Looking for a reason to visit Quebec City this summer? Here’s a look ahead of the best festivals happening around the city. Want to stay close to the action? Book ahead at Hilton Quebec by clicking here.

Photo: Quebec City Tourism

Best for Family Fun

Mont-Sainte-Anne Rodeo: July 19-22
4 days of party, thrills and fun for the whole family.

Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France: August 1-5
Historic and entertaining activities with reenactments and lectures bringing historic Quebec City to life.

Les Grands Feux Loto-Quebec: August 2-23
Enjoy a magnificent fireworks show.

Fête Arc-en-ciel de Québec: August 31-September 3
A friench social and arts Pride Festival where you can show your colours and enjoy free outdoor music, community fair, family picnic and more.

Best for Feasting Foodies

Festibière de Quebec: August 16-19
Discover new variants of your favourite brews from over 50 exhibitors.

Rythmes & Papilles – La Grande Fête de la Côte-de-Beaupré: August 24-26
Culinary activities including a gastronomic dinner, farmers’ market, craft fair and more.

Best for Music Maestros:

Festival d’été de Québec: July 5-15
Canada’s largest outdoor music event featuring Neil Young, Foo Fighters, Cindy Lauper, Lorde, Dave Matthews Band and over 200 others.

Festival d’opéra de Québec: July 24-August 5
International-calibre opera concerts and performances.

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