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What’s Happening in Montreal: February 12 to 18

by Lauren Cracower

Love is certainly in the air! We’ve got you covered for Valentine’s Day with the perfect outings for a couple or a group of friends, fine dining by the water and mini manicures to polish up for a good cause.

Image courtesy of Red Cross Young Leaders

 

Manicure-o-thon

The Red Cross Young Leaders are celebrating Valentine’s Day with a quick polish change. Along with the amazing team at Rouge Nail Bar they will be setting up a special nail booth downtown with $5 from each manicure going to the Red Cross. A great way to add some colour pre-V-day and give back at the same time.
When: February 12-14, 10a.m.-4p.m.
Price: $15
Where: 1000 de la Gauchetiere W., Lobby

Image courtesy of Bota Bota

 

Love, Water & Gastronomy

What could be more romantic than overlooking the Old Port, sitting in a water circuit and then dining on Valentine worthy cuisine? Bota Bota spa is offering a gastronomic package with access to the water circuit. Sophie l’Homme Trio will be providing musical ambiance while the menu includes duck foie gras terrine, noir desir dessert, a glass of sparkling cider and more.
When: Until February 17
Price: $100/person
Where: Bota Bota, 358 de la Commune W., 514-284-0333, www.botabota.ca

Photo courtesy of St Denis Street

 

La Fete des Glaces

We may not need another incentive to take a romantic stroll down St Denis Street, but now we have one. With over 40 ice sculptures soon to be on display, this is the perfect opportunity to browse through chic stores while watching blocks of ice being transformed into artistic creations.
When: February 16-17, 10a.m.-6p.m.
Price: Free
Where: St Denis Street

Photo courtesy of The Candy Box Revue

 

The Candy Box Revue

Scarlett James brings the world of burlesque to Valentine’s Day with her French Kiss show. Cancan ladies, showgirls and pin up beauties will all take to the stage for a sexy and sultry night to remember. A range of packages are available from single admission, to dinner, wine and gift bags combos.
When: February 14, 7p.m.
Price: $80/1 – $800/2
Where: The Candy Box at KOKO Bar, 8 Sherbrooke St. W., 514-707-3333, www.kokomontreal.com

Image courtesy of Mado

 

25 Years of Mado

Montreal’s ultimate drag queen is celebrating her 25th anniversary in the business with a cabaret party. Along with special guests, Mado will light up the stage with her humour, long legs and over the top sex appeal.
When: February 14, 8p.m.
Price: $35.15
Where: Metropolis, 59 Ste. Catherine St., 514-844-3500, www.metropolismontreal.ca