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5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, January 2

DH Montreal Staff Jan 02, 2018 5:00 am 150

Are you ready for your Tuesday, Montreal? Get the week going with these events happening around the city. We promise you won’t be bored!

Check out the winter village at Olympic Park 

The traditional winter village at Montreal’s Olympic Park has officially returned for 2017 and 2018.

From now until March 25, 2018, you can enjoy outdoor skating on a brand new frozen trail, browse the pop-up shops and discover artisanal products, and take part in plenty of other fun winter activities.

Where: Olympic Park, 4545 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave
When: Until March 25, 2018
Time: Thursday and Friday: 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.
There are also special hours during the holidays. Check website for details.


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

Go snow tubing at Mount Royal

Snow season at  Mount Royal has officially kicked off!

Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children. Passes can be purchased from the Beaver Lake Pavilion.

Don’t forget, it’s BYOIT (bring your own inner tube).

Where: Beaver Lake, Mount Royal
When: Starting on December 18, 2017
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Price: $5 for kids 4 to 11,$9 for 12 and over

Go skating at the Old Port skating rink 

Known for its outstanding quality of ice, excellent facilities, and breathtaking views of the city and the Saint Lawrence River, this is the place to go skating in Montreal.

When: Until March 11, 2018
Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin, Old Port

Go snowshoeing 

Thanks to Montreal’s plethora of urban parks, there are plenty of trails for you to wander this winter. Dig that old pair of snowshoes out of your closet or rent a brand new pair, whatever you do you’re sure to enjoy this snowy activity.

When: Until March 2018
Where: Check out our handy list!

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