5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, December 6

Dec 5 2018, 8:26 pm

With the weekend creeping up on us quickly, we’ve put together a list of things to keep you busy today, December 6, to help ease you into Friday.

Montreal Bach Festival

The Bach Festival honours Bach and other composers in more than 20 concerts hosted at some of the most beautiful spots of Montreal: Quartier des spectacles, Mont Royal, Le Plateau, Westmount Park.

Hundreds of musicians, singers, and conductors from Quebec and Europe pay tribute to the famous German composer.

It’s enough to make you say, “I’ll be Bach.”

When: From now until December 7
Time: Varies per selection
Where: Various venues around Montreal
Price: $15 – $42, available online

Parquet Courts Concert

Parquet Courts, also known as Parkay Quarts, is an American rock band from New York City. The band consists of Andrew Savage, Austin Brown, Sean Yeaton and Max Savage.

They’ll be rocking out at a packed Théâtre Corona tonight.

When: Thursday, December 6
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest
Price: $34.50, available online

The Nutcracker Market- Montreal

Every holiday season, the Nutcracker Market brings together hundreds of local artisans for a magical shopping experience.

The market started in 2010 in support of The Nutcracker Fund for Children, the country’s first charity Christmas market symbolizes the kick-off of the holiday celebrations.

10% of all exhibitor’s sales go towards the Fund that each year gives disadvantaged children a unique holiday experience that includes a free performance of The Nutcracker, animated creative workshops and gifts.

When: Thursday, December 6
Time:  11 am – 8 pm
Where: Palais des congrès
Price: Free

Chanukah on Ice

In celebration of the fifth day of Hanukkah, the Complexe Hockey Bonaventure is hosting a massive party.

Skate to Jewish music, marvel at the giant Menorah on the ice, listen to a choir presented by the Chabad Hebrew School, or devour some kosher hot dogs, dreidels and doughnuts.

It’s all free!

When: Thursday, December 6
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Complexe Hockey Bonaventure, 6605 Chemin de la Côte de Liesse
Price: Free, register online

Le Marché de Noël chez Maison Pepin

Maison Pepin has channelled their inner-Harry Potter and have transformed their charming alleyway into a breathtaking rustic Christmas market.

The market itself will feature a variety of locally-made products for sale and DIY workshops from gift packaging to wreath making.

Think about all the Instagramable moments this alleyway presents. Plus, a trip to the Old Port in the winter is never a bad time.

When: Thursday, December 6
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 378 Rue St-Paul Ouest
Price: Free

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