22 Things To Do In Quebec That You Have To Add To Your Winter Bucket List

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22 Things To Do In Quebec This Winter That You Have To Add To Your Bucket List
Staff Writer

It's the most magical time of the year! Now that Quebec has been blanketed with fresh snow, it looks like a winter wonderland outside. If you're as excited for the cold season as we are, we have an incredible list of things to do in Quebec this winter that you have to add to your bucket list.

With the weather all frosty, you might want to stay toasty indoors and watch Netflix. But then you'd be missing out on the twinkling Christmas lights, fun-filled festivals, and all the other activities that make this season great.

We're lucky to have so many fantastic wintery things to do in this beautiful province. One must-see is the magical ice hotel near Quebec City, which will make you feel like you're in the movie Frozen. You'll also want to put on a tacky Christmas sweater and check out the new Christmas pop-bar where you can enjoy all sorts of delicious holiday cocktails.

For those of you who want to enjoy a more thrilling adventure, you need to check out an insane snow tubing park where you can reach speeds of up to 100 km/h.

Here are 22 things to do in Quebec that you have to add to your winter bucket list.

Visit A Christmas Village

Price: TBA

When: -

Address: 1425 rue Montplaisir, Drummondville, QC

Why You Need To Go: You'll enjoy a picture-perfect winter evening strolling through this illuminated Christmas village.

Pick A Christmas Tree

Price: $5 admission; trees up to eight feet tall are $55

When: November 16 - December 24, 2019

Address: 2495 Boulevard Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, QC

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy a mug of hot chocolate and find the perfect Christmas tree for your home.

Skate Through A Forest

Price: $18 per person

Address: 1180 St-Felix Row, Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, QC

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy a peaceful day skating through the forest with your friends.

Take An Alpaca For A Walk

Price: $15 per animal

Address: 2300 Cowie St., Granby, QC

Why You Need To Go: At this farm, you can take an alpaca or a miniature horse for a walk.

Try A Christmas Escape Room

escape room

Price: $23 per person

Address: 2061 Chemin Gascon, Terrebonne, QC

Why You Need To Go: In this hilarious escape room, you need to escape Santa's workshop.

Go Tubing At A Snow Park

Price: $25.48 per person for a full day

Address: 2650 Route Louis-Cyr, Saint-Jean-de-Matha, QC

Why You Need To Go: In addition to all the incredible tubing slides, your admission also includes a free sleigh ride.

Discover Illumi

Price: $18.50 per person

When: Until January 5, 2020

Address: 2805 Boulevard du Souvenir, Laval, QC

Why You Need To Go: There will be 10 million sparkling lights at this magical event.

See The CP Holiday Train

Price: Free

When: Various dates

Address: Multiple locations in QC

Why You Need To Go: You'll want to see this spectacular Christmas train that is travelling across Canada.

Ride An Alpine Roller Coaster

Price: $13.99 for one ride

Address: 350 Avenue St Denis, Saint-Sauveur, QC

Why You Need To Go: This thrilling roller coaster travels down the tracks at 35 km/h.

Go To A Pop-Up Christmas Bar

Price: Based upon what you order

When: November 22 - December 26, 2019

Address: 131 De La Commune O., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: There's an incredible Christmas pop-up bar in Montreal where you can enjoy festive cocktails.

Listen To Live Music At Igloofest

Price: From $25 per person

When: January 16 - February 8, 2020

Address: Jacques-Cartier Pier, Rue de la Commune E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: There's an impressive lineup of artists performing at Igloofest.

Relax At A Spa

Price: From $60 per person

Address: 4280 Montee Ryan, Mont-Tremblant, QC

Why You Need To Go: Take time to soak in the hot tubs and relax in the saunas.

Have Fun At A Snow Festival

Price: TBA

When: TBA for 2020

Address: 67 Chemin Macdonald, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to enjoy all sorts of winter activities at this fun-filled festival.

Visit An Ice Hotel

Price: Tours start from $15.99 per person

Address: 1860 Boulevard Valcartier, Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, QC

Why You Need To Go: Even if you can't afford to spend the night at the Ice Hotel, you can still go on a tour to see this stunning building made out of ice and snow.

Watch A Christmas Parade

Price: Free

When: November 23, 2019

Address: René-Lévesque Boul., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Watching this incredible Christmas parade will put you in the holiday spirit.

Warm Up With A Hot Chocolate

Price: Depends on which hot chocolate you order

Address: Multiple locations in QC

Why You Need To Go: For the ultimate hot chocolate, order their smoked campfire hot chocolate which comes with a brownie and a toasted marshmallow skewer.

Feed Cute Animals

Price: $26.96 per person

Address: 399 Route 323 N., Montebello, QC

Why You Need To Go: You can bring a bag of carrots and feed Canadian animals like deer and elk.

Go Dog Sledding

Price: $70 per person in pairs

Address: 1 de la Coulee St., St-Paul-de-Montminy, QC

Why You Need To Go: Animal lovers are sure to enjoy a thrilling dog sled ride through the forest.

Shop At A German Christmas Market

Price: Free admission

When: November 22 - December 23, 2019

Address: Mulitple locations in Quebec City

Why You Need To Go: Quebec City's German Christmas Market is the perfect spot to enjoy delicious treats and shop for gifts.

Explore The New Time Out Market In Montreal

Price: Free admission

Address: 705 Saint-Catherine St W., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: This new 40,000-sqft foodie hot spot is a must-visit this winter.

See The Nutcracker

Price: Various prices

When: December 12-30, 2019

Address: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts, 175 Saint-Catherine St. W., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Watching The Nutcracker is a classic tradition that you won't want to miss.

Relax At A Cozy Cabin

Price: From $119

Address: 3141 Route du Fleuve, Les Eboulements, QC

Why You Need To Go: You can escape the city to a cozy cabin that's perfect for a weekend getaway.

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Stephanie White
Staff Writer