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WINTER VILLAGE AT THE OLYMPIC PARK

From December 15 to mid-March, the Olympic Park will be hosting a winter wonderland of free activities. You can look forward to toboggan slides, ice skating trails, mini tennis in the snow, food trucks, live entertainment and so much more. And, if you get cold, there are strategically placed warm-up zones throughout the park. It seems like they really have thought of everything this year…

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S SALTIMBANCO TAKES A FINAL BOW IN MONTREAL

In 1992, Cirque du Soleil premiered Saltimbanco in Montreal. It would go on to be their first and longest touring show: 20 years and 6000 performances for more than 200 cities in 48 countries. From December 19 to 30, Cirque du Soleil will stage Saltimbanco at the Bell Centre for one last grande finale before retiring it to the history books…

MONTREAL STOP MOTION FESTIVAL 2012

Fall is appropriately film festival season in Montreal and elsewhere in Canada, but, true to form, Montreal adds its own twist to the usual film fest fare: the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival, October 19-21, welcomes kids and adults alike to revel in the meticulous art of stop-motion animation.

ENTER THE RENDEZ-VOUS IN MONTREAL CONTEST!

Today, we are pleased to offer a contest that immerses winners in the heart of the city and its 1001 activities! Don’t waste any time and invite a friend of your choice to discover Montreal with you for a relaxing and fun weekend.

MONTREAL FAMILY FALL 2012 GUIDE

Montreal has its fair share of trees, so there are plenty of leave piles for kids to jump in come fall. But sometimes that doesn’t quite cut it, entertainment wise, right? Shake things up with this list of autumn must-dos for every kind of family!

SUMMER WITH THE FAMILY AT MONTREAL’S SPACE FOR LIFE

Located in the east end of Montreal, right next to the Olympic Stadium, Space for Life (“Espace pour la vie”) is an area dedicated to biodiversity, sustainability and education about the natural world in and around Montreal. A full day can be spent with the family, walking indoors and outdoors through the Space for Life grounds and taking part in hands-on workshops and other activities for all ages…

THE MUPPETS DELIGHT MONTREAL AT JUST FOR LAUGHS 2012

Another wildly successful Just for Laughs (and its weirdo cousin Zoofest) is in the books and, being the laugh fest‘s 30th Anniversary, the LOLs were obviously epic. None more so than the night that Danny Bhoy, Steve Patterson, Jim Brueur and other comedians shared the stage with none other than THE MUPPETS!!!

8 ACTUALLY COOL MONTREAL SOUVENIRS

Walk along Saint-Paul in Old Montreal or the main commercial artery of Sainte-Catherine and you’ll discover an abundance of souvenir shops filled with plastic Mountie figurines and Maple syrup. Perfect for your grandmother, but not for the modern traveller. Here are eight unique souvenirs to take home from Montreal…

BIKE RIDE ALONG THE LACHINE CANAL

Montreal is one of North America’s most bike-friendly cities and one of its best rides is along the Lachine Canal bike path, which passes by the Atwater market and ends up in Old Montreal at the Clock Tower Beach. If you time your trip just right, you can even cap the whole thing off with an evening of fireworks. Not too shabby.

FREE FUN IN THE STREETS AT JUST FOR LAUGHS

Everybody knows how stellar the line-up is for Just For Laughs’ paying shows. This summer, during the festival’s 30th anniversary, you can see none other than The Muppets, Bob Saget and Chelsea Handler. But how about this for a punch line: paying is for suckers. Especially when you can experience a Cirque du Soleil-inspired parade, outdoor movie screenings and hundreds of cheerleaders doing something or other, all without dropping a dime…