Who Is the Real Santa Claus?

December 14th -31st

Montréal Archaeology and History Complex
350 Place Royale Old Montréal


Visit the Montréal Archaeology and History Complex to learn about the many faces and traditions of Santa Claus. Jolly characters will guide you through their festive tales of Christmas throughout the world, and a workshop for kids will put them in the holiday spirit. This events allow families to enjoy the holidays and learn something new about beloved winter customs.


December 12th-29th

Théâtre Maisonneuve – Place des Arts


Rediscover the magic and music of an old-fashioned Christmas, with the holiday spectacle “Décembre.”   Québec Issime has presented this enchanting live show since 2003.  Explore the tiny village under the tree, come magically to life onstage with singers, dancers and musicians as they journey through Santa’s Workshop and elven woods, singing International and Québec Christmas songs.  The show is presented in French, and you can find its dates and times at quebecissime.net.

Nordic Square

December 19th-29th

Place Jacques-Cartier in Old Montreal


Nordic Square is a cluster of holiday activities, featuring choirs, storytellers, Aboriginal artists, craft workshops  and installations. Enjoy a laugh or two when stumbling across some of the zany characters wandering around. This event will help you express your creativity and it’s a great way to enjoy the winter. For more information visit montrealenfetes.com.