Ah September, the back-to-school/back-to-real-life month. And after a summer filled with terrasses, getaways and overall shenanigans, many Montrealers are looking for ways to get out to enjoy fall without having to break the bank. Luckily for us, our city is filled with so much culture and beauty that there are even incredible things to do for free in Montreal.\nAfter all, it seems like nature takes us the most incredible wonderland in the fall and it doesn't even cost us a dime.\nEditor's Choice: Quebec Is Going To Start Fining The 'Irresponsible' People Who Refuse To Wear Masks\nBecause when it comes to fall, it's so short and so magical that you want to get out there and enjoy it as much as possible.\nAnd while we know that this year is definitely different than others, there are still some really amazing events and activities all over the island for you to enjoy.\nPlus, you may discover something new in the city, which is always a bonus.\nSo if you're looking for things to add to your fall to-do list, but want something for free, check out the list below...\nVisit Les Jardineries\nWhen: Monday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.\nWhere: 2705, blvd. Pie-IX, Montreal, QC; Les Jardineries\nPosted by Les Jardineries on Friday, September 4, 2020\nOne of the biggest points of pride for Montreal was hosting the Olympics back in 1976. Thanks to Les Jardineries, the Olympic spaces are breathing new life and are the perfect place to visit this fall.\nAnd you can toast the season at a happy hour, too!\nWebsite\nPicnic & Comedy Show\nWhen: September 10 and 17 from 7 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.\nWhere: Parc Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park\nPosted by Cédric Gélinas-Séguin on Monday, June 29, 2020\nFor a seriously funny time, head over to Sir Wilfred Laurier Park for an incredible comedy show. Plus, you'll get to enjoy a Montreal park in the fall, which should be on everyone's to-do list this season.\nFacebook event\nOutdoor Courses\nWhen: September 7 – 10 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.\nWhere: Parc Oscar-Peterson\nCentre Sportif de la Petite-Bourgogne.Little Burgundy Sports Center | Facebook\nWhile the weather is still enjoyable, head outside and get that heartrate up with free classes from Centre Sportif de la Petite-Bourgogne. The program offers classes four days a week and you can try everything from yoga, to pilates, to zumba.\nFacebook\nPOP Montreal International Music Festival\nWhen: September 23 – 27\nWhere: Varies by the show\nView this post on Instagram THE FESTIVAL IS JUST 2 WEEKS AWAY! We’re pleased to announce our full line-up of artists for the 2020 hybrid edition of POP Montreal. New additions include @jdutchermusic, @nojoy68jk69, @laforceband, @yvesjarvis, @hanorahmusic, Jessica Moss, Sam Shalabi, @alexnicolband, @fwonte and many more. Find LIVE in-person concerts at The Rialto Theatre, Ursa and Le Ministere, and keep an eye out for our secret shows! Each secret show venue will be revealed at the last minute to ticket holders; it could be a backyard, a rooftop, who knows! Don’t forget– you will be able to experience the festival DIGITALLY through our website, which will allow attendees to wander through a virtual 2D rendition of the Rialto Theatre, with access to live-streamed concerts, panels, and performances. Find live-streamed performances from @bodywashmtl , @lou_canon, and @somespecialsolace, just to name a few! More info + tickets at POPMONTREAL.COM (Link in bio!) 🌟❤️🎸👀🎷🎪🥁🌞🎨🍻 LE FESTIVAL DÉBUTE DANS (SEULEMENT) 2 SEMAINES! Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer notre programmation complète d’artistes pour l’édition hybride 2020 de POP Montréal. Les nouveaux ajouts incluent @jdutchermusic, @nojoy68jk69, @laforceband, @yvesjarvis, @hanorahmusic, @missjessicamoss, Sam Shalabi, @alexnicolband, @fwonte et bien d'autres. Trouvez des concerts en direct du Théâtre Rialto, Ursa et Le Ministère, et gardez un œil sur nos spectacles secrets! Chaque lieu de spectacle secret sera révélé à la dernière minute aux détenteurs de billets; ça pourrait être une cour arrière, un toit, qui sait! N'oubliez pas que vous pourrez découvrir le festival DIGITALEMENT via notre site Web, qui permettra aux participants de se promener dans une interprétation virtuelle en 2D du Théâtre Rialto, avec accès à des concerts, des panneaux et des performances en direct. Retrouvez les performances diffusées en direct de @bodywashmtl, @lou_canon, et @somespecialsolace, pour n'en nommer que quelques-unes! Plus d’info + billets sur POPMONTREAL.COM (lien dans notre bio!) A post shared by POP Montréal (@popmontreal) on Sep 9, 2020 at 10:00am PDT\nWe all know that festival season hasn't been quite the run we were hoping for this year. But not to worry — POP is back this year and there are even events that you can attend for free.\nWebsite\nVisit Parc Lahaie\nWhen: Anytime\nWhere: 5040, blvd. St-Laurent, Montreal, QC\nView this post on Instagram I am aware those sunglasses could’ve also helped protect my eyes from sunlight. 🤦🏽♀️ A post shared by Marina Aslam 🍕 (@marinaslam) on Oct 28, 2019 at 9:29am PDT\nMontreal has got some pretty spectacular parks. And come fall, they become even more amazing, if you can believe it.\nOne park, in particular, that you should definitely visit this fall is Parc Lahaie. It doesn't just have beautiful leaves, but a fountain and architecture that'll make you fall in love the city even more.\nMore info\nWalk Through The Streets To Experience MURAL Festival\nWhen: Until September 20\nWhere: Throughout Montreal\nView this post on Instagram À VOIR EN STORY - La murale de @marcolivierlamothe présentée par @belgian_moon est en cours de production! Nous avons profité du passage de l'artiste montréalais pour lui poser quelques questions sur son univers coloré et l'inspiration qu'il tire du territoire québécois! Merci de respecter la distanciation sociale lors de votre visite des murales. Soyez prudents! --- CHECK OUT OUR STORIES - @marcolivierlamothe’s mural, presented by @belgian_moon , is a stunning work in progress! We stopped by to chat with the Montreal native about his colourful universe and the inspiration he gets from Quebec's vast territory! Thank you for respecting social distancing while visiting the murals. Stay safe! 📷: @jfgalipeau.photo A post shared by MURALfestival (@muralfestival) on Aug 18, 2020 at 10:09am PDT\nThe leaves aren't the only thing adding colour to the city. The murals around Montreal have been adding a little extra art and culture to the island. You can enjoy the festival until September 20.\nWebsite\nTake An Audiotour Of The City\nWhen: Any time\nWhere: Varies by tour\nView this post on Instagram The #PortraitSonore free app covers some 150 works of #ART and #ARCHITECTURE that read like an open book on the social, economic and environmental concerns of the people who built the country and left their mark on an era; some 100 experts and creators; 40 original music pieces and more than 20 hours of information about 7 Canadian #cities. #Halifax #leonardcohen #vancouverbc #mtl #toronto #quebec #winnipeg #murales #murals #publicart #mtlphoto #canadatravel #canadatour #explorecanada #culture #bestarchitects #gesu #lovewalking #promenades #bestmusic #alternativewalkingtour #audioguides #patrimoinecanada #canadianheritage #brutalism #modernarchitecture A post shared by Portrait Sonore (@portraitsonore) on Jun 6, 2018 at 11:16am PDT\nPeople from all over the world come to Montreal to learn all about its history and culture. So why not live like a tourist and learn about the city? All you have to do is download the free app.\nWebsite\nVisit À-bras-le-corps\nWhen: Until October 14\nWhere: ave. du Mont-Royal E., Montreal, QC\nL'Avenue du Mont-Royal\nOver on Mont-Royal, you can find this beautiful outdoor photography collection from storyteller and photographer, André Lemelin. It tells the story of wrestling, a game that has become as much about a spectacle as it is a sport.\nHappy September, everyone!