You, the culture lover who likes to get some action with your family, and chose to come in Shawinigan for a few days: GOOD PICK! Let me be your personal guide and suggest my favorites in order to make your stay memorable.


You can also see Angelina’s favorites and Léonidas’ favorites.

Are you coming to Shawi with your family this winter? You’re in luck, our beautiful city is full of activities for you: shows, walks, restaurants… Here are my suggestions to make the most of a weekend in Shawi!


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Centre des arts

Shows and exhibitions

Why not start the weekend by going to see a show with the family? The Centre des arts de Shawinigan plans, each year, a beautiful and varied program including comedy, singing, dance, classical music and theater shows. Be sure to arrive earlier to visit the exhibitions at the Centre Léo-Ayotte!


Équi-AMI stables

Winter horse ride

If you feel like it, I advise you to go to the Équi-AMI stables for a walk in the forest. The staff is attentive and shares its passion without reserve! Do not hesitate to ask all your questions, you will certainly learn about our equine friends. Also, it’s a great way to get some fresh air while enjoying the forest!


Chez Grace

Asian Flavors

Head to the restaurant Chez Grace, in downtown Shawinigan, to satisfy the appetite of the whole family. The service is impeccable and fast, the atmosphere is warm and the Asian flavors are always delicious. I love their buddha bowl and the imperial rolls!


Cataractes de Shawinigan

Hockey game

Then, off to a local classic: go see a match of the Cataractes de Shawinigan! Indeed, this hockey team is part of our DNA… You can buy your tickets online to see them at the Center Gervais Auto in Shawinigan.


Saint-Mo Bistro Gourmand

Try the chef's suggestions

Looking for a restaurant for dinner? I suggest the Saint-Mo, located on the Saint-Maurice promenade. The whole family will find something to enjoy there, and the atmosphere is cozy. In addition, the chef’s suggestions (whatever they are) are prepared with finesse and it always tastes like heaven!


Vallée du Parc

Fun family time

In winter, Vallée du Parc ski station is a must! Everyone gets something out of it: skiing, snowboarding, sledding… In addition, even those who want to stay warm can do so in a cozy atmosphere at the Resto 360!


Events and shows
Events and shows
Guilty pleasures
Guilty pleasures
Let's play!
Let's play!
Grandiose landscapes
Grandiose landscapes
You can also see my favorites here.

Enjoy a show

By choosing from a varied program.

Feel the game

Watching the Cataractes de Shawinigan.

Breathe some fresh air

On a horse ride in the forest.

Have fun

Skiing, snowboarding, or sledding.

There you go!

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