Like to be where the action is? If going out to dance and party is your idea of a good time, then Québec City is the place to be!

There's great shopping for a spree with the girls, or pro game action for the guys. And whatever your fancy, you can always catch a show!

Nightlife on Grande Allée, Québec City | Credit:  Camirand Photo
Credit: Camirand Photo

A Night Out on Grande Allée

This is where the nightlife is!

For meeting new people, eating great food, kicking back after work, enjoying an outdoor drink streetside, dancing the night away in a trendy club, or relaxing in a lounge bar, there's nowhere like Grande Allée!

Glissade Himalaya - Valcartier

Sliding at Valcartier Vacation Village

Winter and summer are both great for extreme sliding at Valcartier Vacation Village, where you’ll find Everest, the highest accelerating slide in North America! In summer, Turbo 6 will shoot you into the water at over 60 km/h! And in winter the most intrepid thrill-seekers will enjoy the 4 different slides of Himalaya.

Valcartier Vacation Village is just one of the Québec City area’s many places to enjoy sliding with friends.

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Festival d'été de Québec (Québec City Summer Festival) | Credit:  Renaud Philippe
Credit: Renaud Philippe

Québec City Summer Festival

Every July the city rocks to the beat of the best home-grown and international performances at the Québec City Summer Festival.

Singers, big-name groups, and a star-studded lineup of shows will keep you coming back night after night! Some 1.7 million festivalgoers attend the festival every year, making it the biggest outdoor artistic event in Canada!

With over 300 shows in ten days, there's something for everyone at the Québec City Summer Festival!

Grand Rire Comedy Festival (Festival Grand Rire) | Credit:  Festival Grand Rire
Credit: Festival Grand Rire

Festival Grand Rire—a Laugh a Minute

The laughs just keep coming at this popular summer comedy festival.

One hundred comedians and performers raise the roof in a lineup of outdoor and indoor shows that includes galas, humor from around the world, improv, and much more!

Come see up-and-comers and old hands at the Festival Grand Rire comedy festival!

Remparts de Québec

Catch a Live Game

Québec City is renowned for its professional and university sports teams.

Take in a game with friends. With Rouge et Or football at Université Laval, Québec Junior Major Hockey with the Québec Remparts, and Can-Am League baseball with the Capitales, you can't go wrong!

Québec National Day (Erwan Lhr)

Québec's National Holiday in the Capital

Every year on the night of June 23, euphoria hits Grande Allée. As classes end and the summer holidays begin, Quebecers have plenty of reasons to celebrate their national holiday!

Rain or shine, a wave of revelers descends on the Plains of Abraham for a mega-concert featuring big-name Québec performers both past and present—and for celebrations that continue long into the night!

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