Find plenty of ideas for sharing great moments with your partner or creating memories with your group of friends! Whether you're planning a weekend in a cozy cottage, a road trip with lots of opportunities to stop and discover your surroundings, a quiet or invigorating hike, an evening at an electrifying festival or a relaxing day at the spa, you'll have plenty to choose from. Surprise your significant other or get your crew together for some of the best experiences you'll have this summer!

Entertainment on the boardwalk in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

In summer, musicians and street performers add a festive, convivial atmosphere to the boardwalk. Parallel to Rue Sainte-Anne, numerous restaurants offer large, magnificent terraces overlooking the canal and the boardwalk. Every year, boaters from all over Quebec and the U.S., crossing the canal locks, moor up to enjoy the boardwalk and the shops on rue Sainte-Anne.

Explore the Museum Quarter in Sherbrooke

Photo credit: Vincent Monneret

A few steps away from each other, in the city centre, the quarter’s three museums (Musée d’histoire de Sherbrooke, Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke and Musée de la nature et des sciences de Sherbrooke) are crowned as kings, covering topics from history and fine arts to nature and sciences! There is no doubt they will spark your curiosity and carry your soul through shapes and colours or, through history. Sherbrooke’s Museum Quarter is a place to discover or rediscover, rain or shine, alone or in a group. 

Beer fan? Be sure to visit the Mauricie region

Photo credit: Gaëlle Leroyer

If you’re a hops connoisseur and chatting over a beer is your idea of a good time, you’ll be happy to learn that the Mauricie region is home to more than a dozen microbreweries. Plan your own discovery rally and be ready for an impressive look at the know-how and creativity of the region’s craft beer experts. Between the evocatively named Le Temps d'une Pinte (over a pint), Microbrasserie À la Fût (on tap) and Le Trou du Diable (the devil’s drinking hole), there's plenty for your taste buds to savour. Pair your favourite brews with culinary delights prepared on site to complete your gourmet immersion into the region's terroir.

Stop and discover the heart of a village

Photo credit: Daphné Caron

The Eastern Townships are known for their “Coeurs Villageois”, which are towns and villages boasting wonderful offerings and a lot of heart! Sutton, Ayer's Cliff, Eastman, Lac-Mégantic and many more are home to unique attractions and showcase local products, sure to please anyone on the hunt for discovery. As you stroll through these villages, proud of their heritage, you'll immediately feel the spirit of the tight-knit population and the friendly atmosphere. Be sure to stop by!

Tour the distilleries of Chaudière-Appalaches

Photo credit: Stéphanie Allard-TCA

The distilleries of Chaudière-Appalaches are much more than just production sites. They reflect not only the bold spirit and know-how of passionate people, but also their territory and its abundant terroir, creating a maelstrom of flavours on the palate. When visiting this region, a tour of the distilleries is a must. You’ll get to meet the distillers in person and learn about their exquisite products and captivating stories. Maple liqueur, blueberry gin, apple brandy, black forest amaretto… the variety of products is definitely intoxicating!

Consult the

Consult the directory of attractions and events that are members of Événements Attractions Québec

Photo credit: TQ - Jean-François Hamelin