Family-Friendly Events & Activities

For a schedule of events and activities going on in Montreal, visit: 

LaVitrine Culture Hub (Includes young audience section)

City of Montreal Recreation Portal

Montreal Families


Redpath Museum

Image by McGill University, Redpath Museum.
The Redpath Museum is a natural history museum on McGill's downtown campus. It offers Sunday Discovery Workshops, Freaky Fridays, Dinosaur Tours, Super Science Documentaries and more.

Browse the schedule for upcoming events and workshops.



McCord Museum

Mccord Museum
Image by Mccord Museum.


The McCord Museum is located right near McGill's downtown campus. It celebrates the history of Montreal, its people and communities. The museum offers Sunday Workshops for children, Story Hours in connection with its exhibits, and is available for birthday parties. 




McGill Conservatory 

Image by McGill Conservatory.

The McGill Conservatory offers private musical instrument lessons as well as group music appreciation classes for children as young as 3 years old.

To learn more about the Suzuki method, the Orff method, Theory and Ear Training, Choir Camp, how to play the ukulele, and the Little Musicians programs, visit this website




Macdonald Campus

Mac Market Sign
Image by McGill Macdonal Campus Market .

Come visit the beautiful Macdonald Campus in Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue. The Mac Market is open from July to November, offering various products produced on campus. Apple picking is available in the Fall.  






Gault Nature Reserve

Gault Nature Reserve Map Mountain and trails.
Image by Gault Nature Reserve.

The Gault Nature Reserve protects 1000 hectares of natural primeval forests of the St. Lawrence Valley. Situated at Mont-Saint-Hilaire, approximately 40 km from Montreal, this panoramic natural landscape is ideal for discovering nature. The reserve is a federal home sanctuary and a provincial wildlife refuge. It is open year-round to visitors. Activities include hiking, birdwatching, skiing, and snowshoeing. Equipment rental and overnight accommodations are available. 


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