What to Do in Quebec City in December
In Quebec City, Holiday fever takes over the city as soon as December arrives. The first snow brings its load of themed and indoors activities and we have a lot of them to propose while you wait for the big night.
Doughnuts from A to Z
In Quebec City in December, La Folle Fourchette, culinary workshops and hardware, located in Limoilou, is offering you a chance to rediscover a Christmas classic: grandma’s doughnuts. Not only will the baker, Mrs. Marcil, teach you how to make your own doughnuts, but she will also give you some ideas to give a modern twist to your usual powdered doughnuts recipe. This activity is only offered in French. To know more about the boutique and its workshops:
La Folle Fourchette
986 3e Ave
Quebec City QC G1L 2X1
A Visit at the Museum
No day in the old city is complete without a visit at the Musée de la civilisation. The museum renews its exhibitions a few times per year, and every new one will teach you about fascinating subjects. In December, discover the uncanny resemblance between ancient Greek statues and their contemporary lookalikes in the surprising exhibition Mon sosie à 2000 ans. Then, follow a multisensory path through Ici Londres. This exhibition will take you through an immersive experience where you will get to discover the British capital’s creative side. Check out all of Musée de la civilisation’s current exhibitions and the ones coming in a close future on their Web site:
Musée de la civilisation
85, Rue Dalhousie
Quebec City QC G1K 8R2
Salon des Artisans et des Métiers d’Art de Québec
Are you looking to add one last original touch to your holiday look? Check out the treasure-filled kiosks at the Salon des Artisans et des Métiers d’Art de Québec. Everything you will find there is made with love and passion by local artists. You will get to talk with more than 200 artisans and learn about their process or their story.
Centre de foires de Québec
250 boul. Wilfrid-Hamel Est
Quebec City QC G1L 5A7
Corteo: Cirque du Soleil is coming to Vidéotron Centre
Corteo is the outing of the year. From December 6 to 9 at Vidéotron Centre, marvel at the wonder of Cirque du Soleil’s artists and acrobats and their exhilarating show Corteo. To fully enjoy the event and turn this incredible moment into a complete stay, we offer you our Corteo Package. To learn all details about this special offer, check out our Web site:
Contes à passer le temps
For the holiday period, Premier Acte presents you Contes à passer le temps. Six writers and six actors will tell you about Quebec City from six entirely different points of view. The city will be divided into five parts and described by people seeing it daily from the inside. Come learn more about the old city at Maison historique Chevalier and enjoy their irresistible dessert bar! This activity is only offered in French.
Let them tell you about their city
50 Rue du Marché-Champlain
Quebec City QC G1K 4E8
The Desjardins Family Victorian Christmas
At the Desjardins’ house, you will learn everything about Quebec’s Victorian Christmas traditions! Have you ever wondered why we put up a fir in our living rooms, or which dishes were usually cooked for Christmas Eve in the 18th century? You will find all the answers to your questions at the Maison Alphonse-Desjardins of Lévis. Discover the Desjardins family traditions in the best way: children will get to craft their own Christmas ornament and if you schedule your visit on the weekend, you will get a sweet surprise!
6 rue du Mont-Marie
Levis QC G6V 1V9