Montreal February Festivals & Events

Montreal February Festivals & Events

  • November 17, 2022 to March 12, 2023

    Headdresses from around the World

    The exhibition Headdresses from around the World, the Antoine de Galbert Collection features over 300 pieces of headwear from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas. Take a journey around the world to meet the people who wore them!

  • December 1, 2022 to February 5, 2023

    International Digital Art Biennial

    This exhibition offers a reflection on the transition that we must accomplish in this post-pandemic era disrupted both geopolitically and climatically. By taking a look at our time while trying to anticipate the consequences of our past and future decisions, these artists are in a way pathfinders, messengers.

  • December 1, 2022 to March 5, 2023

    LUMINOTHÉRAPIE

    This winter, the heart of the city is the place to be – Luminothérapie is here to get you moving and enjoying the outdoors! With an all-new interactive experience on the Esplanade Tranquille skating rink, a series of six colourful installations on Sainte-Catherine St. extending to Phillips Square and original video projections, everyone is invited to take a break and have some fun.

  • December 7, 2022 to February 28, 2023

    Odyssée

    Downtown Montréal comes to life this holiday season with interactive installations and plenty to do and see in the heart of the city.

  • January 18 to March 4, 2023

    Banff Mountain Film Festival

    The 27th Quebec edition of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back in theatres and promises a breathtakingly captivating evening! The Festival presents short and medium-length films made by adventurers in the heart of the wilderness.

  • January 19 to February 11, 2023

    Igloofest

    Every winter thousands of electronic music lovers dance under the stars at the Quays of the Old Port of Montréal.

  • January 31 to February 4, 2023

    Compagnie Marie Chouinard «M»

    Backed by a soundtrack whose raw material is the breath of 12 dancers, the latest opus by a choreographer of boundless inspiration. An ode to life.

  • February 1 to 14, 2023

    La Poutine Week à Montréal

    Hundreds of exceptional poutines, limited editions made specially for the week, tens of thousands of votes, all to find the BEST poutine in Canada (and dare I say, the world?). Are you game?

  • February 9 to 12, 2023

    Salon du bateau et des sports nautiques de Montréal

    Nautisme Québec is proud to present the Montreal International Boat Show at the Palais des Congrès.

  • February 16 to March 5, 2023

    Montréal en Lumière

    MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE is one of the largest winter festivals in the world, an annual celebration registering 1,300,000 festival site visits from fans experiencing the joy of Montreal wintertime through a unique program combining performing arts, gastronomy, free outdoor family activities, and a full night of exquisitely original discoveries!

  • February 22 to March 4, 2023

    Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma

    The Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma is the only festival dedicated exclusively to Quebec’s films. For 37 years, it has presented the widest possible range of cinematic genres and approaches, with works by new and established filmmakers.

  • February 23 to March 5, 2023

    MNM Festival

    More than 20 concerts, orchestras, ensembles, soloists, an electroacoustic laboratory, conferences, an international colloquium, a new music lounge and youth activities will take place during these 10 days of celebrations.

  • February 25 to March 5, 2023

    Montréal International Children'S Film Festival (FIFEM)

    The Montreal International Children’s Film Festival (better known under its French acronym, FIFEM) is an international film festival and a family version of the biggest international film event, like a Cannes, Berlin or Sundance for kids!

  • Annually in January to March

    Skating Events at the Old Port

    Being festive is the Old Port’s guiding principle, and no efforts are spared to live up to it. Each season brings new and exclusive events, festivals, shows, celebrations, and more. With marvellous music and glorious gastronomy to cater to all tastes and cultures, you’ll find here a cordial atmosphere to delight and nourish, and so much more.

  • Annually in February to March

    Happening Gourmand

    By popular demand, we’re extending our $17 brunch until March 1! Discover new restaurants or revisit your faves with our reduced price table d’hôte menus.

  • Annually in January and February

    Fête des Neiges de Montréal

    The Fête des neiges de Montréal is an outdoor family event that takes place over 4 weekends and is dedicated to discovering and celebrating the joys of winter.

  • Annually in February and March

    Festival Montréal Joue!

    With more than 200 free activities, 150 exhibitors, 80 locations and 60 partners, the Montreal Festival plays brings together the great Montreal players in the game to spread the excitement and creativity of the game world. The festival wishes to promote Montreal as a cultural metropolis and a gaming capital. Montreal Plays is a new genre festival combining the cultural forces of the City and those of the artisans of the gaming industry.

  • Annually in February to April

    Butterflies Go Free

    Butterflies are ideal ambassadors for the insect world, offering an inspiring visual feast with their colourful wings in different shapes, their agility and their fragility.

  • Annually in February

    Study and Go Abroad Fair

    Explore Your Future and Discover the World. Ever considered an undergrad or postgrad program abroad? Attend this event to meet with top universities from around the world, embassies, and student travel organizations and plan your studies, work, or language travel abroad. Come early at noon for our feature seminar on Scholarships. Pre-register online or on the day – admission is FREE.

  • Annually from February to April

    Sugaring Off Season at Sucrerie de la Montagne

    During the week or on weekends, Sucrerie de la Montagne lets you experience real Québec traditions. Here, the maple syrup is produced the old-fashioned way: the tree is tapped with a spout, the sap collected in a pail and transported to a traditional wood-fired evaporator, where it is transformed into maple syrup.