Native tourism (Norma Joseph) | Credit:  Jean-Louis Regis
Credit: Jean-Louis Regis

Wendake International Pow-Wow

June 26 to 28, 2015

First Nations of here and beyond compete to the beat of drums during a palette of top-level dance competitions in their traditional regalia. Handicraft making workshops, various traditional know-how demonstrations and authentic First Nations food tastings are also part of the program. 

Festival d'opéra de Québec | Credit:  Festival d'opéra de Québec
Credit: Festival d'opéra de Québec

Québec Opera Festival

July (dates to be confirmed)

Two weeks of pure summer wonderment, accompanied by creators and exceptional lyric artists, in a profusion of events that showcase international and Québec artists of today and tomorrow.

Plein Art, le Salon des métiers d'art de Québec

Plein Art Québec

July 28 to August 9, 2015

Meet with over 120 professional artisans at this craft fair. Admire the creativity and talent that went into producing an interesting selection of unique decorative or everyday items. 

Themed Events

Festibière de Québec

August 13 to 16, 2015

The Festibière beer festival is the summer event for beer lovers that are eager to discover new variants of their favourite brew. Enjoy tastings of some fifty exhibitors from across the province of Québec displaying their wares: microbreweries, local food producers, cider makers and more.

Bordeaux Wine Festival in Québec City

Bordeaux fête le vin à Québec

August 27 to 30, 2015

Discover a match made in heaven—Bordeaux wines and Québec City cuisine—at this lavish celebration of Epicureanism!

Festival de magie de Québec

Québec City Magic Festival

September 3 to 6, 2015

Some forty magicians from across Canada and around the world will put on shows in the revitalized St-Roch district. The program also includes magic conferences and free workshops.

Fête Arc-en-ciel de Québec

Québec City Pride Festival

September 3 to 7, 2015

This social and arts festival celebrates gay pride with a colourful and exciting program: community days, free music and drag queen shows, parties, street theatre, LGBT rights conference and more.

Envol et Macadam

Envol et Macadam

September 10 to 12, 2015

Envol et Macadam is a urban festival featuring concerts that showcase the best new and established alternative music bands from here and around the world.  

Québec City Celtic Festival

Québec City Celtic Festival

September (dates to be confirmed)

Come celebrate the celtic roots and culture of the ancient Celts, especially those from Brittany, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Galicia and the Isle of Man.

Even more summer events:

The classics

Sporting events


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