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Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Friday, February 17th to Sunday, February 19th ! It's the third weekend of February and Valentine's day has just passed so now it's time to treat yourself! There may be snow EVERYWHERE but trust me, there are still insane things to go in Montreal this week! So, start planning your weekend extra early with your close friends! I can promise that there is definitely something on this list for everyone.
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Polar Hero Race
Watch participants compete Polar Hero Race, a 5-kilometre obstacle course! Or join them! Tired to stay locked in the winter? Come have fun with your friends on a 5km foot race including 25 fun and challenging obstacles. Come to join the Polar Hero family ! Become the hero you've always dreamed to be, leaving with memories and photos to share with your friends , tell your adventures at your job and show yourself proudly with your medal !
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie Fist Fight
On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things go from bad to worse when he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland (Ice Cube), who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throw down after school. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and ends up becoming the very thing this school, and Campbell, needed.
When: In Theatres Friday, February 17th
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! the musical will be presented in Montréal from February 17th to 19th, 2017! After a successful run on Broadway and around the world, Mamma Mia! is back at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at the Place des Arts. This musical is composed of ABBA songs and was written by Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus. It features songs such as Dancing Queen, Take A Chance On Me, Money, Money, Money and The Winner Takes It All!
Where: Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, 175 Sainte
When: Friday, February 17, 2017 At 8:00 PM (on various days)
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Montreal Museum Of Contemporary Art
With collections totalling more than 7,800 works, the MAC is Canada’s premier museum dedicated exclusively to contemporary art. It offers a varied program, ranging from presentations showcasing its permanent collections to temporary exhibitions of works by Québec, Canadian and international artists.
Discover a quite new practice which reminds us that of the SUP yoga (paddleboard yoga). A wooden minimalist board with cradles which allow certain degree of movement to whom(which) we chain postures of yoga. What gives us the sensation to be on the water on a board with paddle (stand(pit) up paddleboard). This will help develop your balance!
When: Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Where: centre kinesphère, 1565 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est
This is haute couture on display, a gathering of the world’s most elite designers. This is Barbie seen at her fashionable best, a stunningly beautiful collection chicly modeled by the 11½-inch fashion icon.
9. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The LAST FREE Weekend Of Igloofest
This year for the special 375th edition, Igloofest runs across six weekends, with 12 regular nights and winter activities celebrating Les Hivernales. The OFF-IGLOO Fest is just for those who missed the start of the fest! Don’t be sad, the last 2 weekends (February 11 and 18) are completely free!
When: February 11 and 18
Where: JACQUES-CARTIER QUAY IN THE OLD-PORT OF MONTREAL
Enjoy the massive rock climbing walls at Allez Up this weekend with some of your closest friends! On Sunday, you are your buddies and rock climb, boulder, and much more! It's a great workout and a lot of fun.
11. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Try Out Montreal's New Gym ELMNT For Free
Have you heard? Our doors open Feb 6th! For the first 2 weeks we’re throwing an Open House: ALL CLASSES ARE FREE! Come explore our new studio, get to know our teachers, meet the community and sweat your heart out!
14. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See Montreal’s World Trade Center
Head down to the most beautiful building in Montreal this winter to make you feel like you stepped into a whole new city! The Montreal world trade center sure is stunning especially during the winter. Check out their food court options and eat next to their infinity fountain!
15. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Last Weekend Of The Nordik Village Exhibit
Over our two last weekends, February 11th and 18th, you’ll be invited to takepart in the very first Nordik Games, crazy contests for big and small kids alike, including the famous “Christmas Tree Tossing”, and many more, including ‘Dig Out Your Car!’ or Put up your Tempo Shelter! A hommage to our Nordic roots with a big dose of humour and laughs. We’ll celebrate, via obstacle course, Montrealers who fight winter on the daily. A wink and a nod to our little winter victories.
Located in the Old Port, this spa is known for its Scandinavian baths and fabulous massages! You and your girlfriend can enjoy Finnish saunas, Nordic showers and various massage hybrids in the spas award-winning, modern and elegant environment.
If you and your friends just loves summer way more than winter, then I suggest taking them to an indoor surfing arena! Hit up Brossard’s Oasis Surfing for surfing, drinks, and food! So you can hit the waves and avoid winter.