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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

 

1 p.m. to 3 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

Maxime Landry

     

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

1 p.m. to 3 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, 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


Maxime Landry

His story is one of perseverance, courage and, above all, multiple talents. Originally from Saint-Georges en Beauce, Maxime Landry participated in the 2009 edition of Star Académie. Declared great winner and sacred favorite of the public, it is at that moment that the career of the young interpreter was propelled. He recorded his first solo album, Vox Pop, only eight weeks after its release, he obtained Double Platinum certification. At the dawn of his thirtieth birthday, the singer-songwriter launches his fifth album, entitled Nos histoires where he signs all texts and music, offering a mature album inspired by the confidences shared by his faithful audience. A true and moving album created by no other than Scott Price, with stunning lyrics and musical arrangements that will touch your heart.

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


10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Artillery Park
Fortifications of Québec

The Artillery Park bears witness to two and a half centuries
of military history in Québec City. Take a look at this important
architectural heritage. For the entire family.

AN EXCEPTIONAL WORK: THE SCALE MODEL OF DUBERGER
This unique artefact, who was intended for British military authorities,
offers an outstanding illustration of the urban and military layout
of Québec City in the early 19th century.

THE LEGEND OF THE TALKING WALLS (Age 6 to 12)
The fortifications are full of secrets. An enchanted bracelet and a magic sword have allegedly been concealed there… Can you find to whom they belong? Can you solve the mystery of the walls? Challenges, games and puzzles await.


9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux
Major decisions that have marked the history of North America were made in this component of the fortifications.
The captivating activities on offer will immerse you in the world of Château Saint-Louis.


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

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
Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand
Kids Zone - Petite scène et Grande scène
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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