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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities Minus the Egg Hunt... and the Bunnies
Montreal Easter weekend isn't only for kids, or Christians for that matter. From listening to classics in a sacred setting to appreciating captured wings to gorging on a sugar shack meal, there are a few traditional as well as secular Easter customs unique to Montreal as well as some activity suggestions that will hopefully quash any potential holiday boredom.Continue to 2 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Easter Brunch
With or without family, Easter Sunday brunch has its mouth-watering perks. Here's where to score Easter Brunch in Montreal.Continue to 3 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Sugar Shack Time
Maybe you don't want a formal Easter brunch. Maybe you'd rather bathe everything in your plate in the goo of the gods. Easter weekend tends to be the (almost) last chance to enjoy a traditional cabane à sucre meal before the season closes shop. Here's where to go outside of Montreal. And here's where to experience an urban sugar shack in the city.Continue to 4 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Indulge in a Freebie
Sometimes the best things in life really are free. So to get you started, here are 27 free things to do in Montreal this April.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Skate!
Every season is ice skating season at Atrium le 1000. Open throughout the entire long weekend April 14 through April 17, 2017 including Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
Skaters who drop by the rink on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday also have a one in four chance of finding a chocolate, toy or sticker in the locker. Skaters could also spend $1.50 and surprise a loved one with a surprise gift hidden in a designated section of the Atrium's lockers. Proceeds go to La Fondation des Femmes, a non-profit that supports women escaping violence and domestic abuse. Whether the same promotions and contests are put in place for 2017 remains to seen. More information on this year's edition will be revealed as we close in on the dates.Continue to 6 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: What Else Is Open?
Lots of businesses and commercial storefronts close Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. But there are exceptions to the rule.Continue to 8 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Le Grand Concert
An annual tradition, catch Le Grand concert du Vendredi Saint this Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8 p.m. when the Société philharmonique de Montréal interprets Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
A total of 400 performers are expected to take to the stage, including soprano Chantal Dionne, mezzo-soprano Claudine Ledoux, tenor Philippe Gagné, baritone Vincent Ranallo, the UQAM choir, the École Joseph-François-Perrault choir as well as the Société philharmonique de Montréal orchestra itself . Admission $35 to $250 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. At Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste. Information in French only.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Butterflies
Thousands of butterflies are set free in the Montreal Botanical Garden's climate-controlled greenhouses every year during Easter, including on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.Continue to 10 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Movie Time
It's spring! Get out of the house! But if the weather stinks for whatever reason, then catch a movie. Montreal's movie theatres are always open, even on statutory holidays.Continue to 11 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: Head to the Spa
It's been a longer winter. Take a load off. Get pampered at these top 12 spas in Montreal.Continue to 12 of 12 below.
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Montreal Easter Weekend Activities 2017: And You Thought That Was It?