Montreal’s epic 3-week winter festival returns January 19 (PHOTOS)

Dec 4 2018, 6:06 pm

If you live in Montreal, you’re best off standing up to the snow and the cold instead of shying away from it. Luckily, Parc Jean Drapeau’s three-week-long winter festival is a perfect opportunity to make the most of winter.

The 36th edition of the Fête des neiges takes place every weekend between January 19 and February 10, an ideal way to welcome in 2019.

Outdoor activities include snow tubing, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snow archery, an icy pirate ship, ice skating, ice sculptures, ziplining, a Ferris wheel, Tour de Lévis, axe throwing, a penguin village, a Polar Circus, snow scooters, an inflatable bouncy castle, and a mini igloo play area.

That’ll show winter who’s boss.

Check out how Instagram enjoyed the Fête des neiges festivals from previous years:

 

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Most activities are priced individually, however, groups or families can purchase an Accro Passe which gets you into all the main attractions. This costs $16 for two people or $50 for the entire family and also includes access to the Biosphere and the Stewart Museum.

In addition to the festival’s events, there will be a warming area, baby station, and plenty of food and drink options.

Fête des neiges

When: January 19 to February 10
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau
Tickets: $8 – $25, available online

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