Since finals are quickly approaching, you and your BFF probably need some down time. And even after finals are over, you and your BFF deserve to treat yourselves to some fun and relaxing activities this winter. I suggest checking out this list for some crazy fun things you can do together for the rest of Winter! This list includes time to relax, crazy activities, and amazing food!
Montreal offers some great opportunities for you and your BFF to treat yourselves for under $50! So, hit up your BFF and get down to some serious fun business! It’s time to bond, party, and most importantly chill the F out! Isn't that what winter break is all about?
1. Enjoy Winter At Igloofest For A Wild Party With Your BFF
In honor of Montreal’s 375th Igloofest, this winter will be bigger and better than ever. Right off the bat, this year’s celebration will last 6 whole weeks! that’s 2 weeks longer than usual! Additionally, Igloofest has lined up a ton of FREE special activities including: A Nordik Village, A Nordik Chute, The Nordik Games. You and your BFF will have a blast treating yourself to some well deserved fun this winter.
2. Enjoy Winter At Spa Le Finlandais For A Spa Day With Your BFF
124 Boul Labelle, Rosemère, Laval
Price: $39 each from 10 am – 6 pm
For a perfect Spa day out of Montreal, I strongly recommend checking out Spa Le Finlandais. Their water circuit is absolutely amazing! They have 6 different saunas including a Russian sauna and Hammam, they also have 4 baths including arctic and thermal, and even a bubble experience! This is a great way to relax and catch up with your BFF this winter.
3. Enjoy Winter And Go Skating With Your BFF
The Old Port skating rink seriously has it all: it’s got romance, fun, decorations, lights, and to top things off, it’s outdoors! It may not be the beach but it sure is fun this winter especially when you are with your BFF!
4. Enjoy Winter And Go To A Fabulous Brunch With Your BFF
Wake up and pretend that you are in Europe enjoying a classic brunch at some of Montreal’s hottest breakfast spots! I suggest checking out Restaurant Holder with your BFF to feel classy AF! They offer a French gourmet brunch and this is the place to be during your winter break! The brunch menu includes fabulous eggs Benedict and much more! So, treat yoursevles to some great food to start you amazing day in Montreal!
5. Enjoy Winter At Mr. Puffs Pastry With Your BFF
4879 Boul Notre-Dame, Laval
Price: $10-15 split
I mean food is awesome so why not enjoy little balls of doughy goodness! Just out of Montreal, in Lava,l is Mr. Puffs Pastry where you and your BFF can treat your sweet tooth. They are honestly absolutely delicious and you guys have to try it especially if you want to warm up on a cold winter night!
6. Enjoy Winter At Paint The Nite With Your BFF
Price: $50 with Groupon
Since you and your BFF probably love having fun, I suggest checking out Paint the Nite. Montreal gladly hosts multiple events at local bars. Simply go on their website and choose an event, which has a specific theme, and buy your tickets. Here, you and your BFF will drink up, paint, and share amazing memories as you look back at your beautiful paintings. It's the perfect winter activity especially when you do a Christmas themed painting!
7. Enjoy Winter At The Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts With Your BFF
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts contains beautiful art galleries with hundreds of paintings and archaeological artifacts such as mosaics, frescoes, statues, and much more! It’s a great way to enjoy a lovely day with your BFF while keeping warm and enjoying art this winter.
8. Enjoy Winter And Go Pole Dancing With Your BFF
50 Rue Saint-Jacques
Since you and your BFF are probably super close, why not step out of your comfort zones and try pole dancing this winter! Not only is it a great workout, but it’s super fun and you will have a great time! I suggest trying Milan Pole Dance Studio where you can have fun, laugh at each other, and laugh at yourselves.
9. Enjoy Winter At Bota Bota For A Spa Day With Your BFF
Price: $45 each
Ah yes, the perfect way to relax with your BFF is by treating yourselves to a spa day. Personally, I recommend Bota Bota since it is only $45 before 11 am and after 6pm for their water circuit. Not only do you relax, but you also get to see Montreal from a whole other angle with the stunning views you receive at the spa of Montreal covered in snow!
10. Enjoy Winter At Enso For Hot Yoga With Your BFF
Price: $15-30 each
Another way to sit back and relax with your BFF is by doing some yoga. Yoga is a great way to relax and release stress. I suggest going to one of Montreal’s many yoga studios. My personal favorite is hot yoga at Ensō where you sweat your stress away and keep warm but in shape during the winter with your BFF!
11. Enjoy Winter At Le Ceramic Café With Your BFF
One of my personal favorite places is Le Céramic Café. A great place where you and your BFF can create art, relax, enjoy food, and overall have fun together! You can choose whichever mold you like and the fun takes off from there! They even have cute Christmas and winter themed ones!
12. Enjoy Winter And Go To A High Tea With Your BFF
Cardinal is one of Montreal’s only restaurants/cafes solely dedicated to making you and your BFF a delicious tea! Their tea isn’t the only delicious thing there, their finger foods are just as good. The ambiance is also superb! It’s a vintage location with funky decorations and a guaranteed great time for you and your BFF. I mean who doesn't love tea in the winter?!
13. Enjoy Winter And Go Rock Climbing With Your BFF
1555 Rue St-Patrick
Since the cold weather has taken over Montreal, why not go indoor rock climbing with your active af BFF this winter! Rock climbing is honestly super sun and it’s a great way to stay active with your BFF. And Allez Up is the perfect place to do so!
14. Enjoy Winter And Relax At Rouge Nail Bar For mani-pedis
Price: $40-60 each
Honestly who hasn’t treated themselves to a Mani-Pedi with their BFF? I suggest heading to Rouge Nail Bar on Crescent for a relaxing time. They have a beautiful stress free environment and it’s a great place to talk while getting some nice foot massages with your BFF! You can still have fresh AF toes in the winter!
15. Enjoy Winter And Treat Yourselves To A Chocolate Delight With Your BFF
Price: $ 20-35 each
To top off your great BFF weekend, why not head out to Cacao 70 for some delicious well-deserved desert. This is a great location to catch up and ultimately treat yourselves to chocolaty goodness. Fondue in the winter? YES PLEASE!
16. Enjoy Winter And Go To The Hot Springs With Your BFFT
The Scandinave Spa in Mont-Tremblant (537 Montée Ryan, Mont-Tremblant, QC), is about an hour and a half drive out of the city and is one seriously magical place. It is a great location for a staycation. You can relax, drink up, and have a magical wintery time! You and your BFF definetly deserve this!