|Walking in a winter wonder......Funland! |
Although we complain a lot about the winter with its slippery roads and frostbitten toes...Montreal wouldn't be the same without it!
We've got your Scoop on fun things to do with your family over the Holidays! Take a tour of Montreal's most beautiful winter attractions, watch the fireworks in the charming Old Port and spend some quality time with Santa!
That's not all...we've also got the Scoop on massive toy sales going on in our city AND deals on great gift ideas exclusivelyfor our Scoop parents!
Scoop's Top Holiday Picks
Who is the real Santa?
Young and old alike are invited to come see St. Nicolas, Befana, Little Lucy and Santa Claus at Musée d'Archéologie et d'Histoire Pointe-à- Callière. While visiting the archaeological remains, children will encounter four Christmas characters who will explain how the holidays are celebrated in their parts of the world.
TELUS Fire on Ice!
Quays of the Old Port of Montreal presents TELUS Fire on Ice! This firework musical will project you into a universe of shapes and colors, created by internationally-recognized fireworks experts. This series of 'pyro-musical' shows not only kicks off the winter season, but puts you right at the heart of holiday magic!
Urban Getaway's Christmas Circuit
Follow the AMT's Urban Getaways from Victoria Square to the Bonsecours Market to relive old-time Christmas traditions you thought were a thing of the past. Experience the magic of the Holidays through the Father Christmas exhibit in Montreal's World Trade Centre and revel at the twinkling decorations on sidewalks and storefronts...
Old Fashioned Christmas in Boucherville
Relive activities and traditional entertainment in the heart of Old Boucherville. A strolling choir, the traditional Mass in Latin with Gregorian chant, listening to the Christmas story, making small gingerbread, and more to help ignite the holiday spirit! To complete your day, don't miss the surprise event presented at Holy Family Church!
Polymer Clay Family Portrait
Give a gift that really brings the family together this holiday! Create your very own polymer clay family portrait on canvas board at 4Cats Art Studio, situated in Le Plateau - Montreal's artistic hub. While painting a scenic wintery background enjoy apple cider, hot chocolate and seasonal treats!
Santa is coming!
Celebrate Christmas with us over at La Tasse Gamine, Montreal's favorite family-friendly cafe, on the weekend of the 17th & 18th! There will be art projects, festive food and most of all...Santa Claus will be visiting for story time!
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Win For You & Your Lil' One!
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|Unique Gift Ideas from our favourite Montreal Mom & Pops!|
Stitched With Love
Shopping for a baby gift can become quite a task, especially when you haven't done it before, or recently! At Stitched with Love, you're the boss! You pick the items (which have all been mom-tested), the fabric, the color and a personalized machine-stitched embroidery....and they put it all together for you!
Simply the best authentic soft pretzels you will find in Montreal! Hand rolled and baked fresh the traditional way daily. One look at Oestreich Pretzels' mouthwatering pretzels and you will be hooked! Present your Scoop Coupon for a special discount exclusively for Scoop members!
Sweet Dreams Bamboo
100% organic,chemical-free bamboo fibres that are harmless
to the environment and to your lil' one - protecting him or her against
rashes and allergies common in youngsters. They also look
and feel great! SDB's sheets are buttery soft, similar to the feel
of silk, allowing you and your baby to enjoy a soundless sleep!
Now that you're up on your Scoop, grab some warm cocoa and read our latest articles...
Salt Dough Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids
With the cold weather finally settling in, it would
appear that winter is just a snowflake away. What
better way to get ahead of the Christmas season
than by creating a fun and easy Christmas craft
with your kids. This Christmas craft for kids may
take a little bit of time, but the effort will be well
worth it!...Read More.
Christmas Tree Farms
It may be pure folly on my part, but I decreed that
our family's holiday celebrations this year would be
"old-fashioned", which means we chop down an
honest-to-goodness evergreen tree that does not
have snap-on branches and blinking mini-lights