Montreal February 2023 Family Activities
How are we feeling, moms and dads!? We’re out of the most grey month of the year so things can only start looking up as we get into our winter routines. Why not spice it up a bit with these Montreal February 2023 family activities?!
Community Winter Carnivals – Various dates
While Quebec doesn’t celebrate family day, many of our municipalities celebrate winter this month with community-based outdoor festivals.
Westmount – February – 1-4
Beaconsfield – February 4 – 1pm-3pm
Saint Lazare – February 4 – 1pm-4pm
Dollard – February 4 – 5pm-9pm
Hampstead – February 5 – 12pm-3pm
Cote Saint Luc – February 12 – 11am-5pm
La Poutine Week – February 1-14
Hibernate from the cold with the ultimate comfort food. This annual festival is a fun, family dinner idea as you discover different types of poutine from some of the city’s best restaurants. Lafleur’s will have a popcorn poutine (popcorn chicken), Sumac will have Harira fries and Baton Rouge a truffle parmesan and steak poutine, to name a few! This year in partnership with Door Dash, you can have some of these creations delivered right to your door!
Lasting Impressions – Until March 12
This exhibit is travelling across the globe and makes a stop in Montreal this winter at Espace St. Denis. Over 1000 impressionist paintings will be presented on screen in this two part event. The first is all about the music as you get a tour of Paris. The second features 3D glasses to travel into some of the most famous paintings via patented 3D technology. The show is about an hour long with various show times during the day and at night.
$28.75/under 12, $45.99/adults
Women & Girls in Science Day – February 11
This one-day event is the ultimate way to inspire future STEMists at the Montreal Science Centre. Over 30 activities are on the schedule including meeting Spot the Robot Dog and visiting over 15 career exhibits. Demos and workshops include balm making, robot building, a fireworks show and more! Tickets are limited so reserve early.
$79.50/family, $17.50/kids, $18/teens, $27/adult
Valentine’s Day Dinner at IKEA – February 14
What a fun way to spend Valentine’s Day as a family?! IKEA has planned a fun night out in their stores with a special 3-course menu. Kids meals are $4.99 or if you’re a member it’s $29.99 per family. Before or after the meal, the kids can play at SMALAND or the craft table that will be set up for the special event.
Montreal en Lumiere – February 16 – March 5
Back for its 24th edition, this festival is all about getting Montrealers outside during winter. Families will probably like the outdoor site best near Quartier des Spectacles, with its many lights, elevated skating path and ferris wheel. Nuit Blanche on February 25 will be the apex of the festival with 24 hours of fun.
Montreal Canadiens Skills Competition – February 18
The most economical way to see the Habs play, against each other! For just $12/person, this event at 10am will pit the hometown players against each other to see who is the fastest skater, most accurate shooter and who has the strongest shot.
Bicycle Show – February 24-46
Over 200 exhibitors will be on-site at the Olympic Stadium with bicycles of all varieties and sizes, including GIANT who will be showing for the first time ever. The SAAQ will be there to speak about bike safety and a long test track will be available for visitors to try out bikes on site. Kids under 15 are free with a paying adult ($15/ticket).