5 Awesome Things To Do In Montreal This October
Summer vacation is over, school has started & everyone seems to have the post-summer blues. October is here & that means Fall has arrived! Get rid of your summertime sadness and enjoy all that Montreal has to offer with these fun activities that will only be around for the month of October
1. Black & Blue Festival
When: October 7th - October 13th
If you're looking to party, this is your event! Black & Blue Festival celebrated women and men both gay and straight. All proceeds go towards to BBCM Foundation which provides day-to-day financial, health and social resources for people living with AIDS and supports the gay and lesbian community.
2. Gardens of Light at The Botanical Gardens
When: Open Now - November 1st
If you're looking for a calm evening, this is for you! Head out to the Botanical Gardens and check out the stunning gardens of light after sunset. Marvel at the displays, Chinese lanterns and Japanese nature settings.
3. Apple Picking
When: Now - Late October (best apple season!)
A Fall tradition for many! A perfect day for family, friends and couples. There are TONS of orchards to choose from with amazing scenery that are just perfect for this wonderful fall activity.
Check out this MTL Blog Post for ideas of where to go!
Photo cred - MontrealZombieWalk
4. Montreal Zombie Walk
When: October 31st
Calling out all Halloween fanatic, this event is just screaming your name! Montreal Zombie Walk has thousands of people coming together every year in their best zombie outfits for a haunting walk across the city. This years event will take place at Place Des Arts!
5. Halloween FreightFest at Laronde
When: October 3rd - November 1st
La Ronde will transform itself into the scariest attraction in Montreal for the 14th year in a row! The park will be open on Saturdays and Sundays with new attractions and scarier features. The fun begins after 5PM when they release hundreds of creatures to haunt the park.