Festivals & Events

Fun times and celebrations!

In Saguenay, we love to entertain and have fun! A wide variety of events are available throughout the year offering something for everyone: Aviation, cinema, dancing, fine dining, music, painting, sports and so much more!

Festival international des arts de la marionnette à Saguenay

July 23rd to 28, 2019

A festival dedicated to the art of puppetry for visitors of all ages and an event full of surprises and fun for everyone!  The program showcases live performing arts, outdoor activities, artists from here and abroad for a truly spectacular presentation. 

Saguenay (Jonquière, Chicoutimi, Parc de la Rivière aux Sables)
T 418.542.5521

Expo Agricole Chicoutimi

24 au 28 juillet 2019

Chicoutimi's agricultural exhibition offers numerous activities for the entire family: Fair rides, mini-farm, dog show, country dancing and western competition! On the agricultural side, there will be cattle contests, a junior herder day, fair and  farm machinery presentations.  Come and discover the exciting world of agriculture!

Saguenay (Chicoutimi)

Festival international des Rythmes du monde

August 1st to 11, 2019

A world-class event that takes its place among the major events of Québec, positioning itself as the most important event specialized in world music and rhythms in Quebec and the third largest in Canada.

Sur la rue Racine, Saguenay (Chicoutimi)


Fête des Saveurs et Trouvailles

August 2 to 4, 2019

The Fête des Saveurs et Trouvailles will take place at Nikitoutagan Square and at the Rivière-aux-Sables Park in the District of Jonquière. The perfect occasion for discovering regional agricultural small-scale producers and a variety of organic products. Treat your tastebuds and discover something new!

Saguenay (Jonquière)
T 418.542.8020

Festival Gymkhana de Falardeau

August 8 to 11, 2019

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!

T 418.673.4158

Festival des Artisans de Ste-Rose-du-Nord

August 9 to 11, 2019

This festival presents many local artisans in the astoundingly panoramic village of Ste-Rose-du-Nord. Live shows and demonstrations are presented to ensure that visitors enjoy their stay while visiting this charming village!


T 418.975.2250 # 2607

Festival de la Chanson de Saint-Ambroise

August 12 to 17, 2019

The Festival de la Chanson de Saint-Ambroise is a large-scale singing contest and an excellent starting point for young artists' careers. Listen to singers of all ages from across the province of Québec!

T 418.672.1144

Les Grandes Veillées - Traditional Cultural and Music Festival

August 23 to 25, 2019

Three days offering the best that the fjord has to offer! On the agenda: Over a dozen live presentations of  traditional music from both professionals and amateurs alike. The street comes to life with many activities and regional artists' kiosks. An event that's not to be missed!

Saguenay (La Baie)

T 418.306.8723

Saguenay en Bouffe

October 10 to 20, 2019

Don’t miss the city’s largest gathering of foodies and gourmet connaisseurs! Take a culinary world tour during Saguenay en Bouffe. Participating restaurants offer a themed menu from different countries and introduce you to a variety of delicious dishes.

Saguenay (Chicoutimi, La Baie, Jonquière)
418.698.3167 | 1.800.463.6565

Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay

October 16 to November 10, 2019

Zoom Photo Festival Saguenay is a celebration of photojournalism from around the world. Photography enthusiasts are in for a visually stunning experience with over 15 exhibitions, including the World Press Photo exhibit presented at La Pulperie de Chicoutimi—Musée Régional. Workshops, conferences and projections will be held during the only photo festival in Canada dedicated exclusively to photojournalism.

Saguenay (Chicoutimi, La Baie, Jonquière)
T 418.698.3167 | 1.800.463.6565