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Free workshops offered at the McCord Museum

Discover some hidden treasures, listen to storytimes and check out the famous Ogilvy's Xmas displays this holiday season

Ski hills up the ante to attract families

From new programs for children to upgraded facilities, several mountains are reinvesting and reinventing to entice visitors

Escape room activity based on true-life events

The goal is to drive home that history isn’t just a collection of names and dates, but rather the collected stories of real people.

It wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker

Families can choose between two productions of this classic holiday season ballet

La Ronde to introduce seven-storey thrill ride

Next summer, adventure seekers can try out a new ride called Chaos with lots of loops, twists and turns

Ogilvy’s Christmas display moving to the McCord Museum

In addition, the museum will host a variety of Christmas-themed activities and workshops for kids, including its annual toy exhibition.
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MoreWinter Fun

Olympic-size pools transform into aquatic jungle gym

On Sundays, two Olympic Park pools will be home to giant inflatable structures kids can jump on, climb over and slide down into the water

Illuminated night-walk returns to Kingston

Lumina Borealis combines digital lighting and audio effects with imposing structures to create a multi-level experience.

Fêtes des Neiges introduces new ice slides

There are plenty of free activities including inflatables, giant foosball, boot hockey, axe-throwing and more

Four U.S. ski resorts offer discounts or at-par pricing

Thinking of going skiing, snowboarding, or tubing this winter? These family-friendly ski resorts will help make our weak dollar feel a little stronger

Large parks offer winter fun close to home

The city's parks offer a number of outdoor activities for families, including nighttime guided walks and kite-skiing

Old Port offers fun skating activities

Beginning Dec. 8, the skating rink at Bonsecours Basin with be open with skate rental available on site
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MoreFamily Fun Festivals in Montreal

Fêtes des Neiges introduces new ice slides

There are plenty of free activities including inflatables, giant foosball, boot hockey, axe-throwing and more

CP Holiday Train illuminates the holidays

The CP Holiday Train will make stops in the Montreal area, spreading cheer and collecting donations for local food banks this holiday season.

Santa Claus will be parading downtown in November

Ready or not, Santa Claus will be making his Montreal debut downtown for the 68th annual parade and festivities
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MoreGetting Around

Free public transportation for kids during the holidays

STM’s Family Outings program makes travel hassle free and inexpensive

Where to rent a pedal boat in Montreal

Kids getting cranky touring the city? Renting a pedal boat might be the way to cheer them up

Bike rentals in Montreal

Our city has become well known as a great place to see on two wheels. Here are some options for visitors

Kids travel free during March break

Parents should take this opportunity to leave the car at home and hop on the metro or bus

You can now rent BIXI bikes with your OPUS card

The new service will be available at 540 public transit stations across Montreal

Train tickets for kids cost $15 all summer

VIA Rail is offering special $15 kids' economy class tickets for children aged 2-11 on all routes across Canada.
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MoreWhere to Eat

35 great ice cream shops in Montreal

Discover some neat Montreal-area stores that specialize in yummy frozen treats.

Top 5 family-friendly restaurants in Montreal

Scores and Jukebox burgers finished first and second - discover the other restaurants parents love

What is the best cabane à sucre around Montreal?

As it turns out, it depends what you’re looking for and how you would describe a perfect family day at a sugar shack

12 family friendly restaurants in Montreal

Montreal Families' Facebook fans weigh in on their favourite spots to bring the kids for a meal

Montreal restaurants where kids eat for FREE (or almost free)

In most cases, an accompanying adult must order a main meal

Cafés that cater to parents & babies

For many parents of young children (and especially newborns), finding a place where they can meet other parents can be extremely comforting.
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MoreWhere to Stay

Four U.S. ski resorts offer discounts or at-par pricing

Thinking of going skiing, snowboarding, or tubing this winter? These family-friendly ski resorts will help make our weak dollar feel a little stronger

Ski hills up the ante to attract families

From new programs for children to upgraded facilities, several mountains are reinvesting and reinventing to entice visitors

Titus Mountain is a gem for family skiing

Located in New York state, this U.S. ski hill has good children's programs and plenty of hills to please all family members

Water parks get set to turn on the taps

During the month of June, all the large water parks welcome thrill seekers for the first time this season

Spend a night in an enchanted treehouse

Les Toits du Monde has added to its array of unique accommodations in the Laurentians

Smugglers’ Notch ups the ante with entertainment complex

With the addition of FunZone 2.0, kids have absolutely no excuse, rain or shine, to complain of boredom at this Vermont resort
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MoreMake a Day of It

Illuminated night-walk returns to Kingston

Lumina Borealis combines digital lighting and audio effects with imposing structures to create a multi-level experience.

Four U.S. ski resorts offer discounts or at-par pricing

Thinking of going skiing, snowboarding, or tubing this winter? These family-friendly ski resorts will help make our weak dollar feel a little stronger

Ski hills up the ante to attract families

From new programs for children to upgraded facilities, several mountains are reinvesting and reinventing to entice visitors

Titus Mountain is a gem for family skiing

Located in New York state, this U.S. ski hill has good children's programs and plenty of hills to please all family members

Upper Canada Village lights up at night

Discover life in the 1860s with a holiday twist: horse-drawn carriage rides, a train ride, holiday music, fresh baked treats and more

Ottawa museums offer tons of educational fun for kids

Three museums in our capital city have interactive exhibits and educational workshops for kids of all ages