Fall is a time to celebrate colours, flavours, arts and culture in Quebec, which is renowned for its diversity of festivities. All across the province, celebrations take place, in all shapes and sizes, against a unique colourful backdrop. Take the opportunity to visit country fairs and exhibits, to marvel at the spectacular display of colours and to take a deeper dive into all forms of art. No matter how you choose to celebrate, expect excitement and fun this fall!

Experience the harvest

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Grape-harvesting season runs from September to October and is the time of the year when vineyards take on a festive atmosphere. You will truly enjoy being in the Eastern Townships at this particular time to get a behind-the-scenes tour, immerse yourself in the harvest experience by taking part in grape-picking activities, or treat yourself with gourmet delights and epicurean activities. There are so many possibilities

Celebrate Halloween with Chouette à voir!

Celebrate Halloween on the natural site of Chouette à voir! For the occasion, the site is transformed with themed animations, Halloween tales, crafts, candy distribution and more! Dress in your best disguise to discover the world of birds of prey. Enjoy the last opening days of the year outdoors in the company of more than 18 species of birds of prey! On the site, you can enjoy 2.5 km of forest trails and discover the UQROP wild bird rehabilitation program.

Celebrate cinema in all its forms in Rouyn-Noranda

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From October 28 to November 2, cinephiles from all over Quebec gather in Rouyn-Noranda to celebrate movies in grand style at the Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Now in its 42nd year, the event features over a hundred productions from some 30 countries, not to mention a program of activities for all ages to add to the excitement. Short, medium-length and feature-length films, documentaries and fiction, animation and live action – cinema in all its forms is on display at this standout festival!

Cité Mémoire Charlevoix: a powerful tribute to local heritage

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Cité Mémoire Charlevoix is a large-scale multimedia experience stretching out over 2,000 km2 with stunning tableaux and more than 60 points of interest. With your cell phone in hand, rediscover historic buildings from bygone eras and meet colourful characters with loads of captivating stories to tell. Combining art, augmented reality, projections and podcast, this free experience pays tribute to the beautiful scenery and the extraordinary people who have shaped the region.

The world of agriculture at La Ferme Guyon

Photo credit: Ferme Guyon

The Guyon Farm is a place of awareness and learning where visitors can find a wide range of horticultural products and foods that are locally grown or made on site. A visit allows visitors to better understand the reality of the agricultural world and to learn about the various stages of food processing. You can also participate in a workshop where you’ll get to meet seven species of free-ranging birds of prey and discover how they play an essential role in managing the crops.

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