Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Thursday, August 24th until Sunday, August 27th! It's officially the end of August and sadly barely a month of summer lies ahead of us!  So, to make up for the shitty weather let's enjoy some more insane 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 the end of August by enjoying all the insane things you can do this weekend! On the plus side, most activities are even free this week! Rain or shine, this weekend will be A1 and a goodbye to August.

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For Thursday, August 24th- 2017 Click "NEXT"

Thursday, August 24th- 2017:

1.Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Fashion and Design Fest

via @ray.anh.tuan

If you love fashion and catwalks, then check out the LARGEST outdoor runway in Canada this weekend! Downtown Montreal will be transformed into a huge fashion show for all to attend. Over 50 free outdoor events including catwalk presentations, live music and DJ sessions as well as over a dozen industry talks. 

When: August 21 to August 26, 2017

Where:  Downtown - Quartier des spectacles

Price: FREE!


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Promenade Wellington's Side Walk Sale

via @promenadewellington

Enjoy some AMAZING sales and save money before you hit the books!

When: August 24 to August 27, 2017

Where: Studio Bliss Boutique // 3845 St. Laurent Blvd

Price: FREE!


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Canadian Centre for Architecture For FREE

via @morphosisarchitect

If you love art and architecture, then I suggest checking out the Canadian Center for Architecture! It is free of charge every Thursday after 5:30 p.m, so it's a cheap way to enjoy a beautiful day in Montreal.

Where: 1920 Baile St

When: Every Thursday

Price: Free

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4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Try Montreal's First-Ever "Doughnut Smoothie" Cafe

via @mtllovin

If you love smoothies and doughnuts, then I suggest trying this ALL NEW Montreal Cafe that had its official inauguration last month! They have created a true gift from the gods through their insane combination of doughnuts and smoothies.  This cafe is already killing the game since they know exactly how to attract Montrealers.

Where: Les gourmandises de Peyton 


5.Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Montreal's Secret "French Café" 

via @cathmaison

Alright, so there are HUNDREDS of cafés in Montreal and they are all pretty much gorgeous, however none of them compare to this secret "French Café" that will make your Instagram game strong! This Montreal café will honestly make you feel like you walked right into a high-end coffee shop in France with its decor and gourmet delights.

Where: Libertine Bakehouse 


For Friday, August 25th- 2017, Click "NEXT"

Friday, August 25th- 2017:

1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go to NDG Arts Week

via @artsndg

Founded in 2010, NDG Arts Week is an annual non-profit event that celebrates the artistic richness and cultural diversity of communities by gathering local and world-class talent. First starting as a weekend event, Arts Week is now entering its 8th year and has grown into a week-long festival bringing together communities around a wide variety of artistic and cultural activities from visual arts, music, cinema, comedy, and dance, becoming a launching pad for artists in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and must-attend event for over 10 000 participants.

When: August 21 to August 27, 2017 

Where: Girouard Park / Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Park

Price: FREE!


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To NomadFest

via @nomadfestrodeo

Step into in the exciting atmosphere of the all-new, contemporary rodeo festival, where country music, western-inspired gourmet food and equestrian competitions. Visitors will also enjoy many entertaining and informative activities at the fascinating country village constructed especially for the event.

When: August 24 through August 27, 2017

Where: Jacques-Cartier Pier

Price: Admission ranges from $10 to $75


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The All-New "Ramen Bowl" Restaurant

via @pretthy

This spot is all about fast service, so they only take a few minutes to prepare your food and serve it to you! That's why it's perfect for a lunch on the run or a quick dinner before a show. The restaurant itself is honestly adorable, decorate with plants, a huge exposed brick wall and cute lights! 

Where: Tsukuyomi


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The "Asian Street Food" Festival

via @riversidemtl

This summer 2017, Montreal is changing up the game and will be hosting its first-ever all-Asian food festival! This all-Asian night market, hosted by Foodfest MTL, will feature some INSANE treats that will completely blow your mind. Plus, it's located at Montreal's all new open-air bar, Riverside which can be found along the lovely Lachine Canal!

When: Friday, August 25th from 17h00 - 23h00 or Saturday, August 26th from 11h00 - 23h00,

Where: Riverside

Price: FREE


5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The All-New "Hot Dog Restaurant"

via @crazydogsbar

This cool new spot is called Crazy Dogs Bar and it's located at 1637 Rue St-Denis in the hub of the downtown action. They're offering a menu full of crazy hots dogs loaded with toppings, crazy poutines like their tater tots poutine, sausage poutine and loaded nachos!

Where: Crazy Dogs Bar


For Saturday, August 26th- 2017 , Click "NEXT"

Saturday, August 26th- 2017:

1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To RU Street Fair

via @wall2wallmtl

Over four days, artists take over the street and turn it into an urban canvas. Pavement art, light and art installations, outdoor concerts and dance, AND EVEN A SIDEWALK SALE WILL BE TAKING OVER Montreal's Plateau.

When: August 24 through August 27, 2017

Where:  Avenue Mont-Royal

Price: FREE!


2. Enjoy This Weekend And World Film Festival 

via @daddythemovie

If you love movies, then you will ADORE this weekend at the Montreal World Film Festival. The Montreal World Film Festival, founded in 1977, is one of Canada's oldest international film festivals and the only competitive film festival in North America accredited by the FIAPF.

When: August 24 through September 4, 2017

Where: various locations

Price: individual tickets 11$


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Color Run

via @colorrun2017

Participate in the lovely and insanely fun 5K run as you become a walking rainbow and this year's color run! The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality. 

When:  August 26, 2017

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

Price: $50


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Night Market

via @cuisinederue

This adorable night market features local businesses with live music, and of course every Montrealer's favorite food trucks!

When: 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on August 26, 2017 

Where: Alexandraplatz Bar

Price: FREE!

5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Montreal's Hidden "Tropical Rooftop Terrasse"

via @myriammb

Perché Bar Terrasse just opened and trust me, the drinks are just as good as the views! You can enjoy their tapas/entres menu that features tacos and small snacks while sipping on some cocktails as you enjoy the view from the 8th floor. 

Where: Perché 


For Sunday, August 27th- 2017, Click "NEXT"

Sunday, August 27th- 2017:

1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Piknic Electronik

via @audreylachapele

Piknic Electronik is a great way to end a fabulous weekend! You can enjoy drinks, electro music, food, and a chill AF ambiance with you BFFs while soaking in the sun.

When: Sunday, August 27th- 2017  // 2 PM - 9:30 PM

Where:  Parc Jean-Drapeau

Price: $15


2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Montreal Puppet Festival

via @vivi_32_

This August 26 and 27 will mark the 7th edition of the Festival Marionnettes Plein la rue (FMPR). In all, 20 companies from Quebec and abroad will perform on the street and in establishments along Promenade Wellington.

When: August 26 and August 27, 2017

Where:  Wellington Street 

Price: FREE!


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Try Vegetarian "Sweet Potato Sushi"

via @tom_vlt

There's honestly nothing better in the world than a delicious plate of sushi when you've been craving it all day long. There's some seriously awesome sushi spots in the city that make unreal sushi, but this place is one of the best thanks to their sweet potato sushi!

Where: Boite Geisha


4. Enjoy This Weekend And Get Free BIXI Sundays

via @biximtl

Enjoy the LAST Sunday of August by grabbing yourself a free BIXI! You can experience all of Montreal and bike around the whole island without spending a dime.

When: Sunday, August 27th- 2017 

Price: FREE


5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Any Of Montreal's Museums For FREE

via @felipe_bendezu

Ever last Sunday of EVERY month in Montreal, all museums have free admission! That means that you can check out the latest exhibits at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts at no cost at all on June 25.

When: Sunday, August 27th- 2017 

Where: Participating Museums (MMFA, MAC...)

Price: FREE 


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