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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.



Only a few minutes away by car from the Hotel Universel, you will be able to live a key winter activity in Quebec City: the Festi Lumiere. The young and older will be amazed by the numerous illuminated structures and trees. Join the crowd in order to warm up by dancing around the outdoor fireplace. A singer will be there for the occasion. 

This event is taking place starting December 20th, 2018, at the Aquarium du Québec.

Address: 1675, avenue des Hôtels
Phone: 1 800 665-6527

Itinerary from the hotel

Schedule :

  • December 20, 2018 to January 7, 2019, every night, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (closed on December 24 and 25, 2018)
  • January 12 to February 23, 2019, Saturday night, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • Spring Break: March 2 to 10, 2019, every night, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The 58th International Tournament of Pee-Wee Hockey Quebec will be held at the Centre Videotron from February 13 to 24, 2019! Enjoy activity days to see high-level hockey games. The doors will open at 7 am every morning, and activities will begin at 8 am. General admission is $ 8.00 and admission is $ 2.00 for children under 14. Become the proud supporters of the players of tomorrow!

Address : 250-G, Boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel
Phone Number : 418 524-3311
Web Site :


Carnaval de Quebec

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 February 8th to 17th, there is no better way to enjoy the pleasures of winter!

Have a look at the site map and the program

Phone: 1 866 422-7628


Jamboree Snowboard & Ski

Be prepared to see high level of snowboarding thanks to the Big Air competition happens to be held in Quebec from March 15th to 27th, 2019! The new and impressive whole structure will be erected at the Îlot Fleurie where it will offer to the competition an urban setting worthy of his sport. The athletes will push their limits and show their skills to an audience of the most enthusiastic! The unique show of its kind will surely attract fans of the sport, the curious and photographers wishing to create outstanding works!


When: March 15th to 17th, 2019
Address : Îlot Fleurie, 835 boulevard Charest Est
Website :


Saint-Patrick Day’s parade

Take part in Saint-Patrick Day’s parade in Quebec City on March 23rd, 2019. During the parade, you will discover the Irish history and culture through musicians, dancers, Irish descendants and much more. 

When: March 23rd, 2019
Where:  Parades's itinerary 
SWebsite : 
Directions from the hotel


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 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 25 restaurants from Quebec City
SWebsite : 



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:

  • January 25: Bryan Adams
  • February 9: Jean-Pierre Ferland
  • February 13: 60e Hocky Pee-Wee Tournoi International de Hockey Pee-Wee de Québec
  • March 2nd: Marie-Mai
  • March 8 to 10 : Disney on ice celebrates 100 years of magic
  • March 27: Harlem Globetrotters
  • March 31st: Muse
  • April 2nd: Kiss - End of the road World Tour
  • April 24: ZAZ
  • May 4: Professional Bull Riders
  • May 11: Godsmack and Volbeat
  • May 18: Monster Spectacular
  • May 25: La tournée des idoles : A Quebec's singers and musicians big reunion
  • June 6: Corey Hart

Consult the schedule for more details!

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

Itinerary from the hotel