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November 26, 2012 16:46 ET

Old Montreal's 2012 Extravaganza: An explosive Program Schedule!

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 26, 2012) - This year, Old Montreal's Extravaganza in collaboration with the Old Port of Montréal Corporation offers you a stroll in Old Montreal, where winter festivities come to life. During its program schedule from December 14 to January 5, 2013, with the exception of some partners that offer activities from early December, Old Montreal's Extravaganza is packed with 1001 outings to explore and discover the treasures of the old part of town. Here, streets and stores take on a holiday spirit that makes it enjoyable for friends and family alike to gather, go out, get active and take advantage of the outdoors. Its diversified program and the vast number of activities suggested positions the festival on top of the list for entertainment-seekers. In its 2012 program schedule, winter lovers and hibernators alike can take part in activities offered both indoors and outdoors throughout the festivities, such as the following:

For its 9th edition, Old Montreal's Extravaganza and the Old Port of Montréal unite forces to create what promises to be THE EVENT of the year!

GRAND BALL

On the evening of December 31st, the New Year's arrival will be celebrated once again at the very animated Place Jacques-Cartier. As usual, shows will take over the stage! At 10:00 p.m., festival-goers along with the group Raffy are invited to party before midnight.

FINAL COUNTDOWN AT THE OLD PORT

The Final Countdown will take place on Monday, December 31st, at 23:59:50. Come celebrate the New Year at what promises to be the most memorable party of the year! Live the magic of fireworks presented by TELUS and dance to the New Year's Party music, brought to you by Coca-Cola, from midnight to 2:00 a.m.

BETWEEN DECEMBER AND JANUARY

Although the New Year's Eve's celebration is a must, the 2012 edition of Old Montreal's Extravaganza offers entertainment of all types. Check-out the complete list on the Extravaganza's Website.

SOME ACTIVITIES

- Saturday, December 1st, the Old Port of Montréal kicks off its winter season with several Olympic athletes and professionals that will lace-up their skates for the occasion. Also not to be missed that day are the first fireworks on ice by TELUS starting at 8:00 p.m.

- Rythme Fm offers a sleigh ride every week-end between December 15th and January 5th, 2013.

Please note that December 31st will be a welcomed exception.

- The Stars' Christmas Trees Exhibition will be presented at Marché Bonsecours from December 14th to January 5th, 2013.

- The International Village of Holiday Traditions will be presented on the parvis at Marché Bonsecours, from December 14th to January 5th, 2013.

For this 9th edition of Old Montreal's Extravaganza, all our event partners take turns in contributing to our rich calendar of activities. 2012 is no exception as you are sure to find many exciting activities during your free time. Simply take a look at our complete program schedule at www.lesfeeriesduvieuxmontreal.info Information also available at our partners and by phone at 1 877 BONJOUR (266-5687).

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