Montreal December Festivals & Events

Montreal December Festivals & Events

  • May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019

    Continuum / aurōrae

    To celebrate its 5th anniversary, the Planétarium Rio Tinto Alcan will be presenting a real first: a double bill featuring the two multimedia shows that have been visitor favourites since it opened in 2013: Continuum and aurōrae.

  • November 22 to December 7, 2018

    Montreal Bach Festival

    514.989.9668

    Enjoy more than twenty concerts of Bach and other composers in the most beautiful areas of the city: Quartier des spectacles, the Mount Royal, the Plateau of Mont-Royal Westmount… The Bach Festival offers a series of concerts at the most prestigious venues of Montreal. Hundreds of great musicians, singers, conductors and other performers from Quebec and Europe will pay tribute to the music of Bach.

  • November 29 to December 9, 2018

    Nutcracker Market

    Annually at the end of November - The Nutcracker Market offers values such as originality and rarity as far as the selection of merchants, products and services, with a magical setting inspiring a sense of wonder so typical of the holiday spirit. Exhibitor categories include, among others, jewellery, dinnerware, local products, interior and outdoor décor items, body-care products and toys.

  • December 1 to 25, 2018

    Noël dans le Parc

    The Christmas in the park festival welcomes Montrealers to experience the magic of Christmas village. Visitors will find free entertainment in the form of live music, poetry, bonfires, and many surprises.

  • December 13 to 30, 2018

    Nutcracker

    514.783.1245

    The traditional Christmas tale of Clara's journey to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets, but given a fresh appeal with multimedia projections. See the magic unfold as over 80 young dancers join 40 members of the company's corps de ballet on stage.

  • Dec 31, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019

    New Year's Eve Party

    Get down and warm yourself up with the whole family at the hottest party of the season! At 7 p.m., the Old Port and Place Jacques-Cartier will come alive with Montreal’s biggest New Year’s Eve party. At the stroke of midnight, marvel at the fireworks and dance the night away until 2 AM to the sounds of our DJ.

  • Annually in December

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    Savvy Montréal moviegoers are presented with the most remarkable and talked about international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender films.

  • Annually in December

    Christmas Parade

    514.276.8501

    To engage visitors, an entertainment area set up at the corner of Saint-Hubert and Bélanger Streets offers activities from 6 p.m. The parade includes marching bands, singers, dancers, entertainers, and floats, and officially starts at 7 p.m., at the corner of Bellechasse and Saint-Hubert Streets.

  • Annually in December

    Merry Montréal

    Experience the festivities of the holiday season in a unique and magical setting filled with beautiful attractions and a multitude of restaurants, shops, and specialty boutiques.

  • Annually in December

    Noël sur l'Avenue

    514.522.3797

    Make the most of the holiday season by participating in festive activities. On the program, the famous Marche de Noël aux flambeaux and the carriole contes et légendes. In addition, Noël dans le parc recreates a small village of yesteryear with many activities and concerts in the heart of the Avenue.

  • Annually in December

    Natrel Fire on Ice

    514.496.7678

    The Holidays start with a bang when these musical fireworks light up the sky over the the Old Port. Magical, spectacular fireworks -a unique, innovative show every time- burst over the St. Lawrence to create a thoroughly original urban winter experience.