Every winter, Quebec City comes alive with a winter festival known as Carnaval de Quebec. It features crazy winter activities such as snow sculptures, dog sledding, tubing, tobogganing, ice buildings, ice canoe races, and more. Jolly Bonhomme Carnaval is the ambassador and host of the event, which lasts for several days.
- Quebec Winter Carnival – official website
- Videos of past Carnival – videos of the activities, events, people, and Bonhomme.
- Quebec Winter Carnival – wiki entry with information and history about the carnival
- Panoramic Photos of the 2009 Carnaval – includes dog sledding and snow sculptures
- Quebec City Carnaval Activities – video of some of the things you can do at Carnival
- Quebec City: Carnaval & Ice Hotel – video of the parade and spending the night in the Ice Hotel
- Carnaval de Quebec – video footage of the carnival: Ice Palace, snow sculptures, ice canoeing, sledding, etc.
- Rick Mercer Goes Ice Canoeing video
- 1957 Quebec Winter Carnival – CBC radio broadcast of the opening of the Carnival
- Quebec Winter Carnival Helps Residents Endure the Cold – CBC TV broadcast of 1994’s Carnival
- The Arrow Sash – video of the history and explanation of finger weaving
Activities and Lesson Plans
- Village de Bonhomme Game Zone – interactive online games and crafts, etc for kids
- Activity Books: 3 available – Preschool, Grade 1 – 3, Grade 4-6
- Carnaval WebQuest – from Berry Fei on Teachers Pay Teachers
- Winter Festival! – from Crayola
- Ice Carving – craft from Crayola
- Bonhomme Colouring Page
A French language book about the carnival experience.