20 Things To Do In Montreal's Old Port This Summer

Festivals, food trucks, fireworks and much more.
20 Things To Do In Montreal's Old Port This Summer

Taking a "stay-cation" instead of a vacation might be a big deal in other cities, but in Montreal it's pretty standard. That's because Montreal is so awesome there's no real reason to leave it in the first place. After all, there's no shortage of activities to take part in. In fact, there's a ton of them happening in the Old Port alone.

Here's a list of all the fun things you have to look forward to on your stay-cation in Montreal's Old Port for summer 2015.

1. Clock Tower Beach

From May 30th to September 7th 2015, come enjoy the beach right in your own backyard.

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2. Decalade

Rappel down Montreal's building facades.

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3. Voiles en Voiles

Become a pirate on the inflatable playground aerial adventure paths.

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4. Eureka! Festival

A celebration of science for kids and adults of all ages. Featuring more than 100 free activities.

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5. Canada Day

The party will be going strong to celebrate our country's birthday. The event is expected to attract over 100,000 people.

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6. Montreal International Reggae Festival

Celebrate the rhythms of Jamaica from August 14th to 16th.

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7. International Percussion Festival

This year celebrates the 14th edition of the event and will focus on France.

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8. Orientalys Festival

A celebration of Oriental culture through music, dance, and art. From July 23rd to the 26th.

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9.  A Taste of the Caribbean

Food, music, and arts of more than 20 Caribbean countries.

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10. Montréal RibFest

50,000 fans of slowly grilled meat will be gathering at the Jacques Cartier Quay from June 27 to July 1.

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11. PoutineFest

Poutine deserves its own festival, that's just a given. Celebrate fries, gravy and cheese from July 3rd to 5th.

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12. Festival YUL-EAT

Celebrate all Canadian food that isn't poutine. And since we're not exactly sure what that is, we'd better go.

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13. Lolë White Tour

One of the largest gatherings of yoga enthusiasts to celebrate peace, mind, and the body.

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14. Iron Open Mind

Cardiovascular activites along with yoga and meditation taking place on September 7th.

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15. Food Trucks

Food trucks will be gathered on the promenade.

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16. Lunch Cruises

The Cavalier Maxim, the Petit Navire, Croisière Absolü, and the Bateau-Mouche offer you 3 different river cruises.

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17. Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau

Get pampered at the spa while being gently rocked by the waves.

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 18. Guided Tours

The Old Port also offers guided Sea-Doo outings, fishing excursions, romantic dinners and guided tours.

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19. Game On

An interactive exhibition entirely dedicated to the video game industry.

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20. Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D

Presented by the IMAX Telus theatre, take part in a fascinating underwater adventure.

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