Get your snowboards and get ready to ride Montreal’s streets like you have never have before
Let’s face it, you can’t hibernate all winter long, and Montreal is giving you an epic event to attend or participate in at APIK, taking place in the heart of our city. From February 24th to March 5th, St. Denis and Le Quartier Latin will be transformed into one giant snow park. Taking advantage of the natural slope of the street in combination with plenty of snow and rails to grind on, you will be able to watch snowboarders take the hill. This snow playground will host contests, after parties, pop ups, bouldering, movie screenings and even an obstacle course. APIK is a great event because it is accessible and open to all ages!
Make sure you bring your own gear and don’t forget your helmets! If you do not own skates or helmets, they will be available for rent on site.
Montrealnightlife.com can book your hotel and travel needs so you can easily get to the event if you are traveling from out of town. Montrealnightlife.com can also make sure you never go hungry or thirsty by taking care of your restaurant and nightclub/bar needs. There will be plenty of music and action to keep you busy and we are here to help you sort things out. Let’s take a look at what to expect at APIK 2023 in Montreal.
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING COMPETITION
Date: February 25th and 26th
Location: On Saint-Denis, between Sherbrooke East and Ontario
Get ready for an exhilarating experience when the best skiers and snowboarders from around the world gather in Saint-Denis. On February 25 and 26, athletes will compete for a grand prize of $20,000 and the chance to highlight their skills and style on the specially designed urban course in what promises to be a showcase of athleticism and creativity as athletes push the limits of what’s possible on the slopes. The competition will have athletes complete three runs that will be judged based on the athletes’ creativity and the tricks they perform. The event is open to everyone and you can register by clicking here. Top prizes are $2500, second place is $750 and third place is $500. Do you have what it takes to be the best skier or snowboarder at APIK?
Activities for all ages
Date: March 1st to March 5th
Location: On Saint-Denis, between Sherbrooke East and Emery
A training hill will be available at Saint-Denis, between Sherbrooke East and Emery, making it the ideal place to bring your children. They will be able to ski and snowboard under the supervision of experienced monitors who will be there to help and ensure their safety. There will also be an obstacle where you can compete with your friends to see who can complete the course fastest.
Restaurants You Can Enjoy
There will be no shortage of nearby restaurants to choose from that are affiliated with this year’s APIK. If you want to discover more restaurants, contact montrealnightlife.com and they will make reservations at the city’s hottest spots. Here is a short list of some of the restaurants
Juliette & Chocolat
Indulge in famous hot or shaken chocolates, pastries, brownies, pancakes, waffles, and fruit fondues. Take advantage of their special offer of 2 hot chocolates for the price of one during Apik!
Randolph Gaming Pub Latin Quarter
Play a variety of games with experienced animators for just $5 per person, while enjoying a meal.
Menthe et couscous
Savour authentic North African cuisine with a wide range of couscous dishes, and bring your own wine or beer.
Hinnawi Bros Bagel & Café
Satisfy your craving for bagels, sandwiches, salads, and freshly ground coffee, either for dine-in or take-away.
A perfect place to enjoy delicious cheeses paired with wine, and take home cold meats, cheeses, and bottles of wine from their delicatessen.
Mia Thai Cuisine
Experience the authentic flavors of Northern Thailand with authentic Thai dishes.
Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine with a choice of meats, cheeses, and toppings to build your own burrito.
Discover Korean cuisine with options like Korean pancakes, ramen, bibimbab, jjigae, and more.
Where to grab a drink?
Did you really think you would come to Montreal and not have a drink or two at one of our infamous nightclubs or bars? APIK is no exception, and getting your adult beverages around the snow park will be a breeze. If you want to find more bars and nightclubs around the city and skip the lineups, contact Montrealnightlife.com to create your ultimate night out in Montreal. Here is a quick list of some of the bars you can enjoy during APIK.
L’Amère à boire
Artisanal microbrewery specializing in Czech-inspired beers.
On February 25th L’Abreuvoir will be hosting the an afterparty after the Snowboarding Competition.
Point Bar Lounge
Latin bar and tapas bar offering Colombian and Venezuelan cuisine and cocktails.
Mexican lounge offering margaritas in 10 flavors.
Pub du Quartier Latin
A popular meeting place for Montrealer’s with a wide selection of drinks and food.
A bar with live music featuring great local bands.
Irish-themed bar with more than 15 kinds of beers on tap and a variety of bottled drinks.
Relaxed bar with an Anatolian-inspired decor, offering cigars, shisha, cocktails, and more.
Arcade-themed bar in Montreal offering microbrewery beers and thematic cocktails.
Bistro à Jojo
Offers live blues shows and a wide selection of beers.
Wine bar with a cheese selection and a delicatessen for take-home meats and cheeses.