Quebec City comes alive in the fall, with beautiful colors of yellow and orange making for a romatic backdrop perfect for a quick weekend getaway. Add the many fun activities and events happening over the next few months and you have a perfect day ready and waiting. September to November means mild(ish) weather, fewer crowds, lots of chances for cozy pub nights and spiced lattes, as well as plenty of fun activities for the family.
Nature is the guest of honour at the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Park. Bird-watching, mountain climbing, tracking snow geese, and walking are among the fall activities designed for your enjoyment. Bring your binoculars and best hiking boots and prepare to stay a while.
Are there ghosts in Quebec City? Some say there are, but you can decide for yourself with one of the annual Ghost Tours around the city. You are sure to get spooked as you learn the uneasy history of the city!
If you’re looking for a fall activity fulll of culture, look no further than the Quebec City Festival of Sacred Music, an event held at the Church of Saint Roch church, the largest in the city. The festival takes place at the end of October, running into November, offering live music and lots of other fun. You are also going to love taking in the church’s amazing architecture while there.
Are you a sports fan? If so, fall is the perfect time for you to enjoy Quebec City as the Monarks football team take the field to entertain the fans and score as many touchdowns as possible. Bring your fan hands and beer for tailgating and football fun!
Domaine Maizerets is an enjoyable activity year-round, but when the temperatures drop, it turns into something so much more than you’d ever expect. The 17th century home sits on 20+ acres of land that turn into a great park for concerts. Halloween also means it is time for the Haunted Manor excursion. Not for the faint of heart!
How about making an apple pie in your corporatestays.com kitchen with all of the delicious, ripe apples you can pick at the Cidrerie Verger Bilodeau? Visitors and locals alike enjoy apple picking at this huge orchard, which also features a farm shop offering cider tastings, apple jams, jellies, butters and lots more.