Three holiday activities on the North Shore

Friday, December 01 2023

Three holiday activities on the North Shore

Illumi at night

Photo credit: Cavalia

Running low on inspiration to keep your family entertained during the holiday break? Here are three activities to enjoy all the magic and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

🎄 Illumi

This event has become a true holiday tradition in the region. The spectacular nighttime routes will delight the whole family with their many light structures and effects.

When: until January 7

To get there: From De la Concorde Station, take the métro to Montmorency Station then STL bus line 40

Address: 2805 Du Souvenir Blvd., Laval, QC H7V 1W8

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🎄 🎄 Play outdoors

Considered one of Québec’s most beautiful natural skating rinks, the site at the former Île-des-Moulins locks in Terrebonne will be open to the public as soon as the weather permits. Every night, the rink is lit up with thousands of little light bulbs to create an enchanting atmosphere for visitors.

When: As soon as the ice is 20 cm thick

To get there: Lines 8 and 48

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🎄🎄🎄 Christmas market

Inspired by European markets, L’Assomption’s quaint Christmas market is worth the trip. Since 2009, this friendly and accessible experience has become a holiday essential for many visitors. There’s an array of activities for families, including DIY workshops, Christmas carolling and a visit from Santa.

When: November 24 to December 23

To get there: Lines 6, 8, 11 and 14

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Trains on the Vaudreuil/Hudson line will run on a Sunday schedule on Quebec's National Holiday and on Canada Day, June 24 and July 1st, 2024.