Holiday gifts make memories that last a lifetime. Kids will be all the more thrilled if their gift comes from a store as wild and wacky as
Benjo is the most fantastic and magical toy store in Québec City. The 25,000 sq. ft. store is located in the heart of Saint-Roch. The store features over a dozen departments designed to stimulate its young clientele's imagination. Construction toys, a stuffed animal making machine, a jewellery workstation, clothing, books and much more.
Baskets of treats are so practical and never fail to bring a smile to the faces of those who receive them, especially if you choose them from the vast selection available at specialty stores like
Chocolate lovers will want to head to Érico in the heart of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste neighbourhood. For the Holidays, chocolate maker Éric Normand offers an impressive variety of classical and innovative filled chocolates, presented in beautiful gift boxes.
The Old Port Market is a special place where you can meet local growers, producers and artists. Come enjoy its festive atmosphere and meet local producers, who will introduce you to the delights of Québec's homegrown specialties.
For a truly unique gift, give one of Paillard’s magnificent gourmet baskets. An assortment of fine home-crafted products, such as macaroons, jam, fleur de sel caramel, coffee, and much more, selected by you and wrapped in Paillard's special packaging. A sophisticated and thoughtful gift idea!
La Fudgerie, an artisanal boutique, has a unique approach to making chocolate, fudge, nougat and candy. Using only the best ingredients, pure cocoa butter and pure extracts, its artisans take pleasure in transforming raw materials from across the globe into original-flavoured chocolates for you to enjoy, all presented with La Fudgerie's unique flair.
The Maple Delights bistro shop offers a multitude of maple products, pastries, flavoured coffees and much, much more! Whether you're just curious or looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, come experience maple taffy on snow any time of year! Drop by to learn more about this fantastic product!
Free samples of ice cider with duck rillettes and maple onion confit, followed by strawberry "Douce Folie" in a chocolate cup. You'll enjoy an unforgettable moment at Domaine Steinbach! Drop by the premises or the Signature Christmas market in Québec City's Old Port.
The gift of fur
When you want to show just how much you care, fur is just the thing. And for the love of your life, it's always special.
At this magnificent, elegantly decorated boutique, you will find luxurious furs you would expect to see at the most upscale stores on 5th Avenue in New York City. Over a thousand coats are displayed in beautiful, hand-carved wooden cabinets.
See for yourself all the work that goes into transforming a pelt into a fur coat. The fur economuseum has many artefacts on display, including sewing machines, hat-making moulds, irons, scales and fashion catalogues. You will be surprised to learn some of the ways modern society uses fur! Onsite boutique with original creations.
Store founded in 1867 and renowned in Québec City and across Canada for its furs. A traditional business at the centre of the modern and vibrant Nouvo Saint-Roch district.
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 fairytale atmosphere?
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.
An association of merchants in the Old Port and Place-Royale, the city's first commercial district. Its narrow cobblestone streets and impressive architecture reflect four centuries of history. Come visit our local craftspeople, boutiques, bistros, restaurants, art galleries and antique stores. One of the most diverse and interesting neighbourhoods in Québec City.
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!
Saint-Roch is just the place for all your Holiday shopping. No other neighbourhood in town can compete when it comes to enchanting Holiday atmosphere! From November through January, rue Saint-Joseph is lit up with magnificent blue-toned Christmas lights. Add the largest Christmas tree in Québec City—it’s 50 feet high!—and you have a true winter wonderland.
Bustling with activity day and night, Espace 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.
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.
A must for any shopping trip, Fleur de Lys is strategically located less than 5 minutes from downtown. Close to all major highways and several major development projects.
With 350 stores, including 40 restaurants, Laurier Québec is the number one shopping destination for tourists in Québec City. More than 13.2 million people visit the mall each year. At the gateway to Québec City, Laurier Québec is close to the bridges, directly on the main road to Old Québec.
Les Galeries de la Capitale is the largest commercial complex in Eastern Canada. The centre boasts 280 shops and services, 35 restaurants, an IMAX theatre as well as the Méga Parc, the second largest indoor amusement park in North America. The Méga Parc consists of 20 major attractions for the whole family, including a rollercoaster and a 17,000 sq. ft. skating rink.
Located in one of the most popular shopping districts in the city, Place de la Cité is home to 150 high-end and speciality stores, a fitness centre and a medical clinic.
Renowned for its variety of high-end fashions, Place Ste-Foy is a frontrunner in innovation and elegance, and is home to major North American and European stores, some of them exclusive to Québec City. Holt Renfrew, Zara, Sephora, Apple, Simons, BCBG, Birks, Signature Maurice Tanguay.
For handmade items
The Salon des artisans de Québec craft fair attracts all kinds of artisans under one roof, offering a wide variety of high-quality and original products, including artwork and crafts, as well as food products. The perfect place to find a truly unique gift!
Centre de foires d’ExpoCité
December 6 to 16, 2012
Many boutiques feature Christmas decorations. However, if you are looking for that special something that will enchant friends and family alike, here are our suggestions:
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.
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. Use our customized search engine to find a load of suggestions that will suits your needs.