Here is a list of some of the top activities to do and participate in around Montreal this summer !
Its Summer !!!!
The city of Montreal is brimming with numerous festivals and activities to see and do. There’s more to summer than just the major events taking place around Le “Quartier des Festivals”.
Below is a joint list compiled by Michael D’Alimonte (from MTL Blog) and myself of various fun and non mainstream events for young and old to participate in!
Have a great summer and please feel free to add events and activities below in the comment section !
Piknik Electronik: Every Sunday ’til September 21st
Tam Tams: Every Sunday on Mont Royal
FTA- TransAmerican Festival: From 22nd Mai to June 7th
24th edition of the Montreal Fringe Festival: 2- 22nd of June
MTL Awards After Party: Burlesque on the menu! June 5th, Telus Theater
Museum of Life and Death: Artistic nude exhibition by Viktor Tatran: June 2nd-8th St-James Theater.
APOLLO Thursday – Professional networking event with Viktor Tatran exhibit at St James Theater June 5th.
Pavé Poésie: June 5th to 8th
June First Friday Food Truck Festival: June 6th at Olympic Stadium: Perfect for foodies!
Die Antwoord @ Metropolis: June 6th
Exclusive Grand-Prix F1 party at the Ritz Carlton: Meet F1 legend David Coulthard! June 6th
Grindhouse Crew’s Outdoor Screening of Night of The Living Dead: Sunday, June 8th
Grand Prix Weekend: June 6th to 8th
Monkland Street Festival: June 6th to 8th
Parc Exalto: Montreal’s acrobatic park is now open for you to enjoy
Nature’s Slowpokes in the Spotlight at the Biodôme – From June 7 to October 26
Summer Zombie March: Sunday, June 8th
Eureka Science Festival: June 13th to 15th
St. Laurent/The Main Street Fest: June 12th to June 15th
Aires Libres in the Village: now until September 1st
Beer Fest: June 11th to 5th
FrancoFolies: June 12th to 22nd
Footsie Grand opening Party : June 12th
Chill at a bar ’til 6am: June 12th to July 5th
Mural Fest: St-Laurent Boulevard , June 12th to 15th
Montreal Boat Tour: Ride the water with Bateau Mouche or Croisière AML
Clock Tower Beach Chillin’: Open weekend until June 20th, then every day until September
St. Jean Baptist Day Celebrations: June 24th
Chinatown Street Sale: June 25th to 29th
International Fireworks Competition: Every Saturday from June 28th to August 2nd
Montreal Ghost Hunts: Every Friday from July 4th to August 29th
Bijou, Bijoux: Free Jewelry exhibition at Marche Bonsecours: June 29th to the 2nd of July
Montreal Circus Festival: July 2nd to 13th @ La Tohu
Shakespeare In the Park’s production of Harry the King: July 4th to August 2nd (multiple locations)
July’s First Friday: July 4th at Olympic Stadium
38th Annual Carifiesta Festival: Saturday July 5th to the 7th
Nuit d’Afrique: July 8th to 20th
Just for Laughs: July 8th to 28th
Mondial des Jeux Loto-Québec: July 12th to 26th
Fantasia Film Festival: Sci-fi, Asian and Horror films on big screen ! July 17th to August 5th
Justin Timberlake: July 25th & 26th @ Bell Center
Divers/Cité: Montreal Gay festival , July 28th to August 3rd
August First Friday: August 1st
Osheaga: Music and Arts Festival August 1st to 3rd
Under Pressure: August 8th & 9th
Montreal’s International Tango Festival: August 5th to 10th
Ile Soniq: August 15th & 16th
International Reggae Festival: August 15th to 17th
Italian Week: August 15th to August 17th
Pride Week and Parade : August 11th to 17th
18th Century Market: August 23 & August 24 in Old Montreal
Montréal Fashion and Design Festival: August 20th to 23rd on McGill College
ElectroDash Montreal: August 29th @ Parc Jean-Drapeau
Montreal World Film Festival: August 21st to September 1st
The Black Keys @ The Bell Centre: September 18th
Tall Ships On The Quays: September 12th to 14th
With so much going on ….What will you be doing this summer?
Please feel free to email or send me your event to add to the list or share below in the comment section: