Family Activities

  • Sun, May 29, 2022

  • With more than 25 kilometres of roads and trails, Parc Jean-Drapeau provides an outdoor escape in the heart of nature, just a few steps from downtown Montréal. The Parc is reborn in the spring with the melting of snow, budding and flowering tulips and daffodils and maple season. It’s the return of migratory birds and animals that hibernated… Moreover, it is not uncommon to see a groundhog sneak into the…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc Jean-Drapeau View map
    1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve,
    Montreal, H3C 1A9, 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
  • This popular bicycle installation has reopened for another 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.

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    La Fontaine Park View map
    3819 Avenue Calixa-Lavallée,
    Montreal, H2L 3A7, QC, CA
  • 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, or have been inspired by our Canadian athletes shredding it up at the summer Olympics…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Olympic Park Esplanade View map
    4141 Pierre-de-Coubertin Ave.,
    Montreal, H1V 3N7, QC, CA
  • BMX bike enthusiasts will be thrilled with this unique installation. The almost 3m-wide course totals 280 linear metres, and includes hydraulic starting gates with lights, 13 jumps, 14 flat and three asphalt curves. The four-lane starting grid lets more advanced bikers quickly gain speed while the layout of the track allows children and beginners to use the easier sections. The BMX track is accessible to the public at no charge…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Parc de la Polyvalente View map
    15200 Sherbrooke St. E.,
    Pointe-aux-Trembles, H1A 3P9, , CA
  • An immersive show for families with infants up to 18 months old that is designed to gently awaken and stimulate their developing minds and senses. Cozy up in the oversized beanbag chairs and look up and around, because along with the music — whose sound level is adapted for younger ears — the multi-sensory show includes captivating images projected onto the 360-degrees domed ceiling. Watch faraway nebulae, colourful marbles, clouds…

    Cost: Adults $17, children 5-17 $8.50, ages 4 & under FREE (Quebec resident prices). Registration required

    Where

    Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium View map
    4801 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave,
    Montreal, H1V 3V4, QC, CA
  • Visits to the farm include access to our animal barn and play yard and you are welcome to walk around the farm. Please check in with our staff in the store on your arrival to see if any areas are off limits for the day as we begin field work on the farm. Wagon rides will be available Thursdays to Sundays at 10:00, 11:00, 2:00 and 3:00. Reservations required.

    Cost: $5 for everyone aged 2 & up. Reservations required.

    Where

    Quinn Farm View map
    2495 Perrot Blvd.,
    N.D.I.P., J7V 8P4, QC, CA
  • Would you like to energize your Saturday morning with music, movement and a pinch of craziness? Then come to the first 'Gordon approach' music workshop for toddlers: a playful time for and with your children. The activities encourage musical interaction between the teacher, the children and the parents. Relationship and interaction are the vehicle of the musical experience. Registration required.

    Cost: $14 per child ($7 for second child, free for third). Registration required

    Where

    Cafe les Oubliettes View map
    6201 St. Vallier St.,
    Montreal, H2S 2P6, QC, CA
  • The Château Ramezay invites you to explore our exhibition rooms with a new eye! Discover special treasures and like our Curator, pick your favourites, to create your very own exhibition on the history of Montréal. It won't be easy to choose but it's a fun way to learn! Activity included in the price of admission. No reservation necessary. Download and print your visit booklet here: https://bit.ly/3w1eZOL or pick up a copy…

    Cost: Adults $10.44, children 5-17 $5, free for kids 4 & under

    Where

    Château Ramezay - Historic Site and Museum of Montréal View map
    280, rue Notre-Dame Est,
    Montréal, H2Y 1C5, QC, CA
  • Ever wonder what makes Montréal so different from other cities around the world? Through 400 “favourite” objects chosen from among the thousands preserved at the Museum, the exhibition paints a moving portrait of Montréal life. Furniture, clothing, jewelry, toys, tools, books, maps, posters, and iconography have literally been pulled out of the storehouses to tell you the story of the city and its inhabitants. Key events, the economy, navigation, sports,…

    Cost: Adults $25, children 5-12 $8, ages 4 & under free

    Where

    Pointe-à-Callière, Cité d'archéologie et d'histoire de Montréal View map
    350 Place Royale,
    Montreal, H2Y 3Y5, QC, CA
  • Project PACE offers interactive farm tours. Kids will have the chance to feed and pet all kinds of animals, such as ducks, bunnies, chickens, goats, sheep and even alpacas! The tour is suitable for children aged 2 & up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear outdoor clothes and closed-toed footwear that you don't mind getting dirty. Registration is mandatory. Our schedule, all the details of our…

    Cost: $10 per person (ages 2 & up). For groups of 5 or more people, each ticket costs $9.

    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. Schedule may vary depending on weather conditions. Purchase of tickets on the Voiles en Voiles website highly recommended. Admission: Daily tickets range…

    Cost: Daily tickets range from $19 per person to $199 for a family of 4 admission. Seasonal pass available.

    Where

    Voiles en Voiles View map
    The Old Port, Place des Vestiges,
    Montreal, H2Y 1G6, QC, CA
  • A weekend of fun at TOHU, with a sneak peak at everyting to come for Summer 2022. Activities DIY workshops: Botany & Falla Initiations: percussion, hula hoops, stilts and circus arts Games: mini-putt & petanque Educational: Honey Montreal Activities in the park: loan of bicycles, scooters and kites, climbing, guided tours, picnic to discover the sounds of the park Meeting with organizations in the Saint-Michel district FREE Shows Maracatu Raio…

    Cost: FREE. Reservations required

    Where

    TOHU View map
    2345 Jarry St. E.,
    Montreal, H1Z 4P3, QC, CA
  • Take a ride aboard Trains-Trains mini electric train. Fun for the whole family. Weather permitting.

    Cost: $5 per person

    Where

    Bonsecours Island View map
    16 Prom. du Vieux-Port,
    Montreal, H3C, QC, CA
  • Whether you are with your lover or your family, you will have a great time in our pedal boat. Let yourself be lulled by the gentle waves of the Bonsecours basin in complete tranquility. Although in the heart of the city, the escape is total. Surrounded by one of Montreal's most beautiful urban landscapes, a pedal boat ride allows you to go at your own pace and spend quality time…

    Cost: $26.10 for 30 minutes, $39.15 for 60 minutes

    Where

    Bonsecours Basin View map
    333 rue de la Commune W.,
    Montreal, H2Y 2E2, QC, CA
  • Îlots76 offers a play area for your children to stretch their legs while you take a coffee break in our Adirondack chairs watching them have fun. Come and discover our various inflatable games, including one in the shape of the Olympic Stadium! After a visit to the attractions, let the children move free and take the opportunity to have a bite to eat and relax in the food & snack area.…

    Cost: $9 for first hour, $5 for additional hours. Season passes $49 (unlimited access)

    Where

    Olympic Park View map
    4141 Pierre-de-Coubertin Ave.,
    Montreal, H1V 3N7, QC, CA
  • The Festival will set up its tents on Saint-Denis Street, between Gilford and Roy, creating a 1.5 km-long comic book stroll punctuated with activities, exhibitions and encounters. This project is part of the Plan de relance de la rue Saint-Denis. Meet with many comic creators and authors and enjoy a variety of exhibitions, workshops for all ages, animation, and more. Schedule: Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday from 10…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    St. Denis Street (between Gilford and Roy Streets) View map

    Montreal, H2W 2M2, QC, CA
  • Parc Safari opens its doors for the 2022 summer season. Visitors can drive their cars through a safari like adventure and see many animals roaming the park such as zebras, giraffe, deer, emu and more. Afterward, enjoy the walking portion of the safari and see animals like chimpanzee, hyena, bears, tigers and white lions. Finally, enjoy some time at the water park..

    Cost: Various pricing for daily tickets and season passes. Check online for details

    Where

    Parc Safari View map
    280 Roxham,
    Saint Bernard de Lacolle, J0J 1V0, QC, CA
  • Come celebrate the relationship between the arts and nature during the 2022 Cultural Rendez-Vous Events, a highly anticipated annual event for both young and old: exhibitions, lectures, workshops, fun entertainment, musicians and street performances in Stewart Park! Bring a picnic to Stewart Park and enjoy the final day of fun activities. Chidren's activities include storytime, reading tent, arts & crafts, live shows, and more. Visit website for full program schedule.

    Cost: FREE admission

    Where

    Stewart Hall Cultural Centre View map
    176 Lakeshore Rd.,
    Pointe-Claire, H9S 4L7, QC, CA
  • The market will take place in the new section of the parking lot under a large tent, meaning it is therefore completely free of charge (but pairs so well with a visit to the zoo, doesn't it!). 25 Quebec artisans will be present to feature their products, each more original and creative than the next! There will be something to please everyone: jewelry, pet accessories, decor, eco-friendly products, and more!…

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Ecomuseum Zoo View map
    21125 Sainte Marie Rd,
    Ste. Anne de Bellevue, H9X 3Y7, QC, CA
  • A creative activity inviting parents and kids to take a cut-out shape and make it come alive. A perfect opportunity to let your imagination run wild while having fun with shapes and colours. Times: 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. to  noon

    Cost: $2. Registration required.

    Where

    Montreal Museum of Fine Arts View map
    1380 Sherbrooke St. W.,
    Montreal, H3G 1J5, QC, CA
  • A multigenerational creative workshop that introduces parents and kids to the expressive style of Nicolas Party by inviting them to invent a collective landscape. Times: 10:30 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Cost: $2. Registration required.

    Where

    Montreal Museum of Fine Arts View map
    1380 Sherbrooke St. W.,
    Montreal, H3G 1J5, QC, CA
  • Guaranteed thrills at Quebec's biggest amusement park. With more than 40 rides and attractions, this family entertainment place is a favourite summer-time destination!

    Cost: One-day tickets starting at $37.99. See website for special online ticket & season pass deals

    Where

    La Ronde View map
    22 ch. MacDonald,
    Montreal, H3C 6A3, QC, CA
  • Splish splash! Come for a beach party! Dress up in your favourite beach outfit. We will sing a song, play a game to learn what we see and do at the beach, and share one item we would bring to the beach. Registration required.

    Cost: FREE. Online registration required

    Where

    Beaconsfield Library View map
    303 Beaconsfield Blvd.,
    Beaconsfield, H9W 4A7, QC, CA
  • Hanger 16 is over 100 years old and SOS Labyrinthe celebrates this historic icon throughout its theme and storyline. Seek out the 4 treasures of the longshoremen by exploring a 2 km-long maze filled with obstacles and traps. And have a great time, guaranteed! Many challenges and tricky twists and turns that keep you laughing and guessing all the way! An unforgettable adventure in the world's largest indoor maze! Rain or shine!

    Cost: Adults $19.75, teens (13-17) $18.75, children (4-12) $16.75. Various family and season pass options available.

    Where

    SOS Labyrinthe - Hanger 16 View map
    Quai de l'Horloge St.,
    Monteal, H2L 5C1, QC, CA
  • The heart of the Quartier des Spectacles is the perfect place to hone your strategy or relax and play a friendly game of giant chess. Please Note: on May 19, 20 and 21, the Giant Chess Games will be temporarily closed

    Cost: FREE

    Where

    Esplanade Tranquille View map
    Ste. Catherine St. W. (between Bleury St. & St. Urbain St..),
    Montreal, H2X 1Y9, 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, H2Y 1J3, QC, CA
  • Spend the day at an outddor carnival! Fun Show Amusement is in town and offers a large selection of rides, games of skill, mobile canteens, and candy stands. Admission & Rides: Admission to the park is free. For access to the rides, a day pass costs $35. Ride tickets can be purchased for $2 each, $25 for 14 coupons and $32 for 24 coupons Times: Thursday, May 19 - 4pm–10pm…

    Cost: FREE admission. Cost for rides

    Where

    IGA Ste. Dorothee View map
    550 Autoroute Chomedey O.,
    Laval, H7X 3S9, QC, CA
  • Spend the day at an outddor carnival! Fun Show Amusement is in town and offers a large selection of rides, games of skill, mobile canteens, and candy stands. Admission & Rides: Admission to the park is free. For access to the rides, a day pass costs $35. Ride tickets can be purchased for $2 each, $25 for 14 coupons and $32 for 24 coupons Times: Thursday, May 19 - 4pm–10pm…

    Cost: FREE admission. Cost for rides

    Where

    Place Vertu View map
    3131 Cote-Vertu Blvd. W.,
    Montreal, H4B 1S1, QC, CA
  • Dollar Cinema provides a great movie going experience at a reasonable price. Admission at $2.50 for most movies and yummy snacks at $1.00 + tax. Bringing you affordable entertainment week after week. Movies this week: Encanto (noon), Clifford the Big Red Dog (3:35 p.m.)

    Cost: Tickets starting at $2.50

    Where

    Dollar Cinema View map
    6900 Decarie Blvd. #203,
    Montreal, H3X 2T8, QC, CA
  • Project PACE offers interactive farm tours. Kids will have the chance to feed and pet all kinds of animals, such as ducks, bunnies, chickens, goats, sheep and even alpacas! The tour is suitable for children aged 2 & up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear outdoor clothes and closed-toed footwear that you don't mind getting dirty. Registration is mandatory. Our schedule, all the details of our…

    Cost: $10 per person (ages 2 & up). For groups of 5 or more people, each ticket costs $9.

    Where

    Project PACE farm View map
    1450 Montee Wilson,
    Ile-Bizard, H9E 1K3, QC, CA

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