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Go Irish at Montreal’s St Patrick`s Day Parade

Go Irish at Montreal’s St Patrick`s Day Parade March 12, 2012 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Montreal has a large Irish-Canadian population who are proud of their heritage in buidling the city. It’s estimated that 40% of Quebec’s population has some Irish ancestry so St. Patrick’s Day is a big celebration in Montreal. On St Paddy’s Day in Montreal, everyone is Irish....

Party until dawn at Nuit Blanche

Party until dawn at Nuit Blanche February 24, 2012 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
  Photo by John Walker Nuit Blanche is Montreal’s weekend-long arts festival that finishes off the Montreal Highlights Festival. Create your own itinerary from more than 165 indoor and outdoor activities featuring art, dance and music performances. It’s one of the wildest nights of the year...

Montreal takes on winter with an 11-day festival

February 18, 2012 | Events, What's New | Read More
For the next 11 days Montréal is taking winter head on with the fun-packed Montréal en Lumière. Running from February 16 until February 25, this outdoor event offers live music, culinary events, performance art, exhibits, light shows and plenty of free activities. Be sure to throw on your long underwear...

Celebrate New Year’s a la Montréal

Celebrate New Year’s a la Montréal December 28, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Courtesy of Tourisme Montreal Montréalers love a good party and New Year’s Eve is an evening when the whole city celebrates. Whether you want to listen to jazz, dance the night away, watch a cabaret, listen to some poetry or dress up, this city has a venue for you. Here are some suggestions to...

Celebrate Noël in Montréal

Celebrate Noël in Montréal December 19, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by Stéphan Poulin, courtesy of Tourisme Montréal, Montréal is a city that embraces Christmas and gets into the spirit of celebrating. If you find yourself in town during the holidays and want to join in the fun, here are some events to get you into the spirit. Skate under a brightly lit night Head...

Feel Good Christmas Events

Feel Good Christmas Events December 6, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Get into spirit of Christmas with some fundraising events that will help the local community. It’s a great way to introduce yourself to the local artisans, musicians and performers who make the Montreal scene so vital. Enjoy a Christmas Classic Westmount Park United Church Community Centre and Rialto...

History sails into Montreal with Tall Ships

History sails into Montreal with Tall Ships August 22, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Pathfinder Tall Ship On September 14 at 4 pm six majestic tall ships will be sailing into the Old Port of Montreal for a spectacular display of marine history. The ships will then dock at the Jacques Quartier Quay from September 15 until 18. Advance tickets are on sale now for this popular event, which...

Relax at Montreal’s Film Festival

Relax at Montreal’s Film Festival August 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Photo courtesy of Montreal World Film Festival It may not have the glitz of Cannes or the hype of Toronto, but the Montreal World Film Festival delivers. From August 18 until 28, the 35th MWFF offers 383 films from over 70 countries. The mandate of the festival is to offer film lovers and professionals...

Men in Kilts, Drag Queens, and Rappers Invade Montreal

Men in Kilts, Drag Queens, and Rappers Invade Montreal July 29, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Montreal knows diversity. With three fantastic festivals happening this weekend, it’s going to be one hot weekend, and not just because of the weather! For the last 34 years, the Montreal Highland Games have been celebrating the city’s Celtic heritage. The two-day event held in Pierrefonds is...

Comedy Overdose at Montreal’s Just for Laughs

Comedy Overdose at Montreal’s Just for Laughs July 28, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Just for Laugh Theatre on St Denis. Courtesy of Bonjour Quebec Need a good laugh? The Just for Laughs comedy blow-out may be just the cure for the summertime blues. This festival has been making Montreal bust a gut since 1983 when Gilbert Rozon started the event for French-speaking Quebeckers. It was...