Quebec winter carnival night parade, unique and fun travel idea for all ages (Part 2)

Queen of night parade greeting people

Quebec winter carnival night parade queen

Quebec city, PQ, Canada
Latitude: 46.7954, Longtitude: -71.2422
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Quebec winter carnival night parade (Part 2) continues to tell the story about this great winter event and showcase more winter pictures. FPImages presents 15 more night images taken at 2015 Quebec winter carnival night parade. Attending this night parade is an excellent way to celebrate winter, have fun and capture amazing night images and winter pictures. This is truly fun travel idea for all ages.

Quebec winter carnival night parade is sponsored by major companies and organizations of the Province of Quebec (PQ), Canada. Each installation is preceded by a poster that tells you the name of the company that helped create this wonderful winter night parade. Special mention must be made of all the volunteers that contributed their time and effort to make sure smooth operation of the event.

Huge wolves masks by Sepaq outdoor network
Sepaq network present stunning show of wolves

One of the most stunning show at 2015 Quebec winter carnival night parade was procession of giant wolves with glowing eyes. This show was created by Sepaq outdoor network.  Sepaq helps people find unique and fun travel ideas in Quebec, Canada. Their website is full of useful information about outdoor Quebec tourism and will make your vacation in this Canadian province exciting and memorable.

Quebec winter carnival street parade giant wolves by Sepaq
Giant wolves at night parade

Quebec winter carnival night parade would not be complete without iconic Canadian symbol – Inukshuk, native abstract art. Government of Canada sponsored the next group at the parade – dancers dressed in a white costumes designed as inukshuks. The music and dance was well matched and the crowd liked the hugs that these inukshuks gave.

Frindly atmosphere at the night parade - inukshuks giving hugs
Inukshuk (inuksuk) dancers giving hugs to the spectators

Quebec city winter night parade is a fun travel idea. You will see many musical floats and join in with the singers and dancers. This is a good way to keep warm during this winter parade. By the time you walk from wherever you parked your car or from the hotel and then waited for some time for parade to arrive it could easily be couple of hours in temperatures in the range of -20C. Everybody in the crowd stomps their feet, waves their hands and has lots of fun.

Futuristic sci-fi alien looking vehicle at Quebec city winter night parade
Futuristic sci-fi alien looking vehicle at Quebec city winter night parade

Travel tips for Quebec winter carnival night parade include first of all warm clothes and good winter boots. Streets are sidewalks are cleaned and plowed but remember that you will have to walk to your spot substantial distance and it may start snowing too. Then you will have to wait for the parade and walk back. Plan on being outside for at least 3 hours.

Owl dancers at Quebec city night parade
Owl dancers at Quebec city night parade

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Winter night photography tips

1. Charge your camera battery, cold weather reduces the life of the battery charge.

2. Dress accordingly and wear gloves that will allow you full control of the camera and have a good grip.

3. During snow use protective bag for the camera or use umbrella if winds permit.

4. Use prime lens with large aperture to avoid using flash and use lower ISO settings.

5. Find a spot with the less distracting background.

6. Exercise caution and common sense safety at night.

 Quebec city winter night parade photo gallery

Musical Orchestra Train at the night parade
Musical Orchestra Train at the night parade
Alien mobiles glowing and colorful at night street parade
Alien mobiles glowing and colorful at night street parade
Group of inukshuk dancers - great Canadian symbol
Group of inukshuk dancers – great Canadian symbol
Snow arches installed on bicycles - winter celebration
Snow arches installed on bicycles – winter celebration
Sepaq's network giant wolves - very popular with kids
Sepaq’s network giant wolves – very popular with kids
Giant wolves with glowing eyes leaning over the children
Giant wolves with glowing eyes leaning over the children
Stunning wolf mask staring at spectators
Stunning wolf mask staring at spectators
Singer on musical float accompanies giant wolves
Musical float that accompanied Sepaq giant wolves
Sepaq network singers provided musical background for the wolves
Sepaq network singers provided musical background for the wolves

 

  10.01.2016 by FPImages

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