Hotel Ambassadeur Quebec is located in the heart of many major touristic events of Quebec city, such as the Festival d’ete de Quebec and the Quebec Winter Carnival. Here’s a list of events that you don’t want to miss this year.
Hockey fans will be happy to attend one of the games of the Remparts de Québec from Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The curious ones will be glad to discover the brand new Videotron Centre, home of the Remparts this year. Kids will enjoy meeting Peluche, the friendly mascot of the team. It is your chance to see high level hockey at a very reasonable price! Take a look at the upcoming games:
The Videotron Centre has officially opened its doors on September 12th, 2015. Thousands of people have had the chance to visit this high-tech amphitheatre following its opening. However, those who had not have the opportunity to see it yet do not have to worry! Indeed, the center calendar is rich in events and shows of all kinds:
Address: 250-B, Boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel
Phone: 1 855 790-1245
Live the Christmas spirit at Marche du Vieux-Port. Discover more than 1000 local products in a festive atmosphere! From November 26th, 2015 to January 3rd, 2016, the market will be open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 5pm. Visit the Marche du Vieux-Port’s website for all details (French only).
Address: 160, quai St-André
Phone: 418 692-2517
Website (French only): http://www.marchevieuxport.com/
Live the holidays spirit in a German way this year! According to the tradition, which dates back to medieval times, the market will be completely outdoor! Many stands are awaiting you to make you discover the delicious German delicacies, such as mulled wine, grilled sausages and Christmas cookies! The German Christmas market awaits you from November 27th to December 20th! The young ones now have their own version of the market. Your kids will love to spend some time in the play area and the enchanting shack house.
For more information visit the German Christmas market’s website (French only).
Address : 2, rue des Jardins
Phone : 418 262-4106
Website : http://noelallemandquebec.com/
The Festi Lumiere is an activity that you must do as a family in Quebec City during the winter. In addition to the numerous illuminated structures and trees, you will be able to dance along different songs performed live by a singer. There will even be a mascot to entertain smaller kids!
The Festi Lumiere will starts on December 26th, 2015.
Address: 1675, avenue des Hôtels (Aquarium du Québec)
Phone: 1 800 665-6527
Come celebrate the arrival of the New Year starting from December 27th on the Grande Allee! Music and a festive atmosphere will make you dance. When you are cold, gather in one of the numerous heated terraces and have a drink with friends! Finally, what is more romantic than seeing the city from up above in a big wheel?
In addition to that, the 31st of December, you will be able to assist to a show that will blow your mind away, with violinist and singers. You prefer electronic music? You will be happy to know that many DJ will be there to make you dance all night long! New Year’s Eve best celebration is at Grande Allee!
Address : Grande Allée
Website : http://jourdelan.info/en/
Québec Winter Carnival certainly is a crowd favorite! Year after year, thousands of tourists and locals take part in the world’s largest winter carnival. Here is a quick view at this year’s activities that all your family will enjoy: night parades, snow slides, snow bath, international snow sculpture contest, ice canoe race and much more. From January 29th to February 14th, there is no better way to enjoy the pleasures of winter!
Address: many locations, but the Plains of Abrahams are the main site
Phone: 1 866 422-7628