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  • 2017 Quebec Winter Carnival: A Broad and Diverse Program!

    2017 Quebec Winter Carnival: A Broad and Diverse Program!

    Quebec City, January 10, 2017—The Quebec Winter Carnival has unveiled activities to complete its 2017 program. Many new events join those already announced, along with two new sites, place D’Youville and Les 3 Brasseurs. The program features new activities of all kinds: sports events like Snowga, the Snow Racer Grand Prix and the Lumberjack Challenge, the highly artistic Videotron Virtual Studio and interactive illumination at the Snow Sculptures Presented by Cominar, a meditative experience. With winter gourmet experiences and associated activities on seven themed sites also joining the program, visitors of all ages are sure to find just what they’re looking for from January 27 to February 12, 2017.

  • In 2017, the Quebec Winter Carnival Breaks Free!

    In 2017, the Quebec Winter Carnival Breaks Free!

    Quebec City, December 1, 2016—With the Quebec Winter Carnival Effigy going on presale for $10 per unit until December 31, 2016, the Carnival is ready to offer a first glimpse of its 2017 program. From January 27 to February 12, 2017, the Carnival breaks out of the Plains of Abraham to resettle at a number of sites across the region. Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale, the parc de l’Esplanade, the parc de la Francophonie, the parc de l’Amérique-Française, Old Lévis, the Quartier Petit Champlain, Lac-Beauport and many other sites will welcome the themed entertainment and associated activities of a renewed program offer.

  • Free Access for All at the 2017 Carnival Snow Sculpture!

    Free Access for All at the 2017 Carnival Snow Sculpture!

    Quebec City, November 30, 2016—The famed Snow Sculpture Contest returns to the Carnival for a 45th time. In 2017, the parc de l’Amérique-Française will host both the National and International Categories of the Snow Sculptures Presented by Cominar. Visitors are welcome on site free of charge—no Carnival Effigy required.

  • The Plains of Abraham Carnival site to reopen today at noon: starting shot for the international category of the International Snow Sculpture Competition presented by Cominar

    The Plains of Abraham Carnival site to reopen today at noon: starting shot for the international category of the International Snow Sculpture Competition presented by Cominar

    Quebec City, February 2, 2016 – The Quebec Winter Carnival announces the Plains of Abraham Carnival site will reopen on noon today, February 2. The site of Bonhomme’s Ice Palace (Loto-Québec Zone) will remain closed today: Carnival workers are maintaining the Ice Palace following adverse weather beyond our control yesterday.

  • The Quebec Winter Carnival Announces its 2016 Program:  All the Activities at My Carnival

    The Quebec Winter Carnival Announces its 2016 Program: All the Activities at My Carnival

    Quebec City, January 12, 2016 – Earlier today, the Quebec Winter Carnival announced the official program of the 2016 edition of the largest winter carnival on Earth! These varied activities are focused around three main axes: play, celebrate and meet. Some new activities include the Winter Symphonie, Christie’s Giant Bowling, the Yukigassen, the Snowtime! Traveling Fortress and the Snow Racer Grand Prix with Marto Napoli.

  • A more accessible Carnival Effigy: on presale for $10 throughout December

    A more accessible Carnival Effigy: on presale for $10 throughout December

    Quebec City, December 1 2015 – The Quebec Winter Carnival launched the presale of the Effigy and invited curious bystanders to try out a delightfully weird activity, Mr. Christie’s Giant Bowling! Carnival-goers who are wearing an Effigy can try out this incredible experience on the Plains of Abraham from January 29 to February 14, 2016. The Carnival Effigy is now available for presale at the discount price of $10 through the Carnival’s website and participating Couche-Tard locations in the greater Quebec City area (regular price: $15). Presale ends on December 31. Also new this year: each effigy comes with a booklet containing $200 worth of Winter Discounts!

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