Montreal, February 26, 2019 – With activities for the entire family, the Old Port of Montréal is the place to be during spring break.

The Science Centre: last chance for Indigenous Ingenuity

This is your last chance to (re)discover the Indigenous Ingenuity exhibition, showcasing inventions of the First Peoples of North America, before it leaves for a Canadian tour on March 17. At the IMAX TELUS theatre, three movies will be screened in rotation: the popular Oceans 3D and Pandas 3D as well as the hot new release: Volcanoes 3D.

Catch the Natrel skating rink before the thaw

To celebrate the end of the season, the Natrel rink joins Nuit blanche on Saturday, March 2 with a memorable evening of karaoke on ice, hosted by the flamboyant Chouchoune. On March 7, for this season’s last DJs on Ice, the Old Port welcomes Sagewondah, a.k.a. Mr. Touré! For families, the Natrel Rink offers an equally entertaining and economical adventure on a superb, refrigerated surface. No skates? No problem! Just rent from Patin Patin. !

The new winter adventure park

With a tube slide, snow scooters, quadricycles, carousel, ground hebertism and target archery, Voiles en Voiles is now offering outdoor enthusiasts an array of family activities in winter. These folks don’t do anything half-way!

All aboard Bota Bota, the spa on water  

From March 4 to 8, children aged 10 to 17 will be welcome on board in the morning – a rare opportunity to relax and share a special family moment.  For adults, Fluctus Futura will be a fantastical, futuristic event during Nuit blanche on March 2.

Montreal Observation Wheel and MTL Zipline: breathtaking fun  

With its heated cabins and exceptional views of Montreal and the St. Lawrence River, the Observation Wheel is a way for families to discover Montreal from the heights. And for real adrenaline junkies, the MTL Zipline will open at noon every day during the break.

Ice Canoe Challenge: new date and new thrills

The Montreal Ice Canoe Challenge is back for its 7th year with another original course. On March 2, more than 40 teams will compete on the waters of the St. Lawrence in an official race of the Quebec Ice Canoe Circuit. This free, quintessentially Quebec activity definitely will not leave you cold.  

For the full program of activities at the Old Port of Montréal during the break, click here




About the Old Port of Montréal

For more than 25 years, the Old Port of Montréal has offered a variety of participatory, cultural and leisure activities as well as opportunities for scientific exploration at the Montréal Science Centre. Bordering a 2.5-kilometre stretch of the St. Lawrence River, the Old Port is the most popular recreational tourism site in Quebec, with six million visitors annually.

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Jean-Philippe Rochette

Public Relations Manager

Phone: 514 283-7160