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  • Photo credit: Caroline Thibault

    Open year round

    Le Monastère - Cabaret de Cirque

    Montréal

    Website

  • Photo credit: Alexanne Brisson

    May 19 to October 6, 2024

    Piknic Électronik Montréal

    Montréal

    piknicelectronik.com/en

  • Photo credit: Alexis Monet

    June 7 to 9, July 5, August 2 to 4, September 6 and October 4, 2024

    Les Premiers Vendredis (First Fridays)

    Montréal

    lespremiersvendredis.ca

  • Photo credit: Pierre Langlois

    June 12 to 23, 2024

    Suoni Per Il Popolo

    Montréal

    suoniperilpopolo.org

  • Photo credit: Victor Diaz Lamich

    June 14 to 22, 2024

    Francos de Montréal

    Montréal

    francosmontreal.com/en

    Celebrating French-language song in all its forms, the Francos showcase its diversity through hip-hop, rock, pop, folk, electro and slam.

  • Photo credit: Paul Ducharme

    June 24, 2024

    Fête nationale du Québec à Montréal

    Montréal

    fetenationale-montreal.qc.ca

  • Photo credit: Victor Diaz Lamich

    June 27 to July 6, 2024

    Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

    Montréal

    montrealjazzfest.com/en

    The festival is renowned for its rich indoor and outdoor program, featuring traditional jazz, Latin and African music, pop, blues, blues rock, Cajun and reggae.

  • Photo credit: Carl Desjardins

    June 27 to August 1, 2024

    L'International des Feux Loto-Québec

    Montréal

    Website

  • Photo credit: J-F Savaria

    July 4 to 14, 2024

    Montréal Complètement Cirque

    Montréal

    montrealcompletementcirque.com/en/

    North America's first international circus arts festival brings together talented representatives of the circus world for performances throughout Montreal.

  • Photo credit: Mohand Belmellat

    July 9 to 21, 2024

    Festival international Nuits d'Afrique

    Montréal

    festivalnuitsdafrique.com/en/



    Discover the cultures of Africa, the West Indies and Latin America at concerts presented at several venues and on the free outdoor site at the Parterre du Quartier des spectacles.

  • July 11 to 14, 2024

    Taste of the Caribbean Festival

    Montréal

    totc.ca

    This festival encourages visitors to "taste" their way through the islands by way of live musical performances, dance workshops, local authentic Caribbean restaurants and many other activities.

  • Photo credit: Fania Séguin

    July 11 to 27, 2024

    Festival Zoofest

    Montréal

    zoofest.com/en

     

  • Photo credit: Pauline Trang

    July 11 to 14, 2024

    Cho Dem MTL

    Montréal 

    chodem-mtl.com

  • Photo credit: SOULFEST MTL

    July 11 to 14, 2024

    SOULFEST MTL

    Montréal

    soulfestmtl.com

  • Photo credit: Myriam Frenette

    July 17 to 27, 2024

    Just For Laughs MONTRÉAL

    Montréal

    montreal.hahaha.com/en

    As the largest comedy festival in the world, this event is the largest gathering of laughter of the year and thrills Montreal with its shows, street arts and theatre.

  • Photo credit: Viktor Fishy

    July 22 to 25, 2024

    Festival M.A.D.

    Montréal

    madfestival.ca/en/

  • Photo credit: Benoit Rousseau

    August 2 to 4, 2024

    Festival Musique et Arts OSHEAGA

    Montréal

    osheaga.com/en

    Montreal comes alive with a musical celebration on Île Sainte-Hélène. It's a unique opportunity for fans to enjoy outdoor concerts by a wide range of Canadian and local festival favourites.

  • Photo credit: CBL Shutter

    August 2 to 4, 2024

    Festival d'anime Otakuthon

    Montréal

    otakuthon.com

  • Photo credit: Gareth Plimmer

    August 2 to 11, 2024

    ItalfestMTL

    Montréal

    italfestmtl.ca

  • Photo credit: Annie Diotte

    August 8 to 11, 2024

    Fierté Montréal

    Montréal

    fiertemtl.com/en/

    Following the initiative of Montreal's 2SLGBTQI+ communities, the Montreal Pride Festival promotes their rights and celebrates their rich cultural and social progress.

  • Photo credit: Tim Snow

    August 9 to 11, 2024

    ÎleSoniq

    Montréal

    ilesoniq.com/en

    Follow the beat of Quebec's energetic club culture. A memorable experience awaits you with hip-hop, rap, house, reggaeton, dubstep and glitch-hop performances.

  • Photo credit: Frédérique Ménard-Aubin

    August 15 to 17, 2024

    LASSO Montréal

    Montréal

    lassomontreal.com

    LASSO is the first large-scale country event in Montreal, with a high-caliber program featuring a diversity of local and international artists.

  • Photo credit: Kaji Photos

    August 15 to Septembre 15, 2024

    Festival AfroMonde

    Montréal

    afromonde.ca/en

    AfroMonde Festival, in Montreal, offers an exceptional concept mixing music, traditional dance, traditional visual art fashion, humor and carnival.

  • Photo credit: Sean Vadaru

    August 20 to 25, 2024

    MUTEK

    Montréal

    montreal.mutek.org

     

  • Photo credit: Carl Desjardins

    August 26 to September 8, 2024

    Festival des arts de ruelle

    Montréal

    festivalfar.com


  • Photo credit: Victor L.

    August 27 to September 2, 2024

    JOAT Festival international de street dance

    Montréal

    joatfestival.com/en/

    For the Labour Day celebrations, JOAT Festival international de street dance takes Montreal's Quartier des spectacles by storm for a week of shows and activities for audiences of all ages.

  • Photo credit: Alexis Monet

    September 5 to 7, 2024

    Palomosa

    Montreal

    palomosa.com/en

  • Photo credit: Simon Laroche

    September 15, 2024

    Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal

    Montréal 

    gpcqm.ca/en/

  • Photo credit: Christian Martin

    September 20 to 22, 2024

    Montreal Beneva Marathon

    Montréal 

    mtlmarathon.com/en/

    Canada's first major international marathon and Quebec's largest running event.

  • Photo credit: Vivien Gaumand

    September 25 to 29, 2024

    POP Montréal

    Montréal

    popmontreal.com

  • Photo credit: Yasuko Tadokoro

    September 25 to 28, 2024

    MAPP MTL

    Montréal 

    Website

  • Photo credit: Jean-Pierre Dube

    October 3 to 12, 2024

    The Montreal OFF JAZZ Festival

    Montréal

    lofffestivaldejazz.com/en

  • Photo credit: Maryse Boyce

    October 9 to 20, 2024

    Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal

    Montréal

    nouveaucinema.ca/en

  • October 21 to 23, 2024

    Hub Montréal

    Montréal 

    hubmontreal.com/en

  • Photo credit: M. Belmellat

    October 25 to November 24, 2024

    Festival du Monde Arabe de Montréal

    Montréal

    festivalarabe.com/en/

  • Photo credit: Alexandre Guay

    November 7 to 17, 2024

    Coup de coeur francophone

    Montréal

    coupdecoeur.ca

  • November 20 to 23, 2024

    M pour Montréal

    Montréal

    mformontreal.com

  • Photo credit: Maryse Boyce

    Novembre 21 to December 1, 2024

    Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)

    Montréal

    ridm.ca/en

  • November 28 to December 22, 2024

    Village de Noël de Montréal

    Montréal

    noelmontreal.ca/en/

  • December 8 to 31, 2024

    Le Festival Noël dans le Parc

    Montréal

    noeldansleparc.com/en

  • Photo credit: Mike Patten

    Back in 2025

    MOMENTA Biennale de l'image

    Montréal

    momentabiennale.com/en

  • Photo credit: Action 500

    Action 500 Karting, Paintball, Laser et jeu d'évasion

    Montréal

    action500.com/en/

    514 254-4244

  • Photo credit: Moment Factory AURA

    Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal

    Montréal

    basiliquenotredame.ca/en

    1 866 842-2925



    Built between 1824 and 1829, Notre-Dame Basilica is one of the jewels of Montreal's heritage, with its imposing sanctuary, its polychrome vault decorated with gold leaf and its organs.

  • Bota Bota, spa-sur-l'eau

    Montréal

    botabota.ca/en/

    1 855 284-0333

  • Photo credit: Casinos du Québec

    Casino de Montréal

    Montréal

    casinos.lotoquebec.com/en/

    1 800 665-2274

    The Casino de Montréal, located on Île Notre-Dame, is the largest casino in Quebec and Canada. A wide variety of table games and slot machines, free shows, restaurants to satisfy all appetites, happening bars, a Cabaret ... everything is there to spend unforgettable moments.

  • Photo credit: Centre d’escalade Horizon Roc

    Centre d’escalade Horizon Roc

    Montréal

    horizonroc.com

    514 899-5000

  • Photo credit: Centre des sciences de Montréal

    Centre des sciences de Montréal

    Vieux-Port de Montréal

    montrealsciencecentre.com

    1 877 496-4724

  • Photo credit: Michel Pinault

    Château Ramezay – Musée et site historique de Montréal

    Montréal

    chateauramezay.qc.ca/en/

    514 861-3708

    Château Ramezay invites you to relive more than 500 years of history through its exhibitions, multimedia tour in six languages and New France garden.

  • Photo credit: Jean-François Gratton

    Cité Mémoire

    Montréal

    montrealenhistoires.com/en/

    514 666-1861



  • Photo credit: Mélanie Dusseault

    Espace pour la vie

    Montréal

    espacepourlavie.ca/en

    1 855 518-4506

    Includes the Biodôme, the Botanical Garden and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. The largest natural science museum complex in Canada.

  • Photo credit: Joël Lemay

    La Ronde

    Montréal

    laronde.com

    514 397-2000

    La Ronde, the largest amusement park in Quebec. With rides that are fun for kids and adults alike, you're sure to have an unforgettable day.

  • Photo credit: Pixup MTL

    Mount Royal Park

    Montréal

    lemontroyal.qc.ca/en/

    514 843-8240



  • Photo credit: André Charron

    L'Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal

    Montréal

    saint-joseph.org/en/

    1 877 672-8647

     

    A place of nature, culture and spirituality, Saint Joseph's Oratory welcomes you to the heart of the city. This world-renowned site offers its Way of the Cross gardens, concerts, museum and exhibitions.

  • Photo credit: Maison Saint-Gabriel

    Maison Saint-Gabriel, musée et site historique

    Montréal

    maisonsaintgabriel.ca/en/

    514 935-8136

  • Photo credit: Sylvain Légaré

    MEM - Centre des mémoires montréalaises

    Montréal

    memmtl.ca/en/

    514 872-3207

  • Photo credit: Thibault Carron

    Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

    Montréal

    mbam.qc.ca/en/

    1 800 899-MUSE (6873)

    Founded in 1860, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is the oldest art museum in Canada and a leading museum in North America.

  • Photo credit: Rémi Hermoso/Musée McCord Stewart

    Musée McCord Stewart

    Montréal

    musee-mccord-stewart.ca/en/

    514 861-6701

    Explore life in Montreal, past and present, and learn about its history, people and communities through stimulating exhibits and educational and cultural activities.

  • Photo credit: Myriam Baril Tessier

    Parc Jean-Drapeau

    Montréal

    parcjeandrapeau.com/en/

    514 872-6120

  • Parc olympique

    Montréal

    parcolympique.qc.ca/en/

    1 877 997-0919

    Hosting memorable community moments, the Olympic Park offers activities and events at the Stadium and on the Esplanade every year.

  • Photo credit: Caroline Bergeron

    Pointe-à-Callière, cité d'archéologie et d'histoire de Montréal

    Montréal

    pacmusee.qc.ca/en/

    514 872-9150



  • Photo credit: JF Savaria

    Quartier des spectacles

    Montréal

    quartierdesspectacles.com/en/

    514 879-0009

  • SOS Labyrinthe

    Montréal

    soslabyrinthe.com/en/

    514 499-0099

  • Photo credit: Bianca Des Jardins pour Strøm

    Strøm spa nordique Île-des-Sœurs

    Verdun

    stromspa.com/ile-des-soeurs/en/

    514 761-2772

  • Photo credit: Chantal Lévesque

    La TOHU

    Montréal

    tohu.ca/en

    1 888 376-8648

     

     

  • Photo credit: Administration portuaire de Montréal

    Port of Montreal Tower

    Montréal

    port-montreal.com/en/grand-quay/tower

    514 370-8687

    A new observation tower in the Old Port on the shore of the St. Lawrence River, the Port of Montreal Tower offers an amazing vantage point to admire the city.

  • Vieux-Port de Montréal

    Montréal

    oldportofmontreal.com

    1 800 971-7678

     

    Discover the 2024 summer activities

    The Old Port of Montreal is full of activities and great views. Whether you're visiting as a family, a couple or with friends, the Old Port is THE summer destination!

  • Photo credit: Voiles en voiles

    Voiles en voiles

    Montréal

    voilesenvoiles.com/en/

    514 473-1458

  • Photo credit: Zoo Ecomuseum

    Zoo Ecomuseum

    Ouest de l’île de Montréal

    zooecomuseum.ca/en/

    514 457-9449

    The only outdoor zoo on the island of Montreal, the Ecomuseum Zoo showcases Quebec's wildlife in a natural and enchanting setting. See the grey wolves, Canada lynx and more.

  • Photo credit: Thierry du Bois/Cosmos Image

    Îlot 84 / Aire commune

    Montréal

    airecommune.com/en/

    514 268-8230

  • Regroupement des événements majeurs internationaux

    Montréal

    remi.qc.ca/en/

    514 402-0355

  • Photo credit: JF Savaria

    XP_MTL

    Montréal

    xpmtl.com

  • December 16, 2023

    Christmas at the Village of Rivière-des-Prairies

    Montréal

    montreal.ca/evenements/noel-au-village-de-riviere-des-prairies

  • Photo credit: Maryse Boyce

    January 16 to 28, 2024

    Festival Plein(s) Écran(s)

    Montréal

    pleinsecrans.com

     

     

  • Photo credit: Madeleine Plamondon @madshitcray

    January 18 to February 10, 2024

    Igloofest

    Montréal

    igloofest.ca/en

  • Photo credit: Camille Gladu-Blouin

    February 21 to March 2, 2024

    Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma

    Montréal

    rendez-vous.quebeccinema.ca

  • Photo credit: Victor Diaz Lamich

    February 29 to March 10, 2024

    Montréal en Lumière

    Montréal

    montrealenlumiere.com

    Celebrate winter with Montréal en Lumière! Discover a new musical and aerial skating trail, an exclusive show, a trail of light installations and giant cinematic projections.

  • March 2 to 10, 2024

    Montréal International Children’s Film Festival

    Montréal

    fifem.com/en/

  • Photo credit: Frédérique Ménard-Aubin

    March 11 to May 13, 2024

    Les Francouvertes

    Montréal

    francouvertes.com

  • Photo credit: Maryse Boyce

    March 14 to 24, 2024

    The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA)

    Montréal

    lefifa.com/en

  • Photo credit: Caroline Perron

    March 21 to 24, 2024

    Cabane Panache

    Montréal

    promenadewellington.com/en/

  • Photo credit: Jean-Baptiste Bevavent

    April 26 to May 5, 2024

    Défis sportif AlterGo

    Montréal

    defisportif.com/en/

  • Photo credit: Annie Diotte

    May 14 to 18, 2024

    EXCLAM

    Montréal

    exclam.com

  • Photo credit: Mélanie Dusseault

    May 24 to 26, 2024

    Festival Eurêka!

    Montréal

    festivaleureka.ca/en/

  • Photo credit: Olivier Bourget

    May 24 to 26, 2024

    Festival Mondial de la bière

    Montréal

    festivalmondialbiere.qc.ca/en/

  • Photo credit: Judicael Aspirot

    May 26 to June 2, 2024

    Go Bike Montréal Festival

    Montréal

    velo.qc.ca/en/

    At the Go Bike Montréal Festival, everyone can pedal at their own pace, thanks to several cycling routes and activities: the Tour de l'Île de Montréal, the Tour la Nuit, the Bike to Work Day and the Metropolitan Challenge.

  • Photo credit: Gridspace

    May 31 to July 21, 2024

    Biennale internationale d'art numérique (BIAN)

    Montréal

    elektramontreal.ca

  • Photo credit: Andrii Kulian

    June 6 to 9, 2024

    Festival YATAI MTL

    Montreal

    yataimtl.com

  • Photo credit: Festival Montréal Baroque

    June 13 to 16, 2024

    Festival Montréal Baroque

    Montréal

    montrealbaroque.com/en