It’s finally here: Winter Break! The time to enjoy winter and all the recent reopenings in Old Montreal! For the young and old alike, the gourmets and curious among you, everything needed to enjoy a magnificent week in le Vieux is right at your fingertips.
Pointe-à-Callière Museum - It’s Circus Time!
In It’s Circus Time, get ready to move and have fun discovering the entertaining and fascinating world of the circus. Hurry, the expo ends on March 6th!
Good to know: watch our Facebook page: the Old Montreal SDC is drawing names for expo spots and a $100 gift card to the le Vieux restaurant of your choice.
Château Ramezay - Step Into The Museum Curator’s Shoes
In this iconic historic neighbourhood building, we’re dreaming of New France! The museum is letting children become actors during their visit to push the sense of exploration even further. The curator’s workbook is available for download before coming to the museum!
Good to know: if you’re a member, watch the Gens du Vieux Facebook group, the Old Montreal SDC is drawing names for museum spots and a $100 gift card to the le Vieux restaurant of your choice!
Old Port Ice Skating Rink - Skating in the City!
With its breathtaking view over the city, this is without a doubt one of the best spots to go ice skating and enjoy the winter season! Keep the weather in mind, as this is an outdoor activity. It is open until March 6th. You can reserve your tickets here!
Guidatour - Winter Tour
We love these visits for their dynamic and highly-cultured guides, and we particularly enjoy the tour that lets you hike le Vieux in a fun and instructive way!
Thanks to a partnership with the SDC, this activity is brought to you for free during the week of winter break (February 28th to March 4th). More information on Guidatour’s site.
Marguerite Bourgeoys Historical Site - Bonsecours in Flames!
Embark on a puzzling game starring your child (9 years and older) as the detective tasked with solving the mystery that took place on this night in 1754…
This activity will take place exclusively from February 28th to March 4th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are sold both online and on-site.
Good to know: if you’re a member, watch the Gens du Vieux Facebook group, the Old Montreal SDC is drawing lots for tickets and a $100 gift card to the le Vieux restaurant of your choice!
Winter Garden - A Fireside Break
After exploring the neighbourhood, think about warming up in one of the Adirondack chairs around the fires in Place Jacques-Cartier, sharing your thoughts over a nice hot chocolate! Have a nice winter chat with your kiddos in a wondrous setting.
Centaur - Logic of the Worst and 1,2, Maybe 3
The neighbourhood theater is in full-swing and is showing two plays during the month of February! In Logic of the Worst, the public is engaged in an exploration of the worst which highlights an entrancing artistic prowess. And 1,2,Maybe 3 about our ability to complicate the mundane is a wonderful discovery that shouldn’t be missed.
Good to know: watch the Gens du Vieux Facebook group and the Old Montreal Facebook page – the Old Montreal SDC is drawing lots for seats and a $100 gift card to the le Vieux restaurant of your choice in the upcoming weeks!
A/Maze - Escape the Ordinary
This Old Montreal escape room is hosting a puzzle based around Tesla, and if you do participate, you should also try out their restaurant!
Think about reserving before you play, you can have between 2 and 5 players.
Restaurants Are Open!
“Foodie” destination par excellence, Old Montreal is happy to welcome back the establishments that have made a reputation for themselves among the gourmands in the metropolis. Take the chance to come in and say hi to our restauranteers.
Photos: Château Ramezay (Robert Baronet ©SMQ), Geneviève Giguère, Guidatour, Musée Pointe-à-Callière (©Romain Guilbault)