Printemps Nordique
April 4 – April 29
Place Des Arts

Embrace the spirit of rebirth and diversity through nature and art at Printemps Nordique. Now through April 29th, this artistic and cultural festival showcases the period of new life following the cold winter months shared by Canada and the Nordic countries. Held at Place Des Arts, celebrate the values of cooperation, humanism, and environmental awareness through shows and works based on theater, dance, music, visual arts, literature, and more. Visit the Place Des Arts website for more information.


La Grande Braderie de Mode Québécoise
April 12th – 15th, 2018
Bonsecours Market

Quoted as “the mecca of fashionistas,” the Big Fashion Sale by Quebec Designers is a popular semi-annual shopping event located at Bonsecours Market. From April 12th to the 15th, shoppers will flood the streets of Old Montreal to take advantage of major discounts on menswear, womenswear, accessories, and jewelry from over 140 unique designer labels. Featured brands and more information are available at the Braderie website.

21 Balançoires (21 Swings)
April 9 – May 27th, 2018
Promenade Des Artistes

Springtime in Montreal is in full swing, musical swings, that is! Custom-designed for the Artists’ Walk of the Quartier des spectacles, 21 Balançoires is an interactive musical playground in which each moving swings sets off its own music note. Whether creating a melody with some friends or taking part in a collective social musical, the activity is completely free! For more information, head to the Quartier des spectacles website.

Written by Ryan Doherty
Coordinated by Paul Larson