Montreal Gardens of Light 2018

Montreal Gardens of Light 2018

This autumn event sets three cultural gardens at the Jardin botanique all aglow. The Chinese Garden displays its traditional lanterns and shares a fabulous fishing tale with visitors, the Japanese Garden leads visitors along a meditative illuminated path inspired by the seasons, and the First Nations Garden features an intense multimedia experience that lets visitors feel the beating heart of the Cycle of Life.

Montreal's Italian Week 2018

Montreal's Italian Week 2018

Montreal's Italian Week is a festival honoring Italy's beauty and diversity. The festivities create an intercultural space of exchanges, discoveries and sharing between the different cultural communities.

A variety of activities will allow you to soak up the aromas and the Italian culture. It is in a jovial atmosphere that Italians and non-Italians gather during the festivities.
Montréal Poutinefest 2018

Montréal Poutinefest 2018

Ever wonder how many ways you can dress up your fries? Look no further! After its wildly successful edition last year, PoutineFest is back from July 31 to August 5. Rain or shine, come down and discover decadent poutines from macaroni and cheese poutine to duck confit and foie gras poutine, this time from a larger and optimized site, complete with giant games, kiosks, and live music.Schedule:  July 31: 5PM to 10PM August 1st to August 5: 11AM to 10PM
Holi – Festival of Colors 2018

Holi – Festival of Colors 2018

Experience the outdoor HOLI event in Montreal! 

Inspired by the ancient tradition of India, this musical color-throw festival will transport you into a world of joy, happiness and unique memories! World, Indie, House, Regaetton and many more music beats will be performed by DJs and live bands. You will enjoy Bhangra, Bollywood, Samba and other dance animations throughout the day.

Food stalls, henna and kid-friendly activities will make it a memorable family day!
Naked Bike Ride Montreal 2018

Naked Bike Ride Montreal 2018

World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) is on! It’s time to put a stop to the indecent exposure of people and the planet to cars and the pollution they create.

Since 2004, cities across the world have experienced the joy of the world’s largest naked event promoting cycling in the history of humanity. All are welcome!

From the shy to the bold. Cyclists, rollerbladers, rollerskaters, skate boarders. All ages, sizes, and colors welcome. Bring your family and your co-workers!

Montreal Cirque Festival 2018

Montreal Cirque Festival 2018

MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE is a Festival that brings people together across the city every July with a stunning circus program. For 10 days, Montreal moves to the rhythm of circus arts. Its venues, streets, parks, and sidewalks become stages to showcase colourful, high-flying performances from here and around the world.

An event not to be missed, MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE presents diversity in all its forms and expressions by creating moments where the most talented artists from the circus world come together to perform.
Montreal A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN 2018

Montreal A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN 2018

Taste Of The Caribbean (TOTC) is Quebec’s premier Caribbean cultural event.  Celebrating its 19th year, TOTC 2018 – The Dance Edition, is a four-day cultural feast of food, music and arts from over 20 Caribbean nations including Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Cuba and many more!
International Fireworks Loto-Québec La Ronde 2018

International Fireworks Loto-Québec La Ronde 2018

On the occasion of the 34th edition of L’International des Feux Loto-Québec, world-renowned companies representing their respective countries are invited to participate in this fireworks competition, recognized as one of the most prestigious in the world. The best place to see these beautiful fireworks is undoubtedly from the site of La Ronde, in the stands, where you will not miss the fireworks that unfold both on the surface of the Dolphin Lake than in Montréal’s sky.

NOTE: ALL fireworks tickets give you access to La Ronde on that same day.  You can hope on rides all day and enjoy the fireworks at night, for one single price! 
Sainte-Catherine Street Sidewalk Sale 2018

Sainte-Catherine Street Sidewalk Sale 2018

Sainte-Catherine Street Sidewalk Sale is known as the biggest open sky gathering of merchants in Canada. Discover Sainte-Catherine Street like you have never seen it before, celebrating street arts this upcoming 20th edition! More than 300 000 visitors will ramble in the heart of downtown Montreal to enjoy animations, outside shops, musicians, acrobats, live artistic creations, dance, refreshing drinks and great food  in a pleasant festive atmosphere.
Elektra 2018

Elektra 2018

Elektra is an international Digital art festival presenting artists and works that combine art and new technologies. As a high-calibre Montreal-based cultural initiative, the ELEKTRA Festival is a showcase of local, national and international creation for Montreal’s community ». ELEKTRA unites creative media, sush as music, video, cinema, performance, design, gaming and audio or interactive installation combined with the latest digital technologies. This year's theme is AUTOMATA - Sing the Body Electric.