Banff Mountain Film Festival

January 23 – January 28

Université du Québec à Montréal

Put yourself in the shoes of adventurers from around the globe through thrilling films at the Banff Mountain Film Festival.

The festival returns to Montréal to showcase the expeditions of explorers and the films that came from their experiences.

Surfboarding on zip lines and kayaking through glaciers are some scenes you can expect to see on the big screen. For ticket prices and information, visit their website.

Découverte des Serres

January 3 – March 14

Jardin Botanique

Need a short break from the freezing cold? Warm yourself up while exploring the beauty of nature in the greenhouses at the Montréal Botanical Garden.

From orchids to banana trees, and ferns to succulents, there’s plenty to discover in the greenhouses of Espace pour la Vie’s botanical garden.

Visit for more information.

Philippe Cassard

Wednesday, January 31 at 7:30pm

Montréal Museum of Fine Arts

French pianist Philippe Cassard hosts a night filled with the beautiful melodies of Debussy, Chopin and others at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts.

Cassard has an international reputation as a concerto soloist, having won first prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition.

The musician will pay tribute to legendary composers while showcasing his incredible talent at this unforgettable concert experience. Visit the website of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts for details.

Written by Ethan Magram

Coordinated by Paul Larson