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

Jan 18 2017, 2:20 pm

From indulging in Nutella crepe sushi to ice skating in the gorgeous Old Port, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.

Try Nutella crepe sushi at C’ChoColat

What: C’ChoColat has done it again. A few months ago, it came to our attention that Montreal’s premiere dessert restaurant, C’ChoColat, was serving up a chocolate bomb. Just like the chocolate bomb, their latest creation is a definite crowd pleaser and it is none other than the Nutella Sushi Crepe. Comprised of nutella, banana, a soft crepe, and three different chocolate dips in the form of white, milk, and dark, chocolate, the Nutella Sushi Crepe looks seriously delicious. The plate comes with 8 pieces of sushi for $15 and is perfect for sharing with a group of chocolate-addicted friends.
When: Sunday to Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-12am
Where: 1255 Rue Bishop

Happening Gourmand

What: Table d’hote at reduced prices? Yes, please. Eat like a king for less courtesy of Happening Gourmand, one of Montreal’s best culinary festivals. Taking place in Old Montreal between January 5th and February 5th, the festival has partnered with top-notch Montreal restaurants to deliver high quality meals at a fixed price (ranging from $23 to $30). Some of this year’s participating restaurants including Suite 701, Vieux-Port Steakhouse, Bevo Bar + Pizzeria, Modavie Bistro, and Kyo Bar Japonais.
When: January 5-February 5, 2017
Where: Various locations

Skating in Old Port

What: Boasting perhaps the most picturesque rink in all of Montreal, the Bonsecours Basin outdoor skating rink is up and running! Bring your own skates or rent a pair and enjoy a magical night of skating under the stars to the best of rock, classical or jazz.
When: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Old Port

Go on a tobogganing adventure

What: Take your date on a classic winter adventure: tobogganing down one of the city’s many hills. Whether you’re more of a plastic disk, magic carpet, or wooden sled kind of person, there are plenty of places to enjoy an afternoon whizzing down Montreal’s natural slopes. Mount Royal, Parc Lafontaine, and Westmount are great places to go tobogganing this winter. Note: if you have your own sled, this activity is free, and if not Dollarama typically sells magic carpets for as little as $2.
When: Anytime
Where: Various locations


What: Think of Luminotherapie as the 21 Balancoires of the winter months. Set up in Place des Festivals every year, Luminotherapie is an interactive art installation with featuring bright and twinkly holiday lights. Comprised of mesmerizing loops that light up and play music, the event invites Montrealers to take part in their very own winter playground.
When: December 8, 2016 – January 29, 2017
Where: Place des Festivals

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