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Photo : Festival La Virée

Gaspésie’s Fall Events

Mark your calendars! Whether you are a sports fan, a visual arts fanatic, a music buff, or even a quad biker, fall in Gaspésie offers an event for you. 

Spontaneous Events

Série de Courses Gaspésia, Gaspé-Percé
June 15 to September 2, 2018Sporting events including a marathon, an ultra-trail, and a mountain bike raid.

Festival Quad Matapédien, Amqui
August 31 to September 2, 2018Discover the trails of the Club VTT de La Matapédia with ATV guided tours.

Phos, Matane
September 1st to September 16, 2018 – A visual art event dedicated to the photographic and digital image. Exhibits, shows, meetings, workshops, and much more!

Photo : Raid International Gaspésie

Raid International Gaspésie, Carleton-sur-Mer
September 6 to 9, 2018Teams from a dozen countries compete in this multi-sport competition.

Symposium du Week-end des arts de Port-Daniel-Gascons
September 15 and 16, 2018 – Meet close to twenty professional painters and share their passion. Symposium dinner on Saturday and workshops for children on weekends.

Traversée de la Gaspésie à bottine
September 22 to 29, 2018 – Hike 120 km between sea and mountains. An all-inclusive vacation where hiking and Gaspesian flavours and festivities await you.

Photo : TDLG à bottine

Festival La Virée, Carleton-sur-Mer
October 5 to 7, 2018 – A festival that highlights the local living heritage: tales and legends, traditional dance, music, and shows are at the forefront, in addition to a public market and heritage tours.

Ongoing events

Storytelling, La Petite Grève, Carleton-sur-Mer
Until September 9, 2018 – Around a bonfire, Patrick Dubois revives the Gaspésie of the 1800 through his tales.

International Garden Festival, Reford Gardens, Grand-Métis
Until October 7, 2018Located in the Reford Gardens, the festival brings together the creations of contemporary architects. These ephemeral, evolving, and interactive gardens invite participation and reflection.

Marché public de New Richmond
Until September 30, 2018Fresh produce and local crafts await you at this open-air public market.

Photo : Rencontres Internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie

Rencontres internationales de la photographie en Gaspésie
Until September 30, 2018Photographs presented outside in 17 different locations in Gaspésie. Discover the work of nearly thirty artists from Québec and different countries.

Illuminated Path, Nova Lumina, Chandler
Until October 6, 2018 – Equipped with your pilgrim’s staff, you will have the mission to return to the sky one of the stars that went aground on the beach for a mysterious reason. This course of approximately 1 hour offers a large dose of wonderful. Reservations recommended.

Photo : Nova Lumina

In addition to this multitude of events, La Vieille Usine de l’Anse-à-Beaufils à Percé offers a show program until September 15, and Le Théâtre de la Vieille Forge à Petite- Vallée showcases programming until October. (Note that due to the recent fire, the shows will be presented at the Camp en Chansons). Several restaurants, pubs, and other public places offer shows and entertainment. To ensure you don’t miss anything, find out more once you arrive here! #gaspesieautumn

Plan your trip in Gaspésie now at tourisme-gaspesie.com. #gaspesieautumn

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