Celebrate the return of diversity to enjoy winter!
 
  • Montréal en lumière - Photo credit: Benoit Rousseau
  • Igloofest - Photo credit: André Quenneville / TQ
  • Photo credit: Musée POP - Québec's Folk Culture

Celebrate the return of diversity to enjoy winter!

A greater variety of activities are now available for when we want to do something fun and take our minds off things. Choose from virtual winter festival programs, in-person visits to museums or historic sites or outdoor walking tours that allow you to safely make the most of the season. A great way to support tourism businesses in your own region! Here are 21 suggestions to help you brighten up your winter, and please remember to follow sanitary guidelines in effect at all times.

Discover the activities offered by these festivals and attractions:

Canadian Museum of History

Canadian Museum of History

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 10. Experience Canada’s history in exciting new ways. The Canadian Museum of History is a destination of choice in the National Capital [...]

Aquarium du Québec

Aquarium du Québec

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 10. L'Aquarium du Québec, a playground overflowing with life! Open year-round and the only one of its kind in the province of Quebec [...]

Musée du Fjord

Musée du Fjord

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 9. Musée du Fjord invites you to explore the captivating living environment of the Saguenay Fjord. The immersive multimedia presentation [...]

Parc Oméga

Parc Oméga

OPEN: Parc Oméga wants you to discover many species of wild animals living freely in their natural habitat throughout the seasons; the park is open year [...]

Val-Jalbert Historical Village

Val-Jalbert Historical Village

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OPEN: The Val-Jalbert Historical Village welcomes you this winter for several activities such as hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Val-Jalbert [...]

Glissades des Pays d’en Haut

Glissades des Pays d’en Haut

OPEN: Looking for excitement? This majestic mountain in the Laurentian will satisfy you! With 61 different levels runs, 3 sunny mountain sides and 5 boats [...]

Ecomuseum zoo

Ecomuseum zoo

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 12. One and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montréal, the Ecomuseum Zoo offers the opportunity to meet Québec's wildlife in a natural [...]

McCord Museum

McCord Museum

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 11. The McCord Museum celebrates our past and present life in Montreal– our history, our people, our communities. Open to the city [...]

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE

Virtual event: March 4 to 28, 2021

For the first time ever, MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE presents a digital line-up of gourmet events in which local restaurateurs and producers will take center stage [...]

Carrousel international du film de Rimouski

Carrousel international du film de Rimouski

Hybrid format: March 22 to 28, 2021

The Carrousel international du film de Rimouski, North America’s first youth film festival, announces that its 38th edition will invite movie-lovers to [...]

Snowflake Kingdom of Winterlude

Snowflake Kingdom of Winterlude

Virtual event: February 5 to 21

Winterlude offers a wave of comfort. During this unprecedented period, we are reinventing ourselves to allow you to celebrate the joys of Canadian winter [...]

Air Defence Museum

Air Defence Museum

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 8. Canadian military history is marked by exceptional heroes who lived extraordinary adventures. With its new exhibition on the kings [...]

Musée des Hospitalières de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal

Musée des Hospitalières de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 9. A museum, a garden, a chapel for you to discover the history of the origins of Montréal. The Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel [...]

MUSO - Musée de société des Deux-Rives

MUSO - Musée de société des Deux-Rives

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 11. Located at less than 45 minutes from Montreal, the MUSO - Musée de société des Deux-Rives invites you to experience the history [...]

POP Museum and the Old Prison

POP Museum and the Old Prison

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 26. The Musée POP, located in downtown Trois-Rivières in the Mauricie region, bears witness to the unique identity of Québec’s diverse [...]

Gatineau Loppet

Gatineau Loppet

Virtual event: February 13 to 28 2021

A variety of distances are available to you: Mini 2 km, 10 km Challenge, 10 km, 25 km and 50 km! Distances can be completed in cross-country skiing, fatbike [...]

Fête d'hiver de Rouyn-Noranda

Fête d'hiver de Rouyn-Noranda

February 2021

This winter, put your nose outside! The event offers an adapted formula that will allow you to enjoy winter while respecting government regulations. Cross [...]

Montréal Space for Life

Montréal Space for Life

REOPENING ON FEBRUARY 8. Space for Life offers an exceptional opportunity to explore the countless facets of life and nature in an original way. It comprises [...]

Igloofest

Igloofest

Virtual event: February 13 to March 13, 2021

The 15th edition of this famous music festival "the coldest one in the world", fans of electronic music will be able to attend Igloofest's show online [...]

La Virée Nordique de Charlevoix

La Virée Nordique de Charlevoix

February 1 to March 8, 2021

Launched by two sports-enthusiast physicians, Drs. Danielle Ouellet and Jean-Luc Dupuis, with support from an exceptional team of volunteers, the Virée [...]

Festival Montréal Joue

Festival Montréal Joue

February 20 to March 7, 2021

The Montreal Libraries are proud to present and organize the ninth edition of the Montreal plays festival. Under the theme “Montreal plays… at home! » [...]

Domaine Enchanteur

Domaine Enchanteur

OPEN: Welcome to the Domaine Enchanteur! Skating on the trails of a pine forest day and night remains an activity that must be experienced. Well sheltered [...]