A complete english version will be available soon
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!
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)
Saturday, January 18, 2014
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!
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
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 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
At 7 p.m., the spellbinding words and melodious beats of Alex Nevsky.
At 7:30 p.m., things will be rocking with Jonas and the Massive Attraction!
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
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.
CKOI ta toune
Live broadcast of the "CKOI TA TOUNE" show with Éric Martel from noon to 4 p.m.
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.
- Extended into the evening every Saturday
Cabane chez Jean
Sugar Shack, february 9, 2014 at the Aquatic Complex
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.
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?
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.
Introduction To Cross-Country Skiing Lessons Also Available (Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit)
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
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.
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
This magnificent refrigerated ice trail runs along the Saint Lawrence River with a fantastic view of Montréal.
Departure via the 'Zone confort'.
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.
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.
The Fête des neiges Ferris Wheel provides visitors with a terrific view of Montréal from a lofty vantage point.
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!
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.
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...?
Several lanes will be set up so you can slide in total safety. Bring your sled!
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.
Special events to come
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.
Check Québec Original for your accommodation needs. There are more 100 places of lodging near the Fête des neiges de Montréal site.
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.
Admission to the Fête des neiges site is free,
some activities are paying; here are the prices:
|Family Zip-Line||ACCROPasse or 2 coupons|
|Ferris Wheel||ACCROPasse or 2 coupons|
|Himalaya Zip-Line||6 coupons|
|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.
South Shore cycling path
The bike path between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau, and Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will both open to the public on Monday April 7th, 2014. The ice bridge situated to the west of the Champlain Bridge between Île-des-Soeurs and the Saint-Lawrence River will also be open.
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