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5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, February 27

DH Montreal Staff Feb 27, 2018 5:00 am 110

We’ve made it to Tuesday and luckily, there’s a lot happening around town, Montreal. From Cardio on Ice to more winter activities, these events will be sure to add some fun to your day.

Visit the Prince exhibit at Place des Arts

One of the greatest music stars of all time is being celebrated at Montreal’s Place des Arts in honour of Black History Month. Prince: His Purple Majesty is an exhibition dedicated to the legendary artist. Prince’s life and musical career is explored by musicologist Duke Eatmon.

Where: Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme at Place des Arts
When: Until March 3, 2018
Admission: Free

Montréal en Lumière

Montréal en Lumière is back for its 19th year. The celebration is one of the biggest winter festivals in the world and invites visitors to take part in a multitude of events that revolve around performing arts, gastronomy, and outdoors activities.

Where: Quartier des Spectacles and various other locations check website for details
When:  February 22 to March 4, 2018

LeChop 2017

The 6th edition of the LeChop culinary festival is back next month.

And this year LeChop MTL wants to give back to the community. The organization has partnered with Share the Warmth to offer a delicious 2-course table d’hote menu at participating restaurants to help fight the battle against food insecurity.

When: Now until February 28, 2018
Where: Weinstein & Gavinos (1434 Rue Crescent), L’Atelier d’Argentine (1458 Rue Crescent and 355 Marguerite D’Youville), and Decca 77 (1077 Rue Drummond)

Cardio on the ice with ex-Montreal Canadiens

Montreal’s beautiful Old Port skating rink is set to open this weekend and you can take the ice with some former Montreal Canadiens players. Get on your jerseys and skate amongst pros as they will help you learn basic techniques and perfect your skating, stick handling, puck control, and more.

Where: Old Port skating rink
When: February 6, 13, 20, 27/ March 6
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Cost: Adult: $6.95. Skate rentals available onsite. Please note that skate sharpening is not available on theme nights.


Montreal will be glowing with magical light installations through February and March as part of Montréal en Lumière’s immersive art experience, Illuminart.

Where: Quartier des spectacles
When: Until March 4, 2018

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