40 Free Things You Gotta Do This August 2017 In Montreal

A month chalk full of activities!
40 Free Things You Gotta Do This August 2017 In Montreal

Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this month and you guessed it, it's all FREE! It's officially nearing the end of summer since most Montrealers will be starting school again shortly, but to make up for it let's enjoy the festivities in Montreal that are well underway to help us make summer 2017 go out with a BANG! 

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Let's start to celebrate August by enjoying all the insane things you can do for free whether it be an event, festival, show or whatever floats your boat! Rain or shine let's make this month AMAZING. 

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Every Wednesday After 5 pm be sure to check out the McCord Museum at no cost! You can enjoy some Canadian history and art.

On August 4th, celebrate Montreal's food truck culture at the First Fridays food truck event.

From August 2 to August 9, 2017, catch free shows at Place des Festivals nearly every single evening courtesy of the ​Montreal First Peoples Festival.

Oh, and be sure not to forget to attend Italian Week from August 4 to August 13!

Until August 11th, be sure to attend Marché des Possible! An open air market in the Mile End that hosts mini-sales.

Need to meditate? I know I do and you can this Thursday August 3rd for free from 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Are you lazy like me and rather watch a triathlon than be in one? Well, you can watch the Montreal International Triathlon on August 5 and August 6, 2017 in Old Montreal.

Want to learn to make your own essential oils? Now you can Monday August 7 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM!

Don't forget to go see the Fireworks in Old Montreal August 5th! Its going to be the final one of the year!

Want to try something new at no cost? Well, now you can try Tai Chi for free in the park at Saturday, August 5 at 10 AM - 11 AM.

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Before it's over this August 15th, be sure to attend Shakespeare in the park which is held at various location so find the closest one near you!

As a part of Italian Week, on August 13th you can go to the official cannoli battle of Montreal!

Do you love the circus? then be sure to check out TOHU's annual FALLA celebration for FREE! It is a three day fiesta will all types of performances!

Ever heard of the Matsuri Japan Festival? It's a huge Japanese cultural festival that will be right next to Jarry metro on August 12th.

Graffiti Festival? YES PLEASE. The Under Pressure International Graffiti Convention will be held August 12 and August 13 on Ste. Catherine Street East, between Ste. Élizabeth Street and Berger.

Get your fix of fascinating Canadian architecture Thursdays after 5:00 PM, and check out the Canadian Centre for Architecture for free.

Make sure to get yourself to free outdoor yoga at the Jardins Gamelin on Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 AM - 8:30 .

Want to try something new at no cost? Well, now you can try Zumba for free in the park at Saturday, August 12 at 10 AM - 11 AM

Love free concerts? The check out Concerts Campbell taking place in various parks featuring orchestras! ALL MONTH.

It's Archaeology Month all month in Quebec and free events are part of the programming even in Montreal.

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Who could forget about one of Montreal's largest parades? The Montreal Pride Parade will be August 20th this year and maybe you'll catch Justin Trudeau there!

School sneaking up on you and your wallet? The be sure to go to Plaza St. Hubert's back-to-school sidewalk sale August 17th to 20th!

Do you love thrill and extreme sports? Then the Jackalope Fest is the place for you on August 18 through August 20. There will be base jumping, water gun fighting, free climbing and BMX biking.

Are you a skater who loves food? Well until August 21, 2017, it's Skate Jam + BBQ from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at public square Place de la Paix on St. Laurent.

Go outdoor yoga class at Place Emilie-Gamelin every Wednesday for free! This week it would be the 16th!

Then, throughout the summer, head on out to the Jacques Cartier Bridge at night to see the new lights change colour. 

Are cars and tattoo your thing? Then I suggest going to Festival Perfecto! It's free from 3@5PM on Sun, 20 Aug 2017.

While the summer's in full swing, head on out to Atwater Market and admire all the gorgeous flowers. 

Make sure you also watch history come alive at the Old Port's beautiful Cite Memoire outdoor light show.

Leisurely stroll through Sherbrooke Street in downtown Montreal, and check out the newest art exhibit lining the street. 

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Are you a fashionista? Then you must attend the Montreal Fashion and Design Festival on August 21 through August 26 at Place des Festivals

NDG Arts Week sounds LIT AF this year! It's the 8th edition and will be taking place August 21st to 27th with lots of free events and activities including live opera, tango and comedy!

Promenade Wellington's annual back to school sidewalk sale runs August 24 to August 27th, 2017 so you'll save even more money!

Ride the BIXI bikes for free every last Sunday of the month! This month you can ride around the city on Sunday, August 27 without spending a dime!

On the same day ( Sunday, August 27 ), you can go to a majority of Montreal museums for free! Personally, I recommend the MMFA.

More sales? YES PLEASE!  From August 28 to September 3, you can check out the Montreal Gay Village's final street fair of summer.

During the month, get yourself to Montreal's Gay Village and walk under the gorgeous Aires Libres "rainbow balls" installation.

Then stroll over to Montreal's outdoor "beer garden" for some seriously good vibes.

Want to legit turn up at the end of the month? Well, then I recommend going to TURN UP MTL for some music and partying.

And last but most important, go to the first-ever "Asian Street Food" Festival in Montreal! This will be taking place August 25th from 17h00 - 23h00 or Saturday, August 26th from 11h00 - 23h00.

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