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55 Free Things To Do This July 2015 In Montreal

Summer is for saving, not spending.
55 Free Things To Do This July 2015 In Montreal

I'm sure everyone's familiar with the age-old saying "save it for a rainy day". Well, if we followed that here in Montreal we'd be broke faster than you can say it. There's been an excessive amount of rain filled days - and it doesn't look like it's getting any better. Despite the imminent less than ideal weather, there's still plenty to get out and do in Montreal. And what's even better is that a huge portion of those things are 100% FREE. So if you're looking to be entertained all month long, and still keep a few dollars in your pocket, here are 55 free things to do this July in Montreal.

1. Watch the insane circus performances @ Quartier Des Spectacles

2. Catch the Jazz Festival show put on by Samuel Blais on July 12

3. Watch Weird Al Yankovic's free outdoor show on July 21

4. Head on over to Parc Jean Drapeau's for free food and music fests

5. Watch the stand up, improv shows, music and more @ the Just For Laughs street festival

6. Be amazed and take in the sights @ the Montreal International Fireworks Competition

7. Switch things up and go see an outdoor movie

8. Enjoy the terraces, live music, film screenings and art installations @ Montreal’s boardwalk village

10. Sign yourself up for as many free yoga classes as you can

11. Celebrate Canada Day with a parade, fireworks and a myriad of other activities.

12. Spend your Sunday relaxing at the Tam Tams @ Mount Royal Park

13. Take in some of the most famous plays in the world @ Shakespeare In The Park

14. Check out the skateboard, moto cross and wakeskate competitions @ Jackalope Action Sports Festival

15. Admire the Hot Rods @ Orange Julep every Wednesday night of the summer

16. Check out all the new murals on Saint Laurent from Mural Fest

17. Go browsing @ all of Montreal’s sidewalk sales

18. Enjoy the aroma and atmosphere of the last day of Montreal Ribfest on July 1st in Old Montreal

19. Take a stroll around the gay village while it’s car free

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

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

22. Bring out your twin, or just enjoy the show, @ Montreal's Twin Parade

23. Take in the warmth and sunshine, and maybe even crack open a cold one, in one of Montreal’s parks

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

25. Learn everything from drumming to ballet @ the International Percussion Fest

26. Get your urban explorer on and go for a hike.

27. Visit the McCord Museum Wednesdays after 5:00PM for free admission

28. Head over to the Olympic Park for the First Fridays Food Truck Festival for an awesome aroma and even better music

29. Make your way over to the Lachine Museum to view contemporary art and learn the history of it

30. Take a break from walking around the city by taking a turn on the musical swings

31. Go to McGill’s Public Astro Night every third Thursday of the month to learn all about space

32. Attend the MTL en Arts Festival from the 1-5 on Saint Catherine street.

33. Test out your creativity in your very own studio space

34. Get active and go for a bike ride, checking out the many biking routes in the city

35. Discover something new @ the Canadian Centre For Architecture every Thursday after 5:30

36. Head on over to the insanely cool Jardins Gamelin for a great place to chill outdoors

37. Watch rowers battle it out @ The Montreal Challenge dragon boat racing

38. Take in the variety of outdoor performances @ Place Des Festivals

39. Spend your weekend relaxing in Old Port @ the musical brunches

40. Check out the outdoor Italian Cinema Rendez Vous film screening series.

41. Get out and play some beach volleyball with you friends

42. Enjoy a varied collection of art and performances @ promenades hôchëlaga-maisonneuve

43. From July 3-5 go down to Old Port for the Great Montreal Poutine Festival

44. Enjoy the art, musical performances and sidewalk sales @ Plaza St Hubert's Atmosph'Air On The Plaza

45. Discover how you can get free parking in Montreal

46. Ladies, you can go to these places to eat and drink for free

47. Celebrate everything from Haitian music to dance @ Haiti en Folie

48. Celebrate the meeting of eastern and western cultures @ Orientalys

49. Listen to live Makossa music @ the Festival World Makossa on July 24 & 25

50. Watch a live symphony orchestra performance @ Parc Olympique for Les Rendez-vous des Grands Orchestres

51. See the highlights of aboriginal culture @ The Montreal First People's Festival

52. Enjoy the sun and take yourself on a walking tour of Old Port

53. Download the Expo 67 app for an audio-guided tour of the expo’s historic locations

54. Then download the Montreal Wintering app to take yourself back in time to a tour of Old Port in 1800

55. Check out all the music performances @ Pop Montreal's Marché Des Possibles every weekend of July

BONUS: Go and see some Ferraris and Fiats at the 2015 "Fiat Breakout Montreal" event July 5th

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