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Infographic: Igloofest 2015 in Montréal’s Old Port

IGLOOFEST 2015 is ready to bring the heat to Montréal! Check out this infographic for a quick reference to ticket prices, dates and the incredible DJ line-up. Remember to bundle up! If you wear the proper attire, then Igloofest could be best night of your year. Without the right gear, you’ll spend the entire night thawing inside instead of dancing outside! Note: The infographic is an animated GIF so please let it load before scrolling. Details January 16 – February 8, 2015 Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port of Montréal Some icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC BY 3.0

A Very Merry Holiday and New Year’s Eve Party In Old Montreal

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The snow is making us cozy, the holidays are making us generous, and the typical holiday snacks are making us hungry. With unique outdoor activities to artisan shopping fairs, Montreal knows how to make the most out of the winter holiday season. Check out the very merry activities happening in Old Montreal from December 13, 2014 to January 3, 2015 for Merry Montreal!

See the Stars In Montreal

Whether you’re casually searching for a shooting star to wish on, an amateur astronomer itching to get a closer peek at some celestial objects, or a night owl who just feels at ease with the moon,  Montreal has great ways to see the stars during unique nocturnal activities…

VIDEO: Street Art In Montreal

While some less cool cities might see it as just graffiti, Montreal knows street art brings a vibrant texture to our neighbourhoods. So we embrace it with pride. Our summer festival MURAL brings street artists from all over world to use the bricks of our buildings as their canvas, and as a result a stroll up Saint-Laurent Boulevard is like walking through an art gallery. At night the Quartier des Spectacles becomes decidedly futuristic when the digital projection mappings transform facades of entire buildings into hypnotizing swirls of sound and colour. It’s something you have to see to believe, so come check it out in Montreal soon! Book an art-filled adventure in Montréal: http://www.montrealoffer.com  

10 Films to see at Montreal’s LGBT Film Fest image+nation

The 27th edition of Montreal’s LGBT Film Festival IMAGE+NATION features the best queer cinema from around the world from November 20 to November 30, 2014. The longest running LGBT film festival in Canada features powerful dramas, fearless documentaries, hilarious comedies, and creative art-house films…

19 MTL à TABLE Photos That Will Make You Jealous & Hungry

Montreal’s restaurant week MTL à TABLE was a resounding success once again. People from all over gathered with friends and family to eat incredible food, drink fine French wine, and of course take Instagrams with the #MTLaTABLE hashtag. Take a look at some of the most scrumptious looking dishes from the foodie festival…

Infographic: Visualizing MTL à TABLE (Montreal’s Restaurant Week)

MTL à TABLE is Montreal’s scrumptious restaurant week from October 30 – Nov 9, 2014. It has 140 participating restaurants all serving up a special menus all complete with specially selected french wine pairings. Check out this MTL à TABLE infographic to visualize the scope of the restaurant selection, and get a few ideas of where to dine based on ambiance. GUIDE TO 2014 EDITION OF MTL À TABLE – MONTREAL’S RESTAURANT WEEK GROUP-FRIENDLY RESTAURANTS AT MTL À TABLE SOME OF MTL À TABLE’S MOST ROMANTIC RESTAURANTS ENJOY FINE FRENCH WINES AT MTL À TABLE 2014 VIDEO: DISCOVER MTL À TABLE – MONTREAL’S SUCCULENT RESTAURANT WEEK! MTL à TABLE is powered by the SAQ, Mastercard by National Bank & ESKA. Treat yourself during MTL à TABLE, Montreal’s Restaurant Week, by taking advantage of a delicious special limited time Montreal Gourmand offer!

VIDEO: Bite Into Montréal’s Food Scene

Gastronomy is the art of choosing, cooking and eating good food. In Montreal, it’s not just a fancy word, it’s a way of life! Restaurants line almost any given street, all enjoying the healthy competition as they each try to raise the culinary bar. There’s also seasonal Food Trucks that gather in areas of the city. Calling them “Food Trucks” though hardly does them justice, they’re practically mobile restaurants! Montreal’s eclectic food scene can take you to the far corners of the globe with exotic dishes, or back in time with historic Quebecois delicacies. MTL à TABLE is Montréal’s incredible restaurant week from October 31 – November 9; it features 140 top restaurants with special tasting menus of either $19, $29, or $39 along with select French wine pairings. Make your reservation today! THE DETAILS MTL à TABLE, October 30 – November 9, 2014 MTL à TABLE is powered by the SAQ, Mastercard by National Bank & ESKA. Treat yourself during MTL à TABLE, Montreal’s Restaurant Week, by taking advantage of a delicious special limited time Montreal Gourmand offer!    

Laurier Avenue: Luxury Shopping, Fine Dining & Drinks

Day and night, Laurier Avenue teems with trendy people either buying cool stuff, eating delicious meals, or enjoying artisan cocktails. This upscale street stretches through the Mile End and Outremont neighbourhoods, and offers some of the best shopping boutiques and culinary experiences in the entire city…