Ville de Gatineau

Gatineau recognizes the importance of fairs, festivals and events. This industry is a dynamic sector for the local economy and has an undeniable impact on the quality of life of citizens. In addition to promoting job creation, it plays a crucial role in the development of the tourism industry, a key economic engine for the region and the city of Gatineau.

Gatineau is the tourism gateway for Western Quebec. The fairs, festivals and events are a showcase of dynamism and a radiation tool in our culture, our knowhow and our identity. They consolidate, by extension, the feeling of pride and belonging to citizens. The policy of support allows the celebrations and festivals Division to assume leadership and to act as a leader in the municipal action orientation for the development, support and consolidation of events regional, national and international.


The team of celebrations and festivals Division's mission is to provide leadership in the development of fairs, festivals and events. It will do so by a structured approach implemented with internal / external partners and this, for both in start-up projects in the consolidation and expansion projects. It is marked with the desire to support organizations in respect of their missions and mandates. The Division provides financial, technical and professional support to the realization of fairs, festivals and events in the territory of the city of Gatineau.