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30 Things To Do At Montreal's Parc Jean Drapeau Winter Festival

'Fetes Des Neiges' is coming!
30 Things To Do At Montreal's Parc Jean Drapeau Winter Festival

This winter you can forget about hibernating on your couch because there is way too much excitement going on in the city. And if you cant think of anything to do, just head over to the Parc Jean Drapeau Winter Festival stating January 16th for an unbelievable lineup of outdoor activities.

The takes place every weekend starting January 16th until February 7th from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Saturdays and from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sundays.

Most of the activities are FREE, so get your friends and family together and prepare yourselves for the craziest winter festival ever!

1. DJ Jimmy Rancourt

Every Saturday - 4:30 pm

2. King Melrose

Sunday Jan. 17th - 2:00 pm

3. La Guerre des Tuques 3D

Saturday Jan. 16th and Sunday Jan. 17th - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

4. Ice Sculpting With Chainsaws

Every weekend - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Photo cred - parcjeandrapeau

5. Winter Aerobics

Every weekend - 11:30 pm and 1:30 pm

6. Treasure Hunt ($2000 in prizes)

Saturday Jan. 23rd - 1:00 pm

7. Snow Yoga

Saturday Jan. 23rd and Saturday Feb. 6th - 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm

8. Jerome Couture

Saturday Jan. 23rd - 2:00 pm

9. Toc Toc Toc

Sunday Jan. 24th - 11:15 pm and 1:45 pm

Photo cred - parcjeandrapeau

10. Les Argonautes

Sunday Jan. 24th - 12:45 pm

11. Génial! Game Show

Sunday Jan. 24th - 2:45 pm

12. Meet Montreal's Firemen

Saturday Jan. 23rd and Sunday Jan. 24th - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

13. Musical performance by Swing

Saturday Dec. 30th - 2:00 pm

14. Finale of the 51st Quebec Games

Saturday Jan. 30th and Sunday Jan. 31st - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Photo cred -

15. Vrak Attack

Saturday Feb. 6th - 1:00 pm

16. Alain François

Saturday Feb. 6th - 2:00 pm

17. Snowbath

Sunday Feb. 7th - 2:00 pm

18. Tremblay et Simon Morin

Sunday Feb. 7th - 2:00 pm

19. Winter Expedition

Saturday Feb. 6th and Sunday Feb. 7th - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Photo cred - yahoo

20. Disco Tubing

Every weekend when the sun goes down.

21. Dog-sledding

Here's you chance to go dog sledding right in the middle of downtown. (Adults $16 - Children $10)

22. Ziplining

Soar 15 meters above the city on a 200 meter long zipline.

23. Ferris Wheel

Get an unbelievable view of downtown Montreal every weekend between Jan. 16th and Jan 31st.

24. Bubble Soccer

Climb inside a giant bubble and play a crazy game of soccer with your friends.

Photo cred - sunflowervacation

25. Ice Skating

It's not as awesome as this one but at least it's right in our own backyard.

26. Ice Slides

Go faster than lightning on a 16 meter long ice slide.

27. Giant Foosball

Become part of the game (literally) by strapping yourself into a massive foosball table. No spins!

28. Cross Country Skiing

Unless it's right after a snowstorm, you don't see many people cross country skiing downtown.

29. Polar Circus

Catch one of the many outdoor circus shows featuring a ton of colorful characters and some special workshops.

Photo cred - grandforksherald

30. Curling

It's like playing a giant game of marbles ... on ice!

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