Bonhomme’s winterland street food and snacks at Quebec city winter park

Quebec French bistro in winter time

French bistro, Quebec winter street food

Quebec City, PQ, Canada
Latitude: 46.8059, Longtitude: -71.2120
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Bonhomme’s winterland is Quebec city winter park setup in downtown at the Plains of Abraham. This winterland is part of Quebec city winter carnival and is full of fun outdoor winter activities. There are things to do for all ages and of course everybody gets hungry and thirsty after being outside for a long time.

Bonhomme’s winterland street food has traditional fair food like fries and burgers inside of tents. People can take a break inside from the cold weather and from all the winter activities. Street food at Bonhomme winterland also offers a choice to brave the frost and eat outside. This option may appeal to some because if you dress warmly for being outside in -20C, you will not be too comfortable in a tent wearing all this clothes. Also why not try something different and have a winter street food picnic.

Line ups in winter to street food kiosks - barbecue and beaver tails
Line-ups to street food kiosks – barbecue and beaver tails

Bonhomme’s winterland attractions include trout ice fishing. What is different about this trout ice fishing is that they will prepare the fish that you caught.

street food bonhomme winterland Trout ice fishing (la peche blanche)
Trout ice fishing at Quebec winter carnival (la peche blanche)

Bonhomme’s winterland takes place every year from January 29 to February 14. Since this is very cold time of year in Quebec temperatures never rise above freezing. That allows organizers to have many ice and snow sculptures. Street food establishment use this to their advantage and you can see many bars made with ice and have a drink from an ice glass.

Quebec French bistro and a bar stand from ice offering drinks from ice glass
Quebec French bistro and a bar stand from ice offering drinks from ice glass

Bonhomme winterland also features a maple sugar shack (Cabane a Sucre). This is a must visit street food place to try Canadian maple syrup treats and take home nice maple syrup bottle or other sweet delicacies. Maple sugar street food shack sets up a rectangle wall of fresh snow. Then they proceed to pour fresh hot maple syrup right onto the snow surface. Maple syrup freezes immediately into a delicious candy strip. Then using a provided wooden stick you roll this maple sugar strip into your own hand made unique candy.

Sweet street food snack - maple sugar strips on fresh snow
Sweet street food snack – maple sugar strips on fresh snow

Bonhomme’s winterland street food of course offers Canadian favorite – beaver tails. This is a nice treat on a cold winter day. Beaver tails (Queues de Castor) are fried dough pastries that are very popular. This is favorite street food snack in Canada. Beavertails are served hot and have various toppings. The classic flavor of street food treat is considered cinnamon and sugar. The beavertails kiosk at Quebec winterland offers toppings such as maple syrup, chocolate hazelnut, apple cinnamon and others. You can always come up with you own favorite combination.

Quebec city, Canada Bonhomme’s winterland street food is an excellent way to experience French Quebec and Canadian food. It will fill you up and make want more.

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 Quebec city winterland street food photo gallery

Outdoor bbq grill and ice bar, Quebec winter street food
Outdoor bbq grill and ice bar, Quebec winter street food
Picnic tables near maple sugar street food shack, winter pictures
Picnic tables near maple sugar street food shack, winter pictures
Man pouring maple syrup on fresh snow
Man pouring maple syrup on fresh snow
Fresh hand made maple sugar street food treat
Fresh hand made maple sugar street food treat
Maple sugar mobile stand (Cabane a sucre), Quebec Canada
Maple sugar mobile stand (Cabane a sucre), Quebec Canada
Beavertails stand at Quebec winter carnival (Queues de Castor)
Beavertails stand at Quebec winter carnival (Queues de Castor)
Beavertails menu with various toppings
Beavertails menu with various toppings

  10.01.2016 by FPImages

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