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Come and Celebrate!

Schedule of Events

A great lineup of FREE activities and festivities will be on offer at two great Quebec City locations:
Dufferin Terrace and The Plains of Abraham. There will be activities, ceremonies, entertainment,
and performances all day long. And be sure to stick around for the nighttime fireworks display!

 

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Yoga and Cardio-F.I.T.

   

9:30 a.m.
Sunday Mass

   

11:40 a.m.
Official flag-raising
ceremony

 

Noon to 2 p.m.
Canada Day cake

   

 
Noon to 5 p.m.
Family activities and shows

Arthur L’Aventurier • Samajam
Studio Party time

 
 

 
8 p.m.
Show

Coming soon

     

10 p.m.
Fireworks

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Behind Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec


9:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.: Yoga

10:50 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Cardio-F.I.T.

9:30 a.m.
Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec


Sunday Mass


Terrasse Dufferin of Parks Canada


11:40 a.m.:Official flag-raising ceremony by the 2nd Battalion, Royal 22nd Regiment

Noon to 2 p.m.:Canada Day cake provided by the Fairmont Château Frontenac

Noon to 5 p.m.
Plains of Abraham


FREE ACTIVITIES AND FESTIVITIES

Noon: Spectacle du cirque NEZ à NEZ (Mlle Odette et M. René) - Petite scène

0:30 p.m.: Arthur l’Aventurier À la découverte des Rocheuses - Grande scène

1:20 p.m.: Spectacle de Martin le magicien - Petite scène

1:50 p.m.: Samajam présente Rythmo! - Grande scène

2:40 p.m.: Marimba en Afrique - Petite scène

3:10 p.m.: Troupes de compétition de l’école de danse Studio Party Time - Grande scène

Also on the Plains of Abraham:

Inflatable games, face painting, arts and crafts, group activities, bungee trampolines, a climbing wall, tiny tots zone (age 0 to 5), kids zone (age 6 to 12), Canada Day cake, a petting zoo—and more!

Kick-off: 8:00 p.m.
Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand


Coming soon

10 p.m.
Grey Terrace


FIREWORKS FOR CANADA'S BIRTHDAY!

+ Other Activities

Get a real sense of the history of Canada by visiting the national historic sites.

Free admission


9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Battlefields Park

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Artillery Park
Fortifications of Québec

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St.-Louis Forts and Châteaux

Plains of Abraham Museum

EXHIBITION BATTLES 1759-176
Experience the siege of Québec and the battles of 1759 and 1760 as if you were there. Discover many unknown impacts of the conflict in the new Order and Law section and attend an incredible immersive projection that includes original accounts of protagonists of the period. Collection of uniforms, large maps, scale models, interactive games, and period reproductions.

IDENTITIES EXHIBITION
View many artefacts from the Park’s archeological collection classified by theme: housing, layout, work, food, communication, entertainment, clothing and appearance. The artefacts originating from archeological digs at Des Braves Park, the advanced blockhouse, Martello 2 Tower and Cove Fields bear witness to the history and people who lived there.

TRACES EXHIBITION: LISTENING TO REMNANTS
View more than 100 artefacts from the Park's archaeological collection.
Discover what life was like for residents of a 17th century civilian site
(Des Braves Park) and 19th century military site (blockhouse).

STUDENT MASTERWORKS EXHIBITION (10th EDITION)
Admire over one hundred new replicas of historical objects from
the New France era up to the onset of the 20th century. Authentic
creations made by elementary and high school students of the
Commission scolaire de la Beauce-Etchemin (school board).

Martello 1 Tower

ATTENTION! EXHIBITION
Use a smart tablet to discover the history of Québec’s Martello
towers, their architecture, military engineering, and the living
conditions of the military billeted in the towers. 2D and 3D
animations, enhanced reality, video and more.



How to find us

 

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
Plains of Abraham / Close to Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand
Martello Tower 1
Grey Terrace
Plains of Abraham Museum
Dufferin Terrace

 

St-Louis Forts and Châteaux
Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec
Fortifications of Québec / Artillery Park
RTC bus stop
Parking

 

For more information on city busses, bus routes, fares and parking lots, go to the RTC website.

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