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33 Free Things To Do During Montreal's Pride Week 2015

Celebrate without breaking the bank.

Montreal Pride is back again next week, from August 10-16, for another year of festivities and fun, all in the name of gay pride. If it's anything like the previous years, you're not going to want to miss it. There's never a shortage of things to do throughout the week, and luckily, most of the activities won't cost you a cent.

Here are 33 things that you can do for free during this years Montreal Pride Week:

1. Check out the colourful Pride Parade

2. Grab a seat and check out the free performances @ the Urban Forest

3. Watch more then 30 Montreal businesses compete in "The Crazy Race"

4. Go to the L'Emmental Expire poetry performance

5. Listen to the soothing sounds of the World Peace Concert

6. Attend the Prohibition of Discrimination Against Intersex, Queer and trans people conference

7. Go to the Literary Pride panel on LGBT families in literature

8. Take in the amazing works of art @ Cafe Des Arts

9. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sex Garage

11. Dance to the beats of DJ Deflame, a pillar of the gay club scene

12. Attend a conference on news for trans rights in 2015 and after

13. Check out the singing, dancing and acrobatics of Emily Begin @ La Nuit D'Emily

14. Bring the family along for face painting, inflatable games and a play ground @ Kids Day

15. Be amazed by the "Window Shopping" performance art

16. Gather together for the first ever Picnic de Fierte Afro Pride

17. Watch the powerful Dykes and Allies march

18. Jam out to the sounds of DJ Mister Smith

19. Spend your evening at the entertaining Et Si L'amour show

20. Bust a move in the street @ Videodance

21. Chill out @ the Cocktail Ladies Happy Hour

22. Grab your friends and head over to the Official 5 à 7

23. Get your fill of delicious food @ the Asterisk* BBQ

24. Join in on a massive round of the interactive video game Just Dance

25. Celebrate local and international artists @ Never Apart: Village Paradise

26. Party it up to the sounds of DJ Vito V

27. Learn all about living greener @ Green Avenue Health

28. Get your fitness on @ Pride Zumba

29. Take advantage of a free yoga class

30. Dance your night away to all your favourite top 40 hits with DJ BBDA

31. Watch the glamorous drag queen show, Illusion

32. Get your groove on at the Mega T Dance party

33. Check out the closing show with the amazing Rita Baga

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