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5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, January 18

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DH Montreal Staff Jan 18, 2018 5:00 am 80

We’re one step closer to the weekend, Montreal! From winter fun and more these events will add some excitement to your Thursday.

Igloofest 2018

Montreal’s Igloofest is back and the full lineup has officially been announced.This year, the music festival will take place between January 18 and February 3. The ultimate winter music festival, we, along with thousands of tourists that flock the city, brave the freezing temperatures to enjoy a wild night of music in Quai Jacques Cartier.

Where: Jacques Cartier Quay at the Old Port
Times: Thursday: 7:30 to 11 pm
Friday and Saturday: 7:30 to 12:30 pm
When: January 18 to February 3, 2018
Tickets: Available online 

DJ on Ice

The Old Port of Montreal has decided to host themed nights throughout the week. While the “Workout on Ice” Tuesdays and the “Hot Rhythms on Ice” Wednesdays sound pretty cool, it’s the “DJ on Ice” Thursdays that have our attention.

DJ on Ice is the official event for nordic Thursdays. Every week, there will be hot mixes and killer beats, light shows, and magnificent backdrops.

Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin, Old Port
When: Until March 8, 2018 (except December 28 and January 4)
Time: 7 to 10pm
Cost: Adults, teens and seniors: $6.95
Children (6 to 12) : $4.60
Children under 6: free

Visit Montreal’s man-made ski and  tubing hills 

Pente à Neige –an organization working to bring back skiing to the city by constructing man-made slopes at Parc Ignace-Bourget.

Now the slopes are open and the park includes ski and snowboard courses with a carpet lift, two slopes for tubing, a sliding trail and a free ice rink.

Where: Parc Ignace-Bourget
When:
Hours: Thursday, Friday: 4 pm to 7 pm
Weekends: 8 am to 7 pm (snow tubing opens at 9 am)
Cost: Activity costs vary, check website for details

Luminothérapie

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

LeChop 2017

It may be cold outside, but at least you can eat well for next to nothing in Montreal! 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: 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)

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