Effigy

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

CONTEST CLOSED. Thank you to all participants!

Consult the rules of the Carnival Effigy contest

Effigies discount

When purchasing the Effigy, enjoy many attractive promotions in the discount booklet that comes with it.

The participating businesses for the Carnival 2017:

Group Rate

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

VIP Packages

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 reception@carnaval.qc.ca from March 2017. It is not possible to order Effigies in December, January and February. Thank you for your understanding!

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