Five Things To Do In Montreal This Winter

As winter approaches, load the upcoming months with festive and eventful activities that will surely generate your holiday spirit. From enjoying the wintery scene to seeing friendly faces, here’s a list of five things to do in Montreal this winter.


The Nutcracker Spectacle

The Nutcracker presented by Les Grands Ballets takes the stage at Place-des-Arts from December 14-30. Witness one of Christmas’ most notable tales come to life through music, dancing, and colourful characters. An entertaining and captivating performance for an elegant and festive date night.

Merry Montreal Presents New Year’s Eve 2018

On December 31st Montrealers can let loose and celebrate the biggest party of the year! Take a break from the traditional planning labeled with excessive costs and attend Montreal’s New Year’s Eve Party at Jacques-Cartier Pier. The event is an energetic and crowd-pleasing setting with fireworks, music, live performances, and lively celebrations once the clock strikes midnight. Celebrate the new year in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. According to Merry Montreal, last year’s bash hauled in a record attendance of over 150,000 people.



For those still in party mode, Igloofest keeps the music playing at Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port of Montreal. Every year, attendees bundle up and keep warm by dancing to well-known DJs and enjoying the city’s nightlife. Purchase hot dogs and poutine onsite or get your hands on distinct Igloofest tuques, Piknic Electronik sweatshirts, and more at the boutique. For more information, check out their website.

Montreal Snow Festival

Enjoy the snowy scene to its fullest at Montreal’s Snow Festival. On weekends from January 20th to February 11th , participate in numerous activities ranging from hockey tournaments, inner tubing, skating, and snowshoeing with live shows and an ice sculptured playground environment. Equipment rentals are available at various pricing points depending on your needs and attendance is free of charge. The festival is open on Saturdays and Sundays at Parc Jean-Drapeau.


Montreal continues to bring forth memorable and exciting events, especially during the winter months. If you’re thinking about moving to a trendy neighbourhood in the city, check out DevMcGill’s exciting condos across Montreal. We have a handful of new constructions under our belt, guaranteeing there’s something for everybody!



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