Montreal's Old Port already has a pretty big reputation for being super magical during the holiday season. From skating on the city's most popular ice rink to watching the histoic district decorate for the season, it's definitely a top destination for visitors from across the world.
TL;DR Montreal's Old Port will be hosting a massive holiday festival from December 21 to January 1. The event will be entirely free and showcase local artists on a massive outdoor stage. There will also be food, drinks, fireworks, and a New Year's Eve party. More details are below.
Montrealers might think they've seen it all, but trust me, you're in for a real Christmas miracle.
This year you'll be able to attend a magical holiday festival right in our very own Old Montreal absolutely free of charge.
Merry Montreal will be returning to the city this December 21 to host the most fun event of the season. Your Christmas spirit will serious kick off after you attend the festival; there are so many activities you won't be able to contain your excitement!
In addition to enjoying Old Montreal's historical restaurants, boutiques, and hotels all decked out for the season, you'll be able to check out Merry Montreal's "Nordic Place" and its incredibly fun activities perfect for your whole family.
Nordic Place will feature performances, interactive installations, resting zones, and, of course, local food stations! It'll truly be a winter wonderland in the city.
You'll be able to stay warm with music and dancing as you enjoy performances by local artists on the massive outdoor stage. There's also a beer garden!
And if that wasn't enough celebrating for you, wait until after Christmas! A massive New Year's Eve party will seriously be the event to attend on the last night of the year. Merry Montreal's outdoor stage will welcome performances all night long by Quebec's renowned artists. A huge dance party will also commence, keeping you toasty warm on the cold December night.
Afterwards, you can witness the lighting of the Jacques Cartier Bridge and the official countdown accompanied by a beautiful fireworks show.
You definitely won't want to miss the amazing festival only a few weeks away! For more information you can visit Merry Montreal's website HERE.