Fill Up on Culture
Sherbrooke is a vibrant urban centre in the heart of nature. A city that was founded more than 200 years ago yet still stands out today for its dynamic nature and authenticity. Sherbrooke is also a unique destination where the energy of its shows and events and where the cohabitation of the French and English populations creates a real whirlwind of culture! Museums, shows, activities and events all year round allowing you to literally fill up on culture!
Major Shows at Place Nikitotek
In the heart of downtown at the confluence of the Magog and Saint-François Rivers you will find an outdoor amphitheatre that presents can’t miss shows. This summer, with Québec Issime Sings Starmania, return to the mythical opera-rock classics of Berger-Plamondon in this grand tribute show. For this show alone, the Place Nikitotek program of shows is worth a visit to Sherbrooke.
Science, Arts, Fine Arts
Located a short walk from each other, three museums will allow you to discover local vibrancy. At the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Sherbrooke, discover the world of Clémence Desrochers. With the Clémence. De la factrie au musée exhibit, learn about her texts, drawings, songs and monologues produced by a Quebec icon. The Société d’Histoire de Sherbrooke is presenting exhibits that tell the story of Sherbrooke’s past. At the Museum of Nature and Sciences, young and old alike will learn how much science is present in our daily lives.
Travel Through the Beautiful
Eastern Townships Landscape
Climb aboard one of the most beautiful tourist trains for a gourmet outing. The Orford Express offers animated outings on a train with gourmet meals served on board while travelling through the beautiful Eastern Townships landscape. Did you know that you can depart on your train outing from Sherbrooke’s Marché de la Gare? Several departures are offered from Sherbrooke this summer, which is a great way to complete your stay with us!
Explore Sherbrooke’s Murals
15 years ago, the first fresco was completed, decorating the streets of downtown Sherbrooke. Over the years, the number of murals has grown and led to the creation of a unique tour of today’s 16 frescos! There are many ways to discover Sherbrooke’s murals, which you can check out here.
Music, fireworks, fine foods and world cultures are highlighted all summer long in Sherbrooke. Almost every weekend you will find a new amazing event or show. Check out our event calendar to plan your stay!
In the magnificent gardens of the Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, take a break and enjoy a traditional English tea. Served with cucumber sandwiches, fresh scones with jam, enjoy a “very British” moment with a feeling of travelling back in time.
It is said that the Coaticook gorge forest is enchanted…and well, it is! Every evening during the summer and fall, the forest comes to life with Foresta Lumina. Enjoy a walk filled with surprises and magical creatures. An enchanted illuminated trail that will please everyone.