October 5, 2018

Thanksgiving Weekend Montreal!


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Here are some fun activities to do this Thanksgiving weekend in Montreal!


1- Bistro les Deux Gamins

For  food enthusiasts and those of you who don’t feel like cooking a big thanksgiving dinner, Bistro Les Deux Gamins on Prince Arthur Street is offering a special Thanksgiving  menu on both Sunday and Monday for $35.00.

This includes Soups, Turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings, with their signature Bourbon Gravy!

Instead of pie they are serving up a Pumpkin cheesecake, definitely sounds intriguing!

They have a great atmosphere and extensive wine list.

When: October 6, 7, 8  Opening at 5:30 pm

Open: yearly

Where:  170 Rue Prince Arthur E, Montréal


http://www. lesdeuxgaminsmontreal.com



2- The Rustique Pie Kitchen in Old Montreal

-If you haven’t made your pumpkin pie yet!  Or just feel like taking stroll in Old Montreal and grabbing a coffee and a sweet treat, then the Rustique Pie kitchen is a great choice! They make amazing pies for Thanskgiving! Pumpkin Woopie Pies, I think the name says it all!…..

You’ll definitely be the envy of all,  at your thanksgiving dinner with one of their delicious pies.

They also have  classic pumpkin pies  made with slow roasted pumpkins, a special spice blend, topped with fresh whipped cream and toasted pumpkin seeds and mini pumpkin pies to go,  by the dozen.

Call to place orders in advance: recommended.

When: They will be open October 6-7-8 between 10 – 5 pm

Open: yearly

Where: 4615 Notre Dame W.

Montreal, QC- (514)439-5970



3-  The Quinn’s Farm- Fall Festival

If you feel like getting out doors, then the Quinn’s Farm – Fall Festival is on. There will be Apple & Pumpkin picking, tractor rides, pony rides* and live music*. Quinn’s also has an incredible bakery & country store. A must try if you go is their Apple Crumble, it’s absolutely delicious and a favorite of many!

If you are interested in the Pumpkin and Squash Picking the cost is: Pumpkins  $0.35/lb and squash  $1.00/lb

When:  Open Sunday & Monday from  10am – 4 pm

Cost: $9 per person (over 2 years)

La Ferme Quinn
2495 Perrot Blvd.
Notre Dame de L’Ile Perrot, QC  J7V 8P4



4-  The great pumpkin Ball

The Great Pumpkin Ball Is on again this year at the Botanical Gardens. This is great fun for the kids. They’ll be greeted by Esmeralda the friendly witch as she takes them on a tour of her haunted home. There will also be a display of over 800 carved pumpkins and squashes and a little monster’s courtyard for the young ones or the young at heart.

When:   October 6-7-8  9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Open: Entire month of October

Cost: Adults $16, children 5-17 $8, free for kids 4 & under

Montreal Botanical Garden – Espace pour la Vie
4101 Sherbrooke St. E.
Montreal, QC  H1X 2B2


5-   La Ronde Fright Fest:

 For those who want to get their fright on! La Ronde Fright Fest has just opened this weekend! It’s a great lead up to Halloween!Zombies and Ghouls and Chain Saw Guys, yes that was plural, have apparently taken over the park! You can enjoy activities for the whole family throughout the day and after the sun goes down be prepared for a truly frightening evening.The Ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals and apparently there is no place to hide!

When: October 6-7  Sunday 11- midnight

               October 8  11 – 10 pm

Open: entire month of October

Cost: $57.99 Day Pass

Where: La Ronde

Located on Ile Sainte –Helene at Parc Jean -Drapeau



6-   Gardens of Light:

For a Zen night out, The Gardens of Light has a beautiful lighted path through the Botanical Garden’s three cultural gardens, each looking at nature from a different perspective. Chinese Garden focuses on water the breath and living pulse of the Earth.The Japanese Garden celebrates the cycle of the seasons and The First Nations Garden illuminates the Sacred Tree, a giant poplar, with different colors representing the Circle of Life. The sculptures, lanterns and  lights, music and storytelling will definitely whisk you away!

When:  Open October 6-7-8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Open: entire month of October

Cost: Adults $16, seniors $15, students $12.25, ages 5-17 $8,

families $45

Montreal Botanical Garden
4101 Sherbrooke St. E.
Montreal, QC  H1X 2B2




7-   Black & Blue Montreal:

If you want have some fun and burn off those Thanksgiving calories then head out to The Main Event of the Black & Blue Festival held this year at MTELUS (which used to be Club Metropolis) Sunday night starting at 5 pm.

You can dance the night away to international D.J’s  all in the support of the BBCM Foundation!

The foundation helps local organizations by providing assistance to people living with HIV / AIDS in Montreal.

When: Sunday, October 7, 5 pm to 3 am (Main Event #1)

Where: at MTELUS (Club Metropolis)

When: Monday, October 8, 2 am to 10 am, (Main Event #2)

Where:  at Club Soda

Cost: $74.00 pp

(Aids) Foundation since 1991

BBCM Foundation: Bad Boys Club Montreal/bbcm.org


8- Imax Theatre: Tiny Giants in 3D

The Imax Theatre is showing “Tiny Giants” in 3D.

You get to experience the extraordinary lives of two small creatures a chipmunk and mouse as they explore the wilderness from their perspectives.

Giant mushrooms, snakes and hug birds are just a few obstacles they encounter!

Definitely an Alice in Wonderland experience for sure!…

When: show times are Sunday Oct. 7 at 4:50 pm in English

When: Monday 10 am and 2:20 in French.

Cost: Adult: $12.00

Teens: $10.50

Children: under 12: $8.50

Seniors 60+: $10.50

Where: Imax Theatre in The Montreal Science Centre in The Old Port of Montreal.


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