Montreal is a world-class city that is both modern and historic. The World Poker Tour goes north over the border to the Playground Poker Club for the partypoker.net WPT Playground Main Event. The $3,500 tournament runs February 10 – 15, giving players ample time to explore what Montreal has to offer.
Bota Bota Spa
One of the most unique spas in the world is a 25,000 square feet former ferryboat moored in the Old Port of Montreal. The Bota Bota spa offers full spa treaments, a water circuit and massage therapy. The unique setting will melt away any tilt picked up at the poker tables.
One Montreal’s best-known events during the winter months, an electronic music festival taking place over four consecutive weekends gives partiers plenty of time to dance. But dress appropriately, as the event is outside at the Jacques-Cariter Quay in the Old-Port of Montreal on the St. Lawrence River.
The Montreal Biodome
Located on the 1972 Olympic grounds, the Montreal Biodome is an environmental attraction that features over 4,000 animals and 1,500 plants in four different ecosystems found in the Americas. The building was repurposed in 1992 and allows entrants to visit a tropical forest, a Laurentain forest, a Saint Lawrence Marine Eco-system and a polar area divided between the Arctic and Antarctic.
Montreal Canadiens vs St. Louis Blues
The Montreal Canadiens are one of the Original Six teams of the NHL and host the St. Louis Blues February 11 at the Bell Centre. The first-place Canadiens feature Max Pacioretty, Alexander Radulov and Andrew Shaw is among the league leaders in penalty minutes with 88 in the box.
Fete des Nieges – Snow Park in Parc Jean-Drapeau
Tranlsated to “Celebration of Snow” the famous Montreal park hosts a festival for people of all ages. There’s a hockey rink (with a tournament), downhill tubing and sledding, cross-country skiing and other activities aimed at families. It runs on weekends throughout February.
America’s top female comedian headlines an arena tour a couple days after the action wraps up at Playground. She’s brash, she’s ballsy, she might just what you need to shake off tilt from a bad week at the tables. She’s performing Friday, February 17 at the Bell Centre.