Société du parc Jean-Drapeau

Fête des neiges de Montréal

Weekends from January 18 to February 9, 2014
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A complete english version will be available soon

Four weekends

Presented over four weekends - from January 18 to February 9, 2014, the Fête des neiges de Montréal will be welcoming visitors with an array of new features, including an evening program every Saturday.

Get ready, winter activity enthusiasts! The Fête des neiges de Montréal has a fresh new look with the return of improved popular activities, but also with many surprises that will delight people of all ages.

Come play outdoors!

I'm back with you again this winter, so you can enjoy more than 25 activities. I'm looking forward to seeing you! Yan England

Yan England sera présent à la Fête des neiges les week-ends du 25 et 26 janvier ainsi que du 1er et 2 février. Les séances d'autographe auront lieu de 14 h à 15 h.



Concours Sunwing/The Beat

During the 4 weekends the Fête des neiges is on, head to Parc Jean-Drapeau and go to the Sunwing - The Beat contest area so you can have your picture taken with the Swunwing frame and post it on social media (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the hashtag #sudFDN2014.

Could win: A one (1) week all-inclusive package for two (2) adults at the Memories Splash Punta Cana resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Contest rules (French only)

Map of the site

Download map in PDF format

Événements spéciaux

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Marc Dupré avec artistes invités Jérôme Couture et Andie Duquette

Marc Dupré and his guests get the ball rolling as the first to perform in a series of free shows at Fête des neiges de Montréal, starting at 7 p.m. It's a great opportunity to see the coach of the popular La Voix series!


DJ Abeille

DJ Abeille will get you up and grooving to the great tunes from 4 to 7 p.m.!

Sunday, January 19, 2014


The Beat Challenge

The Beat Challenge with Stuntman Sam at the Tyrolienne de l'Himalaya at 1:30 p.m.


Saturday, January 25, 2014

Jean-Marc Couture

If that's what you wish, it's Jean-Marc Couture's turn to perform on stage at 7 p.m.


Week-ends à Mario

Live broadcast of "Week-ends à Mario" with Mario Lirette at Rythme FM 105.7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.



An appearance by the ambassadors of the world short-track speed-skating championships (being held March 14-16, 2014, in Montréal) including François-Louis Tremblay, from 1 to 3 p.m.


DJ Abeille

DJ Abeille will get you up and grooving to the great tunes from 4 to 7 p.m. and from 8 to 9 p.m.!

Sunday, January 26, 2014


The David Suzuki Foundation "Protect our Winters Classic"

Come and cheer on the Cowboys Fringants, Georges Laraque and lots of others participating in the boot hockey game from noon to 2 p.m.


Saturday, February 1, 2014

Alex Nevsky

At 7 p.m., the spellbinding words and melodious beats of Alex Nevsky.

Jonas and the Massive Attraction

At 7:30 p.m., things will be rocking with Jonas and the Massive Attraction!


WIXX boot hockey game

WIXX boot hockey game with Étienne Boulay on hand from 1 to 5 p.m.



DJ YO-C will sizzle the snow trail from 4 to 7 p.m.!

Sunday, February 2, 2014


WIXX boot hockey game

WIXX boot hockey game with Étienne Boulay on hand from 1 to 5 p.m.


Saturday, February 8, 2014

Bran Van 3000

The Montréal group Bran Van 3000 will be serving a rousing mix of their hits starting at 7 p.m.!


Youppi and the Canadiens Alumni

Come and skate with Youppi and the Canadiens Alumni from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  !   Youppi! 11 h à 14 h
#26 Pierre Bouchard 10 h 30 à 12 h 30
#29 Gaston Gingras 12 h à 14 h
#11 Yvon Lambert 13 h 30 à 15 h 30


CKOI ta toune

Live broadcast of the "CKOI TA TOUNE" show with Éric Martel from noon to 4 p.m.


DJ Psychology

DJ Psychology will have you bopping to his hip-hop beats from 4 to 7 p.m. and from 8 to 9 p.m.!

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Bain de neige CKOI

From 2 p.m. at the Complexe aquatique.

Participates in the Bain de neige CKOI



  • New
  • Pay
  • Day
  • Extended into the evening every Saturday

Cabane chez Jean

Sugar Shack, february 9, 2014 at the Aquatic Complex

Further information

World Financial Group Tube Slide

This famed slide is known for its dozens of lanes, including 2 "Superslides" with a starting area from a height of 12 metres. And new this year, sliding enthusiasts can also go down the hill in a group in the "Trippante" with the brand new four-seater tubes.

See rate chart

Himalaya Zip-Line

From atop its 75 feet, the Himalaya Zip-Line invites the bravest to descend from the Biosphère's Belvédère and revel in a one-of-a-kind experience. Will you dare to attempt a descent of more than 850 feet?

See rate chart

Minimum weight: 100 lb (45 kg)

Maximum weight: 250 lb (113 kg)

Cross-Country Skiing and Open Snowshoeing Trails

Set up on the wooded trails and running alongside the river, easy-level cross-country ski trails are just right for anyone that wants to be introduced to this sliding sport. Rental of skis and snowshoes is available on site.

Further information

Introduction To Cross-Country Skiing Lessons Also Available (Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit)

Guided tours on snowshoes through the wooded areas, including a stop at the Tour de Lévis tower.

Teletraction Snowboarding and Skiing

A very special snowboarding park awaits you. Powered by a teletraction system, enthusiasts of this sport will have loads of fun with the ramps and obstacles that have been set up on site.

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Further information

Zone petites pattes Disney Junior (Small Paws)

This charming village is the favourite spot for tiny tots because of its mini-car circuit and its small-house slides.

Cirque polaire (Polar Circus)

The big Polar Circus is back again this year with its colourful collection of characters. They've received a letter from the governor of Nevada to put on a show in Las Vegours in March... but they aren't ready! They'll need some help staging the exciting and hilarious acts that are filled with magic and surprises...

Continuous entertainment and mini shows

Dog-Sled Tour

A circuit for an outing in a dog sled has been set up on the site. Accompanied by a guide, there's room for two people to sit on the sled.

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VIP Experience, information session and long tour are also available

Recommended age for children is 2 years and over.
This activity is not recommended for pregnant women .
Children aged 2 to 5 must be accompanied by an adult

Skaters' Trail

This magnificent refrigerated ice trail runs along the Saint Lawrence River with a fantastic view of Montréal.

Departure via the 'Zone confort'.

Family Zip-Line

This zip-line provides everyone with an opportunity to soar above the Fête des neiges site on one of the three zip-line cables that are more than 400 feet long and set up at a height of 40 feet.

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Maximum weight: 220 lb (99 kg)

Minimum age: 5 years old

Scène le Glacier (Stage)

Eight times a day, spectators will be treated to performances on this stage by professional ice sculptors and various dance schools.

Dance schools

January 18  

Cat's corner

January 19  

Multidanse Énergie

January 25-26  

Studio KMK danse

February 1-2  

Collège Français - concentration danse Louise Lapierre

February 8-9  

Studio KMK danse

Ferris Wheel

The Fête des neiges Ferris Wheel provides visitors with a terrific view of Montréal from a lofty vantage point.

See rate chart

This activity is only available on the weekends of January 18 to February 2.

Belles bottines La Presse (Boot rink)

Several sports disciplines will be featured on this multi-functional boot rink. You can form teams on site and you can even play with the Mouflons squad in various winter-adapted sports.

Zone gonflée (Inflated structure area)

Come and jump and bounce around in one of the 10 inflatable games set up for the winter season. Guaranteed fun!

Giant foosball

The traditional game table takes on a human dimension. Take the place of a soccer player and try out this enthralling game.

Aerial adventure course

Winter aerial adventure course for the children.

Minimum height: 52 inches (4 feet, 4 inches)

This activity will not be presented on February 9

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Tour

A horse-drawn sleigh tour in a winter setting.

See rate chart

Coup de pouce Giant Ice Slide

This giant 2-lane slide, which is one 100 feet long and 14 feet high, will delight sliding enthusiasts.

Stewart Museum Old-Fashioned Curling

The Stewart Museum invites you to time travel to the 19th century for an introduction to old-fashioned curling on a real outdoor rink. Brooms and irons are provided, so people of all ages can come and enjoy themselves. Icy fun guaranteed!

Conquering the Forts

The North and South Pole meet at the Fête des neiges this year. They have erected their ice forts on our site for a friendly battle. Come and take in this epic snowball fight with our animators from the frost-bite regions. North or South... who's going to win the golden pole...?

Open Sliding

Several lanes will be set up so you can slide in total safety. Bring your sled!

Comfort zone

Take a moment to sit in one of the four giant Adirondack chairs and be warmed by the braziers.

Exhibition of ice sculptures

Come and admire the ice sculptures that will be exhibited throughout the duration of the Fête des neiges after the performances by our professional ice sculptures on the Le Glacier stage. Five new sculptures will be on display every day.

Le Dôme

Special events to come

Mini Biosphère

Venez construite votre mini Biosphère avec nous!

Accès gratuit à la Biosphère durant les 4 week-ends de la Fête des Neiges de Montréal!


Information available soon!

  • The Écorécréo rental centre located at Parc Jean-Drapeau offers equipment rental (skates, skis, snowshoes, etc.), skate sharpening and other services. More information
  • Parking fees will be reduced to $5 after 4 p.m., from January 18 to March 31, 2014.
    More information


Check Québec Original for your accommodation needs. There are more 100 places of lodging near the Fête des neiges de Montréal site.

Bô Bébé Rest Stop

Located in the Aquatic Complex, the Bô Bébé rest stop for babies allows families to enjoy top-notch services to care for their young ones: changing tables, rocking chairs, nursing pillows, bottle warmers and microwaves are all available in a quiet, intimate area.

And Bô Bébé is pleased to make families' meals easier by providing high chairs and booster seats, available in two food-court areas at the Aquatic Complex.

Tarifs 2014

Admission to the Fête des neiges site is free,
some activities are paying; here are the prices:

Activity Rate
Tube Slide ACCROPasse
Family Zip-Line ACCROPasse or 2 coupons
Ferris Wheel ACCROPasse or 2 coupons
Himalaya Zip-Line 6 coupons
Dog-Sled Tour  
  Adult or child 6 coupons
  Family - 2 adults et 2 children 20 coupons
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Tour  
  Short tour - Child 2 coupons
  Short tour - Adult 6 coupons
  Long tour - Child 4 coupons
  Long tour - Adult 8 coupons
Teletraction Snowboarding and Skiing
  One tour 4 coupons
  Run special 12 coupons
  Introductory special 16 coupons

Ticket areas :

Aquatic Complex, Reception Pavillion, Tube Slide and Chalet de la plaine des jeux (The Plains Chalet).

Rates are subject to change without notice.

L'ACCROPasse also entitles you to:

  • Access to a VIP place in front of the stage during Saturday evening shows. (To the first 200 people that arrive there)
  • 30 additional free minutes on rental of recreational equipment at the regular price
  • A 10% discount at the Aquatic Complex Bistro

The ACCROPasse may not be transferred to any other person.

Important notice

Attention to all!

From July 25th to August 10th 2014, swimming at Parc Jean-Drapeau's Aquatic Complex will be canceled because of the 15th FINA World Masters Championships. For holders of a season pass at the Aquatic Complex, the pass will be valid at the Beach during those dates. Thank you for your understanding.

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