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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.

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Event Calendar
From October 14 to 17, 2018

Activities

Gardens of Light

www.espacepourlavie.ca
Montréal Botanical Garden | 4101 Sherbrooke Street East | Metro: Pie IX
September 7 to October 31, 2018

Arts

Balenciaga – Master of couture

www.musee mccord.qc.ca
McCord Museum | 690 Sherbrooke Street West | Metro: McGill
June 15 to October 14, 2018

Alexander Calder – Radical Inventor

www.mbam.qc.ca
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts | 1380 Sherbrooke Street West | Metro: Guy-Concordia
September 22, 2018 to February 10, 2019

MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image

www.momentabiennale.com
Galerie de l’UQAM | 1400 Berri Street Local J R120 | Metro: Berri UQAM
Annually in September

Françoise Sullivan

www.macm.org
Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal | 185 Sainte Catherine Street West | Metro: Place-des-Arts
October 18, 2018 to January 20, 2019

Julian Rosefeldt

www.macm.org
Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal | 185 Sainte Catherine Street West | Metro: Place-des-Arts
October 18, 2018 to January 20, 2019

Festivals

CINEMANIA Francophone Film Festival

www.festivalcinemania.com
Cinéma Impérial | 1430 de Bleury Street | Metro: Place-des-Arts
November 2 to 12, 2017

Festival du nouveau cinéma

www.nouveaucinema.ca
Festival du nouveau cinéma | Block bounded by Sherbrooke, Saint Denis, Sainte Catherine and De Bleury streets | Metro: Saint Laurent
October 3 to 14, 2018

Black & Blue Festival

www.bbcm.org
Centre Pierre Charbonneau | 3000 Viau Street | Metro: Viau
Annually in October

History

Queens of Egypt

www.pacmusee.qc.ca
Pointe à Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex | 350 Place Royale | Metro: Place-d’Armes
April 10 to November 4, 2018

Paris on Display: 18th Century Boutiques

www.stewart-museum.org
Pointe à Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex | 350 Place Royale | Metro: Place-d’Armes
April 25, 2018 to March 24, 2019

Écho 67 – The Biosphere

www.canada.ca
Biosphère, Environment Museum | 160 Tour de l’Isle Road Île Sainte-Hélène | Metro: Jean-Drapeau
April 27, 2017 to May 31, 2019

Sports

Montreal Alouettes

www.montrealalouettes.com
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium | McGill University 475 des Pins Avenue West | Metro: McGill
June 9 to October 28, 2018

Montréal Canadiens

www.nhl.com
Bell Centre | 1909 des Canadiens de Montréal Avenue | Metro: Bonaventure
October 11, 2018 to April 6, 2019


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