Kick off the week with these events. From Christmas markets to Luminothérapie these events will add some fun to your Monday.
Get ready for holiday festivities taking place in three Montreal parks.
Noël dans le parc brings together Montrealers together for holiday cheer. Head down to Place Emilie-Gamelin, Parc des Compagnons de Saint Laurent, and Parc Lahaie for live entertainment, music, poetry, and bonfires.
Where: Place Emilie-Gamelin, Parc des Compagnons de Saint Laurent, and Parc Lahaie
When: Until December 25, 2017
Time: See full program of events online.
A light-up winter wonderland will be taking over Place des Festivals this winter for the eighth annual edition of Luminothérapie. This year’s display is called Impulse and it is an interactive work made up of light-up seesaws.
Where: Place des Festivals, Jeanne Mance St.
When: Until January 28, 2018
Time: Sunday to Wednesday: from noon to 10 pm
Thursday to Saturday: from noon to 11 pm
An ‘Ugly Christmas Tree Village’ is officially coming to Montreal this holiday season. Until December 23, head down to Prince-Arthur Street East for the city’s first edition of the Village du Vilain Sapin de Montréal. This is definitely not your average Christmas festival. Prince-Arthur Street East will light up with festivities including entertainment, music, and decorations.
Where: On Prince Arthur Street East, between St-Laurent Blvd. and Laval Avenue
When: Now until December 23
Time: Monday to Friday, 4 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, from 11 am to 9 pm
Sunday, from 11 am to 7 pm
From December 1 to 24, Le Grand Marche de Noel will be taking over Place des Arts. This German-style Christmas market will feature food trucks, a Santa’s Cabin, Elves Workshop, and Santa’s Sleigh. There will also be carol singers, karaoke, storytime, and so many more events happening for the holiday season.
Where: Esplanade de la Place des Arts, 175 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
When: Until December 24, 2017
Times: TBA check website for updates
Emily Haines is back with Choir of the Mind, the Metric singer’s first release as her Soft Skeleton solo project in a decade.
Where: Église Sainte-Thérèse-d’Avila, Sainte-Thérèse
When: December 4, 2017
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Tickets: Available on Ticketfly, $40 to $90