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About the Effigy

The Effigy is the official pass for the Quebec Winter Carnival. Made in Quebec from recycled maple tubing, it provides access to activities in the Loto-Québec Zone, Bonhomme Vidéotron Camp, Urban Sliding, and several Partner Events. The Effigy is not required for children aged 12 and under.

Prévente : October 31, 2023, to January 14: $20 + taxes

Vente régulière : January 15 to February 11: $30 + taxes 

The Full Carnival Pass

Want to get the complete Carnaval experience? Get yourself the Full Carnival Pass!

This offer includes:

  • The Effigy
  • A voucher for a Carnaval beanie
  • A voucher for a hot drink
  • A voucher redeemable for a Carnival Grog

The sales points

You can purchase them :
  • Online here
  • At the entrance of the Carnival sites from February 2 to February 11, 2024.
  • In participating Couche-Tard convenience stores in the Quebec City region, starting November 1st, 2023.
  • In participating stores and hotels in the Quebec City region, starting January 15, 2024.

Effigy Contest

Thanks to Tourisme Jacques-Cartier, by purchasing the Effigy, you have the chance to win an enticing grand prize.

The prize includes:


To participate, please fill out the form below. Good luck!

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The Winter Discount Booklet

In addition to granting you access to several Partner Events, the Effigy also entitles you to a multitude of offers and discounts from many of our partners:

  • Citadelle de Québec: 20% discount on the entrance fee;
  • Beaver Tail: Free hot chocolate with the purchase of a pastry;
  • Tuscanos: 2 coupons for a 10% discount on à la carte main courses (in the restaurant only), except for the breakfast menu;
  • Château Frontenac: Up to 30% off packages;
  • Hilton / CABU Boire et manger: 15% off everything;
  • Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec: $3 discount on the regular adult ticket price;
  • Le Côtes-à-Côtes: 2 plates of ribs for $49 + tax;
  • Aquarium de Québec: 20% discount;
  • La Souche: $0.70 off on the Carnaval beer;
  • Remparts de Québec: 2 for 1 on adult tickets for the game on Wednesday, March 6, 2024;
  • Strom Spa Nordique: 25% off the thermal experience;
  • Entourage sur le Lac: $4 off on frozen cocktails;
  • Bar laitier Fluo s’amuse: Buy one round of mini-golf at the regular price and get one free round;
  • Kraft Heinz: Save $1 when you purchase a package of Kraft Singles or Extra Cheddar cheese slices (390-825g);
  • Kraft Heinz: Save $1 when you purchase a jar of Kraft hazelnut spread or a jar of Kraft peanut butter or a package of Kraft Barista coffee (any variety and any size);
  • Kraft Heinz: Get a $2 discount when you buy two Philadelphia products (any flavor and any size).

*Some conditions apply for each of these privileges.