Complete program

The Quebec Winter Carnival offers a diverse program of over 200 activities bound to delight young and not-so-young alike!

Click here to download the 2017 sites map (French).
Click here to download the 2017 program (Bilingual).

Official activity Snow Racer Grand Prix with Marto Napoli

Snow Racer Grand Prix with Marto Napoli

The legendary Snow Racer Grand Prix has finally come to Quebec City. Challenge your friends to this crazy race! Over $1000 goes to the winner!

Official activity Axe Throwing

Axe Throwing

Try out Axe Throwing at our outdoors throwing range! This memorable experience puts us in touch with our roots.

Associated activity Village Nordik at the Port of Québec

Village Nordik at the Port of Québec

In the Nordik VIllage at the Louise Basin, enjoy slides, an ice rink, an ice trail and urban ice fishing outdoors or in a heated inflatable igloo!

Official activity Upper Town Night Parade

Upper Town Night Parade

A most colourful show featuring only the best the Quebec Winter Carnival has to offer.

Official activity Restaurant Partners’ Cocktail

Restaurant Partners’ Cocktail

The Carnival invites you to a cocktail dinner that shines the limelight on the restaurants of Quebec City.

Official activity DuProprio Polar Mission

DuProprio Polar Mission

DuProprio Polar Mission is a multi-stage journey featuring a zany scenario and fun trials that test your children’s strength, dexterity and wits.

Official activity Camp Games

Camp Games

Try out original large-scale camp games to break the ice and get the fun going: the labyrinth, the dexterity game and table hockey!

Official activity Christie's Rest Area

Christie's Rest Area

Come warm up inside Christie's Rest Area, where you'll find various snacks and beverages, places to sit down, changing tables and a kicksled rental service.

Associated activity Arrow Sash Weaving Demonstration

Arrow Sash Weaving Demonstration

Genuine Quebec fléché weaving demonstration. Watch a craftsperson make a traditional arrow sash without a loom, the old French Canadian way.

Official activity Videotron Virtual Studio

Videotron Virtual Studio

Thanks to Videotron and Tilt Brush, create your own 3D work of art in a sweeping virtual reality landscape!

Official activity Hula-hoop Québec

Hula-hoop Québec

Hula-hoop Québec lights up the Loto-Québec Zone with its masterful display of light and dance.

Official activity Crowning of the Queen

Crowning of the Queen

The 63rd Quebec Winter Carnival opens with the Crowning of the Queen at Bonhomme's Ice Palace.

Official activity Sugar Shack

Sugar Shack

While you're out at Jos' Camp Presented by Videotron, drop by the traditional sugar shack to enjoy classic maple sweets!

Official activity Snowga


Release accumulated stress and enjoy the benefits of outdoors yoga on a cool day.

Official activity Blood Drive

Blood Drive

The Quebec Winter Carnival is leading a blood drive as part of the festivities. Pay it forward!

Official activity Charlesbourg Night Parade

Charlesbourg Night Parade

A most colourful show featuring only the best the Quebec Winter Carnival has to offer.

Associated activity Jamboree


The best place for snowboard and electronic music fans to party under the stars!

Associated activity Ville de Québec Snow Globe

Ville de Québec Snow Globe

Artists of all trades offer you 45 unique ongoing shows at place D'Youville on a stage modeled after a snow globe.

Official activity Beaver Tails

Beaver Tails

Savour a delicious treat by Bonhomme's Ice Palace during you stay at the Loto-Québec Zone!

Associated activity Carnival and Traditions

Carnival and Traditions

Various themed activities and evenings evocate the winters of yesteryear at the Dufferin Terrace: slide, storytellers, ice skating and much more.

Official activity Uniprix Ice Slide

Uniprix Ice Slide

Come slide down the 120 metres of the Uniprix Ice Slide located over the famous remparts of Quebec City!

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