Tourisme Ville de Saguenay

Festival des bières du monde

July 21 to 24, 2016

With more than 60 exhibitors and more than 55 000 visitors each year, the Festival des bières du monde is back again with new beers and products to discover. Amateurs and families will gather together to taste new food products and beverages, on the wonderful site of the Vieux-Port de Chicoutimi, set for the event!Free entrance.

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district 418-698-3167 or 1-800-463-6565

Expo Agricole Chicoutimi

July 27 to 31, 2016

Chicoutimi's agricultural fair has a lot of activities for the whole family: rides, mini-farm, canine demonstration, country dance and western competition! On the agricultural side, there will be cattle contests, a young breeder's day, fair and machinery exhibitors.

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district Tel. : 418-545-8597

Fête des Saveurs et Trouvailles

August 5 to 7, 2016

La Fête des Saveurs et Trouvailles will take place at Nikitoutagan Square and at the Rivière-aux-Sables Park in the Jonquière district. This is a great occasion to discover regional small-scale producers of food and organic products. Come have a taste and discover something new!

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Saguenay, Jonquière district 418 817-0365

Festival International des Rythmes du Monde

August 10 to 13, 2016

This festival is a one-of-a-kind event that gathers together more than 950 artists and artisans! The rythms and the energic atmosphere creates a unique setting. Shows are free and presented on 2 outdoor stages on Racine St., in Chicoutimi downtown. It's also one of the most important World music festival in Quebec, 215 000 people attend this festival each year.

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Chicoutimi district, Rue Racine and Port area Tel.: 418-545-1115

Festival de la chanson de Saint-Ambroise

August 8 to 13, 2016

The Festival de la chanson de Saint-Ambroise is a major singing contest and a real springboard for young artists. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear singers of all ages from all over the province of Quebec!

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Saint-Ambroise (418) 672-1144

Festival Gymkhana de Falardeau

August 11 to 16, 2016

A family festival that includes a gymkhana competition (horse race), family activities such as Jumpaï (bungee trampoline), small farm tour, pony rides, inflatable games, line dancing, kiosks and much more!

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St-David-de-Falardeau Tel.: 418-673-4158

Rendez-vous musical de Laterrière

August 14 to 21, 2016

"Le Rendez-vous musical de Laterrière" is THE rendez-vous for all classical music lovers. Worthy of the expectations of its numerous classical music fans and for their pleasure, the professional artists perform selected work of famous composers in the small heritage church of Laterrière, whose acoustics is recognized.

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Laterièrre (418) 678-9995

Festival des artisans de Ste-Rose-du-Nord

August 19 to 21, 2016

This festival presents many local craftsmen in the unforgettable setting of Ste-Rose-du-Nord. Shows and demonstration are on the program: come and have good time in this charming village!

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Ste-Rose-du-Nord, 418 975-2250 ext. 2607

Les Grandes Veillées, traditional culture and music festival

August 26 to 28, 2016

Three days that brings out the Fjord spirit! On the agenda: more than a dozen traditional music shows from professionals and amateurs alike. The street will come to life with many activities and regional artist stands. Don’t miss it!

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Saguenay, La Baie district (418) 306-8723

Événement mode Panache

September 2016 (dates to come)

The major fashion event in Saguenay, Panache. Fashion runway shows, presentations, beautiful people: a real Fashion week!

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Chicoutimi District, Saguenay

Salon du livre Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

September 29 to October 2, 2016

Don't miss this book fair held every fall in Saguenay! Its mission is to promote the gift of reading. 375 authors from Quebec and abroad are present, as well as literary-oriented activities in schools.

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Saguenay, Jonquière District 418 542-7294

Symposium Villages en couleurs

October 2016 (dates to come)

For more than 20 years, artists from all over the province have been gathering in the charming towns of Petit-Saguenay and l’Anse-Saint-Jean over Thanksgiving weekend to paint and display their works. Discover their spectacular talent and admire the beautiful Fjord landscapes illuminated with fall colours!

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Anse-Saint-Jean, tel.: 418 272-2661

Saguenay en Bouffe

October 13 to 23, 2016

Don’t miss the city’s biggest gathering of gourmets! Take a culinary journey around the world during Saguenay en Bouffe. Participating restaurants choose a country and introduce you to all the flavourful subtleties of its cuisine.

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Saguenay, districts of Chicoutimi, La Baie and Jonquière Tel.: 418-698-3167 Toll free: 1-800-463-6565

Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay

November 2 to 27, 2016

Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay is a celebration of photojournalism from around the world. Photography enthusiasts will find much to feast their eyes on with more than 15 exhibitions, including the World Press Photo presented at La Pulperie de Chicoutimi—Musée régional. Workshops, conferences and projections will be held during the only photo festival in Canada dedicated to photojournalism.

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi, La Baie and Jonquière districts Tel.: 418-698-3167 Toll free: 1-800-463-6565

Salon des métiers d’art du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

November 2016 (dates to come)

Come discover exclusive pieces of art hand-crafted by artisans from the region and beyond. Year after year, the artisans are delighted to present you with their latest creations. A great occasion to shop for your holiday gifts!

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district Tel: 418 698-3167

Saguenay en Neige

February 2 to 17, 2017

Saguenay en Neige is a giant temporary art gallery bringing together close to 250 works sculpted out of snow! This is a celebration of sculpture and winter activities in what is truly an outdoor museum. It also offers many original activities, special events and surprises. Fireworks, Olympic games for parents and children, slides and different shows await you!

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Saguenay, Jonquière district. Tel. : 418 695-1769

Les Hivernades

February 2017 (dates to confirm)

A program packed with activities of all kinds will entertain and delight those who participate in Les Hivernades during spring break. Inflatable games, dog sledding, horseback riding, a sugar shack, Jumpaï (bungee trampoline) and many other family activities will delight young and old alike!

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district. Tel: 418-698-3888

Expo Habitat

March 2017 (dates to come)

Dedicated to construction and renovation, as well as design and home decoration, this salon gathers numerous exhibitors from different fields. Come see the latest products and services!

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Pavillon sportif de l'UQAC, Chicoutimi district. Tel.:418 549-8046

REGARD - Saguenay International Short Film Festival

March 15 to 19, 2017

Short film producers and cinema enthusiasts will gather in front of the big screen for this year’s short film gems. Enjoy an array of activities including a discussion forum with the producers. Visit the website to find out where the films are playing.

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district Tel.: 418-698-5854 / 418-698-1026

Salon Expo Nature

April 2017 (dates to come)

Dedicated to outdoor adventures, hunting and fishing, Expo Nature is a great place to meet experts in their field. Wether you're interested by boating, hunting or camping, come and meet the exhibitors!

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Pavillon sportif de l'UQAC, Chicoutimi district Tel.: 418-977-2431

Festival Jazz et Blues de Saguenay

April 4 to 9, 2017

Feel the groove at the Saguenay Jazz & Blues Festival. The event promises lively evenings that will have Jazz and Blues lovers tapping their toes all night long!

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district Tel.: 418-817-4529

Salons des animaux exotiques du Québec

April 2017 (Dates to come)

This exhibition of exotic animals are bringing together organizations, zoos, specialized companies and certified breeders of exotic animals from all over Quebec.

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Arena of Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Tel.: 418-290-0260

Festival de la Bernache

May 2017

The Festival de la Bernache is an activity for the whole family! You will have the opportunity to observe thousand of geese at the Saint-Fulgence strand.

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Saint-Fulgence Tel. 418 673-1714

Festival des Musiques de Création

May 2017

Don’t miss an extraordinary sound and light show at the Festival des Musiques de Création! More than 50 artists will present their unusual compositions to the audience. Explore the universe of experimental music with talented musicians from around the globe.

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Saguenay, Jonquière district 418-547-2904

Grand prix cycliste de Saguenay

June 2017

This professional cyclist event will gather Quebec, Canadian and North American teams, as well as South America and Europe.

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Festival de la chanson de Tadoussac

June 2017

Tadoussac’s biggest festival invites you to four days of celebrations where you can meet authors, composers, performers and musicians from Quebec and around the world. The whole village moves to the beat of this event!

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Tadoussac (418) 235-2002

Festival Saint-Honoré dans l’vent

June 2017

Imagine the sky filled with creatures floating on the wind: the Festival St-Honoré dans l’vent is a delightful experience for everyone! Among the attendees will be professional kite flyers and international guests. Attractions include information on how aeronautics work, activities for children, continuous entertainment, evening shows, introduction to kiting, information kiosks. Don’t miss it!

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St-Honoré, for information 1-800-918-VENT (8368)

Symposium international de peinture et de sculpture du Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean

June 2017

This is a major artistic meeting between painters, sculptors and glassblowers. You are sure to be dazzled by their talent and the beauty of the works of the artists who have been selected from around the world.

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district 418 678-9032 / 418 543-5282

SIDAnse festival

June 2017

SIDAnse is a dance-oriented festival where renowned dancers from all over the world gather together. Its goal is also to raise awareness and funds to fight AIDS. Watch the talent of international artists and assist to the shows!

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Saguenay, Chicoutimi district 418-602-4001

Spectacle Aérien International de Bagotville (Bagotville International Air Show)

June 25-26, 2017

Watch pilots show off their prowess, discover different types of aircraft and exhibitions and learn more about the military world.

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Saguenay, La Baie district Tel.: 418-677-3073

50 heures de la St-Jean au Saguenay

June 23 and 24 2017

Outdoor Music Festival for the National Day.

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St-Honoré 1 800.463.6565

FestiZen en folie

July 2017

This new festival is held in L'Anse-St-Jean, where yoga and meditation are honored with mountains and the Saguenay Fjord on backdrop. Get your pass in advance (limited number).

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Festival des vins de Saguenay

July 2017

A unique opportunity to taste wines and spirits from all over the world! In addition to discovering new vineyards and vintages, you will have the chance to enhance your knowledge by attending lectures and trying tastings offered by our exhibitors.

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Racine street, Chicoutimi area. For information : (418) 693-5126

Festival international des arts de la marionnette à Saguenay

July 25 to 30, 2017.

This festival dedicated to puppetry arts invites young and old to visit an ingenious world and full of surprises. Programming stages indoor shows, outdoor events for everyone, international artists and local; everything to surprise and amaze all participants!

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Saguenay city, in different venues in Jonquière and Chicoutimi districts. 418-542-5521

Jonquière en Musique

July 2017

Groove to the sounds of Jonquière en musique, a major festival in the province of Quebec! Come to the Rivière-aux-Sables Park in the heart of the downtown and enjoy the free outdoor shows! Discover up-and-coming artists as well as a variety of renowned musicians from the province and beyond!

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Saguenay, Jonquière district 418-542-2101 or 1-800-463-6565