Happy 2014 to all! The fun holiday activities are coming to a close this weekend, so take advantage. The weather might even be merciful.
The following holiday activities are (mostly) free and family-friendly. Have fun!
NOTE: In our suggestions for a family-fun New Years article, we mentioned theGrand Parks toboggan hills and the marvellous Luminotherapy. Those are ongoing to Spring.
Olympic Park Outdoor Fun, through mid-March
Come skate on the outdoor rink (bring your own skates), marvel at the towering 20-meter decorated tree, enjoy hot chocolate and a warming fire, and be entertained by musicians, storytellers and performers. FREE.
Esplanade Financière Sun Life, Olympic Park, (Pie-IX metro)
Merry Montreal, weekends through Jan. 5
Come celebrate the holiday season in the Old Montreal where free participatory activities, entertainment and interactive experiences will be awaiting you. FREE.
Old Montreal (metro Place d’Armes)
18th Century Cheer at the Château, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM through January 5
December is undoubtedly one of the best times of the year to visit the Château Ramezay in Old Montreal – dress-up, baking, stocking-hanging, snowshoes, hot chocolate and more! $22 per family.
Château Ramezay, 280 Notre Dame E. (metro Champ de Mars)