Going to Quebec City during the Holiday Season - Calendar of Events
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)
Schedule: 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Duration of 10-15 minutes, every 30 minutes
Architectural lightshow projected on the face of St. Roch Church
23-metre-high, LED-lit fir tree and live music.
Place de l’Université-du-Québec.
Recycled sheetmetal tree
Interactive projection with Christmas song where people are invited to draw on Notre-Dame-Des-Victoires Church face with iPhone, iPod Touch and Android.
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
- 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)
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!