We are starting off our special series with a blog showing a spotlight on several different Old Montréal businesses. End-of-year celebrations are rapidly approaching, and it is already prime time to plan your office parties! If you are looking for a little inspiration, here are a few ideas to piece together a memorable Christmas party in Old Montréal!
Get ready to break out those Christmas sweaters, because Miracle Bar is back again for its second consecutive year in Old Montréal. From November 22nd to December 26th, the Coldroom Bar staff welcomes you to a warm and enjoyable ambiance on rue de la Commune. Their Christmas specialties and festive cocktails are sure to make for some good fun with your work colleagues. Ho, ho, ho, let’s go!
Reserve here: Bar Miracle
Why not celebrate the end of the year with some music? For your year’s end parties, the restaurant Modavie is offering a festive menu, accompanied by some good champagne and a chic, refined décor. Let the jazz music played live by local musicians carry you away as you sample delicious appetizers in the company of your team during this special season.
Reserve here: Modavie
In need of a getaway and some extra warmth this season? How about an escapade to India with your team at restaurant Le 409! This Indian restaurant and bar is host to an authentic décor style and delicious classic and reimagined dishes, which all comes together to transport you to another place for an evening!
Reserve here: Le 409
Come rediscover Old Montréal with the experienced staff of Guidatour! Take a trip around the historic neighbourhood and find out the secrets of Christmas Past with your colleagues, all while enjoying the beautiful and unmissable Christmas lights and decorations!
If you are looking for a fun group activity that melds culture and discoveries, you will love Cité Mémoire’s brilliant spectacle! Embark on a trip to the past and discover more than twenty animated, musical scenes on Vieux buildings! Though dusk comes earlier in the winter, these experiences will make you glad that it does. This is the perfect activity to try before or after a Holiday Happy Hour!
To strengthen your team’s bonds, participate in one of the workshops held at the cozy Maison Pepin, where you can combine utility with style and make a charming wreath to spruce up your home’s look! Each Saturday from November 16th to December 21st, Maison Pepin is offering these Christmas wreath building workshops, featuring the Québécoise artist, Chantal Royer.
For a sure-fire, fool-proof gift, try for a gourmand basket from Chocosina! To thank that colleague with a sweet tooth that helped you out this year, Chocosina is proposing customizable gift baskets with chocolates, caramels, fudges, and several other high-quality artisanal delights!
If you are on the hunt for a small, simple gift, head toward rue Saint-Paul or rue Saint-Sulpice to one of the two branches of the unmistakable flowery, turquoise storefronts of Le Petit Dep! They offer a selection of Montreal-focused gifts and gourmand gifts that will become everyday mainstays for your colleagues! Their local and store brand mugs, t-shirts, and funny socks are all sure to bring smiles!
For those who love cultural activities, why not give some theatre tickets? The Centaur Theatre proposes numerous plays in English for adults, but it also has cultural activities aimed for children during one Saturday each month! This is the ideal gift for a colleague who has children, and what is more, the theatre offers a special 20% discount to #gensduvieux!