Unique festivals for all the family!

Updated on May 12, 2022

Throughout the summer, festivals abound in the four corners of our region. Here’s a selection of events that will appeal to small and tall alike! Let’s bring the family together soon!

Fête de la pêche Fishing Festival - Eastman

June 4, 2022

Every year the municipality of Eastman contributes to the quality of our ecosystems and our biodiversity by stocking its waterways with more than a thousand fish! Fishing in the lake, fish basins for the little ones, Participation prizes and contests await you at Fête de la  Pêche held at the Lac d’Argent dam. The perfect opportunity to introduce your children to the fun of fishing!

OFFO - Festival de contes d’Orford, Storytelling Festival

From June 15 to June 19, 2022

OFFO is a new festival designed to have you discover the ephemeral art of storytelling. By taking a walking path across the heart of Orford and a family program, you’ll immerse yourself in the village atmosphere, and enjoy a very lively cultural experience!

Les Mercredis Cuisine de Rue at Mont-Orford, Street Food Event

Wednesdays from July 6 to August 31, 2022

Every Wednesday evening in July and August, you can gather at the foot of Mount Orford and treat yourself to the selections offered by all the food trucks of the region. With menus that change over the weeks, it’s the ideal activity to combine with a bicycle or hiking outing, or simply just to take a break from preparing supper

The Mont-Mégantic Popular Astronomy Festival

3 nights, July 14, 15 and 16, 2022

Take advantage of the only time of year when the observatory is accessible to the public at night. and set your eyes upon the most powerful telescope in the country. Attend an ASTROLab conference introducing you to the Webb space telescope. After hop on the bus to visit two observatories: the Mount Mégantic Observatory, including a sky observation using a 1.6 m. telescope, and the Mount Mégantic Popular Observatory, with a sky observation through a 60 cm telescope. Accompanied by an astronomer and some very passionate guides, discover the night under a new light!

Fête du Lac des Nations - Sherbrooke

From July 19 to July 24, 2022

The Fête du Lac des Nations is returning this year with its traditional formula, much appreciated by festival goers. Some thirty shows of various styles will be offered on three stages at the Parc Jacques-Cartier in Sherbrooke. All this, without forgetting the amazing fireworks, the rides and the Family Zone activities. Enough events to enjoy a fun time with the family!

Festival des Traditions du Monde - Sherbrooke

From August 10 to August 14, 2022

All foodies, as well as music, dance, arts and crafts enthusiasts, are invited to head out to the Festival des Traditions du Monde which will be celebrating its 25th edition this year. Hundreds of artists perform here every year and more than fifteen restaurants will have your taste buds travel the world. Are you ready to embark on this trip to the beat of many different cultures?

Bedford Agricultural Fair

From August 12 to August 14, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Bedford’s agricultural fair is celebrating its 197th edition this year. You’ll enjoy shows, competitions, tractor pulling, exhibitors, rides and so much more to please the entire family!

Festival Esprit de Potton, Local Festival

August 12 and 13, 2022

This Festival is truly a local celebration of our Potton township talents. Musical performances will be held as well as a children’s bicycle parade, a reptile stand, a climbing wall, giant inflatable castles, without forgetting the pétanque tournament and the traditional annual parade.

Cookshire Fair

From August 18 to August 21, 2022

Feeling a bit nostalgic about your childhood's fair memory? Turn back time at the traditonnal Cookshire Fair with agricultural competition, tractor and horse pull, rides and good atmosphere!

The Ayer’s Cliff Fair

From August 25 to August 28, 2022

This agricultural fair is a classic many Québec citizens put on their summer events calendar, attracting 25,000 visitors every year. For its 175th edition, you’ll enjoy a very impressive program: competitions and animal contests, races, a petting farm, horse pulling, stands and merchants, music, rides…

Brome Fair

From September 2 to September 5, 2022

Back this year, Brome’s agricultural fair has been held every Labour Day weekend since 1856. Besides the cattle, horse, goat contests—to name but a few—the program also offers entertaining performances as well as the traditional artisanal and horticultural exhibitions.


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