Celebrate Winter
 
Quebec’s winter festivals and carnivals are a great source of joy

Celebrate Winter

The generous snow and exceptional beauty of the winter landscape have inspired Quebec to create events at which frigid temperatures are no match for the people’s warm-heartedness. Join in the festivities and see the season from a new perspective thanks to activities for the whole family and lots of opportunities to celebrate. Bundle up and jump into the snow!

9 Winter Festivals and Carnivals

Québec Winter Carnival in Association with Loto-Québec

Québec Winter Carnival in Association with Loto-Québec

From February 3 to 12, 2023

Le Carnaval de Québec, presented in collaboration with Loto-Québec. The great winter festival invites Carnival-goers to "take out their crazy" for its [ read more ... ]

Festival de pêche aux petits poissons des chenaux

Festival de pêche aux petits poissons des chenaux

2023 dates to come (February)

A typical Quebec tradition, tomcod fishing or "pêche aux petits poissons des chenaux" is unique in the world. As soon as weather permits, a veritable village [ read more ... ]

Festival Saguenay en neige

Festival Saguenay en neige

From February 2 to 12, 2023

Saguenay en Neige is positioned as one of the biggest winter festivals in Quebec. It is an example of success in the field of snow sculpture as well as [ read more ... ]

Snowflake Kingdom of Winterlude

Snowflake Kingdom of Winterlude

2023 dates to come (February)

Have fun at the Snowflake Kingdom, now located in the northern section of Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau. It's a true winter playground, where a host [ read more ... ]

Festival Feu et Glace

Festival Feu et Glace

2023 dates to be announced (February)

With its “flurry of fun”, the Festival Feu et Glace is back every year to please all! The city of Repentigny then hosts one of the largest winter festivals [ read more ... ]

Les Hivernades de Saguenay

Les Hivernades de Saguenay

2023 dates to be announced (February- March)

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