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Turn into a Pumpkin in Montreal

vicky vacay deal of the dayTravel Deal for October 30, 2012

With this deal, you’re going to have a ball – a pumpkin ball, that is!

The Montreal Botanical Gardens has “a collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, 10 exhibition greenhouses, some thirty thematic gardens, and teams of researchers and activities staff.”

Very impressive. But there’s another reason to visit this amazing attraction – the Great Pumpkin Ball is back to haunt the Botanical Gardens for another year!

Decorated pumpkins will be all decked out for the Great Pumpkin Ball. Come admire the wacky, creative efforts of talented pumpkin designers in this one-of-a-kind exhibition in Montréal. There’s also Esmeralda and Abracadabra’s home, and a Little Monsters Courtyard.

The Montréal Botanical Garden is located minutes away from downtown near the Biodôme and Olympic Park. Cost is $17.75 ($15 for Quebec residents) and is open from 9am – 9pm. Recommends Montreal for Kid-Friendly Attractions

The Botonical Gardens is a wonderful stop that your entire family will enjoy. But let’s face it – not every kid has a green thumb.

Lucky for us, Montreal has several attractions that your child will love. writer Jody Robbins was able to report about some of them in her article “5 Montreal attractions for kids.”

Robbins: “Montreal boasts an arsenal of activities guaranteed to entertain those with even the shortest of attention spans. Here are a five of my favourite activities that I recently enjoyed with my precocious seven-year-old daughter.”

To visit the Royal Botanical Gardens: Click here for more informtion, or call 1-514 872-1400.

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