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MoreTop Family Attractions

Two-for-one specials at the Old Port

Many of the most popular attractions are offering big discounts the first weekend in June

Sheep are back at the Botanical Gardens

These furry friends will help mow the lawn by grazing and fertilize the soil at the same time

Multimedia show about the evolution of life

At a pyramid-shaped venue in Old Montreal, people can take in an hour of video, music, lights, lasers, and kinetic special effects

Aquazilla returns to Parc Jean Drapeau this summer

Aquazilla is one of the city's top attractions for kids during summer

Parc Safari welcomes a cute (and tall) new addition

A baby giraffe named Stella will soon enjoy a larger habitat as the zoo undergoes major renovations

Kids get in free at national parks

The Government of Canada no longer charges youth 17 and under to enjoy the country's green spaces
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MoreFamily Fun Festivals in Montreal

Streets of Mile End come alive this summer

Marché des possibles will celebrate its sixth edition with a pop-up playground, live music and other family-friendly activities

Experience Indian Culture at Jeanne-Mance Park

There are plenty of fun activities for kids at this annual event in July

Free experiments and workshops at Science Festival

The Eureka! festival at the Old Port will teach kids about a gamut of science-related topics and discoveries
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MoreGetting Around

Kids ride free on STM buses and metro this summer

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

Kids travel free during March break

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

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

There are several places where families can have fun with the kids on the water

Bike rentals in Montreal

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

You can now rent BIXI bikes with your OPUS card

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

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

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

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

World class roller coaster opens in Toronto

This spring, Canada's Wonderland introduced a scary, fast and exhilarating ride

Discover beaches close to Montreal

Families don't have to travel abroad to enjoy a beach - there are several not too far from the city.

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

Parc Safari welcomes a cute (and tall) new addition

A baby giraffe named Stella will soon enjoy a larger habitat as the zoo undergoes major renovations

Kids get in free at national parks

The Government of Canada no longer charges youth 17 and under to enjoy the country's green spaces

Discover a skating trail in the country

About an hour and a half from Montreal, families can explore a three-kilometre skateway through the forest