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5 Events in Montreal to Not Miss out On This January!

The holiday season may be over but the magic doesn’t have to end! Every month, Old Montreal is filled with new adventures to be had, all made whimsical with beautiful architecture, dreamy decorations and an exquisite ambiance. The month of January is no exception. Our luxurious hotel in Old Montreal has compiled 5 incredible events taking place in January for you to enjoy. They are as follows : 

  1. IglooFest
  2. Skating in the Old-Port
  3. Aura Light Show at Notre-Dame Church
  4. Le Misanthrope Théâtre du Nouveau Monde
  5. Panorama Belvedere Kondiaronk

Bring Out Your Alter Igloo at Igloo Fest!


© IglooFest

Igloo Fest is an annual winter celebration that transforms frigid landscapes into a vibrant spectacle of music, lights, and exuberant festivities. This year, it comes back in force and will be held right next to our luxurious hotel in Old Montreal, from January 18th all the way to February 10th. Don’t miss out on an eclectic lineup of international DJs and performers. Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply seeking an unforgettable winter adventure, IglooFest is the perfect event for you to create memories that will linger long after the frost has thawed.

Where is the best place to skate in Montreal? 

Ready, set, skate! Old Montreal houses one the best ice skating rinks in Montreal. In the heart of the action surrounded by beautiful local shops, cafes, and the city’s historical charm, ice skating is a great activity for you to do this January. Whether you’re looking to slowly ease into it or showcase your incredible skills, the Old Port skating rink has all that you need from skate rentals to seasonal passes. Bring your friends, your family or even a date, and enjoy the magic! Since it’s nearby, Le Saint-Sulpice hotel even recommends bundling the experience with our Cocooning packaging for an added romantic getaway. After all, the perfect way to end a day of ice skating is by sitting in front of a warm fireplace. 

Old Port Skating Rink

© Eva Blue

A Luminous Experience at the Notre-Dame Basilica

Aura Light Show at Notre Dame Basilisque

© Aura basilique Montréal

Partake in the immersive experience that is the Aura Light Show at the Notre-Dame Church in Montreal. Through an unparalleled fusion of technology and heritage, you’ll discover visual and musical universes in the heart of the Notre-Dame Basilica all the while taking in an equally breathtaking and intricate French-inspired, Gothic architecture. This award winning experience is something to not miss out on this January if you’re looking for a spellbinding spectacle that not only illuminates the physical beauty of the church, but also paints an evocative portrait of Montreal’s rich history.

Le Misanthrope at Le Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

Le Misanthrope

© Théâtre du Nouveau Monde

For all the fans of theatre and timeless classics, this January, we got you covered. From January 16th to February 10th, Le Théâtre du Nouveau monde proposes a captivating production that breathes a new energy into a 17th-century masterpiece,’’Le Misanthrope’’ from the one and only Molière. In this take, the acclaimed play director Florent Siaud puts forward a compelling exploration of societal intricacies and the complexities of human relationships. With a stellar cast and an amazing production, Le Théâtre du Nouveau Monde promises an evening of theatrical brilliance, something you do not want to miss! 

Take in the View at the Panorama Belvedere Kondiaronk

Perched atop Mont-Royal in the heart of Montreal, the Panorama Belvedere Kondiaronk offers a spectacular viewpoint that beckons both locals and visitors to marvel at the city’s breathtaking skyline. Take a day walk or an evening walk with friends and family and cosy up at the Mont-Royal cabin to take in all of the essence of Montreal’s natural beauty and urban charm. The Hotel Old Montreal recommends catching the sunset for its idyllic and picturesque views overlooking the city, its lush greenery covered in snow and the beautiful Saint-Lawrence river. 

Belvedere Kondiaronk mont Royal Montreal view

© Alison Slattery

Don’t forget to check us out if you’re planning a stay in Montreal. Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel is a luxurious hotel located at the centre of the Old Montreal and is surrounded by vibrant activities, so you always have something to do when you’re around. We make it a duty to keep you posted on all the adventures happening in our beautiful city. The old port is also a great and magical setting for anyone looking for a romantic getaway and that is why we offer our Cocooning package with cosy suits, a warm fireplace and 15% discounts at Oskar restaurant for lunch and dinner. Enjoy!


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