Local Area Activities
festival d'été de Québec
Picture a modern, yet historic city taken over by a music festival and 1.5 million festivalgoers. Ten indoor and outdoor stages, venues where you can gather to celebrate and to discover what's new, on which a string of international superstars - The Black Eyed Peas, Rammstein, Iron Maiden, Plácido Domingo, Sting, Paul McCartney, Charles Aznavour, KISS - along with top new talent play for a full 11 days! In all, more than 1,000 artists and close to 300 shows! Rock, French song, hip-hop, electro, jazz, classical music and world music greats. All this right in the heart of beautiful Quebec City, easily accessible and totally affordable!Watch as jugglers, acrobats, stilt walkers, and troupes of wacky and wonderful performers captivate crowds in the winding streets of Old Québec! Take the kids to Family Place - sponsored by le Lait - for family-friendly fun and games all day long. During the Festival, the whole city is celebrating!