Holiday Happenings

Nighttime holiday village lights up Laval

Visitors can walk through various countries, a Christmas Village, and an artisan market all made with sparkling lights

Christmas festival offers family activities

At three parks around the city, Montrealers can take in free concerts, bonfires, and various animation for kids

Gifts that teach kids about charity

If you want to teach your children about helping others, why not buy presents that will help the less fortunate.

Montreal Christmas Guide

The information in the Montreal Christmas Guide is for November, 2019 through January, 2020. Check back often as this Guide

Families can cut their own Christmas tree

There are several farms that invite families to kick off the holiday season by choosing a tree in the forest and sawing it down

Coupons can be an awesome holiday gift

Kids will get a kick out of coupons that gives them a day off school or unlimited screen time

Cirque du Soleil offers new show for the holidays

Axel features acrobatic ice-skating, live music, graphics and projections

Family activities abound at the McCord Museum

Kids can take in Ogilvy's traditional Christmas window as well as some literary and musical events

Three chances to see The Nutcracker this season

This holiday classic will be performed by Les Grand Ballets Canadiens and Ballet Ouest, and there will be a film screening in Hudson

Send a letter to Santa…and get one back!

Learn how to send a letter to Santa Claus, through his helper elves at Canada Post, and receive a letter back in time for Christmas.

Brightly lit holiday train sure to delight young kids

The CP Holiday Train will be pulling into Montreal West and Beaconsfield train stations

Families can win a decorated Christmas tree with gifts

At this family friendly event, kids can have a photo taken with Santa and enjoy a treat from the baked goods table