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5 things to do in Montreal today: Friday, December 16

Karolina Jez Dec 15, 2016 7:15 pm 126

From a chic beer garden to an epic holiday market, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.

Grab a Drink at Kampaii Garden

What: The highly anticipated Kampai Garden, a cool beer garden with an affordable Asian inspired menu by internationally acclaimed chef Antonio Park, is now hosting guests in the legendary Faubourg St-Catherine on the corner Saint-Mathieu. Get ready for a breathtaking 10 000 square feet of space and fun!
When: 7 days a week from 3pm to 3am
Where: 1616 Rue Sainte-Catherine West

Check out the Nintendo Exhibition at Musee Grevin

Musee Grevin just opened their brand new Nintendo-themed exhibition, Super Mario and Friends: The Exhibit. Running from October 7th until January 8th, Super Mario and Friends: The Exhibit welcomes some of Nintendo’s most iconic characters to the museum. Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems will be on display, as will classic Mario Bros. video games, and some that have yet to be released to the public. The show ultimately traces the Nintendo phenomenon, highlighting the past, present, and future of the gaming institution.
When: Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
Where: Musee Grevin, Centre Eaton de Montréal, 705 Rue Sainte-Catherine O

Puces POP Fair Winter Edition

The Puces Pop Fair is coming to Montreal this December for their annual Winter Edition. The 2016 Winter Edition will take place over the course of two weekends, December 9-11 and December 16-18. This arts & crafts fair arrives just in time for the holidays so you can get your Christmas shopping on. All of the vendors will be local and they will be selling everything from soap and teacups to clothing and maps.
When: December 16-18, Fridays 3 pm-9 pm, Saturdays 11 am-7 pm, Sundays 11 am-5 pm
Where: Eglise Saint-Denis (5075 Rivard, corner Laurier – Laurier Metro)

The Nutcracker Market

Hosted by Les Grands Ballets, the Nutcracker Market is a fun and festive Christmas shopping market that will take over Palais des Congres starting November 26th. Nearly 100 exhibitors will be participating at this year’s market, all of which have agreed to donate 10% of their proceeds to the Nutcracker Fund for Children. If you’re in a need of a gift for the foodie in your life, look no further. There will be a whole gourmet foods section selling everything from French macarons and candy to olive oil and popcorn.
When: November 26-December 6
Where: Palais des Congres

Grab a S’mores Hot Chocolate

As if plain hot chocolate weren’t good enough, the geniuses at Chocolat Favoris Montreal have come out with a s’mores hot chocolate. That’s right, delicious and creamy hot cocoa, featuring graham crackers and topped with toasted marshmallows and a melted chocolate drizzle. Concocted using their own homemade chocolate fondues, of which there are several flavours, you will instantly fall in love with the s’mores hot chocolate (available for a limited time only).
When: Anytime
Where: For a list of locations, click here


Karolina Jez

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