free activities for the whole family

With its free activities for the whole family, Merry Montreal creates a sense of wonder, crafts memories and brings Holiday magic to life. It’s a playground for the young and the young at heart, where smiles and fun are guaranteed!


Santa’s Photo Workshop

Dec 3-4-10-11-17-18-23-24
12pm to 5pm

Immortalize the spirit of the holidays in this workshop, specially made by Santa himself! Whether alone or as a family, with accessories or not, snap a photo or film a silly GIF.

Share your creations and some Christmas magic on social media, using #MERRYMTL.

Come Meet Santa

December 3-4 / 10-11 / 17-18 
12pm to 5pm

Share a beautiful gift with your kids. Meet the real Santa at the heart of the Christmas Market!



Holiday Hot Spots

At all times

Still a bit cold? Come warm-up at place Jacques-Cartier’s Holiday Hot Spots. Fireplaces surrounded by Adirondack chairs are sure to give you a well-deserved, toasty feeling!

Creative frescoes

At all times

Come and express your creativity on the creative frescoes big panels! With little messages or nice drawings, come and bring your personal touch to this participative masterpiece.



Christmas Karaoke

December 3-10-17
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

What would Christmas be without a little « Jingle Bell » or « Silent Night » that will brighten up the atmosphere? Alone or in a team come sing the magic of Christmas every Saturday at our Christmas Karaoke. All we want for Christmas is you!

Hello... Santa?!

December 3-4/10-11/17-18
Saturdays and Sundays : 12pm to 5pm

With the help of the North Pole Elves, your kids can talk to Santa! Beware... He’ll know if you’ve been naughty or nice, so be good and he might compliment you on your attire or even make a gift magically appear!




At all times

Discover our peculiar Wish--a--Phones! They’ll broadcast your holiday wishes for all to hear! Take advantage of these booths to take a break, laugh amongst friends and proclaim your love for Santa! The complete list of activities and events will also be available at the Wish-a-Phones, so give ’em a try!