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Do you have a festive spirit like us at Paella Marisol? We present to you our selection of vibrant events for the summer season of 2023. The festivals of Quebec and the surrounding areas offer a multitude of captivating experiences, transporting festival-goers into a whirlwind of music, art, and contagious joy.

The festivals in Quebec and the surrounding areas.

1. Les Premiers Vendredis

Paella Marisol at Premiers Vendredis

Every first Friday of the month, 50 food trucks gather at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park. This festival is recognized as the largest gathering of street food in Canada! This is your chance to discover a multitude of cultural flavors all in one place!

Join us on June 2nd, July 7th, August 4th-6th, September 1st, and October 6th
For more informations: Les Premiers Vendredis

2. StreetFood Montréal

StreetFood Montréal

StreetFood Montréal brings together a dozen of Montreal restaurants and chefs at the Old Port, offering a variety of Latin, European, and Asian dishes. Also on the menu: inflatable games and special performances!

Join us on July 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th

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3. Festival des bières de Laval

Festival des bières de Laval

The Festival de bières de Laval brings together 85 exhibitors, including over 40 Quebec microbreweries. Nothing is more refreshing than a good beer to accompany your paella! A variety of activities are also offered, including brewing workshops and comedy shows.

Join us on July 14th, 15th, and 16th

For more informations : Festival des Bières de Laval

4. Haïti en folie

Haïti en folie

Haïti en Folie is the largest festival dedicated to Haitian culture outside of Haiti. Its mission is to promote Haitian culture in all its aspects, from music and literature to gastronomy and cinema. It is truly an event not to be missed!

Join us on July 29th and 30th

For more informations : Haïti en Folie

5. Festi Jazz Mont-Tremblant

Festi Jazz Mont-Tremblant

Le Festi Jazz Mont-Tremblant showcases the cream of the crop of jazz artists from Quebec and Canada. Attend over 40 concerts under the Laurentian sun, and best of all, it’s free!

Join us on August 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th
For more informations : Festi Jazz Mont Tremblant

6. Fierté Montréal

Fierté Montréal

This is nothing less than the largest festival for 2SLGBTQIA+ communities in the Francophonie! It’s an event not to be missed, where performances, conferences, parades, and much more celebrate and showcase sexual and gender diversity.

Join us on August 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th
For more informations : Fierté Montréal amplifie les voix et les expériences des personnes 2SLGbtqia+

7. International de Montgolfières de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

International de Montgolfières de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Are you ready to be amazed by the magic of hot air balloons? The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Hot Air Balloon Festival aims to provide an out-of-this-world experience for all its festival-goers. Music, rides, delicious food, and of course… hot air balloons are all part of the experience.

Join us on August 11th, 12th, and 13th, as well as on August 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th

For more informations : International de Montgolfières

8. Festival Octenbulle de Mascouche

Festival Octenbulle de Mascouche

Here’s a spirits and mixology festival you won’t want to miss, where you can meet passionate distillers, brewers, local producers, and importers. Taste unique products and let yourself be carried away by the music of the DJ!

Join us on August 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th

For more informations : Festival Octenbulle

9. Festibière de Québec

Festibière de Québec

Are you a beer enthusiast? Festibière is the ultimate event for craft beer enthusiasts. There are over 360 products to taste in a festive atmosphere by the waterfront.

Join us on August 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th

For more informations : Le Festibière de Québec – Quais de l’espace 400e

10. Les Fêtes gourmandes de Neuville

Les Fêtes gourmandes de Neuville

This festival highlights local products, regional microbrewery beers, and the famous sweet corn from Neuville. Join, among others, the beloved Quebec entertainer Gregory Charles, who will host a lively evening!

Join us on August 25th, 26th, and 27th
For more informations : Les Fêtes gourmandes de Neuville

11. Bières et Saveurs de Chambly

Bières et Saveurs de Chambly

On the program, as you may have guessed: beer, beer, and more beer! No kidding, Bières et Saveurs de Chambly offers a variety of craft beverages, music performances, activities for children, and much more.

Join us on September 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

For more informations : Bières et Saveurs de Chambly

12. Latin Sparks Ottawa

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How about some salsa, merengue, or reggaeton? Latin Sparks is the largest Latin culture festival in Canada. Live performances, food trucks, dance classes, and much more await you there!

Join us on September 9th

For more informations : Buy Tickets – Latin Sparks Festival Ottawa 2023

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