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Getting to the Festival

Walking through FEQ

  • Plains of Abraham

    The Plains of Abraham is the site that welcomes most festivalgoers and the Bell Stage, FEQ's biggest stage.

    Pass required.

    The Plains are accessible through two entrances :

    • Main entrance : Cross of Sacrifice
    • Secondary entrance : Cap-Blanc

    A diversified food offer, bars and water supply points to fill your bottle are available at various locations on site.

    Mobile vendors also walk around the site with a more limited offer : Coors Light and water bottles.

    Locate the Plains of Abraham on the general site map.

  • Parc de la Francophonie

    Parc de la Francophonie is the second most important FEQ site. Shows are presented in alternation on the Loto-Québec Stage and the SiriusXM Stage, which are side by side.

    Pass required.

    Food trucks, bars and water supply points to fill your bottle are located on site.

    You can access Parc de la Francophonie via a footbridge overhanging Grande Allée that is accessible through the experiential zone at Place George-V.

    Locate Parc de la Francophonie on the general site map.

  • Place George-V

    Place George-V is an experiential zone that serves as the entrance point for Parc de la Francophonie through a footbridge over Grande Allée.

    Pass required.

    Locate Place George-V on the general site map.

  • Place de l'Assemblée-Nationale

    FREE site.

    Place de l’Assemblée-Nationale is the third most important FEQ site. That is where Hydro-Québec Stage and le Cœur are located.

    It is also where the Série jeunesse presented by le lait takes place on Saturdays and Sundays.

    Le Cœur

    Le Cœur is the preferred location to drink, eat and hang out with friends. This experiential zone is the ideal spot to relax in a friendly atmosphere to start your evening or in between two shows.

    Locate Place de l'Assemblée-Nationale on the general site map.

  • The Armoury

    FEQ headquarters.

    Pass required.

    Extras FEQ are presented in the Salle d'Armes of the Armoury.

    La Terrasse

    La Terrasse is located outside of the Armoury, right next to the Plains of Abraham. A food truck and Martini Bars are accessible to festivalgoers.

    You cannot access the Plains of Abraham from la Terrasse. You can only enter through the Cross of Sacrifice and Cap-Blanc entrances.

    Le Jardin and the Bell Signature Zone are accessible through la Terrasse.

    Locate the Armoury on the general site map.

Getting around Quebec City

  • Bus

    Recommended by the FEQ

    Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC) increases the number and the frequency of buses during the Festival.

    Do you know about the Festibus? An easy and simple way to get to the FEQ.

    Affordable transportation.

    Schedule adjusted with the shows end time.

    Available on the RTC mobile app Nomade paiement.


    No transportation ticket will be sold in the shuttles parking lots. Get your transportation ticket before getting to the parking lots.

    Still not convinced to hop on the bus ?

    Exclusive routes taking you from the suburbs directly downtown, few steps away from the FEQ's different sites.


    Leave your car in the different free parking lots to make the most out of public transportation.


    Before your visit, consult the map to identify the different pick-up points related to your sector.

  • Bike

    Another easy way to get to FEQ's sites.

    The Desjardins Bike Parkings are secured bike parking areas free of charge during the Festival.

    The two parkings are located :

    • at the corner of Honoré Mercier and Saint-Louis Street
    • on George-VI Avenue, right next to Hotel Le Concorde

    An àVélo station will be located close to Jardin Jeanne-d’Arc.

  • On foot

    Stop worrying about parking spots and walk to the Festival. All sites are accessible by foot and located close to each other.


    Make the most of your walk by visiting the city.

  • Car

    There are indoor and outdoor paid parking lots operated by La Société Parc-Auto in the area.

    Carpool is recommended.


    Parking lots fill up fast.


    Arrive early to avoid frustration or chose another transportation option. 

  • Ferry

    During the Festival, simultaneous departures from each shore are offered more frequently

    • Services and capacities from STLévis transportation are adjusted during FEQ nights in the Lévis-Québec Ferry sector to meet festivalgoers needs
    • Departures from the Lévis ferry terminal at each ferry arrival for the whole FEQ

    To speed up boarding, we strongly recommend buying your tickets in advance at the Québec or Lévis ferry terminal.

Getting to Quebec City

  • Train

    Via Rail network serves both Quebec City and its two train stations: the Quebec City train station (downtown) and the Sainte-Foy train station.

    Visit their website for special offers like Discount Tuesdays, Kid Fare, Escape Fare and more!

  • Plane

    Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport has direct flights to and from several major Canadian and US cities.

  • Autocar

    Two major coach companies serve Quebec City with stops at Quebec City (downtown) and Sainte-Foy train stations: Orléans Express and Intercar.