The city is brimming with festivals right now, and no neighbourhood is more active than the Old Port.\nWith Pied-Au-Courant in full swing and the Firework Festival just around the corner, you should keep your eyes peeled on the neighbourhood's gorgeous riverside quais.\nALSO READ: 9 Famous People You Didn't Know Had Ties To Montreal\nLast week, we told you about the Asian Night Food Market coming in August, and today, we can announce the return of the Orientalys Festival to the Old Port! In its 8th iteration, the event will include more than ever.\nThe festival is dedicated to the colourful cultures that span North Africa, the Middle East, and eastern Asia.\nView this post on Instagram Artisanat Marocain #festivalorientalys #artisanat #maroc #montreal A post shared by Orientalys (@festivalorientalys) on Aug 13, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT\nCheck out these colours!\nView this post on Instagram #festivalorientalys #festivals #summer #thailand #orient A post shared by Orientalys (@festivalorientalys) on Aug 12, 2017 at 6:29pm PDT\nDozens of vendors and thousands of goods will be available in colourful tents lining the festival avenues.\nView this post on Instagram Célébration d'amour pleine de couleurs!! #mariagethailandais #festivalorientalys #montreal #été #couleurs A post shared by Orientalys (@festivalorientalys) on Aug 13, 2017 at 3:48pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram Venez faire un tour a la Thailande! Ne manquez pas le spectacle Au Royaume de Siam présenté par la Thaï Dance Troupe of Ottawa qui aura lieu le Samedi 12 Août sur la Scène TD! #festivalorientalys2017 #festivalorientalys #dansethaïlandaise A post shared by Orientalys (@festivalorientalys) on Aug 10, 2017 at 5:27pm PDT\nThe many stages erected for live performances draw huge crowds.\nView this post on Instagram Retour en image sur la 6e édition d'Orientalys au @vieuxportmtl // Raïna Raï, le retour du groupe légendaire, le dimanche 14 août 2016. #orientalys #orientalys2016 #algerie Throwback within Orientalys 6th edition // Raïna Raï, the come back of the legendary band, sunday 14 of august 2016. A post shared by Orientalys (@festivalorientalys) on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:54pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram #Orientalys #2016 #festivals #fiesta #fun #montreal #VieuxPortdeMontreal #endofsummer #orient #colorful #free #music #dance #mtl A post shared by Orientalys (@festivalorientalys) on Aug 14, 2016 at 6:49pm PDT\nFrom Morocco to China, the diverse range of cultures represented at the festival promises a thrilling array of food and music.\n@festivalorientalysembedded via\nThe event returns this year between August 2nd and 5th. It is 100% free to the thousands of visitors sure to attend.\nYou can check out the Facebook event here and the official website here. You also definitely want to check out the festival instagram account here.