Montreal Fête des Neiges closes activities due to Snow storm
Montreal Fête des Neiges closes activities – In anticipation of the expected extreme weather tomorrow, to ensure the safety of the public, volunteers and employees, the Jean-Drapeau Park team decided to suspend the activities of the Montreal Snow Festival on Sunday, January 20, 2019 Activities will resume as planned next weekend until February 10th.
“Although the majority of the Festival’s activities can be held despite difficult winter conditions, blowing snow, freezing cold, wind gusts and dangerous roads are all factors that have influenced our decision,” said François. Cartier, Director of Marketing, Business Development and Communications at Parc Jean-Drapeau.
This is the first time in more than 10 years that the activities of the Snow Festival have been suspended due to the weather conditions.