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Top 20 Things You Can Do In Montreal This Weekend

From Thursday, January 25th to Sunday, January 29th.
Top 20 Things You Can Do In Montreal This Weekend

Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Friday, January 27th, Saturday, January 28th, to Sunday, January 29th! I think we can all agree after the past weekend with all the protests and politics that this weekend needs to be filled with fun! There may be a snow storm coming, but that doesn't mean that there isn't crazy fun things to do both inside and outside! So, start planning your weekend extra early! I can promise that there is definitely something on this list for everyone.

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1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Montreal Auto Show

The Auto Show-Montreal will exhibit automobile parts, accessories and components, repair systems, suspension and steering systems, braking systems, exhaust parts, suspension tuning, fuel supply systems, automobile tires and many more. The exhibitors of this event will be provided with unmatched opportunities to connect with potential customers and since this event has a record of attracting thousands of visitors, will give the exhibitors a great visibility for their products.

When: Friday, January 20, 2017 – January 29, 2017

Where: Palais des Congrès de Montréal – 1001 place Jean-Paul-Riopelle

Price: Various Prices


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie Moana

Synopsis: In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.

When: In Theatres Friday, January 27th

3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Animal Inside Out Exhibition

Discover the animal world like you’ve never seen it before. BODY WORLDS: Animal Inside Out – is an all-new exhibition from the creators of the internationally renowned exhibition Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS. This exhibition sheds light on what lies beneath the skin of more than 50 animals, among them some of the world’s most spectacular creatures.

Where: Montreal Science Centre (2 Rue de la Commune Ouest Montréal)

When: All Weekend until March 2nd, 2017 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m)

Price: Adults $23, children (12-15) $12.50.


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Third Weekend Of Fete-des-Neiges

The Fête des neiges de Montréal, presented by Tim Hortons is back again for four weekends at Parc Jean-Drapeau. This popular family-oriented winter event has a program geared toward enjoying the outdoors, with a wide array of free and pay activities. Access to the site and to most of the activities is free!

When: Saturday, January 14th, 10:00 am-8:00 pm until February 5th

Where: Parc Jean Drapeau

Price: FREE!


5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Winter Zip-lining In Old Montreal

Open this winter! For the first time, MTL Zipline will be open every weekend this winter from 11 am to 5 pm.

When: All Weekend

Where: Old Montreal

Price: $ 19.99 +tx

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6. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To MAMMOUTH Village


Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Esplanade Financiere Sun Life of the Olympic Park – 4141 Pierre de Coubertin Ave.

Price: FREE admission- $5.75 for skating and other activities!


7. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Biggest hockey Competition

During the 375th Hivernales, more than 500 players will don their borough's jersey and hit the ice on a dozen rinks on the Olympic Basin.

Calling on all hockey players, fans, and fun-lovers. You're invited to the Hivernales du 375th Classique Montréalaise, a magnificent celebration of our national sport at Parc Jean-Drapeau! There's something for everyone at this fabulous line-up of hockey, performances, and animated family fun.

When: Saturday, January 28th, and Sunday, January 29th AT 11 am

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Price: FREE!

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8. Enjoy This Weekend And Go The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts For FREE

Check out the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, free on the last Sunday of the month.

When: Sunday, January 29nd, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 1380 Sherbrooke Street West

Price: FREE!

9. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Third 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 event will take place Thursday to Saturday, on January 12-13-14th, 19-20-21st, 26-27-28th, on February 2-3-4th, as well as on February 11th and 18th of 2017.


January 26

Sapporo Stage:


Videotron Stage:

– DA-P

– Planet Giza

January 27

Sapporo Stage:

– Laurent Garnier

– Oniris

Videotron Stage:

– Grandbuda

– Noo-Bap

January 28

Sapporo Stage:

– Eats Everything

– Catz ‘N Dogz

– City Kid Soul

Videotron Stage:

– Sonic Crew


Price: THU – TICKET AT $15 | FRI & SAT – TICKET AT $22


10. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Rock Climbing

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.

When: Sunday, January 29th, 1-5 pm

Where: Allez Up - 1555 Rue St-Patrick

Price: $26


11. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Snowshoeing Through Mount Royal

An illuminating way to discover the mountain and the spectacular views of the city. Follow Les amis de la Montagne’s guide along the trails to discover the forest enveloped by night. Offered in English or French.

Includes: Snowshoes and hot chocolate

Duration: approx. 1 hour 30 minutes

Where: Mount Royal Park (Smith House 1260 Remembrance Rd. Montreal, QC H3H 1A2)

When: Friday, January 27th, 6:00 PM

Price: Adults $22, children (12-15) $17. Reservations required.


12. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Dog Sledding

Did you know that you can go dog sledding 5 minutes away from downtown Montreal? Well, thanks to Fete-des-Neiges now you can! It is absolutely fabulous and fun! You and two other friends can enjoy a guided dog sledding run!

When: Saturday, January 14th, 10:00 am-8:00 pm until February 5th

Where: Parc Jean Drapeau.

Price: An activity offered by Fete-des-Neiges but that is not free. Prices available on site.


13. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Ice Pirate Ship

In honour of Montreal’s 375th anniversary, Fete des Neiges is bringing something new to the game! They are now offering visitors the chance to climb aboard a real ice pirate ship! The Ice Boat is an interactive pirate ship made out of ice that you just can’t miss!

When: Saturday, January 14th, 10:00 am-8:00 pm until February 5th

Where: Parc Jean Drapeau

Rates: FREE!


14. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Free Snow Yoga Classes

Where: Parc Lafontaine Et Parc Laurier

When: Saturday, January 28st (40 minutes)

Price: FREE!

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15. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The LAST Week Of Luminothérapie

Montreal set up the 7th edition of the Luminothérapie light display downtown. Right now it is at Place des Festivals and looks cool AF! It’s called LOOp and it’s a new interactive display that mixes music and light to create a crazy experience like no other! You already know everyone is going to be obsessed with these so check it out first and cross it off your bucket list!

When: All Weekend

Where: Place des Festivals Jeanne-Mance St.

Price: FREE

16. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Elevation 2017

Enjoy EDM with Dvbbs, Knife Party, Big Gigantic, and Michael Sparks!

Where: Bell Centre - 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal

When: Friday, January 27th, 7:00 PM

Price: $50.50 for General Admission Red Level


17. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Best Of The 60s At Le Balcon

What do The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, Johnny Cash, Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers and many other top musical artists of the 1960s have in common? They’re all part of a new rock and soul show at Le Balcon! The greatest hits of the 60s will be performed by the four guys from The Heads. Pop, rockabilly, funk, British invasion, soul, doo-wop, R&B and psychedelia, the evening will take you back to the sixties: exciting and totally electric! Indulge your inner nostalgia and step back into music’s most exciting decade! A heady trip in an electrifying time machine, courtesy of Le Balcon.

Where: 463, rue Sainte-Catherine O

When: Friday, January 27th at 8:30pm




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18. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Le Ceramic Cafe

One of my personal favourite places is Le Céramic Café. It’s a great place where you can create art, relax, enjoy food, and overall have fun! You can choose whichever mould you like and the fun takes off from there! It’s a great way to distract you from being broke and it’s a great activity to cross off you bucket list.

Where: 4338 St Denis, Montréal, QC H2J 2K8

When: All Weekend Until Midnight

Price: $35


19. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Bota Bota

Ah yes, the perfect way to relax and feel classy is by treating yourself to a spa day at Bota Bota. Personally, I recommend Bota Bota since it is only $45 before 11 am and after 6pm for their water circuit. Not only do you relax, but you also get to see Montreal from a whole other angle with the stunning views you receive at the spa of Montreal covered in snow!

Where: Quais du Vieux-Port de Montréal, Rue de la Commune O

When: All Weekend Until Midnight

Price: $45


20. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See AESOP ROCK

Where: L'Astral - 305 rue Sainte-Catherine West

When: Saturday, January 28th, 7:00 PM

Price: $25


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