canadiary Montréal

Diary of Events and Happenings in Montréal, Québec.


Igloofest Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary

Every winter thousands of electronic music lovers dance under the stars at the Quays of the Old Port of Montréal. With its icy décor blanketing steel structures, its striking architectural volumes, its programming drawing from the best local and international DJs, its igloo village, and its "Iglooswag" snowsuit contest, Igloofest offers the hottest winter evenings in Montréal! For the 375th Les Hivernales celebrations, Igloofest is adding some special free winter activities as well as two extra weekends of wild, woolly competition and Off-Igloofest nights. Schedule Particularity January 12 to February 4 : Thursdays, 7: 30 p.m. to midnight; Fridays and Saturdays, 7: 30 p.m. to 12: 30 a.m. 18 years and older. Special program on February 11 and 18. Nordik Slide and Nordik Village open Thursday to Sunday. Language Price Free activities and Fees for activities 0,00Customers Event location Jacques-Cartier Pier Neighbourhood : Old Montréal and Old Port Old Port of Montréal Montréal Metro : Champ-de-Mars . Telephone: 514 904-1247 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail:[email protected] URL:http://www.igloofest.ca/en/ . Category: Festivals Date / Period: January 12 to February 19, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: , Montreal

Fête des neiges de Montréal 34th edition

A free event on several weekends with a huge variety of winter activities! Ziplines, tube sliding, sled dog tours, skating, shows, music and much more!Schedule Particularity Weekends only. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Language Price Free activities and Fees for activities Customers Family Event location Parc Jean-Drapeau Neighbourhood : Parc Jean-Drapeau Montréal Metro : Jean-Drapeau . Telephone: 514 872-6120 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail:[email protected] URL:http://www.parcjeandrapeau.com . Category: Festivals Date / Period: January 14 to February 5, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: , Montreal

Santas Are Taking Over the Stewart Museum

Meet these pleasant figurines and take part in exciting activities for the whole family. Several Santas were handmade by renowned American artists, while others are the work of a Québec artisan. They illustrate a unique aspect of doll making and reveal an evolution in the artistic representation of Santa. Also featured is a sumptuous doll castle with characters that come to life to the sound of music. Schedule Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Tuesday, from September 5 to June 18. Open on December 26 and 27, January 2 and 3, and March 6 and 7. Particularity The real Santa will be at the Museum: November 20, December 4 and 18. Language Price Free Activity Customers Family Event location Stewart Museum Neighbourhood : Parc Jean-Drapeau Île Sainte-Hélène Parc Jean-Drapeau Montréal Metro : Jean-Drapeau . Telephone: 514 861-6701 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail:[email protected] URL:http://www.stewart-museum.org . Category: History Date / Period: November 16, 2016 to January 8, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: , Montreal

Natrel Fire on Ice

The Holidays start with a bang when these musical fireworks light up the sky over the the Old Port. Magical, spectacular fireworks -a unique, innovative show every time- burst over the St. Lawrence to create a thoroughly original urban winter experience. Schedule Particularity At 8 p.m. Language Price Free Activity Customers Family Event location Bonsecours Island Neighbourhood : Old Montréal and Old Port Old Port of Montréal Montréal Metro : Place-d'Armes . Telephone: 514 496-7678 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail: URL:http://www.oldportofmontreal.com . Category: Celebration Date / Period: December 10, 17 and 24, 2016 and January 7, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: , Montreal

A Victorian Christmas The Magic of Christmas Unfolds

An event for all ages to immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas preparations in a 19th century bourgeois home and discover the fascinating origins of holiday traditions. Take part in the Christmas card workshop and try wassail, a traditional holiday drink, and immortalize your visit at the souvenir photo booth. Schedule Particularity November 19 to December 18: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. December 26 to 30: Monday to Friday, noon to 7 p.m. Language In French and in English Price Group Rate $7. 80Customers Family Event location Sir George-Etienne Cartier National Historic Site of Canada Neighbourhood : Old Montréal and Old Port 458 Notre-Dame Street East Montréal Metro : Champ-de-Mars . Telephone: 514 283-2282 Toll-free: 1 888 773-8888Reservation: E-mail:[email protected] URL:http://www.pc.gc.ca/cartier . Category: History Date / Period: November 19 to December 30, 2016 .. Event Details. Location: 458 Notre-Dame Street East , Montreal

Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary More than 175 events to celebrate 375 years of history

This will be the ideal occasion to celebrate Montréal's identity via its past, spaces, people, presence and influence. To do so, a program of activities and celebrations will highlight Montreal's creativity and knowledge : Montréal lights up, gets moving, ignites and reinvents. Until then, expect to see lovely projects for facilities and urban designs come to light that will leave behind a significant legacy for future generations and lasting memories of this great historic celebration. Schedule Refer to the website for a detailed schedule and venues. Particularity Language Price Customers Event location Downtown Neighbourhood : Downtown Montréal Metro : Mc Gill . Telephone: 514 908-0375 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail: URL:http://www. 375mtl.com . Category: Celebration 375th Date / Period: December 11, 2016 to December 31, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: , Montreal

Merry Montréal 4th edition

Experience the festivities of the holiday season in a unique and magical setting filled with beautiful attractions and a multitude of restaurants, shops, and specialty boutiques. Schedule Christmas market and animation (December 1 to 24): Thursday and Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. New Year's Eve Party: December 31, 7 p.m. Particularity Language Price Free Activity Customers Family Event location Old Montréal Neighbourhood : Old Montréal and Old Port Montréal Metro : Champ-de-Mars . Telephone: Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail: URL:http://www.montrealenfetes.com/home . Category: Festivals Date / Period: December 1, 2016 to January 1, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: , Montreal

Gardens of Light

Discover the Japanese Garden enhanced by a fine and subtle lighting design and the Chinese Garden with its emblematic traditional coloured lanterns. At dusk, beautiful pathways emerge in the Gardens of Light, pathways full of contrasts, mysterious and magical. Schedule May 15 to June 22: daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 23 to August 31: Sunday to Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. September 1: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 2 to October 31: daily, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. November 1 to May 14: Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Particularity Every day, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Language Price Group Rate $15. 50 to $19. 75Customers Family Event location Montréal Botanical Garden Neighbourhood : Hochelaga-Maisonneuve 4101 Sherbrooke Street East Montréal Metro : Pie-IX . Telephone: 514 872-1400 Toll-free: Reservation: E-mail: URL:http://www.espacepourlavie.ca/en . Category: Science and nature Date / Period: September 2 to October 31, 2016 .. Event Details. Location: 4101 Sherbrooke Street East , Montreal

BNLMTL 2016, Le Grand Balcon [The Grand Balcony]

An international event in the visual and media arts. The exhibition offers a constellation of events around a major exhibition of 150 works, including 25 original creations by 50 artists from here and across the globe. Schedule Particularity Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Language Price $75Customers Event location Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal Neighbourhood : Downtown 185 Sainte-Catherine Street West Montréal H2X 3X5 Metro : Place-des-Arts . Telephone: 514 521-7340 Toll-free: 1 888 617-7331Reservation: E-mail:[email protected] URL:http://www.bnlmtl 2016.org/en/ . Category: Arts Date / Period: October 19, 2016 to January 15, 2017 .. Event Details. Location: 185 Sainte-Catherine Street West Montréal H2X 3X5, Montreal