Try indoor ice skating downtown at Atrium Le 1000
Where: 1000 Rue De La Gauchetiere Ouest // Downtown
When: Monday - Friday 11:30AM - 9PM, Saturday - Sunday 12:30PM - 9PM
If skating outside and braving the cold is not your thing, you have the option to take your date indoors and skate around the biggest indoor rink in Downtown Montreal at Place Bonaventure. It's an inexpensive and super cute holiday date idea. Grab drinks anywhere downtown after!
Grab a hot chocolate and walk around Parc La Fontaine
Where: Parc La Fontaine // Plateau
On a cooler and early winter day you can bundle up and grab a hot chocolate and take a walk through arguably the most romantic park in the city - La Fontaine. Grab a seat on a bench and cuddle up and watch the dogs walk by and play in the snow.
Enjoy an afternoon of Snowshoeing in Parc Nature Du Cap-Saint-Jaques
Where: 20099 Boulevard Gouin Ouest // Pierrefonds
When: Monday - Friday 10AM - 4:30PM, Saturday - Sunday 9AM - 5PM
Just a 35-minute drive from downtown Montreal you find a beautiful nature get-away right on the island. Boasting over 20 KM of hiking trails, this park is perfect for mystical outdoor winter activities such as snowshoeing. Rentals available!
Get crafty and build and decorate - and eat - your very own Gingerbread House
Where: Comfort of your own home!
A basic Gingerbread house kit will run you approximately 10$, Costco has some great and inexpensive options. If you're feeling adventurous you can splurge for a cheaper kit. In any case, it's an inexpensive and cute indoor holiday date activity to enjoy with someone special.
Go to Quilles G Plus for an evening of "Cosmic Bowling"
Where: 920 Rue Saint Zotique
When: Monday - Friday 9AM - 11PM, Saturday - Sunday 10AM - 11PM
Indoor cosmic bowling is a forever- fun and cute date idea. Even better in the winter on that extra cold night. Quilles G Plus is unique with neon and black lights and an impressively relevant music selection playing in the background. Get there early, lanes get busy fast!
For those couples that can brave the cold, the Old Port has a stunning outdoor staking rink overlooking the water
Where: 364 De La Commune Est // Old Port
When: Opening December 9th!
For a truly romantic and New-York type outdoor skating experience check out the Natrel Skating Rink in the Old Port. It's located right behind the Beautiful Marche Bonsecour and if you bring your own skates, it only costs a couple of bucks to get in.