With snow on the ground and the roofs and lights twinkling on trees and around windows, Quebec City in December looks just like the front of a Christmas card. The decorations and the Quebec City Christmas markets make the city so festive, that in 2019, it was ranked among the top 15 worldwide places around the world for celebrating Christmas.
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Best Christmas Markets to Visit in Quebec City
Starting at the end of November and running into January, the old quarter of Quebec City is transformed into something magical. Shop windows are decorated with lights and Christmas decorations, Santa visits for the children and Christmas markets appear giving plenty of opportunities to shop for artisan gifts and food.
The German Christmas Market
Split across four locations in the heart of Old Quebec, the German Christmas Market takes you back to European Christmas markets of years gone by. Beautifully decorated and brimming with stalls selling seasonal German treats such as mulled wine and gingerbread, the market also features choirs singing carols, live performances, and visits from Santa Claus. Among all this festive fun are numerous market stalls selling delightful German-made Christmas gifts and decorations. Finishing on 23rd December, the market can be found in l'Hôtel-de-Ville Square, in the gardens of l'Hôtel-de-Ville, on Ste-Anne Street, and in d'Armes Square.
Le Grand Marché de Noël
Continuing until New Year's Eve, Le Grand Marché de Noël showcases the best food and artisanal products that Quebec and Canada have to offer. Quebec City's main food market is transformed into a winter wonderland with family entertainment including choirs and dancers, culinary and gift-making workshops, beautiful gifts to buy, and a dazzling array of decorations for your home and tree. Warm up with a drink from the hot chocolate bar while your children enjoy the surprises that await them. Le Grand Marché de Noël can be found in Place Jean-Béliveau
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much do accommodations cost for Quebec City Christmas Markets?
On average, accommodation prices Québec City are between $48 to $49 per night.
What are the most popular accommodations for Quebec City Christmas Markets?
Many families and travellers choose to book Apartment rentals or House rentals for their Quebec City Christmas Markets.
The Weather Québec City
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