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What to do in Montreal: Fête des neiges de Montréal
What to do in Montreal: Fête des neiges de Montréal
 

The Fête des neiges de Montréal, presented by Tim Hortons is back again for four weekends at Parc Jean-Drapeau. This popular family-oriented winter event has a program geared toward enjoying the outdoors, with a wide array of free and pay activities. Access to the site and to most of the activities is free!

The Fête des neiges de Montréal is an official event of the of Montreal's 375th anniversary programming.

Schedule
 
Saturdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. *
Sundays 10 a.m. à 5 p.m.

* The Tiny Tots's zone closes at 5 p.m.


ACCROPasse
ACCROPASSE

The ACCROPASSE gives you exclusive and unlimited access to the Tube Slide, Zip-line and Ferris Wheel, during the 8 days of the Fête des neigesde Montréal. All the details

Carte du site
Map of the site

To make the most of your visit at the Fête des neiges de Montréal, download the map in PDF format.

Yan England
Yan England

Come meet the comedian Yan England, the Fête des neiges de Montréal spokesperson.

Autograph sessions:

January 14 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
January 21 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
January 29 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
February 5 11 a.m. to noon
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Site conditions

Every activity is open this weekend!

Updated: January 19, 2017 at 11:07 a.m.

Special events and shows
January 14-15
January 21-22
January 28-29
February 4-5
Paw Patrol

Saturday January 14
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Come and meet and have your picture taken with the real-life Marcus and Chasse.

CKOI 96.9 Live

Saturday January 14
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Pierre-Yves Lord is your weekend friendliest radio host in Montreal. PY spreads the best music and gives a lot of love to your eardrums! Come meet him!

Yann Perreau

Saturday January 14
2 p.m.

The well-known singer-songwriter and stage performer returns in grand style with a brand new and amazing fifth album. Heartfelt lyrics that are emotional, funny and wonderfully expressed; uplifting songs done to spunky music and grooves - that's what you get from this popular artist who continues to be bolder and mellower in his musical offerings.

Line Dancing and DJ Cyusa Kamaso

Saturday January 14
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Show off your dance moves and learn line dancing, from easy to more advanced steps, with Lilà Paquette Mourmant and Mathieu Casavant. Guaranteed fun!

The inventive, enthusiastic and versatile artist Cyusa will have you dancing up a storm!

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Saturday January 14
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Legends of St. Helen's Island

Saturday January 14
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Through an enchanting tour, the animators will freely tell the legends of St. Helen's Island. The activity will be conducted by four guides from the Stewart Museum.

The tour begins at the Aquatic Complex.

Reservations: by telephone on weekdays at 514 872-6120 and at the Aquatic Complex during the weekend.

Illuminated Tour de Lévis

Saturday January 14
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Discover Montreal from the top of the Tour de Lévis! This historical building that offers a breathtaking view on the city and its surroundings is illuminated and opened to the public during the Fête des neiges de Montréal. Don't miss it!

Paw Patrol

Sunday January 15
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Come and meet and have your picture taken with the real-life Marcus and Chasse.

Brimbelle

Sunday January 15
2 p.m.

Brimbelle and the mascot, Foin-Foin, will have young families dancing and singing. Brimbelle lets youngsters enjoy the experience of a day on the farm, accompanied by the most charming farmer: Foin-Foin!

Learning about the various farm chores, the life of the animals and where food comes from is such fun! Puppets Claudette the chicken, Géraldine the cow and the kindly pig add a touch of fantasy.

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Sunday January 15
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Saturday January 14
Paw Patrol
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
CKOI 96.9 Live
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Yann Perreau
2 p.m.
Line Dancing and DJ Cyusa Kamaso
16:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Legends of St. Helen's Island
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
Illuminated Tour de Lévis
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday January 15
Paw Patrol
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Brimbelle
2 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Alter Ego

Samedi January 21
2 p.m.

Alter Ego is a 70s, 80s and 90s musical revue in which there is a continual reel of medleys of the top pop, rock and disco songs.

The energy, music, dancing and assorted wardrobe changes are featured in this bouncy, colourful production.

Fiesta latina

Samedi January 21
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The San Tropez dance school invites you to learn the basics of Latin dances (salsa, merengue and bachata) in a festive, up-tempo setting.

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Samedi January 21
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Legends of St. Helen's Island

Saturday January 21
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Through an enchanting tour, the animators will freely tell the legends of St. Helen's Island. The activity will be conducted by four guides from the Stewart Museum.

The tour begins at the Aquatic Complex.

Reservations: by telephone on weekdays at 514 872-6120 and at the Aquatic Complex during the weekend.

Illuminated Tour de Lévis

Saturday January 21
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Discover Montreal from the top of the Tour de Lévis! This historical building that offers a breathtaking view on the city and its surroundings is illuminated and opened to the public during the Fête des neiges de Montréal. Don't miss it!

Salmigondis

Sunday January 22
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Baragouin, Végane and Pixelle accidentally land in our world, which is the kids' world. Yippee! They sing, dance and have a party, until they find out each of them has to pass a test, and failure to do so will turn them back to the way they were, as inanimate toys.

Fortunately, the tests are fun-filled and the children from the public are there to help them!

Rythme FM 105.7 Live

Sunday January 22
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

ON GO, it's the weekend! Mario, his craziness and lots of music ... that's happiness! LES WEEKENDS À MARIO with Mario Lirette, come and listen to his live show!

Génial!

Sunday January 22
1 p.m.

Télé-Québec brings the popular science-related quiz game Génial! to the stage. Martin Carli shares his know-how with brilliance and gusto, to the great delight of the entire family.

Be ready for an outpouring of amazing demonstrations and experiments that demystify science, in a one-of-a-kind show that will enthrall people of all ages.

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Sunday January 22
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Samedi January 21
Alter Ego
2 p.m.
Fiesta latina
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Legends of St. Helen's Island
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
Illuminated Tour de Lévis
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday January 22
Salmigondis
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Rythme FM 105.7 Live
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Génial!
1 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Rémi Chassé

Saturday January 28
2 p.m.

Rémi Chassé introduces his debut album, Debout, in a background comprised solely of original French-language songs.

A finalist at the La Voix 2014 show, his song: Une armée dans ma voix, offered by his coach Louis-Jean Cormier, has been among the most played tunes on Québec radio stations.

Montreal Impact Soccer Schools

Saturday January 28
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A soccer workshop presented by the Montreal Impact Soccer Schools.

Lightsaber Initiation and DJ Cyusa Kamaso

Saturday January 28
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Awaken the knight in you! Under the guidance of a Master, you'll learn the seven forms of lightsaber combat in this mythological world.

The public is invited to bring their own lightsabers. 20 lightsabers will be lent at each session. No previous experience is required. This activity is open to everyone!

The inventive, enthusiastic and versatile artist Cyusa will have you dancing up a storm!

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Saturday January 28
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Legends of St. Helen's Island

Saturday January 28
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Through an enchanting tour, the animators will freely tell the legends of St. Helen's Island. The activity will be conducted by four guides from the Stewart Museum.

The tour begins at the Aquatic Complex.

Reservations: by telephone on weekdays at 514 872-6120 and at the Aquatic Complex during the weekend.

Illuminated Tour de Lévis

Saturday January 28
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Discover Montreal from the top of the Tour de Lévis! This historical building that offers a breathtaking view on the city and its surroundings is illuminated and opened to the public during the Fête des neiges de Montréal. Don't miss it!

Pyjama Party

Sunday January 29
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Today is a special day for Jimmy because his mother is letting him invite his cousin Mimi for a sleepover at their house. Will Mimi be able to get over her fear of having nightmares?

We'll find out through the imagination of our two friends and their zany adventures! To the beat of original songs, children will be able to sing, dance and, especially, have a magical and laugh-filled Pyjama Party!

Montreal Impact Soccer Schools

Sunday January 29
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A soccer workshop presented by the Montreal Impact Soccer Schools.

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Sunday January 29
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Saturday January 28
Rémi Chassé
2 p.m.
Montreal Impact Soccer Schools
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lightsaber Initiation and DJ Cyusa Kamaso
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Legends of St. Helen's Island
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
Illuminated Tour de Lévis
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday January 29
Pyjama Party
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Montreal Impact Soccer Schools
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs

Saturday February 4
2 p.m.

With two Félix awards to their credit in the "Traditional Album of the Year" category, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs are back from a third trip to the recording studio. They are continuing their adventure with the ¾ Fort album. This new artistic work takes us on an expansive musical journey where the groovy gusts lead on to fresh, gentle breezes.

Selfie Dingue

Saturday February 4
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

The selfies challenge with the hosts of the new Cochon dingue show on the Télé-Québec network.

DJ Cyusa Kamaso

Saturday February 4
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The inventive, enthusiastic and versatile artist Cyusa will have you dancing up a storm!

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Saturday February 4
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Legends of St. Helen's Island

Saturday February 4
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Through an enchanting tour, the animators will freely tell the legends of St. Helen's Island. The activity will be conducted by four guides from the Stewart Museum.

The tour begins at the Aquatic Complex.

Reservations: by telephone on weekdays at 514 872-6120 and at the Aquatic Complex during the weekend.

Illuminated Tour de Lévis

Saturday February 4
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Discover Montreal from the top of the Tour de Lévis! This historical building that offers a breathtaking view on the city and its surroundings is illuminated and opened to the public during the Fête des neiges de Montréal. Don't miss it!

Snow Bath CKOI

Sunday February 5
1 p.m.

Information available soon!

Kevin Bazinet

Sunday February 5
2 p.m.

Kevin Bazinet, the winner of the third edition of La Voix, is staging his brand new concert performance.

The musically gifted, uniquely voiced artist who is a huge fan favourite among both male and female Quebecers, will be singing many of the songs on his recent album, Talk To Me, and he will also have some magical moments in store for the audience!

Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends

Sunday February 5
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aerobic lessons for people of all ages.

Saturday February 4
Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs
2 p.m.
Selfie Dingue
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
DJ Cyusa Kamaso
4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Legends of St. Helen's Island
4:45 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.
Illuminated Tour de Lévis
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday February 5
Snow Bath CKOI
1 p.m.
Kevin Bazinet
2 p.m.
Aérobouge with Boule de Neige and friends
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wide array of activities!
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Tube Slide
Tube Slide

A "must-do" activity, the Tube Slide will thrill the entire family with its 12 sliding lanes.

Enjoy the outstanding view of downtown Montreal.

Bateau de glace
Ice Ship

Come and meet Capitaine Crinière and his crew members aboard this massive pirate ship!

People of all ages, come aboard and do some sliding in this majestic setting!

Robin des neiges
Robin des neiges

Try your hand in a friendly round of archery, in a game that is somewhat like dodge ball!

Simulateur Génial! à la Biosphère
Simulateur Génial! At the Biosphère

For the first time in Montreal, the Simulateur Génial! invites the public to take part in an immersive mission to discover some spectacular natural phenomena in a bold interactive installation created by Télé-Québec.

Free for children of 17 and under, and for adults with the ACCROPASSE.

Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour de traîneau à chiens
Dog Sled Rides

An introduction to dog-sledding just 5 minutes from the downtown area?

Along with a guide, two or three people can be seated on the sled.

Child: $10
Adult: $16

Recommended age for children is 2 years and over.

Children aged 2 to 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

This activity is not recommended for women who are pregnant.

Ticket office at the activity entrance.

Tyrolienne
Zip-line

Soar above the ground on one of the four 375-feet-long downhill cables! Children aged 5 and over can do this activity along with a parent.

Sentier des patineurs
Skaters' Path RYTHME 105.7

Glide along this magnificent refrigerated skaters' path situated at the foot of the Biosphere. With Mother Nature's help, two natural ice surfaces are integrated into the path enabling you to enjoy this winter sport.

Skating lessons are offered on Sunday mornings, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. by GO Plein air. (Free)

Services: skates rental and sharpening, snowshoes, padlock and sledges.

Products for sale: hat, mittens, snacks and hot chocolate.

Details at ecorecreo.ca

Sculpture sur glace
Ice Sculpting

Allow yourself to be awed by the performances of professional ice sculptors Laurent and Nicolas Godon. Take a look at their finished products every day:

Two 15-minute-long shows.

An interactive demonstration that lasts an hour and a half.

Grande roue
Ferris Wheel

The huge Ferris Wheel provides visitors with the opportunity to explore and have an uninterrupted view of downtown Montreal from a lofty vantage point.

Académie Pat'Patrouille
Paw Patrol Academy

Crawl, jump, slide and climb in the world of Ryder and his Paw Patrol. Have loads of fun taking part in a friendly race and become a member in good standing of the Paw Patrol Academy!

Belles bottines
Belles bottines La Presse+

Boot hockey is the featured attraction on this multi-sports rink. Form your own team and challenge our hosts in various sports that are tailor-made for winter!

Baby-foot géant
Giant Foosball

The traditional table foosball game is turned into a human-scale version. Take a soccer player's spot and try out this fun-filled game.

Village de pingouins
Penguin Village

Discover a magical world where penguins get tiny tots moving and laughing.

Cirque polaire
Cirque polaire

The circus bears take great delight in entertaining you with their shows and animations.

Zone gonflée
Zone gonflée

Jump and bounce around in one of these colorful inflatable play stations!

Atelier des petits doigts
Atelier des petits doigts

At the tiny-fingers workshop, a specialized animator will accompany the budding sculptors, who will be called on to showcase their artistic talents on blocks of snow.

Conquête des forts
Conquête des forts

The North and South Pole face each other in this year's fort conquest. Come and take part in this epic snowball fight with our animators.

Mini-igloos
Mini-igloos

Gather the entire family together to build this giant puzzle in the shape of multi-coloured igloos.

Trottinettes des neiges
Snow Scooters

It's the parents' moment of glory! The ever-popular snow-scooter race.

Zone traditionnelle Lafleur
Lafleur Traditions Zone

Every weekend, join us and grill some hot dogs on our outdoor fireplace! Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., bring the whole family for story time around the fire!

ACCROPASSE
ACCROPASSE
Exclusive and unlimited access

The ACCROPASSE gives you exclusive and unlimited access to the Tube Slide, Zip-line and Ferris Wheel, during the 8 days of the Fête des neigesde Montréal.

Rates
Child 4 years and under Free
1 person $16
Family package deal 4 people $50

Rates shown include taxes and are subject to change without notice.

Ticket offices

You can buy the ACCROPASSE online or at the Aquatic Complex only during the Fête des neiges de Montréal weekends.

Other benefits
  • Free admission to the Biosphere, Environment Museum
  • Free admission to the Stewart Museum
  • Discounts on various restaurant services
  • An extra 30 free minutes in recreational equipment rental time at the regular price at Écorécréo rental centre
  • $3 discount at the Observation Deck Au Sommet Place Ville Marie (valid until June 21, 2017)
Services
Food offering

For those who don't want to carry a lunchbox, more than 15 restaurants and food trucks will be on site.

Something to please everyone: Das truck, Bacon truck, Resto LP, Queues de Castor, Beignes Délices d'Antan, Érable sur neige, Boite à Fromage, Subway, Roulotte Lafleur, La Cafétéria, Tim Hortons (coffee), Choco-Bar, Soupes et Grillades and Chocho-Churros.

Warm-up areas

Take some time to relax where it's warm and have a snack.

Baby rest-stop

Located in the Aquatic Complex, the baby rest-stop offers changing tables, rocking chairs, nursing pillows and microwaves.

Videos

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Please note that in reason of the increasing popularity of certain activities, there might be a waiting time. Thank you for your understanding.

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