Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Thursday, July 20th until Sunday, July 23rd! 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 the end of 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.
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Thursday, July 20th - 2017:
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
Price: 30 FREE shows
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Lucid Realities
Experience new stories and interactive installations from storytelling pioneers that incorporate technologies ranging from artificial intelligence, mixed reality, olfaction, haptics and facial recognition and allow you to explore, touch, and feel—and ask questions. The programming features a collection of the very best new immersive experiences that engage all of the senses and redefine the way we experience narrative..
When: July 18 through December 16, 2017
Price: $25, $20 for seniors, free for ages 12 and under
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Dumpling Bar
Bar Suzanne is the all-new Dumpling Bar that just opened up at 20 avenue Duluth E! They'll be serving sharing dishes of unique dumplings like rabbit and carrot, lamb and seaweed, eggplant and bamboo and so much more.
Where: 20 avenue Duluth E
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Try "Fish Cone" Ice Cream
You've heard of the "Pitch Black/Green Matcha" Swirl Ice Cream and the Vegan ice cream shop AND even the "Watermelon Bowl" Ice Cream, but I bet that you never expected Montreal to get "Fish Cone" ice cream. Well, Montreal has done it again with their fabulous selections of insane and crazy new ice cream trends.
Where: Kamehameha Snack-Bar
5.Enjoy This Weekend And Get 10L Sangria Pitchers
Thanks to La P'tite Grenouille de Montréal ( located on 3435 Boul St-Laurent), we can all quench our thirsts this summer with a legit 'swimming pool of sangria' that you can order all summer. They offer 4 different flavors that include Tequila, Captain Morgan, Palm Bay, and Jack Daniels🍹.
Where: 3435 Boul St-Laurent)
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Friday, July 21st- 2017:
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
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
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Marche Estival
Help support local vendors by checking out the Marche Estival! Not only can you buy some beautiful handmade jewelry, body care, ceramics, art and more, but you can also enjoy their live DJ and wine.
When: July 14 to July 16
Where: Espace POP, 5587 Avenue du Parc
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
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Terrasse St. Ambroise
For those sporty adventures friends of your who love biking, I recommend making it your mission to take them to Terrasse St. Ambroise! Terrasse St. Ambroise is actually amazing. I was just there this weekend with my friends after we biked long the water near Atwater market. The beer is superb and they have great snack food.
Where: 5080 Rue Saint-Ambroise
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Saturday, July 22nd - 2017 :
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
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Twin Parade
Montreal is a city that hosts plenty of parades throughout the year, from Saint Patrick’s Day to Canada Day. But the most original parade has to be Montreal's annual Twin Parade.
When: July 22, 2017 at 4 p.m
Where: Place des Festivals
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
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 France! The firm invites us to a journey into the music's "genealogy" tree. Through the history of music, we travel in time from our distant ancestors that discovered rhythm with the noise of tools striking stones and the sound of their own voices to contemporary musical expressions.
When: Saturday, July 22, 2017
Where: Best views at Old Montreal & Parc Jean-Drapeau & LaRonde
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Osheaga's Block Party
Launched by The Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary, Sessions 375 includes 4 amazing experiences created to help celebrate all that is this great city. In collaboration with OSHEAGA Music & Arts Festival, Montréal International Jazz Festival, îleSoniq, and POP Montréal, each have created a FREE fun-filled, music-filled and art-filled day for everyone to enjoy!
When: July 22, 2017
Where: Viaduc Van Horne
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Sunday, July 23rd- 2017:
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 23rd, 2017 // 2 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau
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
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.
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The All-New "Moroccan Themed" Restaurant
Tangia is officially a bar-resto that offers the most delicious dishes in a calming environment with a fabulous outdoor terrasse surrounded my plants. Tangia happens to be Located in a charming 19th century building, with its original stone walls and sun filled luxurious courtyard.
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Cafe Il Cortile
Feel like you just got off a plane and landed in Italy by heading to this Montreal cafe called Il Cortile! Not only is the food delicious, but the outdoor terrasse if literally out of this world!
Where: 1442 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal