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If you happen upon the Old Port in Quebec City in early August, you’ll find yourself traveling 400 years in the past. This is the New France Festival, celebrating the historical period when the first European settlers arrived in America. Period costumes, public performances, guided historical tours, and parades will be enjoyed by young visitors, history-buffs, or all those who enjoy a festive atmosphere.

 

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New France Festival

If you happen upon the Old Port in Quebec City in early August, you’ll find yourself traveling 400 years in the past. This is the New France Festival, celebrating the historical period when the first European settlers arrived in America. Period costumes, public performances, guided historical tours, and parades will be enjoyed by young visitors, history-buffs, or all those who enjoy a festive atmosphere.