West Island Winter Carnival Roundup


The weather is going to be mild this weekend, so why not head on out and enjoy the best that the snow has to offer? If you can’t make it out this weekend, no problem! There is loads of winter fun to be had around the West Island over the next four weekends.

Updated February 2nd, 2018

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Vaudreuil-Dorion Winterfest

Spend this Sunday Funday with the family trying out snowshoeing, inflatable games, building snowmen, and learning how to cross-country ski. Warm up with some hot chocolate, tea or coffee or roast some marshmallows on the fire.

When: Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where: 331 Avenue St-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC J7V 2L6

Info: https://www.ville.vaudreuil-dorion.qc.ca/en/events/plaisirs-d-hiver


Saint-Lazare Snow Fest

The city of Saint-Lazare has a whole weekend of winter fun waiting for you. Starting off on Friday night with some snowshoeing under the stars, followed by some skating and tubing on Saturday (also under the stars!) and ending with a who slew of winter activities on Sunday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For full details, check the link below.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Where: Parc nature les Forestiers-de-Saint-Lazare (2800 Chemin Lotbinière)

Info: https://www.ville.saint-lazare.qc.ca/en/fetedesneiges


Kirkland Winter Carnival

Come celebrate the joys of winter at the Kirkland Winter Carnival! From February 1 to 3, a winter storm of activities awaits you and your family at Meades Park and at the Sports Complex: Family outdoor challenge, sleigh rides, inflatable games, mascots, family bingo, comedy night and much more. It’s an event you won’t want to miss! Admission to certain activities is required, see link for details.

When: February 1st to Feb 3rd, 2018

Where: Meades Park, 16950 Hymus Blvd.

Info: http://www.ville.kirkland.qc.ca/culture-and-recreation/events/winter-carnival


Family Skating Day in Pointe-Claire

Family skating day with inflatables, music, hot chocolate and more. The cost is free. Note that event will be cancelled if weather conditions are unsuitable for outdoor skating.

When: Saturday, Feb 3rd, 2018 from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm

Where: Hermitage Park, 400 Hermitage Ave. Pointe-Claire, QC




Ville de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Winter Carnival

A full weekend of winter fun awaits you at Sainte-Anne’s Winter Carnival. The party kicks off with a battle of the bands on Friday night. Saturday activities include ice fishing, a day at the Morgan Arboretum, a bed race at Cunningham’s pub, followed by an outdoor disco and ending with fireworks at 8:00 PM.  Sunday is the full-fledged Winterlude with ice skating, inflatables, sledding and so much more!

When: February 2nd to Feb 4th, 2018

Where: Various locations in Sainte-Anne de Bellevue. Check the link for details.

Info: https://www.westislandblog.com/events/ville-de-sainte-anne-de-bellevue-winter-carnival/


Pierrefonds Winter Fun

Come and enjoy an afternoon of winter fun. There will be horse-drawn carriage rides, snow scooters, lawn bowling in the snow, fat bike tryouts, public skating, wacky tuque-making workshop, hot chocolate and more!

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Pierrefonds Hotel de Ville, 13665 Blvd de Pierrefonds

Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/134157353943640/



The Fête des Neiges de Montréal

Presented by Tim Hortons, this winter favourite is back again for four weekends at Parc Jean-Drapeau.This popular family-oriented winter event has a program geared toward enjoying the outdoors, with a wide array of free and pay activities. Access to the site and to most of the activities is free!

Weekends from January 20 to February 11, 2018

Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Important: Some activities might be cancelled and some areas might be closed due to poor weather. Check website for closures.

Info: http://www.parcjeandrapeau.com/en/fete-des-neiges-de-montreal/