Come have a good time with us!

Those who know us, know this: People of the Townships can always find a good reason to have a good time! Here are 9 excellent opportunities for you to have fun with us!

The 5 classics

La Fête du Lac des Nations

July 16 to July 21, 2019 - Sherbrooke

La Fête du Lac-des-Nations proposes about thirty popular musical shows presented on three stages in Parc Jacques-Cartier, in Sherbrooke. It’s also a pyro-musical competition, offering fireworks of a unique calibre for North America, every evening. Furthermore, with its big temporary amusement park, its inflatable games and artisan stands, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of activities for the entire family.

The Festival international de la chanson de Granby

August 14 to August 24, 2019

Attention all music lovers and Francophiles! the Festival international de la chanson de Granby is the ideal event to discover up-and-coming talents from here and elsewhere. Considered as the most prestigious francophone song contests of North America, this festival also presents numerous original performances in different venues in and around Granby.

La Fête des vendanges Magog-Orford

On August 31, September 1–2 and September 7–8, 2019

With over 300 regional products to discover, the Fête des Vendanges Magog-Orford is the biggest open-air epicurean site in Quebec! Let yourself be carried away by this not-to-be-missed taste experience held on the shores of magnificent Lake Memphremagog. Savour the products of Quebec’s wine, cider and agri-food producers; learn the basics of winemaking by attending conferences and fun activities; enjoy several musical performances and have your kids play in a zone set up just for them.

The Comptonales

October 5 and 6, 2019

Come meet the producers and product transformers of the region on this 8-stop route taking you through the countryside of Compton. Use the free shuttle service linking all the different destinations and discover many savoury products all along this unique gourmet route. At each gathering point, you’ll find passionate producers and artisans, as well as musicians and activities for children.

The Valcourt Grand Prix Ski-Doo

February 7 to February 9, 2020

As the biggest motor sports winter event, the le Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt welcomes athletes and amateurs for three days of intense competitions in different disciplines. Among others, you’ll enjoy watching snowmobiles, ATVs, motorcycles, and snowcross compete. Experience the unique ambiance of this event by attending the races, meeting with the pilots and by participating in the festivities for the entire family.

4 Out-of-the-ordinary Events


July 11 to July 14, 2019 - Barnston

A festival gathering music, theatre, circus acts, wrestling, skateboard, this is what the ShazamFest offers. Centre staging up-and-coming artists, this 3-day, independent festival unfolds in a carnival atmosphere on an enchanting site where you can put up your tent and spend the night.

The Granby International – Antique Cars Event

July 26 to July 28, 2019

The Granby International is one of the most important antique car elegance contests in Canada. When you attend this important event, you’ll be able to admire models of olden days, and the more than 100 antique cars taking part in the auction; you’ll also be able to explore the parts and accessories flea market! Whether you’re owners, collectors, passionate fans, bargain seekers or simply curious, you’re all invited!

Rivers of Light Festival

September 24 to September 29, 2019 - Sherbrooke

The Rivers of Light Festival is an annual gathering of lanterns! Make your own willow or glass lanternwhen you attend the workshops offered during the festival. Then, take it to the big parade that will lead you through the streets of downtown Sherbrooke all the way to the Marché de la gare. A night market, art, music and dance performances complete this original cultural event program.


End of February or early March 2020 - Lac-Mégantic

Experience the fun of winter activities with your family by participating in the Station touristique Baie-des-Sables Mégantuque event. Slides, ziplines, carriage rides, inflatable games, music, entertainment, campfires and much more awaits you!


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