Unique festivals for all the family!

Updated on Apr 14, 2024

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

May 9, 2024

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!

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

Wednesdays from July 3 to August 21, 2024

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 4, 5 and 6, 2024

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 16 to July 21, 2024

Some fifty 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 14 to August 18, 2024

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 27th 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 8 to August 11, 2024

Bedford’s agricultural fair is celebrating its 199th 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 16 and 17, 2024

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.

The Ayer’s Cliff Fair

From August 22 to August 25, 2024

This agricultural fair is a classic many Québec citizens put on their summer events calendar, attracting 25,000 visitors every year. For its 177th 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 August 30 to September 2, 2024

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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