January 27 - February 12, 2017 annual winter carnival. Snow sculptures, ice palace, parades, concerts, parties, antics of the Bonhomme's Knuks, general revelry all about the town.
July 6-16, 2017 Big annual music festival at Bell Stage on the Plains of Abraham; 300 shows on 10 stages – 11 DAYS OF MUSIC in Downtown Québec City. Program TBA in the spring.
July 22 - August 6, 2017 at Grand Théâtre de Québec. World-class concerts and activities for music lovers and the general public. Past year featured Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon’s production of Luc Plamondon and Michel Berger’s Starmania Opéra; plus Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec at Paquet Wharf, Lévis. See 2017 program as announced:
Early September, 2017. Annual, social, political, arts festival, fair, pride parties, entertainment. Past year included Friday Quebec City Pride Festival first parade, 8pm on rue Saint-Jean from Turbull to d’Youville Square. Participants invited to illuminate themselves with bright or luminous accessories. Events at St-Matthew’s, Le Drague, Tequila Lounge, Noctem, TD Scene.
December 27-31, 2017. Grande Allée Traditional music, ferris wheel, urban zipline, heated terraces and outdoor bars. Dec 31st free outdoor party at place de l’Assemblée-Nationale to warm up the crowd with fireworks finale to kick off 2018, and celebrate the 151st anniversary of Canada. Celebrations will extend from the Parliament Building to the Hotel Le Concorde.