6 things to do in Montreal on your birthday to make it unforgettable
Calling my fellow spring and summer birthdays! Summer in Montreal is fast approaching and before you know it, everyone will be wondering, “So, what are we doing for your birthday?”
Because everyone knows that when it comes to your birthday, it’s not just about celebrating your day, but an excuse for the whole gang to get together and make the most of the warmer months.
So, to help get those creative juices flowing when it comes to planning the perfect birthday party in Montreal, here are some must-have ideas that will make your special day one to remember.
Celebrate at 212, one of Montreal’s coolest Supper Clubs
Address: 212, Notre-Dame W., Montreal, QC
Why you need to go: Opened last summer, 212 is one of the hippest places to celebrate anything, but especially a birthday. With a decadent menu to indulge in and a delicious cocktail menu that will really get the party started, you really can’t go wrong at 212 – not to mention the banging music that will have you and your team hitting the dance floor. All night long.
Plan a picnic in the park
Why you need to go: Picnics are an amazing way to bring people together and enjoy Montreal in the summer. But don’t stop at the classic red and white checkered blanket… make it a real picnic affair.
There are various Montreal companies that will put together a stunning picnic for you, or if you’re on a budget, feel free to DIY it.
Organize a trip to a winery
Why you need to go: Quebec is full of wineries in and around the Montreal area, just waiting for you to discover and celebrate. Whether you want to spend the day in one or create an itinerary and explore a new area (with a designated driver, of course), you’ll have a boozy day filled with fun and adventure.
Get fancy at teatime
Why you have to go: Any excuse is a good excuse to dress up in your fanciest tea party outfit, right? Montreal is full of places where you can have tea and truly embrace your inner royalty.
From the Parlor, Cardinal Tea Room, to a more laid-back experience at the Burgundy Lion, afternoon tea is the perfect way to celebrate yourself, while feeling like you’re filming a scene in Bridgerton.
Go on a day trip
Why you need to go: Kick off another trip around the sun with your adventurous side with a fabulous day trip from the city. Whether you are looking for history, nature or more fine wine, your day will be absolutely wonderful.
Rent a private terrace
Price: $1,500 for full day, $700 for half day, $10 per person per hour (not private)
Address: Hotel Particulier Griffintown’s Secret Garden, 1200 Ottawa Street, Montreal, QC
Why you have to go: Drinks on the terrace are a fabulous way to celebrate your birthday, but you know what’s even more fabulous? Yours private Terrace. This Griffintown spot is the perfect place to spend the night with your favorite people or to start the evening in the best possible way.