What is the Effigy?
Since 1955, the Effigy has been on the Quebec Winter Carnival’s main sources of funding. It is required to access most of our sites and activities. Each year, a new Effigy to the likeness of Bonhomme Carnaval is created to be worn as a pendent on your coat throughout the event.
Visitors 8 years old or older must wear the Effigy to access Carnival sites.
The Effigy is made and packaged in Quebec.
Where to buy Effigies
The 64th edition Carnival Effigy will be available in December 2017. More details to come.
CONTEST CLOSED. Thank you to all participants!
When purchasing the Effigy, enjoy many attractive promotions in the discount booklet that comes with it.
The participating businesses for the Carnival 2017:
Effigies are offered at a discounted rate of $13 each (taxes included) to groups of 20 people or more (online store only).
Full Carnival Pass
For just $ 45, enjoy an all-inclusive Carnival experience!
The Pass includes:
- An Effigy
- A Carnival tuque
- A stick of maple taffy
- A coffee or a hot chocolate
- A caribou (a traditional Carnival drink) or a non-alcoholic drink
Experience the Night Parades or the Canoe Race as a VIP! Enjoy the best seats in the house, a joyful atmosphere, free bar service and other surprises. For more information, consult ticketing.
Ordering previous Effigies
If you wish to order effigies from a previous edition of the Quebec Winter Carnival, please contact us by email at email@example.com from March 2017. It is not possible to order Effigies in December, January and February. Thank you for your understanding!