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Major Events

Major Events

Hotel Universel 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 popular events you don’t want to miss in the weeks to come.


Maple Sugar Time!

During Speing, snow is melting, maples are ceiling and sun is coming back! This is the perfect to spend some good time and to taste all kinds of maple delights! Fully take advantage of your trip in Quebec City by visiting a sugar shack!

Here is a selection of sugar shacks in Quebec area.


Quebec City Magic Festival

From May 2nd to 5th, Quebec city invites you to the Festival de Magie de Quebec, for four days of magic shows and galas. Different kinds of shows and animations will take place at the Palais Montcalm, at the Musée de la Civilisation and in the heart of the Quartier Petit-Champlain. Many of them are free.

This is an event not to be missed!

When: From May 2nd to May 5th
Where: Several sites to discover
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Quebec Exquis!

Food and wine lovers, this festival is for you! From April 6th to 20th you will be able to eat, savour, cook and go out! On site, you will be able to meet with chefs, farmers, market gardener and many others!

Reserve your spot right now on the Quebec Exquis’ website

When: From April 6th to 20th, 2019
Where: In 26 restaurants from Quebec City
SWebsite : 



Carrefour International de Theatre

Each year the walk-through experience of Où tu vas quand tu dors en marchant…? leads thousands of spectators into unlikely places, and is the greatest way to discover Quebec City's streets.
An original creation by Carrefour international de théâtre, presented by the City of Québec, is a part of the Old Capital since 2009.

When: From May 23rd to June 8th, from Thursday to Saturday nights, 9 to 11 pm.
Website :


Festival d'ete de Quebec

An event not to miss, the Festival d’ete de Quebec offers you 11 days of consecutive music on different scenes from July 4 until July 14. The festival will bring to life the city with an impressive line-up of artists. Here are some big names that will perform on stage during the festival: Mariah Carey, The Offspring, Kygo, 21pilots, Imagine Dragons and much more!


Address : Plaines d'Abraham, 835 Avenue Wilfrid-Laurier
Phone : 418 529-5200
Web site:
Direction from the hotel
(also, the bus lines 800, 801 and 807 pass near our hotel, bringing you directly in the festival!).


The New France Festival

Walk in Old Quebec City's streets and go back in time with New France Festival, covering 4 days of activities, shows and animations. Put on your 18th century's costume and attend this great event, only 15 minutes from our hotel.

Where: Old-Town
When: from August 1st to August 4
Phone : 418-694-3311
Site Web :

Directions from the hotel


Grands Feux Loto-Québec (Fireworks)

The Grands Feux Loto Quebec promises to be full of surprises for this new edition. From July 31st to August 24th, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 10pm, come enjoy this free firework show. The fireworks start at 10pm, but on-site animation begin earlier. 


When : From July 31st to August 24th, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 10pm
Address : 124 Saint-Pierre Street, Quebec City
Phone: 418 692-3736
Website :
Directions from our hotel


Festivent de Lévis

The Festivent de Lévis is a music festival taking place on the South shore of Quebec City, with many great artists. The site is not so far from our hotel, the 15 minute-drive is worth it to go see a bunch of great music artists.

Where: 871, avenue Taniata
When: July 31st to August 4th
Phone : 418 529-5200
Web site :

Direction from hotel


Videotron Centre

The Videotron Centre is officially open! Why not celebrate its opening by attending one of its numerous shows and events of the season? Its program is rich in events of all kinds that will suit the tastes of everyone. Sports fans may also want to buy tickets to see the Remparts de Quebec play hockey in this high-tech amphitheatre! Take a look at the must-see events of the upcoming weeks:

  • April 24th : ZAZ
  • May 4th : Professional Bull Riders
  • May 11th : Godsmack et Volbeat
  • May 18th : Monster Spectacular
  • May 25th : La tournée des idoles
  • May 31st : EW Invazion (DJ)
  • June 6th : Corey Hart
  • July 15th : Def Leppard
  • August 3rd : Michael Bublé
  • August 7th : Iron Maiden
  • August 8th : Pro-Am Gagné-Bergeron
  • August 17th : Marilyn Manson & Rob Zombie
  • September 18, 19, 21 : Céline Dion
  • October 12 : The Australian Pink Floyd Show
  • November 9 : Patrick Bruel

Consult the schedule for more details!

Address: 250-B, Boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel
Phone: 1 855 790-1245

Itinerary from the hotel