The Old Port is full of activities for all tastes and offers unique views of the river and the city. Terraces, beach, relaxation, shows, discoveries and pleasure are at the rendezvous, whether you come as a couple, with family or friends.
OLD PORT SKATING RINK : Located right along the Mighty St. Lawrence, the city’s liveliest refrigerated outdoor skating rink offers you the ultimate winter wonderland experience. Come take a spin on the ice and enjoy all of the rink’s festivities and activities! December 7, 2019, to March 8, 2020. Open 7 days a week. Adult daily pass: $9 (taxes included); Adult season pass: $29 (plus taxes)
COZY CORNER: Take a moment to kick back next to our outdoor fireplaces and fuel up with snacks from Bistro Bonsecours. Grab a warm and welcome break!
SKATE RENTALS: Don’t have skates? Not a problem! Come rent a pair from Patin Patin. They sharpen skates too!
FIRE ON ICE PRESENTED BY VAN HOUTTE: Come see the winter skies light up over the city and watch bursts of colour dance to the music of the great film composer, John Williams. Saturdays, December 14,21 and 28; January 4 at 8 pm
DJ ON ICE: Come take a spin as we turn the rink into a dancefloor with the sounds of a different local DJ every week. Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, Thursday, March 5 from 7 pm to 10 pm
LE PATIN LIBRE COMPANY: Take part in a special afternoon with the skating company Le Patin Libre. Enjoy games, workshops, challenges and impressive figure skating performances! Sunday, February 9 from 2:30 pm to 5 pm
VALENTINE’S DAY ON ICE: Share some fresh air with some fresh faces on Valentine’s Day during a hosted event bringing singles together under the starlit sky. A perfect setting to let sparks fly. Friday, February 14 from 7 pm to 10 pm.
KARAOKE ON ICE: Make it a night to remember! Come and sing your heart out on the rink. With our very special host Chouchoune, the drag queen. Saturday, February 29 from 9 pm to 1 am
BOTA BOTA, SPA-SUR-L’EAU: Water circuits, massotherapy and body care offered in a serene atmosphere complete with chic design and magnificent views of the city.
TYROLIENNE MONTRÉAL ZIPLINE: Enjoy a thrill like no other zipping along an aerial course straight across the heart of the Old Port. Feeling wild? Try the Quick Jump and leap into the unknown from nearly 80 feet up!
VOILES EN VOILES: The Voiles en Voiles adventure park has been buried in snow and a whole new set of outdoor activities awaits you and the family, like tubing, snow scooters, snowy obstacle courses, archery and quadricycle rides!
SEGWAY TOURS - Éco Tours Montréal. Enjoy a magical ride through the Old Port’s wintery landscape aboard a Segway and explore Québec’s most visited tourist site.
THE MONTRÉAL OBSERVATION WHEEL: Admire breathtaking panoramic views from 60 metres up. An enchanting experience, day or night, all from inside a quaint (and heated!) cabin.
MONTRÉAL SCIENCE CENTRE and IMAX®TELUS THEATRE: Dynamic, interactive and exciting exhibitions to explore science and technology. At the IMAX®TELUS Theatre leap into a larger than life experience. On the giant screen.
THE COCA-COLA DEP - December 14, 15, 21 and, 22 from noon to 9 pm
This year at the Old Port, Coca-Cola offers you a unique chance to watch special musical performances to celebrate the mini moments that matter most. Visit the Coca-Cola Dep, where bottle caps are accepted as currency and loitering is encouraged! Don’t miss this one of a kind show and share even more experiences with us! #DepCocaCola
MERRY MONTRÉAL NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY - December 31 from 7 p.m. to 2 am.
Merry Montréal’s New Year’s Eve party is back for a seventh edition with free activities for everyone! Starting at 7 p.m., head down to the Old Port to kick off the festivities. Then let the music keep you warm and on your feet with musical performances from some of today’s hottest artists. Ring in the New Year with a bang with fireworks then dance the night away and start 2020 with us!
IGLOOFEST - January 16 to February 8; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays starting at 7:30 p.m
Twelve fantastical nights featuring the best local and international DJs, during one of Montréal’s hottest events and one of Canada’s most famous. Just like years before, Igloofest is the place to be this winter! (Must be 18 years or over. Get your tickets at www.igloofest.ca).
MONTRÉAL ICE CANOE CHALLENGE - February 1 from noon to 4:30 pm
Stay high and dry from the shores of the Old Port and witness winter go to extremes. Watch athletes race and push their canoes across the ice and paddle through the freezing waters of the Mighty St. Lawrence. Back for its 8th edition, this event is part of the Circuit québécois de canot à glace championship. Come for the thrills, spills, and chills!
* Note that the access to the site is free.