Québec City Convention Centre

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) update

Please note that on September 27 2020, the Government of Québec declared Québec City to be in the red zone, an important level of alert regarding the COVID-19 situation in the province. Specific guidelines relating to events and gatherings were issued.

 

An October 23, 2020, government decree authorizes the Québec City Convention Centre to host gatherings of 250 people or less for the following types of events: professional training and exam, union or negotiation meeting, staff meeting, video or film shooting, association meeting, government or public bodies meetings. 

 

Visit our safe meeting rooms for your next event and learn more on our sanitary measures plan. For any questions, contact our sales team, always there for you.

 

We can’t wait have you visit us again!

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Practical InformationEverything You Need to Know about the Convention Centre!

For all the need to know info, see our practical information section. It’s full of important details to help you plan your trip to Québec City.

Getting to the Convention Centre

Getting to Québec City

Jean Lesage International Airport is just 20 minutes away from the Convention Centre. Our section on Getting here explains how to travel to Québec City by car, train, plane, or bus.

Getting to the Québec City Convention Centre

The Québec City Convention Centre is completely central:

  • Just 20 minutes by car from Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), which offers over 350 flights each week, many of them direct
  • Just 10 minutes from the bus and train station (Gare du Palais)
  • Within walking distance (5–20 minutes) of numerous natural, cultural, and historic sites and attractions (Old Québec, the Plains of Abraham, Parliament Hill, the Old Port, the Petit Champlain district, the gallery district, Saint-Roch, and Grande Allée)
  • Just 30 minutes from the great outdoors and a wealth of outdoor activities in beautiful surroundings

Getting around – In Town

Public Transport

Get around safely and sustainably with Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC), Québec City’s public transit system.

RTC offers passes for unlimited travel on weekends or for five consecutive days—very handy for getting around the city during a convention.

Free parking with Park-O-Bus

Enjoy the convenience of driving and taking public transit. Park your car in a free, designated parking and use public transit to easily get to the Québec City Convention Centre. Click here to plan your Park-O-Bus itinerary. 

By foot or bike

Given the Convention Centre’s terrific location amidst major hotels and steps away from Old Québec, walking is always a great active transportation option.

Cyclists can use the bike racks located at the Convention Centre’s main entrance at 1000 René-Lévesque Est, as well as those located at the entrance to the Indigo parking lot at Place Québec (rue Saint-Joachim).

Rideshare

Drivers who plan a visit to the Québec City Convention Centre can offer a ride on Ridesharing.com to find passengers looking for transportation solution. Whether for it’s for short or long distances, ridesharing is a convenient, economic and environmentally friendly way of travelling.

Parking

A pedestrian tunnel links the Québec City Convention Centre to four indoor parking lots with a total of 4,175 parking spaces. The car parks are managed by Indigo and Société Parc-Auto du Québec.

Special Notice: Major Work in Parking Lots

Due to major repairs in the parking lot located at 10, rue Pierre-Olivier-Chauveau in Québec City (close to the City Hall), 300 parking spaces will no longer be accessible to cars until december 2020. The 300 monthly parking pass holders will be moved to surrounding parking lots. This will significantly reduce parking spaces near the Convention Centre. Please use public transit whenever possible. 

Indigo Rates

  • Place Québec underground parking
    Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 6:59 a.m.: $12
    Weekdays – Maximum: $25
  • Delta underground parking
    Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 6:59 a.m.: $12
    Weekdays – 24-hour maximum (daytime, reached after 4:31 p.m.): $20

Société Parc-Auto du Québec

  • Place d’Youville underground parking
  • Édifice Marie-Guyart underground parking

Evenings (7 days a week) – Maximum: For 12 hours, between 4 p.m. and 7:59 a.m.: $12
Weekdays – Maximum: $18

Street level Pay Parking

Meter parking is available on the streets around the Centre and in various areas throughout the city. The PayandGo pay stations make it quick and easy to park on the street. Pay parking is generally in effect Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Use the COPILOTE mobile app to pay for any Québec City parking spot equipped with a meter or pay station, whether it’s on the street or in a parking lot. No fees apply. Copilote also lets you add money to your meter remotely, so you never have to dash back to the meter.

Charging Stations – Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicle owners can charge their car at Circuit électrique’s 240V charging station in the Place Québec parking lot operated by Indigo and directly connected to the Québec City Convention Centre. There are two parking spots for the charger: a service spot while the car is hooked up and a vacant spot for the wait time after the car is charged.

Accessibility

The Québec City Convention Centre meets the standards of the National Building Code of Canada and the American Disability Act and is rated “accessible to persons with a physical impairment” by Kéroul. The Convention Centre has an action plan to meet the needs of the mobility impaired and is proud to be an inclusive and fully accessible facility. 

Sanitary Measures

When you visit the Québec City Convention Centre, you enter an environment that is as safe and healthy as possible. Your safety is the absolute top priority for all of our teams.

Our Health and Safety Plan, approved by the Province of Québec’s health authority, details the measures we have put in place to ensure that our clientele, visitors and staff are protected. We will never say it often enough: your well-being is our top priority!

If you are attending an event at the Québec City Convention Centre, you will have to: 

  • Wear a mask or face covering inside the Convention Centre. As mentioned by Québec’s Health Authority, you can take off the mask to eat or once you are seated.
  • Use hand sanitizer put at your disposal when entering the Convention Centre and its meeting rooms.
  • Stay home if you are have symptoms and are unwell.

FAQ

  • Where can I find information about events at the Centre?

    See our calendar of events for all non-confidential events.

  • Is there WiFi?

    The Québec City Convention Centre is proud to offer free wireless Internet. See the Free WiFi section for details.

  • What are the nearest hotels to the Convention Centre?

    An indoor passageway connects the Québec City Convention Centre to the Hilton Québec and Delta Québec hotels. To learn about the full range of accommodation options near the Centre, see the Accommodations sections.

  • How do I get to the Centre?

    We’re located in downtown Québec City, so getting here is a breeze! You’ll find all the information you need in the Getting Here – Access section.

  • How much is parking?

    The parking lots at the Québec City Convention Centre are managed by Indigo and Société ParcAuto du Québec. For rates, see the Parking section.

  • Do you have wheelchairs?

    The Québec City Convention Centre is fully accessible. Wheelchairs are available upon request.

  • I lost something at the Centre. Who can I contact for help?

    We’re sorry to hear that! Fill out the form on the Contact page and we’ll follow up with you shortly.

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