Quebec festivals: discover countless ways to enjoy winter! Photo credit: Patricia Delisle

7 can’t-miss events to enjoy winter in Quebec

Lace up your boots, put on your toque and let the winter celebrations begin! In February and March, add these festivals to your calendar to brighten up your winter. Enjoy a famous winter carnival and a host of family-friendly outdoor events, night and day. Watch artists in motion at a multi-style dance competition, feel the thrills of a fast-paced snowmobile race and attend an event dedicated to cross-country skiing. Get ready to experience the vibrant pulse of Quebec’s festivals and events!

Festivals and events happening in Quebec in February and March

Québec Winter Carnival in Association with Loto-Québec
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Québec Winter Carnival in Association with Loto-Québec

  Québec region

From February 7 to 16, 2025

Le Carnaval de Québec, presented in collaboration with Loto-Québec. The great winter festival invites Carnival-goers for its next 69th edition which will [ read more ... ]

Winterlude - Snowflake kingdom
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Winterlude - Snowflake kingdom

  Outaouais

2025 dates to be announced (January)

The Snowflake Kingdom: a playground to conquer! Come and have fun at the Snowflake Kingdom in the northern section of Jacques-Cartier Park. This immense [ read more ... ]

Festival Feu et Glace

Festival Feu et Glace

  Lanaudière

2025 dates to be announced (February)

With its flurry of fun, the Festival Feu et Glace returns for a 21th edition! Repentigny then becomes the host of the largest winter gathering in the Lanaudière [ read more ... ]

Grand Prix Ski-doo de Valcourt

Grand Prix Ski-doo de Valcourt

  Eastern Townships

2025 dates to be announced (February)

The Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt takes place in the Eastern Townships region. The GPSV is the biggest winter racing event in the world. A unique winter [ read more ... ]

Gatineau Loppet
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Gatineau Loppet

  Outaouais

2025 dates to be announced (February)

Take part in the Gatineau Loppet, the largest international cross-country skiing event in Canada! The only Worldloppet event in Canada, the Gatineau Loppet [ read more ... ]

Montréal en Lumière

Montréal en Lumière

  Montréal

From February 29 to March 10, 2024

For 25 years, the Festival Montréal en Lumière has been offering a major winter program with several hundred activities in gastronomy, indoor shows and [ read more ... ]

Hit the Floor

Hit the Floor

  Outaouais

From March 14 to 17, 2024

Hit The Floor is one of the largest dance events in the world! The event encourages young people to move, to surpass themselves and to share their passion [ read more ... ]