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What’s on in Montréal

Festivals and Events

An incredible cultural effervescence infuses entertainment venues, among the best in the country, and spills out into the streets, home to major international events and a host of free shows.

For the complete calendar of events in Montréal, visit Tourisme Montréal’s website. You can also get inspiration from our regularly updated lists of MTL Experiences, to find the perfect activity for you.

Looking for something to do that’s a bit off the beaten path? Want to see what’s on Montréal’s stages and screens tonight or tomorrow? Visit La Vitrine, Montréal’s last-minute ticket source for lots of fabulous entertainment ideas!

Must-see attractions

Incredible entertainment, historic architecture, glorious food, vibrant culture and a night life that never stops: Montréal has it all, but where to start? From the fresh air and city views of Mount Royal to late-night carousing, put these on your to-do-in-Montréal list.

If you are interested in visiting many of Montréal must-see attractions, take advantage of the Passeport Mtl, for an easy access to close to 30 attractions, including unlimited public transportation.

Mobile app: My official Montréal City Guide

Once you are here, get out there and discover Montréal with the official Tourisme Montréal app: My official Montréal City Guide

Explore the city at your own pace with recommendations tailored to your tastes, preferences, location and time of day.

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Calendrier des événements
From May 1 to 2, 2016


Piknic Électronik

Plaine des jeux | Tour de l’Isle Road Île Sainte Hélène | Metro: Jean Drapeau
Annually in May

OSM Classical Spree

Place des Arts | Place des Arts 175 Sainte Catherine Street West | Metro: Place des Arts
Annually in August

Gardens of Light

Montréal Botanical Garden | 4101 Sherbrooke Street East | Metro: Pie IX
Annually in September


MEG Montréal Festival

Quartier des spectacles | Bordered by René Lévesque, Sherbrooke, City Councillors and Saint Hubert | Metro: Place des Arts
Annually in August

CINEMANIA Francophone Film Festival

Cinéma Impérial | 1430, rue de Bleury | Metro: Place des Arts
Annually in November


Montreal Impact

Stade Saputo | 4750 Sherbrooke Street East | Metro: Viau
Annually in March

Montreal Alouettes

Percival Molson Memorial Stadium | McGill University 475 des Pins Avenue West | Metro: McGill
Annually in June

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal

Mount Royal Park | Via Camillien Houde Parkway from the east Remembrance Road from the west | Metro: Mont Royal | Bus: 11 West
Annually in September

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