Quebec keeps on celebrating – even in winter

Have a festive winter in Quebec!

Hold on to your hat and have a blast! Bundle up in your warmest winter wear and discover the joys of the season. Choose the one-and-only sure-fire way to beat the chill: an outdoor party and your favourite sports and activities! There’s never any shortage of festivals and events during winter in Quebec. Bring the family along and enjoy the music, the lights, the flurries…

Festivals that light up winter

Les Hivernades

Les Hivernades

March 2 to 10, 2019

A winter festival taking place during spring break at various locations around Chicoutimi. This festival is ideal for anyone looking to enjoy the outdoors [...]

Snowflake kingdom of Winterlude

Snowflake kingdom of Winterlude

February 1 to 18, 2019

The Snowflake kingdom is sheer magic! From February 1 to 18, 2019, come have fun on giant slides, gaze in wonder at immense snow sculptures or dance to [...]

Igloofest

Igloofest

January 17 to February 2, 2019 / Thursday to Saturday

Each winter, Igloofest brings together thousands of fans of electronic music to dance under the stars at Montreal’s Old Port. Bringing together icy decor [...]

Quebec Winter Carnival in Association with Loto-Québec

Quebec Winter Carnival in Association with Loto-Québec

February 8 to 17, 2019

For its 65th anniversary, the Québec Winter Carnival in association with Loto-Québec will offer an incomparable winter experience to thousands of visitors [...]

Traversée de la Gaspésie on skis and snowshoes

Traversée de la Gaspésie on skis and snowshoes

February 23 to March 2, 2019

The Traversée de la Gaspésie (TDLG on skis or snowshoes) offers a week of unforgettable cross-country skiing or snowshoeing every year, set in the enchanting [...]

Festi Lumière - Aquarium du Québec

Festi Lumière - Aquarium du Québec

December 20, 2018 to March 10, 2019

The perfect family outing! Festi Lumière is a stroll through an outdoor circuit illuminated by more than 500,000 LED. Experience the magic of winter in [...]

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE

February 21 to March 3, 2019

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE is one of the largest winter festivals in the world, an annual celebration registering 1 300,000 festival site visits from fans experiencing [...]

La Fête d’hiver de Saint-Jean-Port-Joli

La Fête d’hiver de Saint-Jean-Port-Joli

February 7 to 10, 2019

The Fête d'hiver is a snow sculpting event that has existed for 23 years now in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, in the charming region of Chaudière-Appalaches. Over [...]

Festival Folifrets Baie-James

Festival Folifrets Baie-James

February 28 to March 9, 2019

Inaugurated in 1967, the Festival Folifrets Baie-James is a non-profit organization whose mission is to host outdoor activities featuring sports based [...]