10 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Montréal

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This article was updated on February 7, 2024.

Love is in the air and Montréal is decked out in its finest finery to celebrate Valentine's Day in style. Go for a romantic stroll, make a skate date with your special someone, feast on delicious meal for two or savour decadent heart-shaped sweets. However you choose to mark the day, Montréal adds a special spark of magic.

1. Feast on one (or more) special Valentine’s Day meals

In the mood for an evening out? Delight à deux in a gourmet meal at one of the city's many romantic restaurants. Some restaurants offer special Valentine's Day offers. Hearty and delectable treats await! And if you’re still hungry in the morning, refuel with a lovely lazy brunch in the city that makes it a true artform.

 

2. Slip away for a luxury stay

Pack your overnighter for a relaxing stay at a luxurious Montréal hotel offering one of these wonderful packages for the occasion. Some hotels have combined efforts with the city’s renowned restaurants to include a sumptuous dinner. You can also benefit from late check-out and an upgrade to a chic suite.

 

3. Offer sweet(heart) treats

Those who have a sweet tooth will find a find the perfect treats at the wide variety of sweet shops in the city. From the best chocolate to fine candy and a decadent cup of hot cocoa, you’ll find what you need to indulge in some sweetness with your better half.

 

4. Feel the love the airwaves

Montréal music is for lovers. Choose the perfect soundtrack to your pre-dinner dancing, your romantic dinner or your relaxing evening among our special MTL-made playlists, and after dinner head out for some unforgettable live music—Montréal has something for all tastes. See what’s on right now here.

 

5. Skate away together

Lace up your stakes and glide together at one of the city’s many free ice skating rinks. From the Old Port rink with festive light effects and pop music to the small, quaint pond in the neighbourhood nook of Parc Outremont, you’re sure to find your favourite wintry, romantic setting. Don’t forget a thermos of spiked cocoa.

 

6. Cuddle up in front of the TV

There’s nothing like watching a good movie, complete with popcorn and candy, especially when Montréal is the star of the show! You’ll find the city featured in action films, dramas and romantic comedies of all sorts. Make a game out of naming the spots you recognize.

 

7. Walk hand in hand

Take a romantic stroll and wander through the city’s emblematic streets and places. From the Old Port to the summit of Mount Royal and the Lachine Canal, you’re sure to marvel at something you’ve never noticed before.

 

8. Give a heart of gold

For a unique gift, peruse Montréal’s jewellery shops. Something is bound to catch your eye at these shops, most of which are independent and owned by the artisans behind the designs. All the better for that bespoke request!

 

9. Treat yourself to pampering for two

On this special day of love, there’s even more reason to treat yourselves to selfcare at one of these incredible spas. Let the stress melt away in the water treatment rooms or on the massage table so that all that’s left is your mushy side! And if you’re looking for gift ideas, start with these Montréal wellness finds.

 

10. Pick a bouquet of happiness

Colour your table with a gorgeous bouquet from one of Montréal’s talented florists. ZEN le pouvoir des fleursFauchois fleursAbacaKyoto fleurs, Florateria and Binette et filles, among others, all deliver their floral wonders to your door.

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