12/24/2011 01:16 EST | Updated 02/23/2012 05:12 EST

Share your Montreal holiday traditions

Montreal is a city packed with holiday merriment – be it a stroll in the Old Port, the Santa Claus parade, midnight mass at Notre Dame, grabbing a bite with friends at a favourite restaurant, shopping on Ste-Catherine Street or finding the perfect tree at Atwater Market.

In 2011, travel site picked Montreal as its top holiday travel destination for Canadians.

But, that’s no surprise to Montrealers.

What is your favourite holiday tradition in the city?