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Normandin Soapbox Derby of Quebec Winter Carnival – February 5, 2011 in Côte de la Fabrique Quebec City 10 minute walk from Auberge Aux deux Lions

Normandin Soapbox Derby of Quebec Winter Carnival - February 5, 2011

Normandin Soapbox Derby of Quebec Winter Carnival - February 5, 2011

Normandin Soapbox Derby of Quebec Winter Carnival – February 5, 2011 in Côte de la Fabrique Quebec City 10 minute walk from Auberge Aux deux Lions

 

The 15th Edition of the Normandin Soapbox Derby is above all an original activity, crazy and competitive. The race will take place Saturday, February 5, 2011 in the Côte de la Fabrique in Quebec City, 10 minute walk to the Auberge Aux deux Lions. For the occasion, the hill will be safely transformed and managed. Source: www.carnaval.qc.ca

 Normandin Soapbox Derby of Quebec Winter Carnival Small Boutique Hotel Old Quebec

The 3 main sites of the Quebec Winter Carnival are located more or less 10 minutes walking from our small hotel, Auberge Aux deux Lions. Auberge Aux deux Lions offers you its 10 rooms at lower rates than big hotels. The services offered at our small hotel will meet your needs during your stay in Quebec City during the Quebec Winter Carnival. Give your car a vacation too! We have 8 parking spaces on site and our small hotel is so well located that you can easily walk to the main sites of the Quebec Winter Carnival. Auberge Aux deux Lions, small luxury boutique hotel near the avenue Cartier near Montcalm Upper Town of Quebec, the hotel is at the heart of Quebec City and Old Quebec outside fortifications. Small hotel - Auberge aux deux Lions, much more than accommodation in Quebec or Old Quebec. Auberge Aux deux Lions, a name to remember. Hope to see you soon at the Quebec Winter Carnival festivities!

 

 

Quebec Winter Carnival’s Program & Schedule for 2011


First Weekend

Friday, January 28

11:00 a.m.   International Snow Sculpture Event – Opening of Student Artist category
  7:00 p.m.   TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event – Opening of Quebec and Canadian category
  8:00 p.m.   Official Opening Night Show with Sylvain Cossette – Scène Hydro-Québec

 

Saturday, January 29
  1:30 p.m.   The Carnival's Dog Sledding Race - Wendake
  2:00 p.m.   Souvenir Picture with Bonhomme (Loto-Québec Event)
  2:30 p.m.   NEW! GV Snowshoeing challenge - The Snow Pentathlon
  3:00 p.m.   NEW! Winter Camping on the Plains of Abraham
  4:00 p.m.   International Snow Sculpture Event – Public Voting for Student Artist category
  6:00 p.m.   NEW! Winter Wonderland Gala – Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
  7:00 p.m.   Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party with DJs
  8:00 p.m.   Concert at Scène Hydro-Québec with Les Trois Accords
  Midnight     TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event - "Sculpt the Night Away"

 

Sunday, January 30

  9:00 a.m.   The Carnival's Dog Sledding Race Finals - Wendake
10:00 a.m.   TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event - Quebec, Canadian & International categories
10:00 a.m.   Plains of Abraham Skating Challenge - The Snow Pentathlon
11:30 a.m.   Souvenir Picture with Bonhomme (Loto-Québec Event)
  1:00 p.m.   Day Parade featuring giant inflatable characters
  3:30 p.m.   Sculpture Event – Flags Parade, Award and Closing Ceremonies for Quebec and Canadian categories



Second Weekend 


Friday, February 4
  7:00 p.m.   CMQ Canoe Race (Preliminaries)
  7:00 p.m.   Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party with DJs
  8:00 p.m.   Vintage Concert at Scène Hydro-Québec with the B.B. and The Box

 

Saturday, February 5
  9:00 a.m.    International Hockey Festival: table hockey, hockey boots on snow, pond hockey
  9:30 a.m.    Calgary Stampede Flapjack Breakfast
10:00 a.m.    15th Edition of the Normandin Soapbox Derby – Côte de la Fabrique (Old Quebec City)
10:00 a.m.    NEW! Ski Joring Competition
11:30 p.m.    Souvenir Picture with Bonhomme (Loto-Québec Event)
  3:00 p.m.    NEW! Winter Camping on the Plains of Abraham
  7:00 p.m.    First Night Parade (Lower Town)
  7:00 p.m.    Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party with DJs
  8:00 p.m.    Concert at Scène Hydro-Québec with Les Vulgaires Machins and Xavier Cafeine
  Midnight      International Snow Sculpture Event - "Sculpt the Night Away"

 

Sunday, February 6
  9:00 a.m.    International Hockey Festival: table hockey, hockey boots on snow, pond hockey
10:00 a.m.    NEW! Ski Joring Competition
11:30 p.m.    Souvenir Picture with Bonhomme (Loto-Québec Event)
  1:30 p.m.    CMQ Canoe Race (Finals)
  3:30 p.m.    TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event – Flags Parade, Award & Closing Ceremonies for the
                        International category

  

Third Weekend

February 9 through 13
Carnival Painting Symposium

Friday, February 11
  6:00 p.m.   SAQ Bonhomme's Ball – Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
  7:00 p.m.   Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party with DJs
  8:00 p.m.   Concert at Scène Hydro-Québec with France D’Amour and well-known guests 

Saturday, February 12
10:00 p.m.    St-Hubert Sleigh Race (Preliminaries)
11:30 p.m.    Souvenir Picture with Bonhomme (Loto-Québec Event)
  2:00 p.m.    COLD-FX Snow Bath on the Plains of Abraham
  3:00 p.m.    NEW! Winter Camping on the Plains of Abraham
  7:00 p.m.    Second Night Parade (Upper Town)
  8:00 p.m.    Concert at Scène Hydro-Québec with Andree Watters presenting Girls Wanna Have Fun
  9:00 p.m.    Loto-Québec Outdoor Dance Party  

Sunday, February 13
  9:00 a.m.    Souris Mini Bonhomme’s Brunch
11:30 p.m.    Souvenir Picture with Bonhomme (Loto-Québec Event)
12:00 p.m.    St-Hubert Sleigh Race (Finals)
  4:00 p.m.    Closing Ceremony and Bonhomme’s Departure (Loto-Québec Event)

 

  

Ongoing activities during 17 days of festivities

Place Loto-Québec - Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale
Bonhomme’s Ice Palace opened to the public
International Snow Sculpture Event - Student Artist Category


Place Desjardins - Plains of Abraham
Arctic Spas Village
Beaver Tails
Desjardins Snow Slides
Dogsled Rides
Espace Hydro-Québec
Entertaining activities on sites
Giant Table-Soccer Game
KRAFT Snow Rafting
METRO Outdoor BBQ
METRO Marquee
Mr. Christie/KRAFT Children's Village
Natrel’s Great Ice Slide
Outdoor winter BBQ
SAQ Bistro
Sleigh Rides
Sugar Shack
TELUS Fire Places
TELUS Interactive Zone
TELUS International Snow Sculpture Event
The Jean Coutu Castle Contest
The Loto-Québec Ferris Wheel
The World of Ice Games
WestJet Zipline


Scène Hydro-Québec - Plains of Abraham
Entertainment
Shows


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


Place d'Youville
Skate with Bonhomme

 

The 3 main sites of the Quebec Winter Carnival are located more or less 10 minutes walking from our small hotel, Auberge Aux deux Lions. Auberge Aux deux Lions offers you its 10 rooms at lower rates than big hotels. The services offered at our small hotel will meet your needs during your stay in Quebec for the Quebec Winter Carnival. Give your car a vacation too! We have 8 parking spaces on site and our small hotel is so well situated that you can walk to the main sites of the Quebec Winter Carnival. Auberge Aux deux Lions, small luxury boutique hotel near the avenue Cartier near Montcalm Upper Town of Quebec, the hotel is at the heart of Quebec City and Old Quebec outside fortifications. Small hotel - Auberge aux deux Lions, much more than accommodation in Quebec or Old Quebec. Auberge Aux deux Lions, a name to remember. Hope to see you soon at the Quebec Winter Carnival festivities.

 

A: Auberge Aux deux Lions Hotel Vieux Quebec
B: Québec Winter Carnival Place Desjardins - Espace Hydro-Québec
C: Québec Winter Carnival Place D'Youville
D: Québec Winter Carnival Place Loto-Québec


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