13 Things to do for Spending Christmas Holidays in Montreal for 2018

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Holidays are coming closer and most of you will be planning to spend this time with your loved ones. You might be planning a trip to spend your Christmas holiday in a different country or in a different area within your country. The options are many options depending on your preference.

Today in this blog, we will be sharing the thirteen things with you that you can do to spend your holiday in Montreal for 2018. So, let’s get started:

1- Do a Visit of Holiday Alley in Old Montreal

The Pepin shop located in the old Montreal is waiting for you! This place has all the thing that will make you feel that it’s Christmas. You can get local artist products, Christmas decoration, home décor, and a gift from the Pepin shop for your loved ones.

2- Chilling-Enjoy a Hot Chocolate

What can be better than enjoying a hot chocolate with your loved one? Montreal gives you this best gift and you can visit these best places that include Genevieve Grandbois, Suite 88, Cacao 70, and Juliette et Chocolat.


 3- Visit Town on New Year Eve

New Year Eve! The most amazing night of the year. You should not miss this! You can visit the club to spend a quality time. But in case, if you don’t like visiting club, then you can go to Place Jacques Cartier to have some outdoor fun and can enjoy the free concert hosted by Merry Montreal.


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4- Take a Tour of Santa Figurines at Stewart Museum

If you are interested to see the things related to Christmas, then this magical place is the best to spend your time. You can watch the exhibition and it will remain open till 7 January. The Stewart Museum will be hosting handcrafted Santa figurines from American and Quebec artists.

5- Montreal Ugly Christmas Tree- You will Love It!

The story connected to the year started in 2017. The tree becomes popular in the country due to its ugly look. You can see this tree in Plateau on Prince Arthur and Saint Dominique streets. It is known by a name “ugly Christmas tree”.

6- Visit Victorian Christmas at Cartier’s

Interested to explore the old Victorian house? Do you like to have a hot drink near the fireplace? If the answer is yes, then Sir George-Etienne Cartier National Historic Site is open for public. You can also participate in holiday card making during your visit.

7- Montreal’s Nutcracker Market- Must Visit It

Starting from November 26 to December 10, Le Palais des Congres will be hosting a non-profit marketing in Montreal named as Nutcracker Market. Local vendors will be there with interesting gift ideas and Les Grands Ballet Canadiens will donate 10% of their earning to The Nutcracker for Children fund.

8- Have a Montreal Craft Beer Tour

Looking to find an activity for your afternoon? Well, for this purpose the Montreal Craft Beer Tour is the best activity you can do. If you are a beer lover, then this will be the best place for you to visit.

9- Enjoy a Drink at Xmas-Themed Bar

The weather at the time of Christmas is cold but in the bar, you can enjoy. You don’t need to worry because Christmas themed bar is not that much cold. Le Bar Noel Miracle is the place you can visit and enjoy special drinks served in Whimsical Christmas mugs. Some other places include William Gray Hotel and Teddy bar.

10- Enjoy in Cinema

One of the best ways to spend a quality time with your family along with some entertainment is by watching a movie in the cinema. There are lots of movies coming near Christmas so pick one or choose the old one to see them with your family.

11- Watch DVD Movies At Home

You can watch them with your kids and other members of your family at home. You can enjoy this time by having hot drinks and eating snacks. Pick one of the best DVD movies from the store. Chose the latest or old movies or drama series on DVD that the whole family can enjoy. 


12-Celebrate Christmas in Park with Friends and Family

From December 1st to 25th, Christmas in the Park will begin on the corner of Cartier and Mont-Royal. You might be wondering what to do there? You can bring your friend or family, buy a Christmas tree, sing songs, enjoy and drink mulled wine.


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13-Don’t Miss an Old Montreal Food Tour

Visit the old city to start your morning and try some of the tasty food to tantalize your taste buds. The old Montreal Food Tour attracts people. You can do the number of things like having a taste of culinary heritage, meet new people, learn about the fascinating stories of old cities, explore the famous institution, and walk in cobblestone streets.

These were some of the things you can do when visiting the Montreal in the Christmas Holiday.