It may be cold and snowy outside, but that doesn’t stop Montrealers from making the most out of it. In fact, winter in Canada is one of the liveliest seasons of the year. Cities like Montreal host a slew of fun and exciting activities that are well worth a visit. This year make the most out of the winter in Montreal by checking out any of these seasonal favourites. Don’t forget to bundle up!
Craft Beer Tour
What better way to motivate yourself to get out of the house than with craft beer? It’s the perfect winter afternoon activity to enjoy with some friends. The Montreal Craft Beer Tour introduces you to the best brewpubs in the city. So you can indulge in some tasty beer, learn more about Montreal, and check out some of the best spots in the city.
Go Sledding Down Mount Royal
For a wintery day of fun in the snow, head to the Botanical Gardens for a day of sledding. Whether you have kids or not, it’s always a fun way to get your adrenaline pumping and have a good time. Of course, no sledding day is complete without stopping off to warm up with some hot chocolate!
Located about 2 hours away from the city, Mont Tremblant is the perfect quick getaway if you’re looking to hit the slopes or just enjoy the winter season to the fullest. You can rent out a cabin, stay in a chateau, and participate in a ton of different winter activities, including dog sledding.
Check Out Interactive Art
For a limited time this winter, you can feast your eyes on cool artistic displays as the night lights up with Luminotherapie. These interactive installations bring light and art together, creating new and fun experiences every single year.
Don’t Miss Igloofest
Montrealers don’t let snow or sub-zero temperatures get in the way of fun. Every year, they suit up to brave the cold for Igloofest – the world-famous electronic music event. If you’re a fan of electronic music, you can catch some of the biggest names in the industry playing here.
Explore the Underground Network
When you need a break for the chilly weather, spend some time inside exploring Montreal’s underground network of tunnels, plazas, and corridors. It’s an ideal and convenient spot to shop, commute, and dine. Just be sure to get a map as it can get confusing if you don’t know where you’re going.