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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

Festival Quad Matapédien, Amqui
August 30 to September 1, 2019Discover the trails of the Club VTT de La Matapédia with ATV guided tours.

Photo : LP Cusson – Tourisme Gaspésie

Phos, Matane
September 1st to September 16, 2019 – 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 12 to 15, 2019Teams from a dozen countries compete in this multi-sport competition.

Symposium du Week-end des arts de Port-Daniel-Gascons
September 14 and 15, 2019 – Meet close to twenty professional painters and share their passion. Symposium dinner on Saturday and workshops for children on weekends.

Photo : Festival des Cordes de bois

Festival des Cordes de bois, Matapédia
September 20 to 22, 2019 – The residents of the Matapédia area are original with this festival which consists of making montages with their wooden ropes!

Photo : TDLG à bottine

Traversée de la Gaspésie à bottine et course (TDLG automne)
September 21 to 28, 2019 – Hike 120 km between sea and mountains. An all-inclusive vacation where hiking and Gaspesian flavours and festivities await you.

Photo : La Virée

Festival La Virée, Carleton-sur-Mer
October 11 to 13, 2019 – 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.

L’Éffroyable soirée Cogéco, Matane
October 26, 2019 – Come celebrate Halloween with us in downtown Matane and face the famous haunted course.

Ongoing events

Marché public de New Richmond
Until September 7, 2019Fresh 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, 2019Photographs presented outside in 17 different locations in Gaspésie. Discover the work of nearly thirty artists from Québec and different countries.

International Garden Festival, Reford Gardens, Grand-Métis
Until October 6, 2019Located in the Reford Gardens, the festival brings together the creations of contemporary architects. These ephemeral, evolving, and interactive gardens invite participation and reflection.

In addition to this multitude of events, the Centre Culturel Le Griffon offers a show program and Le Théâtre de la Vieille Forge à Petite- Vallée showcases programming until October. 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!

To be in the loop, visit and plan your trip today! #gaspesieautumn

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