Montréal en Lumière
February 20 – March 1
Le Quartier des spectacles

Light up the night with Montréal en Lumière. This festival and outdoor playground has many free activities for all ages. Enjoy the beautiful interactive illuminated art pieces. Taste dishes from 500 renowned chefs.
See more than 600 artists participating in 200 shows and activities. This event will be held in the Quartier des Spectacles, next to the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Les corps avalés
February 26 – February 28
Place des Arts

Explore power relations, inequalities and social upheaval through the art of dance, with Les corps avalés choreographed by Virginie Brunelle.
Brunelle directs eight dancers in a portrayal of a vulnerable humanity in search of gentleness and community. The show is in the beautiful Théâtre Maisonneuve.  For ticket information, head to

Festival De Casteliers
March 4 – March 8
Throughout Montreal and Laval

Get ready for the whimsy of puppet theater with live performances, exhibits and screenings at the Festival de Casteliers throughout Montreal and Laval. Festival De Casteliers also includes motorized marionettes. For more information about the events visit the

Written by Madison Spear