Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Winter Carnival 2019 schedule of events


Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Winter Carnival 2019 – The City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is proud to present its annual Winter Carnival, an institution in the West Island. Once again this year, we celebrate winter with a variety of free events and activities, both sporting and festive.

We kick off the festivities on Friday, February 1st at 6:30 pm with a family hockey night. Fans of our national sport gather at Parc Harpell for a friendly ice hockey and ball hockey competition.

On Saturday starting at noon, visitors are invited to a day of outdoor fun at the Morgan Arboretum, where the beauty of the snow-covered forest blends perfectly with the laughter of children enjoying snow sculptures, maple taffy and dog sledding.

At 6:30 pm, visitors meet on rue Sainte-Anne for the famous bed race, organized in collaboration with the Cunninghams Pub. This colourful event promises to warm up the crowd, with some help from the outdoor disco and festive bar, where music and disco lighting will ignite the dance floor.

To conclude the day, FAE Pyrotechnics will present at 8 pm “Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Dance Club”, a fireworks show created specifically for the Carnival. This presentation, offered in collaboration with Parks Canada, is always spectacular.

Sunday, all the attention is focused on the children at the Fête des Neiges at Aumais Park. Inflatable games, slides, sculptures on snow and contagious laughs will be at the rendezvous.

Family Hockey Night

Friday, February 1st
6:30 pm to 8 pm

Come and enjoy the outdoors and participate in an evening of hockey with your family and friends. Two formats available:

  • Shinny hockey on the rink: participants must be able to play basic hockey. Helmet is compulsory for ages 13 and under
  • Ball hockey in the parking lot: all levels are welcome

Don’t forget your equipment! Free hot chocolate!

Clientele: Family (6 to 99 years)
Location: Parc Harpell
Cost: Free

 Outdoor day at the Morgan Arboretum

Saturday, February 2
12 pm to 4 pm

Take a stroll and enjoy nature and the great outdoors. Have fun sledding on the slopes of the Arboretum, live the experience of dog sledding, create a beautiful snow sculpture for all to enjoy, or simply take a hike down one of the many trails. BBQ ($) offered by the Arboretum.

Clientele: Family
Location: Morgan Arboretum
Cost: Free entry. Free hot chocolate. BBQ ($) and taffy on the snow ($)
Important: Only dogs belonging to members of the Arboretum permitted during this activity.

Winter fun in the Village

Saturday, February 2

The boardwalk isn’t only for summer!

Several merchants from the village will be offering specials and promotions during the evening.

PUB CUNNINGHAMS Carnival Bed Race – Photo Credit: Frans Lecluse

Saturday, February 2
6:30 pm

Don’t miss this amazing sporting event. The races will be run on speedy handmade beds.  In collaboration with Cunninghams Pub. Come and encourage the runners!

Clientele: Participants ages 18 and over
Location: Rue Sainte-Anne
Cost: Free activity and registration
Register your team: At the Recreation Department before January 25th at 514-457-1605 or
InformationDetails and rules

Outdoor Disco & Winter Festive Bar – Photo credit: Frans Lecluse

Saturday, February 2
7 pm to 9 pm

Come try our outdoor dance party! You will enjoy great music, disco lighting, animation, and more.

*Please note that the disco will close temporarily during the firework presentation.

Location: Parking lot in front of Town Hall
Cost: Winter bar $ (beer, wine, hot chocolate, etc.)

FAE Pyrotechnics presents : “Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Dance Club” – Photo Credit: Frans Lecluse

Saturday, February 2
8 pm

FAE has created a spectacular winter Pyro musical show to the beat of everyone’s favorite dance music. Come enjoy the party!

In collaboration with Parks Canada

Location: On the boardwalk, close to the Town Hall parking lot
Cost: Free

Fête des Neiges at Parc Aumais

Sunday, February 3
1 pm to 4 pm

Enjoy the outdoor pleasures of winter with your family. Skating, inflatable rides, sledding, snow sculptures and many more activities await children young and old. Warm up with some free hot chocolate and delicious taffy on the snow. Hungry? Pass by the BBQ ($) to benefit the rugby club.

Clientele: Family
Location: Parc Aumais
Cost: Free

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