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25 Free Things To Do At Montreal En Lumiere

We got all of you on-a-budget folks covered for this year's Montreal en Lumiere!
25 Free Things To Do At Montreal En Lumiere

Here we go, Montreal! Welcome to the final stretch of Winter madness in the 514.

Groundhog's day brought us some great news, it's an EARLY SPRING for 2018... but before we can celebrate the flowers, birds, and all that fun spring stuff, Montreal en Lumiere is back in full swing this month.

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Here are 25 Free things to do at this year's Montreal en Lumiere!


Illuminart, last year's big hit is back! Experience dozens of works fusing art, illumination, and technology.

Énergir Generator

Generate energy that activates a special mechanism and receives a surprise!

CBC/Radio-Canada Olympic Zone

Plunge into the supercharged atmosphere of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games!

The Milk Family Fun Zone

Enjoy giant games and slides conceived for the whole family, including a brand-new mini-slide created especially for the little ones.

Promutuel Assurance Photo Booth

The Promutuel Assurance squad is here to capture your most memorable moments in a souvenir photo, which you then pick up at the kiosk in the format of your choice.

The Festival Des Hivernants

The Festival des Hivernants in Sept-Îles pays tribute to those brave voyageurs who wintered at the Old Fur Trading Post during the fur trade.

RBC Braseros

Enjoy fire pits located throughout the outdoor site. Stop by to grill sausages or toast marshmallows, or just stay cozy by the fire under the winter sky.

RBC Olympic Athletes Visit Canada Olympic Zone

Don't miss your chance to meet with some of Canada's Olympic Athletes!

RBC Sports Zone

Win fabulous prizes testing out your athletic abilities!

Milk Urban Slide

The famed 110 meter-long slide once again zigs and zags across the outdoor site.


Join us every night for Black-Light, a hot-hot-hot original show featuring fire and illumination that’s guaranteed to thrill the entire family, especially fans of ’80s-style electronica.

A-To-Z on Choosing and Enjoying Top-Quality Coffee

In an hour-long workshop, two specialists from high-end coffee brand Touché share their priceless advice and info in helping coffee drinkers see beyond the label.

RBC Zipline

Soar from west to east, from Balmoral Street almost all the way to St. Urbain Street, and take a bird’s-eye view of the site.

Festival of our Cheeses

The popular event returns for a 12th edition, inviting the public to come down and meet Quebec’s finest cheesemakers.

DJ Lab

Age is never an issue when it comes to hitting the dancefloor! Enjoy this fun, interactive intro to the secrets of DJing and beat matching.

Intro to Mixology

Discover the secrets of mixology! Learn how to prepare two original cocktails, and enjoy them.

Discover Beer and Cheese Pairings

Did you know that beer and cheese make a perfect pair? Discover a range of perfect harmonies between microbrewery beers and Québec cheeses.

Air France Workshops

Headed by a genuine chef, these 30-minute workshops allow you to whip up tasty little appetizers and hors-d'oeuvre, all based on foie gras and duck.

Chalet Bell

Live shows, video games, virtual reality, DJ workshops and coffee tastings await festival fans in this new multifunctional space conceived for guests of all tastes.

Funny Sunday

From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., comedians take turns onstage for a marathon of mirth and fun.

Electric Pom-Pom Workshop

Come and discover basic electronics and fiber optics while making a small bright object.

Espace Création Illuminart

Chose the artwork that inspires you the most, let your emotions express themselves, and bring home a unique and personalized work of art.

Aprés-Ski at Chalet Bell

Mulled wines and ciders, comfort food and a warm ambiance guaranteed after a long, fun day on the MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE outdoor site.

Cookie Decoration Workshops

These fun, user-friendly family workshops combine DIY and decorating cookies. Enjoy your creations on-site, or take them home!

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Quebec Maple Ferris Wheel

Take a free, winter Ferris Wheel ride, cause why not?

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