Okay, so everyone in Montreal usually goes out for their birthday at either a night club on Boulevard St.Laurent or in Old Montreal. Well, why not be different and do something even crazier for your birthday!
Montreal does have a great night life but they also have a variety of amazing activities that you and your friends should do to celebrate your birthdays. So break away from spending hundreds of dollars on bottle service every week for someone’s birthday and try something new!
I know that you are probably thinking "what the heck is there to do in Montreal for my birthday in the WINTER?" Well, there is actually plenty of things you can do! I can guarantee you that if you choose one of these activities for your birthdays that you won’t regret it!
1. Celebrate By Going To A Concert
2017 is filled with fabulous concerts so hint to your friends to buy tickets ASAP! Click on the link above to find your favorite artists that is coming to MTL!
2. Celebrate By Going Wine Tasting
6417, rue St-Denis, Montreal
Become your very own personal wine consultant on your birthday at Les Conseillers Du Vin! Here, you and your friend will learn, taste, and make your own wine for a day! This is a great way to have a classy and tipsy wine birthday this winter with your friends!
3. Celebrate By Going Surfing
Suite 01, 9520 Boulevard Leduc
Summer is never over! If you happen to be a Montrealer that just can’t get enough of summer, I suggest doing your birthday at Oasis Surf! It’s honestly amazing and a perfect way to escape winter!
4. Celebrate By Going To Bota Bota
When you and your girls just need an excuse to go to the spa and chill out, make your birthday that excuse! At Bota Bota you can enjoy a relaxing time for your closest friends while celebrating your birthday! It's never too cold for a spa day!
5. Celebrate By Going Pole Dancing
If you and your friends love trying new things, then I recommend trying pole dancing! It’s an absolute blast and a great way to share some good laughs on your birthday! It's also a great winter workout so be sure to check out Milano Pole Studio!
6. Celebrate By Going To A Cocktail Class
444 Rue Saint-François-Xavier
7. Celebrate By Going To Igloofest
This year, in honor of Montreal’s 375th, the Igloofest will be bigger and better than ever.Right off the bat, this year’s celebration will last 6 whole weeks! that’s 2 weeks longer than usual! So, make it a double celebration and go to the Igloofest with all your friends for your birthday too!
8. Celebrate By Going To High Tea
Have the ultimate high tea experience for your birthday this winter! If you love feeling classy, then high tea is the perfect birthday option for you plus you stay warm AF! You can drink up and expect a wonderful birthday at Cardinal.
9. Celebrate By Going Rock Climbing
Head on down to Allez up for a rock climbing adventure for your birthday this year! This if perfect for those athletic Montrealers who won't let winter stop them from having fun!
10. Celebrate By Going To Le Ceramic Cafe
If you want a more relaxing and creative birthday, then head down to the Ceramic Cafe! You can enjoy a lovely painting experience on your birthday while keepingyourself warm with some nice coffee!
11. Celebrate By Going To Flying Yoga
It’s official, Montreal has anti-gravity yoga! You can now fly through the sky in Montreal at Club Sportif MAA. Some call it aerial yoga or zero gravity yoga but whatever you call it, it’s cool AF! Anti-gravity yoga is a new kind of workout invented by aerial performers. It involves performing a series of exercises inspired by yoga, pilates, and aerial acrobatics for a total-body workout. So book your class ASAP and spend your birthday with your friend by flying through the sky!
12. Celebrate By Going To SVenture
2700 Avenue Du Cosmodôme
It’s the first ever free fall simulator in Canada. Visit Sky Venture and learn to like you are sailing over the sea! It’s the next best thing to a vacation birthday so I garantee that you will hae a blast!
13. Celebrate By Going To A Winter Canyon
How Far: 1 hour away!
Price: $25 per person
The Ausable Chasm is now offering their brand new Winter Tours! You can avoid the summer crowds and maybe even have the entire park to yourself on your birthday this year! You and your BFFS will have a view of gigantic icicles that tower 150′ above the Ausable River and a chasm blanketed in snow . Two-hour guided winter tours are also available but reservations are required. All visitors must wear snowshoes or ice cleats for safety, depending on how much ice and snow have accumulated. Rentals are available for $10 per day if you do not have your own. You can even go on a special Photo Tour with resident photographers.
14. Celebrate By Going To An Ice Hotel
How Far: 10 minutes from Quebec City
This hotel is world renowned and only 10 minutes from Quebec City .Everything is made of ice! From the beds to the shot glasses so it is a great way to spend your birthday! You can get drunk and enjoy winter all in one on your special day.
15. Celebrate By Going To The Winter Wonderland Village
How Far: 6 hours
Located in Niagra Falls, you can find this amazing light festival! The festival spans eight kilometers and millions of lights, all making up displays, light and sound shows, 3D projections, illuminations, and more. Meaning that you’re in for one seriously magical, unbelievable time, of course. Ontario’s Winter Festival of Lights is going down November 19 – January 31. Admission is free. It's a great way to explore Canada and enjoy winter on your birthday!
16. Celebrate By Going Skiing
How Far: 1 hour and a half
Mont-Tremblant is always the easiest roadtrip that you can take spontaneously if you like to plan your birthday last minute! You obviously know that it’s beautiful in the summer but it’s actually drop dead gorgeous in the winter! So, why not have a ski trip birthday this winter?!
- Sleigh Rides
- Ice Climbing
- Horseback Riding
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Fishing
17. Celebrate By Going To The Via Ferrata
The Via Feratta involves a combination of hiking, climbing, ziplines, suspension, good sights, good vibes, and an all-around awesome time. It is located in the Canyon Sainte-Anne (206 Route 138 East, Beaupré, QC), in Beaupré, happens to be home to the very first uninterrupted winter via ferrata in the whole world. It's a great idea for those who love adventures on their birthday!
18. Celebrate By Going Skating
Every year, the Esplanade Financière Sun Life section of Montreal’s Olympic Stadium (4545 Pierre-De Coubertin) transforms into a giant, refrigerated outdoor ice rink. It's a great way to spend your birthday while enjoying winter in Montreal!
19. Celebrate By Going To The Christmas Bar
Le Miracle Montreal is opening a pop-up bar in the heart of Quartier Latin.This place will be decked out with bear skins, a fireplace, Christmas lights, Christmas music and TVs that will be playing all your favorite holiday classics.The bar officially opens on December 1st and last until December 31st so be sure to get drunk Christmas style on your birthday!
20. Celebrate By Going To The Hot Springs
The Scandinave Spa in Mont-Tremblant (537 Montée Ryan, Mont-Tremblant, QC), is about an hour and a half drive out of the city and is one seriously magical place. It is a great location for a staycation birthday party! You can relax, drink up, and have a magical wintery time!
21. Celebrate By Going For A Gourmet Dessert
Ah yes, the famous chocolate bomb is 100% a desert that you must have on your birthday! Not only is it super amazing to watch like in the video above, but it is also crazy good! This is a chocolate shop in downtown Montreal that is made to serve you a gourmet dessert on your birthday!
22. Celebrate By Going Tubing
You can go propelling down a huge snow mountain with 12 separate paths (so you can go down at the same time as 11 other friends, probably!), overlooking downtown Montreal. At night, the tube sliding activity takes a turn for the magical, with glowing lights and super fun views. This year, the Fete Des Neiges takes place in Montreal’s Parc Jean-Drapeau between January 14 – February 5, 2017 so be sure to check it out for a fabulous birthday celebration!