Now in its 20th year, this snowboard and freeski event has become one of Québec City’s hottest festivals. Watch the athletes pull out their best tricks for the FIS World Cup and stay for the outdoor shows in the heart of the city. March 15 to 17

 The Only FIS Cross-Country World Cup Stop in North America

The best cross-country skiers in the world will put skis to snow on the picturesque Plains of Abraham for the FIS Cross-Country World Cup finals. March 13 to 15

Saint Patrick’s Day for 3 Days Straight

Québec City spends a weekend in green to celebrate its Irish heritage. Be there for the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, beer festival, and entertainment on Grande Allée. March 21 to 24

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Québec Exquis, the Foodie Festival

Different restaurants team up with local producers to craft special menus at unbeatable prices!  April 6 to 20

Easter Holiday

With chocolate, brunch, and a trip to some of the religious heritage sites that make the Québec City region so special, Easter Weekend is a perfect time to visit. If you’re looking to have fun as a family, we’ve got some great suggestions! April 10 to 13

 A Life-Sized Museum

Musée de la civilisation has a major exhibition on that deals with science and the natural world.

  • Venenum, A Poisonous World: Delve into the mysteries surrounding poisons, including those found in nature, and the ways they’re used by man. Until April 5, 2020

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Québec City Magic Festival

Prepare to be amazed by 4 days of magic, with 40 professional magicians and over 70 free shows in the streets of the Petit Champlain District. May 6 to 10

 Free Outdoor Walking Theatre in the Streets of Québec

Où tu vas quand tu dors en marchant…? is a theatrical happening that makes a big impression. Spend an evening walking through the creative immersive tableaux. May 21 to June 8

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More Things to Do

Sugaring Off Season

Spring in Québec means sugaring off, with many Quebecers heading out to their favourite sugar shack for a hearty meal dripping in syrup. Treat your taste buds in some of the prettiest maple groves.

Spring Skiing

Cruise down the slopes under the warm spring sun and enjoy the best après‑ski of the season at any of the 4 hills in the Québec City region.

Nordic Spas

Feel like lounging around in a hammock? Snacking in a bathrobe? Relaxing in a hot bath under the open sky? Sounds like you’re ready for a little rest and relaxation at one of the Nordic spas in the city or the surrounding area.

Shopping in Old Québec and the Surrounding Neighbourhoods

Looking to add a few new pieces to your wardrobe? Take a stroll along Québec City’s picturesque shopping streets, where you’ll find unique boutiques with items by local designers and artisans.

New Farmers’ Market

Québec City’s Grand Marché (farmers’ market) has permanent and seasonal stands featuring a cornucopia of unique northern specialties. The bustling market, mere steps from the new Videotron Centre arena and its massive public square, is open year round.

Originally published by Québec City Tourism

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