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14 Freebies for Kids in Québec City This Winter

Credit: Glissades au 1884

There’s a great deal for families in Québec City this winter. Each child with a P’tit chanceux bracelet will enjoy free admission or fun surprises in 14 attractions in and around the city.

To get the bracelet, just book a stay online in one of 19 participating hotels in the region and enter the promo code on the hotel’s website. Activate the bracelet before you head out to the first attraction— it’s valid for 7 days.

Have a look at all the fun free things to see and do as a family:

1 Free admission at Aquarium du Québec

Aquarium | Credit:  Aquarium du Québec, Sépaq
Credit: Aquarium du Québec, Sépaq

Why go: The friendly walruses, spectacular ocean tunnel, and Atlantic skates that swim up to be petted.

2 Free Candies at Benjo Toy Shop

Why go: Benjo is more than a toy shop—it’s an experience. Designed to surprise, delight, and stimulate imaginations, it has toys, games, room to play, and even an electric train your little ones can ride around the store.

3 Free Gift Set at Centre d'amusement Carie Factory

Why go: There’s a labyrinth, slides, a 4D movie theatre, a crazy ball room, arcades, a candy shop, and more! If your kids have a lot of energy, this is the perfect place to let them loose. It’s crazy fun!

4 Free Admission and Gift at Observatoire de la Capitale

Observatoire de la Capitale

Why go: At an altitude of 221 meters with a full 360‑degree sightline, Observatoire de la Capitale offers an incredible view of Québec City and the surrounding area. For kids, there’s an interpretive area at their eye level with illustrations by a Québec City artist.

5 Free Admission and Hot Chocolate at the Dufferin Terrace Slide

Château Frontenac and Les Glissades de la Terrasse (slide) | Credit:  Luc-Antoine Couturier
Credit: Luc-Antoine Couturier

Why go: To rediscover all the fun of a family toboggan run and enjoy the view from the top of a hundred-year old slide right next to the magnificent Château Frontenac.

6 Free Ride with Go Helico

14 Freebies for Kids in Québec City This Winter

Why go: A helicopter ride in the skies above Québec City is an incredible way to introduce your children to the miracle of flight—one you’ll be telling your friends about for years to come.

7 Free Admission and Gift at Musée de la civilisation

Why go: So you don’t miss “Like Cats and Dogs”, the exhibition that takes you on a sensory journey through the world of our four‑legged friends. An interactive museum experience the whole family will love!

8 Free Admission at the Plains of Abraham Museum

Musée des plaines d'Abraham | Credit:  Musée des plaines d'Abraham
Credit: Musée des plaines d'Abraham

Why go: To watch as history class comes to life before your children’s very eyes thanks to a gripping immersive projection of the siege of Québec and the battles of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 and 1760.

9 Free Cable Car Access at Montmorency Falls Park

Why go: To take the gondola and admire a waterfall that’s higher than Niagara! The falls are even more spectacular in the winter, when the rock face is covered in walls of ice and the spray freezes into a giant formation known as a pain de sucre, or sugarloaf.

10 Free Admission at Sibéria Station Spa

14 Freebies for Kids in Québec City This Winter

Why go: Massages and family spa time—what better way to recharge your batteries before the next round of free activities for kids with the P’tit chanceux bracelet.

11 Free Kid's Meal at Spag & tini - Le resto!

14 Freebies for Kids in Québec City This Winter

Why go: It’s a cozy family restaurant located in the heart of the Petit-Champlain district. Count on the kids’ menu, toddler-friendly service, and relaxed atmosphere to lighten your load.

12 Free Ice Fishing Experience at Village Nordik in the Port of Québec

Ice fishing at Village Nordik | Credit:  Village Nordik, Johany Jutras
Credit: Village Nordik, Johany Jutras

Why go: For an exciting winter experience the whole family can enjoy. Ice fishing is the main draw, but you can go skating and sledding too!

13 Free Admission at Hôtel de Glace While Enjoying Village Vacances Valcartier

Ice Hotel | Credit:  Luc Rousseau
Credit: Luc Rousseau

Why go: It’s the perfect place for outdoor winter family fun—especially sledding! Plus, Village Vacances Valcartier is now home to a majestic hotel made of ice and snow, the Hôtel de glace, as well as the only indoor waterpark in all of the province of Québec. Needless to say, you won’t be bored!

14 Free Admission at Wendake

Longhouse | Credit:  Wendake Tourism
Credit: Wendake Tourism

Why go: To settle down with a cup of hot chocolate and hear First Nations myths and legends by the fireside in the long house.

Excited about all these free activities and surprises worth more than $280? Visit the P’tit chanceux webpage and book your hotel today!

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