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Holidays at the Château

Fill up on unforgettable memories and make the most of the holiday season!

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Holiday Accommodations

Spend the holidays in a historical Château that truly comes alive with the spirit of Christmas.

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Our culinary brigade concocts unforgettable holiday meals. Book your events to experience the magic of the holidays at the Château.

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Experience the Holiday Magic

In this guide, you’ll find all the activities and events taking place at the Château during the holiday season.

Holiday Activities

The holiday season in Quebec City is simply magical. Discover the best activities and events to experience at the Château and in the city and its surroundings during this merry time of year.

Exclusive activities

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German Christmas Market

The German Christmas Market in Quebec is a must-see! All of Old Quebec turns into a real winter wonderland.
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Christmas Trees of Hope

Every year, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac organizes a big Christmas tree decorating party in its lobby. Come admire the trees and pick your favorite one!
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Quebec City from the River

Discover the Québec-Lévis ferry with a guide who will present anecdotes on the St. Lawrence River.
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Quebec City Under Siege

Quebec was the host of a major historic battle in 1759. Follow the footsteps (5km / 1h30) of this history accompanied by an experienced guide.
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Riedel Workshop (tasting)

In the company of a beer, spirits or wine connoisseur, taste different products and leave with a new appreciation, we promise!


Explore the animal world!
Outdoor Activities
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D’Youville Ice Skating Rink

Skating in the heart of the action is possible at Place D’Youville!
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The Grand Christmas Market

Discover more than a thousand local products at the Christmas Market of the Grand Marché de Québec, the newest foodie destination in Quebec City.

Toboggan slide Au 1884

The traditional toboggan run is one of the very oldest attractions in town!
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Tuque & Bicycle

A guided fat bike excursion in Quebec City.
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Maple taffy on snow

Come and taste delicious maple taffy on snow!
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Interactive Street Theatre “Christmas in New-France”

The brightly decorated streets of old Quebec’s lower town will come alive with the help of your spirited guides!

New Years Eve in Quebec City

Many activities are offered to kick off the new year!
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Religious Celebrations

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Shows in the city

Discover ideas for nights out from a selection of shows.
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