November through January is such a magic moment in Montreal. The snow start to fall , Christmas lights starting to come up. Everybody is in a great mood and of course there’s is plenty to do in town. Here’s some easy ideas.
1-Santa Claus Parade : This year will be the 63rd edition of the Destination Centre-Ville’s Santa Claus Parade. This parade is a big deal in Montreal for kids and families. You can see Santa Claus and there’s about 20 floats of elfs and fairies. From the Corner of Ste-Catherine Street from Fort to St-Urbain. Come early if you want a good place. .
2-The Nutcracker: The Nutcracker is such a classic holiday tradition here in Montreal. I remember going with my parents and sister for almost every year. If you haven’t yet you have to go see the ballet from Les Grands Ballets Canadien de Montréal at the Salle Wilfrid Pelletier. .
3-Nutcracker Market : This event is to help you get yourself into the Christmas spirit. You can buy toys, gifts of all kinds like skincare product, jewelries, etc. 10% of all the proceeds will be going to the Nutcracker fund for Children which help underprivileged children. The Nutcracker Market take place at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal and the admission is free. .
4- Place Ville Marie Christmas Tree: It’s a Montreal Tradition since 1962 that marks the beginning of the Holiday season. The tree -build in New York – measure 63 feet high and 26 feet in diameter and is decorated with almost 13 000 lights. This Tree reminds of the one from the Home Alone movie and the one in reality too of course. At the Place Ville Marie from November 2013 to January 2014.
5-Telus Fire on Ice : Every Saturday of December, in the Old Montreal at the Bassin Bonsecours the sky lights up to the sound of movies soundtracks for 15 minutes. The fireworks usually starts at except for Christmas Eve where it starts at . You can also ice skating during the fireworks. Rentals are available. 6- While you are in the city and want to get your shopping on, go through the McGill College Avenue with thousand of beautiful lights. There’s is hundreds of fantastic stores and also the Ogilvy Department Store which will enchant you with it’s Christmas windows.
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