Top Montreal Events For Jan 2017

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Though a holiday deteriorate is behind us, there are still copiousness of reasons to applaud these colder months. No one knows this improved than Montreal, a city scandalous for a wintry winter temperatures as good as a celebration enlightenment and truly Canadian activities. Rather than shelter indoors, Montreallers take to a good outside to make a many of a season’s offerings. From a chronological debate on snowshoes to an icy song festival, there’s no necessity of wintertime events in a fun-filled Quebecois city this month. If you’re streamer to Montreal this month, here are a few heading activities to assistance we finish your wintertime getaway. 

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Village Mammouth (Until Mar 9th)

Located in a feet of a Olympic Stadium, Village Mammouth is a winter wonderland that is fun for a whole family. The captivate has a series of winter activities, including a skating course and a sleet slide. The Village’s “Snowfood” takes place any Saturday, where visitors can find tasty travel food and song from internal and general DJs. New to Village Mammouth this year is their “District Nord,” a winter marketplace where internal artisans will arrangement their goods.

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Wildside Festival (Until Jan 15th)

The Wildside Theatre Festival is run by a Centaur Theatre Company and takes place over a 10 day period. The festival facilities 7 shows of a year’s many slicing corner theatre. Notable plays embody this year’s “Best of Fringe” winner, “Self Exile” created by and starring Nisha Coleman, and “Empire of a Sun,” a play created by and starring former CBC celebrity Tetsuro Shigematsu.

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Igloofest (January 12th – Feb 19th)

Only in Montreal could we find an outside song festival during a coldest days of a year. Igloofest is an annual electronic song festival that takes place during a Old Port of Montreal. Electronic song fans come from distant and far-reaching to dance underneath a stars in one of Montreal’s oldest neighbourhooods. On tip of live programming from general DJs, Igloofest is famous for a energetic igloo encampment where visitors can take a mangle from a live song and relax in sculptures done wholly of ice. The festival also runs “Iglooswag,” a singular foe for winter wear.

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Parc Jean-Drapeau Snowshoe Tours (January 16th – Feb 7th)

Enjoy a frail winter continue while training some-more about a famous Expo 67, a universe satisfactory hold in Montreal in 1967. Every weekend from Jan 16th until Feb 7th, Parc Jean-Drapeau will run guided snowshoe tours by their immeasurable grounds, illustrating a blueprint and story of a 1967 festivities. The debate includes entrance to a tip of Levi’s Tower, that offers forlorn breathtaking views of a city. The debate lasts dual hours, with dual tours embarking any Saturday and Sunday.