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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.


Festival de Cinema de la ville de Quebec

Movie fan, join the Festival de Cinema de la ville de Quebec from September 13th to 22nd. The FCVQ will present international films as well as renowned works. Local and regional emerging artists will also be broadcast. 


Address: varies depending on the movies and events
Phone : 418 800-0051
Website (French only) :



Unusual Passages

A journey featuring 9 playful structures downtown Quebec City. Built by artists and architecture collectives, those structures question our relation to the world and the urban space.

Isn’t it a good way to discover Quebec City?

When: June 28th to October 14th


Quebec's ComicCon

The Quebec's ComicCon is THE place you have to be if you are a video game, movie or music enthusiast. Once again, the ComicCon offers a schedule with many activities : cebrety Q&A, panels and workshops, photo ops, celebrety autographs, tabletop games, video games, screenings and concerts. Now you know where you want to be on October 20th and October 21st!

When: October 20th and October 21st
Address: 1000, boul. René-Lévesque Est, Québec (QC) G1R 5T8
Phone: 1 888 679-4000

Directions from the hotel


Parade des jouets

Rediscover the Parade des jouets for the 17th edition. This year, from 3 pm on November 10, assist to the grand parade des jouets in the Saint-Roch area and on Grande allée. Folllow the parade and its festive ambiance which will carry you to the Santa Claus Club jouet. Kids and adults will have a memorable experience.

  • Exhibition of many parade floats
  • Picture with Santa Claus
  • Zipline
  • Inflatable games
  • Princess Lily and the elf’s show
  • Mascots
  • Makeup and clowns

When: November 10th and 11th
Where: Grande Allée and lower town
Phone: (418) 780-3004


The Christmas market at Marche du Vieux-Port

Feel the Christmas spirit at the Marche du Vieux-Port from November 22th until December 31st. Enjoy shopping with festive music and browse through more than one thousand exclusive products coming from all over the province. It is time to find the perfect unique gift for your loved ones! For more information, consult the Marche du Vieux-Port’s website

When: From November 22th until December 31st
Where: 160, quai St-André
Phone: 418 692-2517
Website (French only):

Itinerary from the 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:

  • September 20: Hockey game - Washington Capitals vs Montreal Canadiens
  • September 21: MMA  - TKO 44
  • September 22: Remparts de Québec (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) 
  • September 23: Remparts de Québec (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) 
  • September 26: André Rieu
  • September 27: Remparts de Québec (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) 
  • September 29: Elton John
  • October 13: Justin Timberlake
  • October 14: Lara Fabian
  • October 27: Christophe Maé

Consult the schedule for more details!

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

Itinerary from the hotel