If you're wondering about free things to do in Montreal this May, we've got you covered.\nThere's nothing quite like the month of May — the weather starts to get warmer, flowers start to bloom, and everyone seems to be just a little bit happier.\nEditor's Choice: Quebec Gained 105K High-Paying Jobs During The Pandemic Despite Huge Job Losses\n\nGo See The Flower & Plant Stands At Montreal Public Markets\nWhen: All items should be out by Friday, May 7\nAddress: Atwater Market, 138, avenue Atwater, Montreal, QC& Jean-Talon Market, 7070, avenue Henri-Julien, Montreal QC\nWhy you should go: These stands are probably some of the most colourful spots in town and a little stroll through them makes for a lovely day.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by m a y (@mayyvu)\nFind out more\nVisit Montreal's Barbie Expo\nAddress: Les Cours Mont-Royal, 1455, rue Peel suite 206, Montreal, QC\nWhy you should go: Barbies aren't just for kids. This exhibition, the largest of its kind in the entire world, lets you see all kinds of unique "haute-couture" dolls.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Marie-Soleil Le Corre (@marieso.lecorre)\nInstagram\nFree Flower Distribution In Some Neighbourhoods\nWhen: Registration on May 17, event on May 29\nAddress: St. Viateur, between de l'Esplanade and Waverly; Duluth, between Coloniale and De Bullion; Garnier, between St. Joseph and Gilford\nWhy you should go: You could receive free plants, potting soil and more in several Montreal neighbourhoods, including Mile End, Jeanne Mance and de Lorimier.\nThere will also be a distribution in the Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie and Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie 🌷 (@rosemont_lapetitepatrie_arr)\nFacebook event\nGo To Tam-Tams\nWhen: Every Sunday from May 3 to September 26\nAddress: Sir George-Étienne Cartier Monument, Mount Royal Park, Montreal, QC\nWhy you should go: To enjoy the atmosphere of the lunchtime drummers and dancers. Or, just to spend the day at the park when it's nice out.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Jose Robles (@jardm2000)\nFind out more\nCheck Out The Public Installations Of "Dans ma cour, ç'a du chien!"\nWhen: Until May 30\nAddress: rue Sainte-Catherine, between rue de Bleury and rue Saint-Urbain\nWhy you should go: In order to add some colour to the Quartier des Spectacles, several scenes imagining wacky backyards have been installed on Sainte-Catherine and they're definitely Instagram-worthy.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Déborah Coutinho (@deborah_montrealidades)\nWebsite\nTake The "Cuisine Ta Ville" Open-Air Course\nWhen: May 13–16\nAddress: Place des Festivals, 1499, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC\nWhy you should go: For the third year in a row, this event organized by Quand l'Art passe à l'Action (ATSA) will take place in the Quartier des spectacles with several small installations and open-air exhibitions under the theme of means of transportation, real and imaginary.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by ATSA (@atsa_mtl)\nWebsite\nHave A Picnic\nWhere: Any park in the city\nWhy you should go: We all need to get out of the house sometimes, and what better way to do that than to enjoy a little picnic in the fresh air?\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Laurence Lebel (@laurencelebel)\nCheck out these parks\nSee The "Tes Mots, Mes Mains" Exhibition\nWhen: Wednesday to Sunday until August 15\nAddress: Parc-Extension Broadcasting Hall, 421, rue St-Roch, Montreal, QC\nWhy you should go: Artist Karine Demers presents her work inspired by origami in the form of an exhibition near Jarry Park, which creates a beautiful mix between paintings and sculptures.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Karine Demers Artiste (@karine.demers.artiste)\nWebsite\nGet A Free Donut & Coffee On Mondays\nWhen: Every Monday until May 24\nWhere: All participating Canadian Krispy Kreme locations\nWhy you should go: To start the week off right, you can get one of Krispy Kreme's famous original glazed donuts and a medium coffee for free. No purchase necessary!\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝚐𝚕𝚊𝚣𝚎𝚍 & 𝚌𝚘𝚗𝚏𝚞𝚜𝚎𝚍 (@glazednconfused_)\nFind out more\nExplore The Village's Outdoor Exhibit\nAddress: Galerie Blanc, 1114, rue Sainte-Catherine E., Montreal, QC\nWhy you should go: All the different works have a way of drawing you in, so it's the perfect spot to spend some time walking through. And it's accessible to everyone.\n* Galerie Blanc closed mid-May in order to prepare its new exhibition, which will open early June.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Galerie blanc (@galerie_blanc)\nWebsite\nGo On A Tulip Walk Around The City\nAddress: All over Montreal\nWhy you should go: May is prime tulip time and we should make the most of it! These lovely flowers are blooming all across the city — so keep your eyes peeled for them.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Eric Branover (@ericbranover)\nCheck out these flowery spots\n* This article has been updated.