Skating and entertainment

Having a good time is easy in the Outaouais! This winter, downtown Gatineau has tons of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you busy. While downtown, don't miss the skating rink at Brewery Creek and all the animation surrounding it. You'll also close to all the essentials for an entertaining, fun evening: theatres and concert halls, great bars and restaurants for quality time with friends, and a casino where you can end the night on a classy note!

day to stimulate your senses

Points of interest

69 Montcalm St.
Gatineau (Québec)

This winter, discover or rediscover Brewery Creek …on skates! Located in the heart of downtown Gatineau, the Brewery Creek Skating Rink opens in January, weather permitting, and hosts a variety of cultural and sports activities.

0.8 km
Skating will open an appetite. On Promenade du Portage, you will find Piz`za-za Restau Bar à vin, which is perfect to have a bite and a drink with friends in a very urban setting in a beautiful heritage building.
36 Laval St.
Gatineau (Québec) J8X 3G7

Piz’za-za restaurant and wine bar is celebrating its 25th birthday! That’s 25 years of serving the best gourmet pizzas made with prime local and house-made products; 25 years of serving fine wines from around the world, chosen just for you; and 25 years of being part of Old Hull’s culinary heritage. From a quick lunch to a leisurely dinner, the restaurant’s aim is to serve a meal that delights the senses, nourishes the body and warms the heart. It’s a great place to eat, any time of day!

0.6 km
You can walk to Salle Jean-Despréz located in nearby Maison du citoyen, Gatineau's city hall. On your way, take the time to appreciate the rich built heritage along Promenade du Portage.
25 Laurier St.
Gatineau (Québec) J8X 3Y9

An enchanting world of emotion, colour and sound awaits you at the Salle Jean-Despréz! This intimate performance hall presents a year-round program of shows for all tastes and all ages: song, blues, folk, world music, children’s theatre, comedy, and more.

4.2 km
After your show, head to Casino du Lac-Leamy. No matter whether you're still full of energy or you just want to talk the show calmly, the Casino has a section for you. Whether you're in the mood for the gaming area or just to chill with a drink, you'll find it all right here.
1 Casino Blvd.
Gatineau (Québec) J8Y 6W3

Closure of the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Following the guidelines of Direction de Santé publique du Québec, the Casino du Lac-Leamy close their doors for safety reasons. This is a government decision that will remain in place until further notice. An oasis of entertainment just five minutes from Parliament Hill, the Casino du Lac-Leamy features a wide selection of slot machines and gaming tables, including Texas Hold’em poker, as well as a multigame space with live hosts.