Montreal January Festivals & Events

Montreal January Festivals & Events

  • November 16, 2022 to Janaury 16, 2023

    Habitat Sonore: Listening room

    This space is an invitation to sound immersion. PHI welcomes you to an intimate and relaxing environment where you can discover sound in all its forms—from sound baths to short audio films and music albums to chromotherapy. Enjoy a wide variety of poetic, meditative, and performative content.

  • 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!

  • November 25, 2022 to Janaury 3, 2023

    Railway Christmas

    Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum will transport its visitors into the Magic of Christmas. Many vehicles will be decorated and illuminated in the Grand Gallery, activities will be offered and Santa will meet the visitors! Railway Christmas is a must-see event for the whole family!

  • November 25, 2022 to Janaury 8, 2023

    Holidays on the Point

    Come to Place Royale in the heart of Old Montreal to set your sights on our seasonal decor that conjures up the coziness of ski chalets while paying tribute to winter sports. Take a break from the holiday hubbub and get comfy on our stools surrounded by light-adorned trees. The only thing missing may be a mug of hot chocolate!

  • December 1, 2022 to January 8, 2023


    Illumi is a magical, captivating and extraordinary nocturnal outdoor journey created from thousands of monumental light sculptures.

  • 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


    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


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

  • January 1, 2023

    Salute to Vienna - The Strauss Orchestra of Montreal

    Usher in the New Year with a glittery celebration of singing and dancing that will delight the senses. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert recreates the beauty of Vienna’s golden era and its elegance charms audiences of every age.

  • 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


    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.

  • Annually in January

    Fire on Ice

    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.

  • 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 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.