Family Activities

  • Sun, Sep 19, 2021

  • The Eureka Festival! is the biggest science festival in Quebec! The 2021’s unique edition of the Eureka Festival! has been completely redesigned to respect health measures and continue to support scientific culture in Quebec and beyond. This virtual platform, always defined by our fun, educational and festive signature, will take place in order to continue to stimulate young people's interest in science : Virtual Eurêka! is an exciting game designed…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    On your computer screen View map

    Montreal, QC, CA
  • A popular bicycle installation has reopened for a second season, geared to helping children aged 2-12 practice their cycling skills in a safe location, away from vehicle traffic. There are directional signals, dinosaur and animal crossings, painted designs, small speed bumps, bridges, and a bike maintenance area. Beginning June 12th and continuing on alternating Saturdays, Centre Sablon will be offering free activities for children aged 4-11.

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    La Fontaine Park View map
    3819 Avenue Calixa-Lavallée,
    Montreal, H2L 3A7, QC, CA
  • The Olympic Park Esplanade has just opened a brand new sports facility: the Vans Skatepark. This international-caliber skatepark is located in the 900 section of the Esplanade, near Sherbrooke street, and is the first such permanent facility to be installed at an existing Olympic site. Measuring a whopping 10,000 square metres, the new street course section features rails, ledges, and banks for everyone — whether you’ve been skating for decades,…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Olympic Park Esplanade View map
    4141 Pierre-de-Coubertin Ave.,
    Montreal, H1V 3N7, QC, CA
  • The bike link is a safe, well-maintained marked trail of about 14 kms, reserved for bicycles. The bike path links Montréal, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Île des Soeurs and the South Shore municipalities: it is one of the rare spots where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike. The bike link is part of the Great Trail and the Route verte, and it provides a wide vista of unique and spectacular views of…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc Jean Drapeau, Ile Ste. Helene View map
    1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve,
    Montreal, H3C 1A9, QC, CA
  • With family or friends, come find your way in a gigantic corn maze. Covering an area of ​​more than 6 hectares (more than 60,000 m²), it promises to make you lose the north! You will find, all along the 2 circuits, riddles, charades and games. Watch for our special activities (night maze, Perseids and Halloween)! In case of rain, the labyrinth will be closed. Reservations highly recommended.

    Cost: Adults $8.50, children (3-13) $4.25, 2 years & under free

    Where

    Ferme Guy Rivest View map
    1305 ch. Laliberte,
    Rawdon, J0K 1S0, QC, CA
  • The Animal Barn is host to a great number of animals, many of which are rare breeds. Our animals include pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits, a donkey, a llama, goats, and a horse. Outside, visit our new play yard adapted for all age groups. We offer activities for young and older kids including a straw castle, hay slide, tire pyramid, duck races, a mini-maze and a labyrinthe. While you visit the…

    Cost: Weekdays $8; Weekends $10. Reservations required

    Where

    La Ferme Quinn View map
    2495 Perrot Blvd.,
    Notre Dame de L'Ile Perrot, J7V 8P4, QC, CA
  • 25 minutes from Montreal, Verger Labonté is an ideal site to spend a day with the family, wandering through the giant corn mazes. Each year, the team offers three unique excursions under an original theme - this year is London 1886: Mysteries & Investigations. The Red Handed takes about 15-20 minutes to complete and is for children 5 & under. The Moriarty is open to all and takes about 35-40…

    Cost: Adults $18.95, children (4-16) $12.95, FREE for kids 4 & under. Online reservations required.

    Where

    Vergé Labonté View map
    2291 Perrot Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot Blvd.,
    Montreal, J7V 8P4, QC, CA
  • Ferme Forget offers a fun and educational activity for young and old. As soon as you arrive, a tractor will bring you to the entrance of the maze. The labyrinth is divided into 2 routes, the first one lasting about 20 minutes will lead you to a playground and rest area. Thereafter, you have the choice to continue the adventure by taking route 2, which lasts about 1 hour. Also…

    Cost: Adult (13 years & up) $8, child (3-12) $5, FREE for ages 4 & under.

    Where

    Ferme Forget View map
    7901 BC. Marcel-Villeneuve,
    Laval, H7A 0H9, QC, CA
  • Have you got what it takes to be a pirate or a privateer? Pointe-à-Callière is requesting that all shipmates now board the good ship D’Iberville to embark on an immersive and interactive seafaring adventure taking place in the days of New France! Entirely updated and improved, Pointe-à-Callière’s new family exhibition offers a glimpse into the world of the ship’s captain, Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville, Canada’s most renowned privateer, and a chance to…

    Cost: Adults $24, youth (13-30) $16, children (5-12) $8, free for ages 4 & under. Reservations required

    Where

    Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex View map
    350, place Royale,
    Montréal, H2Y 3Y5, QC, CA
  • Join GUEPE naturalist educators in the park to learn more about urban nature and discover interesting artefacts. Loans of outdoor equipment will also be available: scooters, balls, games, identificatin guides, insect nets, binoculars, and more. Two Locations: Beaubien Park - 6635 6e Avenue, Montréal, QC H1Y 2X7 Pelican Park - 2590 Rue Masson, Montréal, QC H1Y 1V9 Schedule: June 12 to October 31: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Beaubien Park View map
    6635 6e Avenue,
    Montreal, H1Y 2X7, QC, CA
  • For a summer activity that’s out of the ordinary, discover the new Sentiers ludiques (playful trails) that wind their way through the forest in St.Sauveur. The trails offer a unique team-building experience where you’re a part of an adventurous story. Follow the paths, play mini-games, and decode puzzles to help solve a mystery. There are two trails to choose from: The legend of the sacred crystals and The last dragon feather.…

    Cost: Adults $13.50, children (6-17) $11, kids 5 & under free. Online registration required

    Where

    Parc John-H. Molson View map
    Viviane St.,
    St. Sauveur, J0R 1R4, QC, CA
  • Come and enjoy a variety of activities with your family and loved ones: A mini-farm for the children family entertainment Guided trips through the orchards Tastings of our products: cider, jams, etc. Nature hikes and walks Lovely picnic locations And much more! U-Pick and restaurant on-site.

    Cost: FREE admission

    Where

    Rougemont View map
    11 Chemin de Marieville,
    Rougemont, J0L 1M0, QC, CA
  • We are proud to present to you a family activity that everyone will love. Our labyrinth, totaling 3 hectares, will make you lose your mind for several minutes. During the course, you will be able to contemplate our decorations, they will tell you a story. At the end of the ride you will arrive in our one hectare pumpkin patch, where you can enjoy nature. Reservations highly recommended.

    Cost: Adults (13 & over) $8, children (4-12) $4, 3 years & under FREE

    Where

    Ferme Michel Lauzon View map
    16100 Sainte-Marguerite Rd.,
    Mirabel, J7J 2E6, QC, CA
  • Reconnect with nature via an interactive guided farm visit. Feed the ducks, bunnies, chickens, sheep and goats, interact with a farm dog and learn about bees. The tour is suitable for children age 2 & up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear long pants and summer hat. Bug repellent is recommended. Strollers are impossible to use on the farm. September schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays, Saturdays and…

    Cost: $30 per family

    Where

    Project PACE farm View map
    1450 Montee Wilson,
    Ile-Bizard, H9E 1K3, QC, CA
  • Climb aboard life-size replicas of a royal and a pirate ship of the 18th century of over 100 feet long and hang onto one of the aerial adventure courses ranging from 2 feet to 35 feet high, climb the wall of the Pirate's ship, or run through the inflatable playgrounds. This fall, there is an Escape Mission game for families to enjoy (ages 6 & up). These escape missions are…

    Cost: Various packages available. See website for details. Advance ticket purchase highly recommended.

    Where

    The Old Port, Place des Vestiges View map
    de la Commune,
    Montreal, H2L 5C1, QC, CA
  • La Grande Roue stands 60 metres high on Ile Bonsecours, making it the biggest observation wheel in the country, and one of the three tallest in North America. Visitors can climb aboard one of the 42 enclosed, temperature-controlled cabins and enjoy a 360 degree view of the downtown core, the river, Jacques-Cartier Bridge and Mount Royal. Rides will last about 15 minutes and go through three full rotations. When the…

    Cost: Tickets starts at $20.12. Variety of packages available for purchase. Online ticket sales available.

    Where

    La Grande Roue de Montreal View map
    362 rue de la Commune E.,
    Montreal, H2Y 0B4, QC, CA
  • Activities hosted by The Lion and The Mouse that help educate parents on free, outdoor loose play opportunities in the city. While parents learn, children can have fun playing together.

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc Jean-Duceppe View map
    4110 Andre Laurendeau St.,
    Montreal, H1Y 3N6, QC, CA
  • THE INFINITE is an awe-inspiring immersive experience that transports you into space, aboard the International Space Station, through a breathtaking journey that lasts 60 minutes. Several mediums (virtual reality, augmented reality and projections) collide with exceptional realism, allowing you to discover life in orbit in a way only 250 astronauts have experienced. Experience the vastness of space and see Earth from a whole new perspective! Schedule: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 11 a.m. to…

    Cost: Adults $30-$50, children (8-12) $10-$12, students (13 & up) $21-$35

    Where

    Arsenal Contemporary Art Montreal View map
    2020 William St.,
    Montreal, H3J 1R8, QC, CA
  • Hanger 16 is over 100 years old and SOS Labyrinthe celebrates this historic icon throughout its theme and storyline. Families search for the four treasures of the longshoremen by exploring a 2 km maze of corridors filled with obstacles, traps and dead ends. There is a new maze configuration every week. An unforgettable adventure in the world's largest indoor maze! Rain or shine!

    Cost: Adults $19.75, teens 13-17 $17.75, children 4-12 $15.75, kids 3 & under FREE

    Where

    SOS Labyrinthe - Hanger 16 View map
    Quai de l'Horloge St.,
    Montreal, H2L 5C1, QC, CA
  • Enjoy a weekend of fun ... live music & shows, food trucks, circus and comedy performances, booths featuring local organizations, inflatable games, and more. Schedule: Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Cost: FREE admission

    Where

    Beaubien Park View map
    Stuart Ave.,
    Montreal, H2V 3H1, QC, CA
  • Choose from two different private outdoor tours that are led by a volunteer guide from the museum and designed exclusively for family bubbles of up to eight people. Bring an umbrella in case since the tours go on rain or shine. Let’s Talk Sculpture welcomes you to explore and learn more about the art and features that animate the museum’s outdoor Sculpture Garden, one of Montreal’s most important public art…

    Cost: $4 for a family of up to four people from the same household. Reservations required

    Where

    Montreal Museum of Fine Arts View map
    1380 Sherbrooke St. W.,
    Montreal, H3G 1J5, QC, CA
  • Stay dry and enjoy the lake, river, and sailing while taking in the landscape from a different point of views from the ferry. The Batobus is equipped with benches and bicycle racks. This open-air ride takes you back and forth between Saint-Louis and René-Lévesque park. Batobus doesn't sail when it rains or when the winds are more than 20 nodes. Boarding: St. Louis Park, corner of 34e Avenue and Boulevard Saint-Joseph;…

    Cost: $2 and FREE for kids 5 & under

    Where

    Parc Saint-Louis View map
    2901 Saint Joseph Blvd.,
    Lachine, H8S 4B7, QC, CA
  • Come and try the first urban zipline circuit in Canada. Montreal Zipline offers you a thrilling experience while discovering Montreal from a bird’s eye view. Transform yourself into a superhero flying over the city. The zip-line course flies over the famous Bonsecours island in Montreal’s Old Port, which is one of the city's most popular tourist areas. Bring the whole family! It’s open to everyone ages 3 and up. No need to book your…

    Cost: Adults $19.99 + tax, children $16.99 + tax

    Where

    Clock Tower - Old Port of Montreal View map
    Hangar 16, 363 rue de la Commune,
    Montreal, HY 1J3, QC, CA
  • An obstacle course for everyone: trenches, cobwebs, pyramids and many other surprise obstacles await you! Each starting wave will be able to benefit from a 30-minute entry into the course. Route of approximately 1.5 km. Vaccination passport compulsory for 13 years old and over. Onliine registration required.

    Cost: $5. Online reservations required

    Where

    Parc Beausejour View map
    6891 Gouin Blvd. O.,
    Montreal, H4K 1B5, QC, CA
  • The Pointe-du-Moulin Historical Park will liven up your picnics during Rustic Sundays. On the menu, tasting of local beers, musical performances o ff ered by artists from the region, all in a natural and enchanting setting! Reservations required. 

    Cost: Variety of ticket prices depending on residency. See website for more details and to reserve your spot.

    Where

    Pointe-du-Moulin Historic Park View map
    2500 Don Quichotte Blvd.,
    Notre Dame de L'Ile Perrot, J7V 7P2, QC, CA
  • Reconnect with nature via an interactive guided farm visit. Feed the ducks, bunnies, chickens, sheep and goats, interact with a farm dog and learn about bees. The tour is suitable for children age 2 & up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear long pants and summer hat. Bug repellent is recommended. Strollers are impossible to use on the farm. September schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays, Saturdays and…

    Cost: $30 per family

    Where

    Project PACE farm View map
    1450 Montee Wilson,
    Ile-Bizard, H9E 1K3, QC, CA
  • This year, the Gardens of Light event is renewed, offering a brand new journey - An ode to the Moon! Universal beacon that has guided human beings since the dawn of time, the Moon is the light that ushers you while you discover the Gardens of Light. Begin your visit guided by the wolves' howling and the moonlight. Let yourself be drawn to the poetry of the Japanese Garden, which…

    Cost: Adults $16.50, seniors $15.50, students $12.75, ages 5-17 $8.25, families $46.75 (prices for Quebec residents)

    Where

    Montreal Botanical Garden View map
    4101 Sherbrooke St. E.,
    Montreal, H1X 2B2, QC, CA

Upcoming Fun in Montreal More

A fall outing at Rougemont farm

A fall outing at Rougemont farm

Apart from picking various types of fruit, families can also enjoy a corn maze and mini-farm at Le Potager Mont-Rouge Halte Gourmande
Illuminated nighttime trail in Coaticook

Illuminated nighttime trail in Coaticook

​Foresta Lumina is a two-kilometre pathway in the Eastern Townships that is lit up by 200,000 lights
Fall foliage celebrations in Townships

Fall foliage celebrations in Townships

Families can ride a gondola for panoramic views, enjoy gastronomic fare and pop-up parks, and hike or bike
Light up your home with lanterns

Light up your home with lanterns

An organization that puts on an annual festival in Sherbrooke is inviting all Quebecers to make lanterns to light up our spirits
Visit Biodome's overhauled ecosystems

Visit Biodome’s overhauled ecosystems

After being closed for two years for renovations and then six months due to Covid-19, families can now reacquaint themselves with its furry and feathery friends
Can you find a way out

Can you find a way out of this corn maze?

Apart from the maze at Vankleek Hill, kids can visit the farm’s museum, play in a fun zone, take part in a pedal kart race or climb a rock wall