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What to Do in Québec City in June

Credit: Philippe Roger

June Events Calendar:

Inauguration of the National Assembly New Reception Pavilion

Parliament Building Credit: Guy Lessard Zoom

The National Assembly has a new look! Enjoy a unique experience while visiting a more modern, safer and welcoming visitor centre. Special activities will be offered for the grand openingJune 1 and 2.

Free Outdoor Walking Theatre

Carrefour international de théâtre Credit: Renaud Philippe Zoom

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 presentations. May 23 to June 8 (Thursday–Saturday)

The Farmer's Market Grand Opening

Québec City Farmers' Market Zoom

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 Videotron Centre arena and its massive public square, will be open year round. June 14 to 16

Défi Escaliers (Stairs Challenge)

Staicases challenge Credit: Charles Boutin Zoom

Défi Escaliers is no doubt one of Québec City’s most difficult races—runners alternate between climbing and descending some thirty of the most beautiful staircases. That race takes runners on a beautiful route through Québec City’s Upper and Lower Towns. June 16

Québec's National Holiday

Fete nationale Zoom

Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, on June 24th, marks the start of summer. In and around Québec City, you’ll find lots of ways to celebrate. Here’s how to make the most of that weekend. June 21 to 24

Wendake International Pow Wow

Native tourism (Norma Joseph) Credit: Jean-Louis Regis Zoom

First Nations of here and beyond compete to the beat of drums during a palette of top-level dance competitions in their traditional regalia. Handicraft making workshops, various traditional know-how demonstrations and authentic First Nations food tastings are also part of the program. June 28 to 30

Suggestions of the Month:

Things to Do on a Rainy Day

Canyon Sainte-Anne Credit: Canyon Sainte-Anne Zoom

Forget about that bad weather and head to the great indoors

Québec City's Best Restaurant Patios

Credit: Guy Lessard Zoom

From enjoying beautiful views over the St. Lawrence River to charming open air hideaways in the middle of the city, these are some of the best restaurant patios in the region.

400 km of Cycling Routes to Enjoy

Cycling Path Credit: Jeff Frenette Photography Zoom

A network of inline bike paths originates in the Old Port sector and extends throughout the Québec City Area. Hop on your bike and explore it!

Live Folk Music Bars and Restaurants

Live Music Credit: Rideau Rouge Zoom

Looking for a fun place for a drink while you’re in Québec City? Going out to a bar de chansonniers is the perfect opportunity to meet locals in a place brimming with local flavour.

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

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