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60 Free Things To Do This August 2015 In Montreal

End your summer with a full wallet.
60 Free Things To Do This August 2015 In Montreal

August is quickly approaching, and it feels like the past few months have just flown by. Like seriously, where did the summer go? With these few precious weeks left, it's the perfect time to fit in all of those things that you said you were going to do over the summer but never quite got around to doing. And if you want your final summer days to be filled with fun but not cost you every cent that you've saved up, we have here for you way more than a month's worth of cool, free things, so you can pick and choose as you please how to spend your August in Montreal.

1. Celebrate Canadian heritage at the First Nation's Village

2. Watch the finale of the International Fireworks Competition on August 1st

3. Check out the weekly performances @ the St James Church free summer recital series

4. Learn about the art of graffiti at the Under Pressure graffiti convention

5. Enjoy DJs, BBQ, and fireworks at Quai de l'Horloge

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

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

8. Bust a move @ Place Emilie-Gamelin's dance event

9. Let our your inner crazy cat lady at the Montreal international cat video festival

10. Get yourself some free food from the nutella truck

11. Go to McGill’s Public Astro Night Pluto Palooza on August 20

12. Join in on the inflatable raft party happening on the Lachine Canal

13. Indulge in some perogies at Montreal's Polish Festival

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

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

16. Learn all about urban agriculture every Tuesday and Thursday @ Quartier des Spectacles

17. Work on learning a new language with Mundo Lingo

18. Grab a blanket and go star gazing on one of these warm summer nights

19. Cool off at one of Montreal's public pools

20. Warm up your pipes for karaoke at Jardin Gamlins

21. Get rhythmic with a little percussion playing

22. Let out your inner cowboy at the Montreal Country Festival

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

24. Put your musical talents on display at one of the public pianos that you can find all over the city

25. Experience Tunisien culture @ Le Festival du Jasmin Tunisien

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

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

28. Discover how you can get free parking in Montreal

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

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

31. Try out your conducting skills on the fountains in Place des Festivals

32. Enjoy the week-long festivities for Montreal Pride

33. Check out the music, fireworks, cinema and circus acts at La Falla

34. Head on over to the Matsuri Japanese Festival to get your fill of Japanese culture

36. Let out your inner fashionista @ the Montreal Fashion and Design Festival

37. See what shopping was like in the 1700's @ the Pointe-à-Callière's 18th Century Public Market

38. Develop a new appreciation for the arts @ NDG Arts Week

40. Go to the massive open-air flea market that is Nuit Blanche sur Tableau Noir

41. Go cinematography crazy @ the Montreal World Film Festival

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

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

44. Get your classical music fix @ Les Rendez-Vous des Grands Orchestres

45. Take advantage of the free walking tours of Quartier des Spectacles

46. Check out the music and performances @ Carnival Estival

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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