The weather is cooling down and it won’t be long now before we get our first snow. In fact, some cities around Montreal have already had their first snow fall. And to top it off, now that Halloween is officially over, stores are now filled with Christmas decorations. You can already hear Christmas music playing. It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas around the corner and winter only a few weeks away, what better time to start working on your ultimate winter bucket list!?! There are so many things to do during winter in Montreal. If you want to make sure to get them all done, then you definitely need to get started.

To help you get started, we’ve prepared you the ultimate winter bucket list. Everything you need to know about what to do in Montreal during winter is included in this list. Make sure to take down notes since we know these are items you want to make sure to check off your list!

The Ultimate Winter Bucket List

  1. Go ice skating outside in one to the many outdoor skating rinks in the city
  2. Go to the Santa Clause Parade in downtown Montreal
  3. Check out the schedule for the Holiday Train and go see it as it comes to your city
  4. Go see the Nutcracker ballet
  5. Make a Gingerbread House
  6. Go to Old Montreal and drink hot coco while taking a stroll in a carriage ride
  7. Hike up the Mont Royal and admire the view of the city from the top
  8. Build a snowman
  9. Spend the day volunteering at one of the shelters in Montreal
  10. Go up the Ferris Wheel in Old Montreal
  11. Have a snowball fight
  12. Spend the weekend at a cottage with friends near the city
  13. Do Snow Angels after the first snowfall
  14. Make your own Christmas ornament at one of the Montreal Ceramic Cafés
  15. Visit a Christmas Tree Farm and buy a Christmas Tree
  16. Spend a day watching Christmas movies at home with your BFF
  17. Make Christmas cookies while listening to Christmas music
  18. Go Christmas shopping at one of the many Christmas markets in Montreal
  19. Go dog sledding in Mont Tremblant
  20. Sing Christmas carols outside with friends
And there you have it! Let us know what you think in the comments and don’t forget to tag us in your Instagram post if you do one of the items on our bucket list!