Holiday Offers 2018

Sparkling window displays, tables set for a holiday feast, winter activities, and wonderful presents – OLD MONTRÉAL: YULETIDE IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD is the enchanting, not-to-be-missed destination for end of year celebrations!
Whether with family or friends, everyone will find themselves counting along to the tree-lighting countdown and catching the holiday spirit with the special deals our merchants are offering!

#Gensduvieux Offers

Holiday Shopping

A real treasure chest | Boutique Montréal

This mine of cool presents of all kinds and little treasures to give (to others or yourself) is offering a 10% discount on everything in-store for residents and workers of Old Montreal!

Ideal for the approaching holidays, whether it be for stocking stuffers or to find the item for under the tree that will bring smiles, you are in the right place!

Christmas at your doorstep | Noël Éternel

This is THE store for Christmas – the paradise of the big red guy and all his elves that is open year-round. From trains that whistle, to balls, garlands and lights that shine all year long, you do not want to miss this shop when it comes time to do your Christmas shopping. Whether it’s for toys or decorations, your tree will reign supreme this holiday…

Take 15% off for workers local to Old-Montréal!

A stylish Gentleman for the holidays | Patricia Trépanier

Gentlemen, come enjoy a special holiday offer for the residents and workers of the Old Montreal at Patricia Trépanier, stylist for men. Enjoy a discount of 25$ when you buy a gift card before December 24th. Use the promo code VIEUXMONTREAL on the website:

You just have to select the desired service and then click on the option BUY A GIFT CARD at the bottom of the screen.

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© Patricia Trépanier

Let an elf deliver your gifts | Bagnoles et Bobinette

A small, neat boutique that makes you feel like a kid again, waiting patiently on the night of the 24th, Bagnoles et Bobinette has thought of all its neighbours pressed for time during the holidays, and is giving its customers a VIP service to make their life easier!

This includes the delivery of gift-wrapped packages, directly to your workplace in Old Montreal!

Enjoy the delicacies | Délices Érable et Cie

The Festive Gift Box retails for $39.95 and all Bistro cookies are $1 each. Not only that, but residents and workers of Old Montreal will benefit from a 20% discount on Bistro items (coffee, pastries, gelato and maple sorbets). Christmas delicacies with a Canadian touch – you don’t want to miss out!

To spoil your loved ones | Pointe-à-Callière Museum

In successive waves, the gift shop is proposing gifts and reduced prices that are ideal for smart holiday purchases!

  • From November 26th to December 19th: join our holiday contest and get the chance to win a gift basket valued at $75!
  • From December 3rd to the 24th: 1 free gift with any purchase of $75 or more.
  • From December 26th to the 31st: After-Christmas sales of 20% discounts on nearly all products at regular price, and certain items discounted up to 60% off.

For wonderful gifts | Mon Shack au Québec

Move over, summer, and make way for winter; Mon Shack au Québec is a cavern filled with treasures! Are you looking for original and local gifts? This is the right place! Offering jewellery, accessories, visual arts and useful and decorative objects since the late-60’s, they boast a long-standing reputation!

A 10% discount on all items in the shop is offered to workers and residents of Old Montreal!

Give authenticity for the Holidays | Ashukan Cultural Space

A combo exposition hall and boutique, the Ashukan Cultural Space is a place that introduces aboriginal art to the general public, and an art market serving at the national, as well as international, level. The exhibited artworks and the objects offered give aboriginal artists visibility, all while proposing products that respect fair-trade standards.  

A 10% discount is offered to workers and residents of Old Montreal, as well as to their family and friends for any purchase of a gift basket!

Treat yourself | L’Amour du pain

The smell of fresh bread, the incomparable notes of baguettes and specialty breads, viennoiseries; not even a gourmand could resist! At the same time, it is so good to snack on, impeccable as a meal accompaniment, and easily eaten in store as well, so why deprive yourself?

-For any order over $50 placed before the 15th of December, you get one free bread of a maximum value of $6!

-A competition to win a basket filled with local products, valued at $75. Inquire in-store for all the details of participation!

Smile, you’re getting pampered | CamTech Photographie

Since 1988, this specialized photography products shop has been serving its Montreal clientele, and on its thirtieth anniversary in business, it is proposing offers that will excite photographers of all levels at its two Old Montreal locations!

– Find several offers in-store and online on accessories or as gift ideas all month long.

For a delicious break | Lunch à porter

Check out the large selection of items in the end-of-year liquidation sale! Online or in-store, you can find stylish and practical styles for adults and children; your lunch box will never be boring or dirty again. The store also offers a wide variety of adorable isothermal lunch boxes and quality insulated containers in all styles and sizes. And you won’t be able to resist the kawaii or designer accessories that go with them…

A bohemian sensation | The Boho Lab

A mystical and bohemian vibe, that’s what you will find at The Boho Lab! Influenced by the Moroccan style, you will find everything you need for your house in this shop! Rugs, chairs, decorations… perfect to give your house a makeover for the upcoming year! To please a friend or treat yourself, enjoy a special discount at the Boho Lab during the Holidays!


25% discount on vintage wool poufs

30% discount on packages of Argan oil cosmetics

20% to 50% discount on poufs / blankets  / tartan rugs

15% discount on a selection of rugs

The Boho Lab is also offering a “Last Minute Christmas Sale Event” both in-store and online :

Enjoy 20% off your purchase with the Code: *CHRISTMAS2018* !
Pour une pointe d'exotisme | The Boho Lab

© The Boho Lab

To pamper yourself during the Holidays | Select by Stéphane

For the Holidays, the salon and urban spa Select by Stéphane is offering special discounts to help you be your best self for the end of the year celebrations. And if you want to please your friends or family, they have the perfect gift for you : for the purchase of a gift card, you will receive a second one amounting 50% of the first card.

Holidays discounts available until February 2019

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Boxing day offers | Select by Stéphane

You were waiting impatiently for Boxing Day? Well, the salon and urban spa Select by Stéphane has got your back! From December 24th to 29th, they are offering 30% discount on a large range of products. Perfect to start the year on the right foot or to give a late gift!

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Offres spéciales Boxing Day | Select par Stéphane

Activities and Events

Christmas Market & Workshops | Maison Pepin

La Cour Pepin is holding its second Christmas Market from November 3rd to December 24th!
Prepare to be charmed by the festive ambiance full of European accents and track down the perfect present from our carefully chosen local artisan offerings! You will even find small Christmas trees that can be replanted upon spring’s return!
Maison Pepin also holds special Christmas DIY workshops starting in November to put a little magic into our everyday lives!

Maison Pepin

Atelier Couronne - Maison Pepin - SDC Vieux Montréal

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Christmas secrets in the Old Montreal | GUIDATOUR

Take a visit by foot with an experienced guide, from Square Victoria to the Bonsecours market and discover the Christmas secrets of the Old Montreal.

Explore the historical neighborhood in the magical atmosphere of the holidays!

They can adjust the visit to your taste according to your availability and your needs. Contact them directly for more information or to book a visit.

More information: Here

Group visits are also available for the date and time of your choice.

Schedule: From Mid-November to Mid-January. You are advised to take the visit at the end of the afternoon or at the beginning of the evening to fully enjoy the Christmas lights.

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Holiday schedule | Cité Mémoire

Come share the spirit of Christmas with the projections of Cité Mémoire with special opening hours exclusively adjusted for the holidays, from December 17th to January 6th. You can enjoy the projections everyday from dusk to 11PM for a wonderful moment with your loved ones.


And if you are looking for an activity for the holidays, why not come enjoy special private tours to discover the history of Montreal differently with your friends, family or colleagues!  


More Information:

Cité Mémoire - SDC Vieux Montréal

The Choralies | Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel

In December, come enjoy some music with the Choralies at the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel. Every weekend, there will be a different choir from 1:30PM to 3PM.

And how about a little trip to Europe? On December 5th, don’t miss the concert under the theme of “Christmas in Southern Italy” at 8PM!

It wouldn’t be a holiday event without a special Christmas concert, right? Don’t miss the big final on December 23rd at 8PM! It’s the perfect occasion to enjoy the spirit of Christmas with your family, your friends or your lover!

Other free events are organised throughout the month of December: 

Tickets on sale on

For more details: 514 282-8670, ext. 221



A special yoga advent calendar | LUNA YOGA

Luna Yoga offers you the opportunity to get the sweetest gift for yourself! A complete month of yoga challenge, with nice prices for the top 3 students who come to the most classes during this period.

People can subscribe until Dec 1st and the challenge starts on that day. The cost is $69 for unlimited yoga classes from Dec 1st to Dec 23rd!

All levels are encouraged! Our aim is to offer a reprieve from the craziness of the holiday season, and have a little fun, encouraging people to de-stress during often a very stressful time of the year.

Luna Yoga also have our on-going offer of $49 for 30 days of unlimited yoga and propose on site yoga classes for businesses and companies in the area of the Old Montreal!

Luna Yoga - SDC Vieux Montréal

©️Luna Yoga

Let's relax | Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal

Is the whirlwind of Christmas activity getting to you, with the family reunions, the rallies of well-wishes, and the office parties? To keep enjoyment in the holidays, in Christmas shopping and in the kind words and shared moments, try giving yourself some time to unwind! Scandinave Spa has created two promotions that can lead you there:

– On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the #GensduVieux are in for a treat! Get 40% off on access to the baths, and 25% off of bath and massage packages! (More details available on the Scandinave Promotions tab)

– An all new massage and bath package is offered at 7:45pm. As a gift idea that can be purchased in-store or online, for others or just to spoil yourself, you won’t find anything more zen… Follow this link to buy online –


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For a peaceful moment | Yoga Vieux-Montréal

The studio is hosting a special day of yoga and meditation on December 16th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.

Open to all, no matter the level, this unique session invites you to practise in candlelight while live relaxing music is performed in the room.

The studio is also offering promotions and special prices for Christmas, please don’t hesitate to drop by or call to learn more. Gift cards are also available! Put the gift of wellness under the tree this year!


Yoga Vieux-Montréal | SDC Vieux-Montréal

©Yoga Vieux-Montréal

Christmas Market | BKIND

In honor of the collaboration of BKIND x Mimi August, come discover the vegan items of BKIND during a special Christmas Market on December 7th and 8th at 110 McGill Street. You will find delicious mocktails, a festive breakfast and most of all, a shopping experience beyond your expectations. You definitely don’t want to miss it!

More information:


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A wonderful visit | Notre-Dame Basilica

This historic building is taking advantage of the holiday season to welcome curious crowds to see places normally inaccessible to the general public!

The Grand Tour: A grandiose 60-minute visit through very private areas, such as a portion of the crypt and the 2nd balcony. Hear the Basilica’s history, with its many anecdotes and the urban legends surrounding it.

Take a Seat at the Organ: During the holidays, the Basilica has added special dates for this event that gives you access to an hour of spectacular music, courtesy of our tenured organist, Pierre Grandmaison, and soprano Béatrice Baillargeon.

Please note: Expect the activities to last around two hours, and keep in mind that there are about sixty steps to climb and descend for The Grand Tour and Take a Seat at the Organ.

Rates for both activities:

Adults: $24, children: $16, 6 years and younger : free.

Exhibitions perfect for the season | Union Box Design

This newcomer to the neighbourhood already promises to be a strong complement to the cultural offering of Old Montreal! Its official opening, beginning with the vernissage of the art exhibit Noir & Blanc, took place on November 23rd, and they revealed a busy and changing exposition program for the holiday season. Count on coming back, you won’t want to miss a thing:

– November 23rd to 29th: Noir & Blanc

– November 30th to December 6th: Street Art Pop Art, vernissage to take place on Friday, November 30th, from 6pm to 9pm

– December 14th to 20th: La Couleur, vernissage to take place on Friday, December 14th, from 6pm to 9pm

Visit, workshop, and tasting! | Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier National Historic Site

Champagne, Charlotte & Crinoline, a Victorian Christmas at the Cartier’. Come visit the Cartier house with its festive decorations. You can also enjoy a hot drink by the fireplace, take a souvenir photo with charming period accessories, or make your own personalized holiday card. At 4 p.m., sample a typical 19th century champagne during a history presentation.

An event you don’t want to miss every Saturday and Sunday in December and every day from December 26th to December 30th.

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© Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier National Historic Site

Who Is the Real Santa Claus? | Pointe-à-Callière Museum

If you want to tell your children about Santa Claus in a fun way, then this is the perfect event for you! Discover this special holiday exhibition at the Pointe-à-Callière museum on December 15th, 16th, 22th, 23rd and from the 24th to the 31st of December. Accompanied by an interpreter-guide, your children will meet four Christmas characters and learn how the holidays are celebrated in their parts of the world!

More information :

Pointe-à-Callière | SDC Vieux Montréal

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Celebrate the holidays at the Paré’s house | Pointe-à-Callière Museum

To start the new year on the right foot, let’s meet at the Paré’s! The Pointe-à-Callière museum is offering a series of family activities on the theme of the TV Show La Petite Vie. From the 2nd to to 6th of January 201, from 1PM to 4PM, come enjoy creative workshops or take part in a special photoshoot while wearing one the the iconic costume of Môman!

More information :

Pointe-à-Callière | SDC Vieux Montréal

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Family time | Château Ramezay

This winter, Château Ramezay is offering holiday activities that you can enjoy with your family to make new memories!

You like surprises? Then don’t miss this unique and original event called HANG YOUR CHRISTMAS STOCKING! The rule is simple, you just have to hang a Christmas Stocking and come back after New Year to find a surprise inside !

And if you want your children to discover the joy of cooking then the guides of Château Ramezay, all dressed up for the occasion, will be more than happy to share their passion through this bread making workshop.

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Activités en famille | Château Ramezay

For a relaxing moment | Bota-Bota

For a relaxing time at the end of the year, the Bota-Bota has everything you need ! Until December 6th you can enjoy a 40$ Complementary Layover water circuit with the purchase of a 200$ gift card. Perfect to please a friend or to treat yourself. Don’t wait for the Holidays to take good care of yourself, you deserve a break! 

More information:



© Bota-Bota

Special Offers

Restaurants | 5@7 and Nightlife

A nice evening between friends | Maggie Oaks

This year, Maggie Oaks is proposing a holiday menu for a memorable evening with your friends! In a trendy and modern setting, come enjoy their special menus of 4 to 6 courses with dishes such as scallops, tenderloin or roasted cobia! What better way to start the new year than with good food and people your love?

Booking available : Here 


Quality time with your family | Méchant Boeuf

This year for the holidays, Méchant Boeuf has put together delicious menus for the whole family! Come enjoy their delightful brunches composed of smoothies, bagels, tartare and more to share with your loved ones. As for Christmas and New Year’s eve, they have everything you need: oysters, lobsters, veal fillet… there is something for everyone. The whole family will be pleased for sure! Booking available Here.


Holiday supper with live music | Modavie

Come share a delicious supper and wonderful moments at the Modavie during the holidays! To keep the tradition, the restaurant proposes live music to accompany your meal with their special dinner show. Scallops, yule log cake, beef ribs…You won’t be disappointed by their dishes!

Perfect for a night of great tunes with your family or even your colleagues!

You can already book a table here.


A sophisticated evening | Verses

For the holidays, Verses is welcoming you in a fancy setting to end the year on a high note. You will find sophisticated menus of 4 to 5 courses along with delicious brunches to share with your loved one for a magical and romantic moment. Surely you won’t be able to resist it!

You can already book a table here.

Healthy food delivered | Xavier Artisan

Take a rest for the holidays and let the restaurant Xavier Artisan surprise your guests with their special holiday catering service. Xavier Artisan offers various menus to please your family, friends or colleagues for your breakfasts, cocktail receptions, buffet or for your lunch boxes.

The best way to guarantee the success of your parties for the holidays!

Booking :


Xavier Artisan - SDC Vieux Montréal

©️ Xavier Artisan

Group specials | Joiea Sociale

This super cute Italian restaurant is proposing special group menus for the holidays. Looking to reserve a place for your gang of co-workers or friends? The Italian cuisine and Mediterranean warmth of this restaurant can easily break the ice and give you all an excellent evening to share together!

For a delightful dinner | Bevo

On December 31st, experience the charged atmosphere at Bevo to start out the New Year the Italian way. No need to fly off to Europe when you can live it and travel by way of food and ambiance!

Mark the arrival of 2019 with a special 3-course dinner menu priced at $75!

For a French style evening | Brasserie 701

Brasserie 701 has prepared delicious menus for you to discover during the holidays and seasonal specials that you must try; don’t wait to reserve your place!

– December 24th, 25th, and January 1st: an evening table d’hôte 4-course menu for $59

– December 31st: Special celebration at $105 with a table d’hôte menu and DJ starting at 9pm

– December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st: Holiday Brunch for $39 with optional mimosa bar for $30

For a lively party | Taverne Gaspar

On December 31st, 2018, enjoy a gourmet 5-course menu for $79 in the warm and rustic décor of Taverne Gaspar. Don’t want to stay in for the evening, but still want to feel at home? This is the place to come!

Authentic and gourmet | Vieux-Port Steakhouse

Recognized for the quality of its meat and its service, this neighbourhood establishment has been a mainstay during the holidays with menus and special prices created just for the season!

– Every evening during the month of December, you can get a holiday 3-course table d’hôte dinner for $54

– Buffet-style holiday brunch, on December 23rd, 25th, 30th, and January 1st

– On December 31st, a big New Year’s party featuring a gourmet buffet, an open bar, as well as champagne at midnight for $150 per person. (Note: Reservations by telephone only; call 514 866-3175)

Be more daring this New Year | Kyo Bar Japonais

On December 31st, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, Kyo Bar Japonais has put together a culinary experience that will instantly transport you more than 9,000 km from Montreal and discover the charm of the Land of the Rising Sun. For those that are not content to stay home!

Head to Japan, with their special tasting menu priced at $95.

For a traditional meal | Vallier

2 irresistible offers are waiting for you at the Vallier during the Holidays!

  • During the weekend starting from 5PM, the Vallier offers 2 bottles of wine from the menu for half-price. That kind of promotion is really special!
  • Everyday from 4PM to 7PM, clients can have 3 different appetizers for 29$.

You can also offer some of the Vallier’s most delicious dishes for the Holidays with a gift certificate ! Come by the restaurant or call at (514) 842-2905 so that the staff can prepare the certificate beforehand.

Pour rester traditionnel | Vallier

© Vallier

Office Parties

DIY Workshop | Maison Pepin

Need to come up with a creative and trendy Christmas party activity? Look no further than Maison Pepin! In the setting of their lovely boutique, bring your friends or colleagues and make a bunch of crafty, refined DIY projects. You can spend an enjoyable evening forging great memories and take home your creation!
For more information, email:

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TANGO SHOW PRODUCTIONS, along with a team of high-calibre artists, will entrance you with mind-blowing choreography and performances by dancers directly from Buenos Aires who carry tango in their blood.
Experience the PASSION, ELEGANCE, and SENSUALITY of this authentic and visceral dance that brings strong emotions to every spectator, and feel the difference in your life.
Email to share your needs with us, and we will be more than happy to find the perfect offer for you during this festive time of year!
For more information, email:

Tango Show - SDC Vieux Montréal

Holiday Scavenger Hunt | GUIDATOUR

Take a stroll down the streets of the Old Montreal to enjoy the Christmas lights and discover some secrets about our lovely neighborhood in a friendly competition with your colleagues!
With an experienced guide, answer questions and take part in fascinating challenges. The rally ends with a drink and a small award ceremony for the winners!
From December 1st to 31st for 2 hours. Price: 42$
Take your office party to another level with this playful event!
More information on the Guidatour website or by contacting them directly.
PS: If it’s a good idea for colleagues then it’s also the perfect challenge between friends!

Guidatour - SDC Vieux Montréal

Book the museum for your guests | Pointe-à-Callière

For the holidays, why not celebrate at Pointe-à-Callière with your guests? The museum is offering 11 different rooms along with incredible menus elaborated by their caterer whose reputation is beyond words. Enjoy the view on the Old-Port with friends, family or colleagues for a memorable time during these holidays.  

Their team of professionals will take care of everything to ensure you and your guests have a wonderful time

Booking already available: Here

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Keep it fun | 3 Brasseurs

Enjoy a 15% discount on your bill and stay festive the whole evening long; lightening the bill also lightens the heart, you know! Take this chance to revisit their gourmet menu!

This offer is not valid on alcoholic beverages.

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