Let me ask you guys a question: when I say Just For Laughs, what do you think of?\nHilarious comedy shows? One of Montreal's most famous summer festivals? A straight-up awesome time?\nvia @justforlaughs\nChances are, friends, it's all of the above. One thing you probably don't think of, though, is a huge open-air outdoor after party going down in the centre of all the action, by the name of Melting Pot.\nvia @meltingpotblockparty\nMelting Pot Block Party is probably one of the most fun things to come out of the Just For Laughs fest, other than the actual festival itself.\nvia @meltingpotblockparty\nGoing down on July 15 - 30 at Place Des Arts (175 Saint-Catherine St), this totally free event is the official afterparty of Just For Laughs. Basically, Melting Pot is going to be turning Place Des Arts into a huge open-air nightclub, transforming the area into a haven for anyone and everyone who loves to have fun!\nvia @meltingpotblockparty\nThis must-attend event will of course include an on-site bar with cocktails and beers, as well as food from a handful of Montreal's best restaurateurs.\nOther than some awesome food, drinks, and vibes, though, you can also expect unique themed events every night (like their 90s Vibes Soiree going down on), and iconic, special musical guests, like Grandmaster Flash and Fatman Scoop.\nvia @meltingpotblockparty\nYou can check out the full lineup of musical guests and events for 2017's Melting Pot right here:\nJuly 15 - 10 PM\nOfficial launch of the Melting Pot Block Party\nFt. Michael Brun, Paris&Simo, Donald Lauture\nCome celebrate Day 1 of this not-to-be-missed outdoor celebration, featuring different music genres (like electro, hip-hop, funk, and more!), food, drinks, and dancing until the wee hours of the morning.\nJuly 16 - 10 PM\nJuste Pour Smash\nFt. Mike Larry\nJuly 17 - 10 PM\nDiscotech\nFt. Nicola Torriero\nJuly 18 - 10 PM\nAll One\nFt. DMA, Young Troy et B.Cliff, Maestro Omayela, MONTANA\nHip hop and trap lovers, rejoice: this night features hip hop/trap artists, plus a whole lot of good vibes.\nJuly 19 - 10 PM\nOfficial Just For Laughs 35th anniversary party\nJuly 20 - 10 PM\nHomegrown Harvest presents:\nFt. Alix Alvarez, Jalil b2b Chicaiza, Moses Bélanger\nJuly 21 - 10 PM\nFt. Grandmaster Flash & DJ Shortcut\nThis night is all about legend Grandmaster Flash and DJ Shortcut, stars of Netflix's The Get Down. Expect sick beats, and a sick time!\nJuly 22 - 10 PM\nOlé! Night\nWith the Tumbao Collective\nJuly 23 - 10 PM\nLa Mal Nécessaire presents:\nDrunken Master\nPitting the best bartenders in the city against one another, 30 Montreal bartenders will make 5 cocktails as quickly as possible to see who is the true Drunken Master of Montreal.\nJuly 24 - 8 PM\nBeachclub Presents:\nThe launch of the Midway Group Agency\nJuly 24 - 11 PM\nBord’elle Presents:\nThe official Just For Laughs Hotel And Restaurant Industry Festival\nJuly 25 - 10 PM\n'90s Vibes\nFt. Fatman Scoop\nThis party is one you absolutely have to check out: Fatman Scoop will be delivering the best 90s hip-hop, live for everyone vibing at the Melting Pot!\nJuly 26 - 10 PM\nRockabilly Night\nFt. Band Rockabilly, DJ Lucky Luc\nJuly 27 - 10 PM\nRussell Peters DJ Set\nFt. DJ Keith Dean, DJ YO-C\nJuly 29 - 10 PM\nHomegrown Harvest X Raw Moments Presents\nFt. Paolo Rocco, Lessi.s, Pijynman\nJuly 30 - 10 PM\nJust For Laughs Staff Party\nFt. Collectiff Mess Around & ASMA\nFor closing night, Melting Pot is throwing a huge party for the Just For Laughs Staff, and you're invited to come and dance right along with them!\nvia @meltingpotblockparty\nHonestly, this sounds like one of the most fun ways to chill, party, have a beer with friends, and celebrate Montreal (and Just For Laughs, of course!) this summer.\nFor more information and details about the Melting Pot Block Party, check out their Facebook and official website!