What's better than all the bright colours of the summer? You're right — not much! Nothing brings a smile to someone's day quite like summer sunshine and being surrounded by all things bright and cheery, which is why we found places to go in Montreal that have a splash of colour all over them.\nWhen it comes to summer, we know it, unfortunately, won't last forever. That's why you gotta get out there and soak it all in while you can.\nEditor's Choice: 13 Spontaneous Day Trips That Are Less Than 2 Hours Away From Montreal\nBut not to worry — If there's anyone who knows how to make the most of a short season, it's Montrealers.\nMontreal is filled with colourful streets and colourful people.\nEven in the winter, but no one wants to think about that right now.\nWhat's the best way to make it last longer? Take a picture, of course.\nWe know the city is in its prime right now and you want to share it with everyone you know.\nAnd when it comes to those perfect spots for a summery photo, Montreal's got you covered.\nHere's a list of some the most colourful spots on the island l that say all things "summer".\nStreet Murals\nWhere: All over the city\nView this post on Instagram Demain, Danny de @spadeandpalacio prend le contrôle de notre compte. Ne manquez pas de suivre son parcours! / Tomorrow, Danny from @spadeandpalacio is taking over our account. Be sure to follow his route! 🤩💜 📷 @spadeandpalacio 🎨 @waxheadart #MTLmoments #mtl #montreal #visituslater #aplustard #foramoment #pouruninstant A post shared by Tourisme Montréal (@montreal) on Jun 3, 2020 at 11:27am PDT\nOne of my favourite parts about walking around the city is seeing some beautiful street art that seems to give the island an extra pop of colour.\nWebsite\nBotanical Gardens\nAddress: 4101, rue Sherbrooke E., Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by amy 🥀 (@__amyconjaerts) on Jul 8, 2020 at 1:58am PDT\nThe Botanical Gardens are one of the most blooming parts of the city. The themed gardens and greenhouses are not only gorgeous but works of art in themselves.\nWebsite\nThe Montreal Observation Wheel\nAddress: 362, rue de la Commune E., Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram #ferriswheelmontreal #traveldiaries #montreal 🍁☺️🍁 A post shared by Guri Aujla (@gurwinderaujla) on Nov 25, 2019 at 7:47pm PST\nThis is one of the most iconic parts of the Old Port and the city skyline, in general. At night, it lights up, but in the day, it continues to brighten our day, too.\nWebsite\nMontreal Museum of Fine Arts\nAddress:1380, rue Sherbrooke O., Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram ~ colorful ~ A post shared by 🌹svetlana🌹 (@simplythebethh) on Jun 30, 2020 at 5:55pm PDT\nYou'd obviously expect to find lots of bright colours and masterpieces in an art museum. But the art isn't confined to the building. If you head outside onto rue Bishop, you'll find a stunning piece on the actual street.\nTaking street art to a whole new level.\nWebsite\nUrban Forest\nAddress: Between rue Sherbrooke O. and ave. President-Kennedy Avenue, Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram Montreal and our visit Balenciaga exhibit @museemccord A post shared by Irina (@irinathr) on Jul 30, 2018 at 12:40am PDT\nBack for its tenth year, the Urban Forest outside of the McCord Museum is a dreamy and peaceful spot in the middle of downtown. They've got picnic benches for you to enjoy a quick bite or can snap a quick pic with the billowing trees.\nWebsite\nJacques Cartier Bridge\nView this post on Instagram In these times of necessary social distancing, we realize more than ever how much we miss coming together in real life! To bring a touch of hope and comfort during this period, the Jacques Cartier bridge will be lit up like a rainbow starting tonight 🌈 #everythingwillbealright Thanks to our collaborators for making it possible ❤️ /// La distanciation sociale indispensable aujourd’hui nous fait réaliser à quel point ça nous manque d’être rassemblés dans la vie ! Alors pour apporter une note d’espoir et du réconfort en cette période, le pont Jacques Cartier s’illuminera dès ce soir aux couleurs de l’arc-en-ciel 🌈 #çavabienaller Merci à nos collaborateurs de rendre cela possible ❤️ • • • • • #illuminationMTL WeAreInThisTogether #wewillgetthroughthis #onseserrelescoudes #lightingdesign A post shared by MOMENT FACTORY (@momentfactory) on Apr 2, 2020 at 12:28pm PDT\nTechnically the bridge lights up all year, but there's something so magical about the bridge being lit up on a warm summer night that we just had to include it!\nWebsite\nPalais des congrès de Montréal\nAddress: 1001, place Jean-Paul Riopelle Pl, Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram Summer Evening Walk under #Montreal’s Forever #Rainbow 🌈 @palais_montreal #mtlmoments Balade de soirée d’été sous l’arc-en-ciel éternel de #Montreal #quebec #çavabienaller🌈 A post shared by Marine (@marineb.captures) on Jun 17, 2020 at 7:59pm PDT\nPalais des congrès is one of the most stand-out buildings in the city. Even if you aren't going to a conference or event, just a trip to the building is worth it for the gorgeous, colourful panelling.\nWebsite\nJean-Talon Market\nAddress: 7070, ave. Henri Julien, Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram Parce qu’on aime mettre en avant les magnifiques produits de notre terroir Québécois et il y a en abondance, venez vous voir au @marchejeantalon, nous sommes ouverts jusqu’à 18h 🍓 . . . . . #fermelussier #marchejeantalon #jeantalon #marchepublic #legumesduquebec #alimentsquebec #agplusquejamais #agroquebec #mangerlocal #jemangemtl #terroirquebecois #fraiseduquebec #montreal #mtl #mtlfood #quebec #mtlfoodies #mtlfood A post shared by Ferme René Lussier (@ferme_lussier) on Jul 1, 2020 at 6:00am PDT\nColourful produce, colourful flowers, colourful people and even more colour! Jean-Talon Market is a great spot for that little extra zing that you're looking for... whatever it may be.\nWebsite\nSquare Saint-Louis\nAddress: rue du Square Saint-Louis, Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram On vous souhaite un week-end haut en couleur // Wishing you a colourful weekend 🍂🎨 📷par/by @aline_en_visite #mtlmoments #mtl #montreal #automne A post shared by Tourisme Montréal (@montreal) on Oct 28, 2017 at 9:59am PDT\nThe colourful, Victorian houses around Saint Louis Square are a sight to be seen. It's also a literary landmark, with some of Montreal's greatest poets and novelists once calling it home.\nWebsite\nRue Drolet\nAddress: rue Drolet, Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram ✌🏻💗 | bon mardi les amis. #montreal A post shared by 🦊 🌸 キャサリン (@akittie_) on May 29, 2018 at 5:42am PDT\nIf you're looking for more brightly painted houses, head over to rue Drolet, known for its homes that are so bright they seem to glow.\nWebsite\nParc Frédéric-Back\nAddress: 2345, rue Jarry E., Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram On s’amuse au parc / Having fun in the park 📷 @jfsavaria 🤸🏼♀️ @mathouhze #mtl #montreal #mtlmoments A post shared by Tourisme Montréal (@montreal) on Jun 9, 2020 at 12:53pm PDT\nYou can find this park in the Saint-Michel Environmental Complex and is one of the quirkiest and most unique spots in Montreal, with its sculptures and fields.\nWebsite\nWishing you lots of colourful days.