The German Christmas Market illuminates Old Québec!

With its colorful lights, traditional wooden kiosks and free activities for the whole family, Québec City's German Christmas Market offers visitors a unique and unforgettable experience. A few weeks before the holidays, everything is set up to recreate the festive and warm atmosphere of the major European Christmas markets, in the magical setting of Old Québec. Extraordinary shows, original gift ideas, tasting of German and local products, free activities for children, Christmas music and choirs; everything is here to immerse you in the magic of the holidays!
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A ton of original gift ideas to discover!

Québec City's German Christmas Market, it is more than 90 exhibitors who welcome you with a smile to offer you original gift ideas, in their little wooden kiosks, just like in the big European Christmas markets. You will discover local products from Quebec, as well as German and European specialties and handmade products by local artisans. You can also enjoy tasty pretzels, mulled wine, traditional German cakes and many other delicacies!
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Magical performances and extraordinary shows

  • Grand Opening Ceremony with the OSQ

    Grand Opening Ceremony with the OSQ

    A light-filled evening with circus performances by FogoRasto, followed by an indoor concert with the Chœur de l’Orchestre symphonique de Québec. An event not to be missed!

    When? Friday, November 22, at 6PM at the Notre-Dame-de-Quebec Basilica.

  • The Night of the Krampus

    The Night of the Krampus

    The Krampus, creatures straight out of the European folklore to punish children who don't behave, plunge you into a din of music and fire. An amazing performance you don’t want to miss!

    When? Friday, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, at 6:30PM on the whole site of the Market.

  • Ravensburger Board Games Evening

    Ravensburger Board Games Evening

    Have a laugh, spend quality time with your friends and family, and discover the Ravensburger board games, an activity hosted by the team of La Revanche.

    When? View our program to see the board games evening schedule.

  • Feuerzangenbowle Ceremony

    Feuerzangenbowle Ceremony

    Der Meistererzähler transports us into the ceremony of flambéed mulled wine, a German Christmas tradition. With the complicity of the Fanfaria, this event becomes a pleasure for the eyes and the tastebuds.

    When? November 23, December 7 and 21, at 5PM at the Winterbar.

  • Bavarian Music with Talbachbuam-Trio

    Bavarian Music with Talbachbuam-Trio

    Coming straight from Germany for a single weekend, this trio of musicians will perform several traditional pieces of Bavarian folklore. A frenzied performance not to be missed!

    When? November 29 and 30, December 1st, at the Winterbar.

  • Puppet Theaterplatz

    Puppet Theaterplatz

    Discover our new puppet theater at the Theaterplatz, and watch a ton of fun puppet shows that the whole family will enjoy!

    When? View our program to see the show schedule.

  • Reading with Marion Tauschwitz

    Reading with Marion Tauschwitz

    Enjoy the reading of an excerpt from her latest novel by Marion Tauschwitz, an author from Heidelberg who was named Author of the Year in Germany in 2015.

    When? December 5, 6 and 7, at the Ravensburger Kinderchalet.

  • The Fanfaria

    The Fanfaria

    Discover la Fanfaria, a funny and festive fanfare composed of six cooks and their instruments that will give you a musical taste of Eastern Europe!

    When? December 13 in the evening, at the Winterbar.

  • Québec-Bavaria : 30 years of collaboration

    Québec-Bavaria : 30 years of collaboration

    Visit the Québec-Bavaria kiosk to enjoy the warm, pleasant and family-friendly atmosphere!

    When? Throughout the duration of the Market.