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40 Free Things To Do This March 2015 In Montreal

Spring is on its way, here are the activities to look forward to.
40 Free Things To Do This March 2015 In Montreal

Photo cred - Joshua McRae

It's almost March and that means it's time to find some more ways to save money in Montreal. Between paying for a spring break trip or spending a slightly excessive amount of money to drink the day away on St Patty's, you're going to need to a couple ways to give your wallet a break.

Luckily, we've got an entire month's worth of entertainment options ready for you than won't cost you a dime.

1. Grab your skates and head to one of Montreal’s outdoor skating rinks

2. Try tobogganing down Mt. Royal

3. Check out Dr. Don Donderi discussing the scientific view of alien abductions @ Centre Segal Performing Arts on March 15

4. Watch Le Patin Libre’s contemporary ice skating show in Old port on March 16

5. Take a look at The Museum of Fine Art’s collections and discovery exhibitions the last Sunday of the month

6. Visit the McCord Museum Wednesdays after 5:00pm to learn about Canadian History

7. Learn something new @ the Canadian Centre For Architecture every Thursday after 5:30

8. Celebrate winter with music, food, and drinks @ Parc Olympique’s L’Hivernale until March 8th

9. Add a little culture to your life with weekly classical music performances @ L’Oasis Musicale

10. Check out extensive collections from all over the world @ McGill’s Redpath Museum

11. Download the Montreal Wintering app to take yourself back in time to a tour of Old Port in 1800

12. Then download the Expo 67 app for a two hour long audio-guided tour of the expo’s historic locations

13. Go to Concordia’s 15th Art Matters Festival, running from March 7-21

14. On March 3rd and 10th, enjoy a Japanese-inspired outdoor concert in Old Montreal put on by Port Symphonies

15. Learn about Montreal government and take a guided tour of city hall, every weekday from now until June

16. Meet up-and-coming artists @ Soirées Art et Bulles on March 11th, featuring Jewlery designer Dominique Dunn

17. Head underground for Art Souterrain to see some unique, contemporary art

18. Kickstart your career @ Salon Ma Carrière on the 18th and 19th of March

19. Dress in green from head to toe and head on over to the St Patrick’s Day Parade on March 22

20. Grab your board or bike and try out Montreal’s indoor skate park until March 4th

21. Let out your inner gamer @ Montreal Joue, a gaming festival running across the city until March 8th

22. Work on your bikini bod with Snow Yoga @ Parc La Fontaine on March 7th

23. Play real life Where’s Waldo across Montreal, with some pretty sweet prizes up for grabs

24. Catch the last day of the Montreal En Lumière on March 1st

25. Take your kids or younger siblings to one of the free children's sports clinics offered by Concordia on March 1st, 8th, and 28th

26. Get yourself a free Tim Horton’s hashbrown on March 1st

27. Check out some comedic entertainment @ Les Soirées Juste Por Rire

28. Attend a 5 à 7 @ SAT’s Nordic Terrasse on March 1st

29. Go to Pop Up Art Montreal’s Ma Muse M’Amuse Exhibition, running until March 10th

30. Participate in the CBC Montreal Hackathon from March 13-15 for a chance to win $2,000

31. Accounting students can try to make some connections with different Montreal firms in a “speed dating” style event

32. Listen to talks on antibiotics and superbugs on March 10th @ Cinémathèque Québecoise

33. Catch the traveling art exhibit Quebec On The Move @ McConnell Library on March 5th

34. Let Chef Andrew Diestler teach you about healthy living on March 5th @ Evo Victoria Square

35. Celebrate International Women’s Day by partying it up @ Club Rouge

36. View paintings by Montreal artist Holly Friesen @ the Présence Art Exhibit on March 19th

37. Go to the screening of the documentary To Light A Candle @ Concordia University on March 11th

38. Attend the Women In The Video Game Industry workshop offered by Hibernum on March 3rd

39. Check out part of Concordia’s speaker series about what students want and need from universities on March 4th

40. Learn about space @ McGill's Public Astro Night Lecture