The Townships in festive summer mode!

- Press Release -

Published on Jun 12, 2023
by Tourism Eastern Townships

Sherbrooke,  June 8 2023 – Our region offers a multitude of things to see and do, themed around attractions such as music, crafts, and gourmet food and right now, every corner of the Eastern Townships is gearing up for a celebratory summer season! A number of festivals are back again this year, supplemented by some that are brand-new… 

Mark your calendars now!  

Vendredi au bord du Pit - June 16 – September 1   Every Friday evening from June 16, enjoy free musical performances at Place de la Traversée in Val-des-Sources, on the site of the former Jeffrey Mine. Porc des Roy, Microbrasserie Moulin 7 microbrewery and the distillerie Birster distillery will provide food and alcoholic drinks. 

Bromont Folk & Blues - Each Thursday in July   Meet at the public square in Vieux Bromont, the Old Quarter of this bustling mountain community. The eternally popular folk and blues shows are on the agenda and each week, one of the local resto owners will be on hand. From July 6 onwards. A detailed schedule will be available soon. 

Ô Memphré - July 7-9   NEW - Don't miss the first edition of this music festival at Magog’s  Pointe Merry Park! During the weekend, well known Quebec artistes such as Vincent Vallières, Fouki and Ludovick Bourgeois will be performing. Food trucks and sales booths onsite.  

Omnium du Québec - July 10-16  This is the most prestigious golf tournament in Quebec. Held annually, it is taking place amid the spectacular setting of Château Bromont’s immaculately manicured greens. Your chance to see how former PGA Tour winners are doing – Tony Finau, Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith (to name a few).  

Bouffe ton Centro - August 5    Shop till you drop in the stores of Wellington North! Along the way, drop by for a snack or a meal to sample Sherbrooke’s  gourmet eateries.  Details to follow soon! 

La Fête des vendanges - September 2,3 & 4 and September 10  20 distilleries, food tastings and a program of live entertainment are all part of the largest wine festival in Quebec, held at Magog’s Pointe Merry Park. 

...And several other events that are back this year 

About Tourism Eastern Townships  

Tourisme Cantons-de-l’Est (Tourism Eastern Townships) is one of 22 tourism associations (ATRs) in Quebec and the official representative of Quebec's Ministry of Tourism in the Eastern Townships. Since 1978, the TCE’s mission has been to promote tourism development, marketing the region within Quebec and internationally. TCE brings together more than 500 members throughout the 9 regional county municipalities (MRCs) and in all sectors of the tourism industry: accommodation, restaurants, attractions, activities and events.  

The Eastern Townships is the fourth most popular tourist destination in Quebec. The region attracts some 10 million visitors every year, accounting for 6.5 million overnight stays and spending more than $900 million annually. The tourism sector is also the region’s fourth largest employer, accounting for 17,000 jobs.

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