5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, February 14

Feb 14 2018, 2:14 pm

Happy Valentine’s Day, Montreal! If you’ve got a special someone, or if you’re your own Valentine, we’ve got the perfect events for you to check out today.

Go Valentine’s Day snowshoeing on Mount Royal

You and your special someone will be able to take in the beautiful sites of the mountain and city. After your excursion, you and your date will be treated to a glass of sparkling wine and chocolate truffles. Snowshoes are loaned for each hike for approximately 90 minutes.

Where: Mount Royal
Time: 6 pm
Tickets: Available online, $30. Register online.

Visit the  Place Ville Marie Observatory for half price

The Place Ville Marie Observatory will be open on Valentine’s Day … at a reduced price! From 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, come and enjoy the view of Montreal illuminated with love.

Where: 3 Place Ville Marie
When: Open on February 14 from 5:30 pm to 10 pm
Price: $10

Hot Rhythms on Ice

Spice up your Wednesday nights on the ice! Every Wednesday, the Old Port skating rink will transform into a giant Salsa dance party for its Latin Nights! Skate the night away as a guest DJ plays Latin beats all night long.

Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin, Old Port
When: Until March 7, 2018 (except December 27 and January 3)
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Cost: Adults, teens and seniors: $6.95
Children (6 to 12) : $4.60
Children under 6: free

Shred a picture of your ex for free chicken wings

If you’re still miserable over that ex who broke your heart, we’ve got the perfect Valentine’s Day event for you.  Westmount bar, The NextDoor Pub and Grill, has made a hilarious announcement: they will give free chicken wings to anyone who brings a photo of their ex and shreds it to pieces on Valentine’s Day.

The bar will be supplying the paper shredder, all you have to do is show up with a photo of your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend in hand. However, you do need to purchase 10 wings beforehand, in order to be eligible for the free ones.

Where: The NextDoor Pub and Grill, 5175 A Rue Sherbrooke O
When: February 14

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
Admission: Free

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