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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



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
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.

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.
  • 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!