Are you looking for things to do in Quebec City in August for a memorable vacation? If July had plenty of activities, August will be as exciting in terms of events! And it’s just as good because there are still beautiful days ahead of us. We suggest you a ton of not to be missed activities during your stay at the Travelodge Quebec. And we promise that there is something for each and everyone.

Major events in Quebec

Until August 6th: Quebec Opera Festival

The Quebec Opera Festival continues in the Old City and suggests you world class concerts and musical performances. Watch for the La Brigade Lyrique that animates many parks and public places for free! A great way to learn about opera while exploring Quebec.



August 1st to 5th: TD New France Festival/Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France

As mentioned in our last post, be part of history with the New France Festival until August 5th. You’ll be impressed by all the people taking part in the festivities while dressed-up in historical costumes, mostly in the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain and Place-Royale. See for yourself, you will want to join them. Festive atmosphere guaranteed! Get your Medallion to enjoy all the activities.


August 2nd to 23rd: Grands Feux Loto-Quebec

In the evening, the Grands Feux Loto-Quebec is a not to be missed event for an amazing light and sound show. Under a different theme each night on Thursday and Saturday, you can watch the fireworks from many sites on both sides of the St-Lawrence River. Some of our rooms at Travelodge Quebec even feature a wonderful view on the show! Get more information. Some other very popular places to enjoy the show are Place des Canotiers, Quai 22 and Quai Paquet. And it’s free.


August 8th to 19th: ComediHa!

See the funny side of life with the ComediHa! awesome line-up! Add laughter to your visit while discovering free events or buy tickets for a maximum of fun! (Mostly in French)



August 16th to 18th: Le Festibière de Québec/ Québec Beerfest

Le Festibière de Quebec (Quebec Beerfest) invites you to enjoy some beautiful summer days at Quais d’Espace 400e in the Vieux-Port for the most anticipated brewing event! More than 80 exhibitors will be there to introduce you to flavors from Quebec and around the world with their beers, ciders, meads, cocktails, liquors and more. You can also eat on the spot. The perfect way to enliven your taste buds!


Old-Quebec seen otherwise

LEGAGA Les piliers du post-postmodernisme

Les passages insolites

Les passages insolites are designed to let you explore the Old-Quebec from a different angle with its 9 unusual and playful installations. Get out of the trail and be curious!


Feria Flip Fabrique Circus show

Feria circus

From August 7th to September 2nd, FLIP Fabrique invites you to experiment the intriguing universe of Feria Circus. A free outdoor event to be seen at l’Agora du Port de Quebec. From Tuesday to Sunday starting at 8:30PM.


The Beerfest Backyard/La cour arrière du Festibière

The best place to relax and refresh is without a doubt La cours arrière du Festibière (Beerfest Backyard). Drinking a tasty microbrewery beer while having your feet in the water, this is what the pub-terrace offers you in the heart of the Vieux-Port de Quebec! A summer’s MUST-do! Live music every weekend in August. Open every day from 11AM to 11PM.


Best places in Québec City

You are still looking for more things to do in Quebec City during your stay? Discover Quebec’s greatest sites and events according to TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet.

To conclude, we present you the 12 best terrace-restaurants around Quebec City.(in French only)


You won’t be bored during your trip to Quebec, that’s for sure!

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