20 Things You Can Do In Montreal This Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

From Thursday, July 13th until Sunday, July 16th.
20 Things You Can Do In Montreal This Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Thursday, July 13th until Sunday, July 16th! It's officially July and all of summer lays ahead of us!  Festivities are well underway to help us all enjoy Montreal's beautiful summer 2017. 

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Let's start to celebrate July by enjoying all the insane things you can do this weekend! On the plus side, most activities are even free this week! Rain or shine, this weekend will be A1. Of course, we can't forget that the Just For Laughs Festivals starts this weekend!

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Thursday, July 13th - 2017:

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1.Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Nuits d'Afrique

Since 1987, every edition of Festival International Nuits d’Afrique has blown the minds of Montrealers. Featuring talent from here to Timbuktu, across great oceans to Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, this festival is sure to amaze.

When: From July 11 to July 23, 2017

Where:Parterre du Quartier des Spectacles

Price: 30 FREE shows


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Startupfest

Startupfest has grown into a global gathering of the world's best entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and mentors. It features world-class content, from back-of-napkin ideas to champagne-popping exits, across three days of keynotes, interactive how-to sessions, thought-provoking predictions, and a healthy dose of irreverence.

When: July 12 to July 15, 2017

Where:Saint‑Hubert Street // Between Bellechasse & Jean‑Talon

Price: Various ( Media Passes are free)


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Montreal's Circus Street Festival

Montréal Complètement Cirque is a huge circus festival created by La TOHU, the National Circus School, Cirque Éloize, Les 7 Doigts de la main, En Piste, and of course Cirque du Soleil! For 11 days, Montreal moves to the rhythm of circus arts all over the streets.

When: July 6 to July 16, 2017

Where:Jardins Gamelin and rue St. Denis between Ste. Catherine Street and Sherbrooke

Price: Max $15


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Try "Watermelon Bowl" Ice Cream

Okay, so you have definitely heard of Montreal's churro cone ice cream and probably even Montreal's vegan ice cream shop, but this, THIS watermelon ice cream bowl will TRULY blow your mind!

When: All month

Where:Le Blueboy // 150 Mont-Royal Ave E

Price: $

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5.Enjoy This Weekend And Go Try Lawrence Restaurant

This vintage brunch spot is truly like no other. With unique options from British expat Marc Cohen, I guarantee that your mouth will be watering all morning long!

Where: 5201 St Laurent Blvd


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Friday, July 14th- 2017:

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1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Just For Laughs Festival

Yes, the happiest time of the year is almost among us! No it's not Christmas, it's the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal! With dozens of comedians coming to preform, you can expect nothing but laughter.

When: July 12 to July 31

Where: Various

Price: Various


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Marché des Possibles

Marché des Possibles is a public open-air space featuring a free and diversified socio-cultural programming that includes musical performances, screenings of films and activities for children. On the premises, you will also find a bar and a bier garden , a market with artists and artisan creations, as well as delicious food provided by local chefs and pop-up restaurants.

When: June 23 to August 13

Where: Located at 5635 rue St-Dominique

Price: FREE


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Ste. Catherine Street Sidewalk Sale

This has to be one of the largest sidewalk sales in all of North America! The Montreal Ste. Catherine Street Sidewalk Sale attracts around 300,000 shoppers who catch live entertainment along the fair's 1.5 kilometre stretch.

When: July 14 to July 16

Where: Ste. Catherine Street

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4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Shakespeare-in-the-Park

Founded in 1988, Montreal’s Repercussion Theatre is best known for its annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park summer tour. As a professional theater company and non-profit arts organization, their core values are artistic excellence, social relevance and accessibility.

When: July 13 through August 15

Where: Various

Price: FREE


5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Cacao 70 Tour 

Ever wondered how chocolate is made? Take a tour at Cacao 70's Chocolate Factory! It has now opened its doors to the immense pleasure of chocolate lovers. Providing a privileged access to the public all the while promoting their expertise and offering a space dedicated to heavenly chocolate delights, the Cacao 70 Factory is slated to be the epicurean foodie spot and a place where passion comes to life.

When: Fri, 14 July 2017 // 6:00 PM – 7:00

Where: 1751 Rue Richardson, Suite T10

Price: $15


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Saturday, July 15th - 2017 :

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1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Fantasia Film Festival 

Since its inception in 1996, the Fantasia International Film Festival is now recognized as the largest and most influential event of its kind in North America, a leader on the genre film scene and one of the country’s most popular film festivals.

When: July 13 to August 2

Where: Various



2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Boardwalk

Au Pied-du-Courant is a Montreal boardwalk village where you can chill out in the sand and enjoy the sun! Each day features a special theme in 2017 so be sure to check some of them out!

When: starting June 2nd

Where: 19 Prince Arthur O

Price: FREE!


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Bouffons Montréal

Buffons Montreal invites all Montrealers to sample edibles at their ''open-air gastronomy village'' with a temporary boardwalk and 'sand beach'. It will truly blow your mind.

When: July 15 to July 30 // 12 PM - 11PM

Where: Quartier des Spectacles

Price: FREE!


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Fireworks In Old Montreal

The Montreal international fireworks competition has officially begun! This week the competitions kicks off with Poland! The firm presents a unique and fun creation inspired by the power and energy of pop and rock music. This pyromusical display is an invitation to a great party. The audience won't resist dancing and singing along.

When: Saturday, July 15th // 10PM

Where: Best views at Old Montreal & Parc Jean-Drapeau & LaRonde


5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Melting Pot Launch Event

Be sure to kick off your weekend by checking out the Melting Pot launch event that features some of the hottest DJs. Featuring none other than Montreal-based internationally renowned DJs Paris & Simo, with the participation of Michael Brun and Donald Lauture.

When: Jul 15 at 10 PM to Jul 16 at 3 AM

Where: Esplanade de la Place des Arts

Price: FREE


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Sunday, July 16th- 2017:

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1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Piknic Electronik

Piknic Electronik is a great way to end a fabulous weekend! You can enjoy drinks, electro music, food, and a chill AF ambiance with you BFFs while soaking in the sun.

When: Sunday July 16th, 2017 // 2 PM - 9:30 PM

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Price: $15


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Festival De Lanaudiere

Recognized as one of the most prestigious classical music events in North America, this festival boasts the participation of nationally and internationally renowned soloists.

When: Jul 01, 2017 to Aug 06, 2017

Where: Various Locations

Price: $5-$10


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Clock Tower Beach

Enjoy the sun this Sunday by heading to the Clock Tower Beach that is open for summer business! You can relax, tan, and have a blast with some of your friends as you enjoy the views of Montreal.

Where: 1 Quai de l'Horloge, Vieux-Port de Montréal

Price: $2


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Free Yoga

Why pay for an expensive yoga class when you can go for FREE AND enjoy the outdoors! The course is open to all regardless of your level of experience. Come live a relaxing and rewarding time filled with happiness.

When: Sun, 16 July 2017 // 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Where: Parc Baldwin

Price: FREE!


5.  Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Weekends du Monde

Week-ends du monde presented by Loto‑Québec is back at Parc Jean‑Drapeau for the 13th straight year! Discover and celebrate Montréal's cultural diversity through music, dance and culinary discoveries, and through an array of family activities.

When: July 8, July 9, July 15 and July 16, 2017

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Price: FREE!


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