Meeting 2012 at Quebec City Convention Centre

 

Auberge Aux deux Lions is your small hotel near Quebec City Convention Centre, with its 15 rooms and suites. 

Rooms available starting at $95

Our small hotel near Quebec City Convention Center offers:

  • Parking on site
  • Free high speed
 
L'Auberge Aux deux Lions, your hotel near Convention Centre (Quebec City).
 
A: Auberge Aux deux Lions - Downtown Quebec City
B: Québec City Convention Centre
 

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Fine Arts Museum) near Auberge Aux deux Lions

Practical Information - MNBAQ

Opening Hours

Until May 31, 2012

Tue-Sun: 10 am - 5 pm
Wed: 10 am - 9 pm
Closed on Mondays and on December 25

Admission fees (taxes included)

Musée collection
Free of charge

Temporary exhibitions
Adults: $15
Seniors (65 and over): $12 
Students (under age 30 with student card): $7
Youth (age 12 to 17): $4
Children under 12: free of charge
Family rate (2 adults and 3 children aged 12 to 17): $30
 

Source: Musée des beaux-arts du Québec

Musee Beaux Arts Quebec - Auberge Aux deux Lions

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec near Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn

Auberge Aux deux Lions (Old Quebec) is a 5 minute walk from Musée des beaux-arts du Québec. Our small hotel proposes you the Quebec National Museum of Fine Arts Hotel Package.

Auberge Aux deux Lions hotel offers 15 rooms and suites at the best rate.

Small hotel near Musee des beaux-arts du Québec (Fine Arts Museum), Auberge aux deux Lions Inn is your best lodging choice for your next visit at Quebec City Musée des beaux-arts!
 

Quebec National Museum of Fine Arts Hotel Package

Package includes:
* 1 night in a Superior room for two
* 2 passes for Musée National des Beaux-arts du Québec
 
For more information, click here.

 

A: Auberge Aux deux Lions (Old Quebec)
B: Musée des beaux-arts du Québec (Fine Arts Museum of Quebec)


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Winter Summit 2012, David Suzuki Foundation at Convention Center Quebec City

Winter Summit 2012

Winter Summit 2012 - Quebec City

By David Suzuki Foundation

At Quebec City Convention Centre, Musée de la civilisation and Parc de l'Esplanade

Winter Summit 2012, David Suzuki Foundation at Convention Center Quebec City

The Winter Summit, organized by the David Suzuki Foundation, is presented by Desjardins, in collaboration with several partners including Laval University, Quebec Winter Carnival and Le Soleil, to name a few.

Three days of activities will be dedicated to this event with the theme of winter and climate change. This event will take place in Québec City Convention Centre, the Museum of Civilization and Esplanade Park near the Porte Saint-Louis for a half day of ice hockey. The goal is to raise money for the David Suzuki Foundation and sensibilize people of Quebec to climate change and their impact on our winter sprots and our winter in general.

Source: David Suzuki Foundation

The Québec City Convention Centre, the Museum of Civilization and Esplanade Park are within 15 minutes walk from the Auberge Aux deux Lions. Auberge Aux deux Lions offers 15 rooms and suites at the best price. Check availability and promotions, by phone or online, the rates available at the time of your need for accommodation at the Winter Summit.

 

Rooms available starting at $95

 

Our hotel proposes:

  • Parking on site
  • Free high speed wireless Internet
  • Shared kitchenette with fridge and shared living room
  • Rooms with Queen size bed and private bathroom
 
Auberge Aux deux Lions, your small hotel near Quebec City Convention Center and all activities during the 2012 Winter Summit.
 
A: Auberge Aux deux Lions - Downtown Québec
B: Convention Centre Québec City- Winter Summit
C: Parc de l'Esplanade
D: Musée de la Civilisation
 

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Going to Quebec City during the Holiday Season - Calendar of Events

What to do in Quebec City during Holiday Season

Calendar of events during the Holiday Season - Quebec City

All proposed activities are taking place near our hotel, Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn.

Going to Quebec City during the Holiday Season - Calendar of Events

 

Quebecadabra

December 22, 2011 to January 4 janvier 2012


Ferris Wheel and Outdoor Slides

December 27, 2011 to January 1st, 2012
*Slides closes on Decembre 31*
11 am - 11 pm
 
Place Georges V (Grande Allée)

 

Shows

Schedule: 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Duration of 10-15 minutes, every 30 minutes

Fantasmagorie
Architectural lightshow projected on the face of St. Roch Church
Saint-Roch Church

Fantaisies lutines
23-metre-high, LED-lit fir tree and live music.
Place de l’Université-du-Québec.

The Cyclosymphony
Recycled sheetmetal tree
Place d’Youville

Tracés Mirifiques
Interactive projection with Christmas song where people are invited to draw on  Notre-Dame-Des-Victoires Church face with iPhone, iPod Touch and Android.
Place-Royale

The Little Match Girl
The tale of The Little Match Girl will be told as an architectural light-show on the Notre Dame Basilica-Cathedral.

People of the Ice
See the dexterity of three artists in handling fire in the snowy realm that is Quebec City.
Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale, in front of the Parliament
 

New Year’s Eve in Quebec City


December 31
8 p.m.
Grande-Allée
 
  • Traditional review of the great events of the past year on a giant screen with cartoonist André-Philippe Côté
  • Classic folk song show titled “Rigodon Techno”
  • 2012 Countdown and its urban pyrotechnical show
  • Local merchants outdoors terraces will be open and heated on Grande Allée

 

 

Marché du Vieux-Port (Old Port Farmer's Market)

 
Christmas Market
Until January 4 2012
 
Open Mon-Wed 9 am - 6 pm, Thu-Fri 9 am- 8 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am - 5 pm
Closed on December 25
December 26: 9 am - 6 pm
December 31: 9 am - 5 pm
January 1st: 12 pm - 5 pm
 
 

Observatoire de la Capitale

 
Special activity for the family
Dec 15 - Jan 15

Tue-Sun  10 am - 5 pm
Sat December 24: 10 am - 4 pm
Sun December 25: CLOSED
Sat December 31: 10 am - 4 pm
Sun January 1st: CLOSED
 

Skating - Place d'Youville


Mon-Thu: 12 pm - 10 pm, Fri-Sun: 10 am - 10 pm
 
Holidays Season Special Schedule: (Dec 23 - Jan 8): 10 am - 10 pm
Special Schedule on Dec 24 & 31: 10 am - 4 pm
 
Free (Skates Rental: $7.50, Skates sharpening: $6)
 
All proposed activities are taking place near our hotel, the Auberge Aux deux Lions. Our small hotel with 15 rooms and suites will undoubtedly satisfy your accommodation needs during the 2012 holiday season. Contact us for availability and prices during the holiday season in Quebec City. We look forward to welcoming you!

2012 The Québec road builders and heavy construction association Convention (QRBHCA/ACRGTQ)

ACRGTQ - Convention 2012

2012 Convention QRBHCA/ACRGTQ

At Quebec City Convention Centre

Congrès 2012 de l’Association des constructeurs de routes et grands travaux du Québec (ACRGTQ)

 
QRBHCA/ACRGTQ invite you to its 68th convention on next January at the Convention Center and Hilton Quebec.

 

Source: The Québec road builders and heavy construction association (QRBHCA/ACRGTQ)

Rooms available starting at $92*

* Comparatively to negociated rates in other hotels ($149). Save up near $60

Our small hotel near Quebec City Convention Center offers:

  • Parking on site
  • Free high speed wireless Internet
  • Shared kitchenette with fridge and shared living room
  • Rooms with Queen size bed and private bathroom
 
Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn, your small hotel near the Convention Centre in Quebec City
 
 
A: Auberge Aux deux Lions - Downtown Québec
B: Convention Centre Quebec City - Convention QRBHCA/ACRGTQ 2012


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Auberge Aux deux Lions in Chatelaine magazine (Travel & Tourism)

Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn, "in" B&B

Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn in Chatelaine magazine

Chatelaine magazine published last October 20 an article about "in" B&Bs in which we appear! Indeed, Auberge Aux deux Lions is part of a very interesting list of Bed & Breakfast, mainly in Quebec and Montreal, that propose unique decor.

 

Read the article here: "10 B&B branchés" (French only)

Cochon Dingue Restaurant, on Rene Levesque Boulevard, near Auberge Aux deux Lions Old Quebec

Le Cochon Dingue Restaurant

46 René-Lévesque Blvd West
Quebec City (QC) G1R 2A4

Telephone : 418-523-2013

Cochon Dingue Restaurant, on Rene Levesque Boulevard, near Auberge Aux deux Lions Old Quebec

Le Cochon Dingue is Québec City's favourite little piggy for over 30 years! Specialities of the house include its famous breakfasts, steak and fries platter, spare ribs, mussel trio and sinfully delicious desserts. Located in a house dating back to 1911, Cochon Dingue has one of the most beautiful garden-terraces in the city. Kids' menu for children under ten with surprise games. Non-smoking establisment.

Source: Quebec Region

NEW! Passes available at Auberge Aux deux Lions for Observatoire de la capitale

NEW! Passes available for Observatoire de la capitale

NEW! Passes available for Observatoire de la capitale
 
Opening hours
Thanksgiving (mid-October) to January 31st: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday
February 1st to Thanksgiving (mid-October): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
 
Admission
Special rate for the Auberge: $9.00 per adult
Free for children aged 12 and under accompanied by their parents

NEW! Passes available at Auberge Aux deux lions for Observatoire de la capitale

L'Auberge Aux deux Lions is a proud partner of the Observatoire de la Capitale, located at the top of the Marie-Guyart, known as the G complex, and offer passes for sale on-site and directly at the front desk for its guests.

Since April 13, the Observatoire has a new look, offering itself a metamorphosis that takes us back to the history of Quebec City and its downtown until 1830 with, among other things, interactive terminals.

Passes for the Observatory of the capital are now available here at the hotel and within the booking options online.

Book your tickets now online or by phone for a historic journey of the most interesting!

 

BOOK ONLINE

Check out the opening hours and rates on the blue rectangle on the right.

 

A: Auberge Aux deux Lions Old Quebec
B: Observatoire de la Capitale de Quebec


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Bourse RIDEAU 2013 - Quebec City Convention Centre - February 2013

Bourse RIDEAU 2013

Quebec City Convention Centre - February 17-21, 2013

Bourse RIDEAU 2013 Quebec City Convention Centre - February 2013 (17-21)

Rooms available starting at $115

Our small hotel near the Convention Center offers the best rates available compared to large hotels. Save up choosing a quality of lodging located at 7 minutes walking from the Convention Centre, downtown Quebec City.

  • Parking available on-site
  • Free high speed Internet (Wi-Fi)
  • Shared kitchen and living room
  • Rooms with Queen size bed and private bathroom
 
Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn, your hotel near Quebec City Convention Centre.
 
It will be a pleasure to see you for the 26th edition of Bourse Rideau!
 
A: Auberge Aux deux Lions Inn - Downtown Québec City
B: Quebec City Convention Centre - Bourse Rideau 2013