Québec City at its Best

Top Things to Do in Québec City this Fall

Credit: Pamela MacNaughtan

Québec City is beautiful year-round, but fall kicks it up a notch.

Mark your Calendar


Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec Credit: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec Zoom

Envol et Macadam
Envol et Macadam is an urban festival featuring concerts that showcase the best new and established alternative music bands from here and around the world. This year's line-up includes: Lagwagon, Subhumans, and Comeback Kid. September 5 to 7

Québec City Celtic Festival
Come celebrate the celtic roots and culture of the ancient Celts, especially those from Brittany, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Galicia and the Isle of Man. September 6 to 8

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
The world’s best bike racing teams will gather in Québec City to compete in this major race. Part of the UCI WorldTour, the Grand Prix Cycliste is always exciting. September 13

Grande Virée des Couleurs
The Great Colour Adventure has a fun and festive vibe, with lots of activities held every weekend: pumpkin hunting, races, bouncy castles, disc golf, mountain biking, and a lot of fun surprises. September 21 to October 14.


Halloween in Québec City Credit: Guy Lessard Zoom

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Treat yourself to a colourful fall getaway in Québec City. October 12 to 14 

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this folk festival by participating in a multitude of activities organized for the occasion throughout the month of October.

Québec City Marathon
Runners in the 21.2 and 42.2 km races will pass through Québec City’s hippest neighbourhoods and prettiest streets.

More Suggestions

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Hiking Credit: Francis Fontaine Zoom

Find out our favourite activities for making the most of fall’s fabulous colours in the Québec City Area.

Best Places to See Fall Foliage

Kayaking in Marais du Nord Credit: Francis Fontaine Zoom

Here are the best spots to see the brightest fall foliage.

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Winery on Ile d'Orleans Credit: Jeff Frenette Photography Zoom

Meet passionate artisans during your tour of Île d'Orléans.

For more inspiration, see also the events calendar and our fall activity suggestions.

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