5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, February 1

Feb 1 2018, 7:44 am

February is here, Montreal! From La Poutine Week to winter fun these events will add some excitement to kick off the month.

La Poutine Week Montreal

Perfectly timed for all the carb cravings caused by winter in Canada, the great French-Canadian classic is cause for celebration! As previously announced, La Poutine Week kicks off in Montreal the first week of February and more than 40 Montreal restaurants are expected to participate.

When: February 1 to 7, 2018
Where: Participating restaurants in Montreal


This January Opéra de Montréal presents the Canadian premiere of the opera JFK by American composer David T. Little and Canadian librettist Royce Vavrek.

The opera looks at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy by delving into the hours preceding the fateful event.

Where: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts
When:  February 1 and 3, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Tickets: Available online, starting at $20

Kraft Dinner Party au Cobra

There’s nothing more satisfying than a big bowl of Kraft Dinner and now there’s a party happening in Montreal dedicated to the cheesy macaroni goodness.

On February 1, head down to Taverne Cobra, where you’ll be treated to $5 KD. The dive bar has teamed up with Pabst to give you a beer-filled mac and cheese experience.

Where: Taverne Cobra, 6584 St. Laurent Blvd, Montreal
When: February 1, 2018
Time: 5 pm to 3 am

Celebrate winter at Espace pour la vie

Montreal’s Espace pour la vie is ready for January and they’ve got an amazing line-up of events to keep you merry all winter long.

Where: Espace pour la vie, 4101 Sherbrooke St E
When: Various dates and times check website for details
Tickets: Available online

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)

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