As the greyness of winter begins slowly start to affect all of us, MTL Blog thought it would be fitting to make a list of colourful places to go in Montreal whenever you need a little extra brightness in your life.\nCheck out where you're next colourful city adventure could take place below!\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\n\nDuring the greyness of winter, we all need a little extra colour in our lives. So, MTL Blog is here to tell you where you can seek out exactly that. After reading this list of colourful places to go in Montreal, you'll have no excuses for hibernating until the spring.\nFrom colourful metro stations to bright light shows, and cabaret clubs to mural walks, this list has something for everyone that feels as though they're missing a little colour in their lives right now.\nAfter having seen and loved the Imagine Van Gogh exhibit, I set out to find out spots in Montreal where I could have a similar experience. And by that, I mean a colourful one that gets all my sense tingling.\nI chose not to include any art museums since that's most of our go-to spots when we're in need of a colourful wake-up. Inside, I put together a list of the lesser-known or more forgotten about spots around the city that are ideal to visit whenever you're feeling grey.\nI can (almost) promise that making your way through these places will get some extra serotonin flowing through your body.\nPalais Des Congrès\nWhere: 1001 Place Jean-Paul Riopelle\nView this post on Instagram 🚶🏻♀️🚶🏻♂️✨🌈✨ A post shared by daniel / habashi (@habashi) on Jul 28, 2018 at 5:56am PDT\nI'd like to declare the Palais des Congrès as one of Montreal's most underappreciated spots. Since there are always events taking place here, people so rarely stop to take a minute to appreciate the architecture of the building itself.\nGetting a glimpse of modern stained glass windows during the dark winter is exactly what most of us need right now.\nGo see and feel the colours for yourself!\nCabaret Mado\nWhere: 1115 rue Sainte-Catherine E.\nView this post on Instagram Showtime 22:30 Carousel by @madolamotte ⠀⠀ "Ce soir je reçoit! @nanadegrece @rubytdoll @the_only_eddie.t @davidcormier @lanadalida @sashabagaz @charli_deville @kitanasweett # @kiara.qc.ca Showtime 22:30! 👠👠👠👠👠👠" ⠀⠀ Reposted with @preview.app A post shared by Cabaret Mado (@cabaretmado) on Jan 4, 2020 at 5:28pm PST\nThis space while empty may not have much life, but the colourfulness seeps in through the performers themselves. Open every day from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m., Cabaret Mado is your go-to place whenever you're feeling down, or even when you're feeling up!\nInspired by the roaring 20s, this space is sure to leave you feeling more colourful than when you walked in.\nRue Drolet\nView this post on Instagram 20cm de neige plus tard, je suis la fille la plus heureuse au monde ❄️ A post shared by C H A R L I N E (@charlinesvrt) on Nov 12, 2019 at 9:44am PST\nA walk along rue Drolet during any season is a beautiful sight, but it has a special beauty about it during the winter.\nThe colourful doors and frames on the different apartments pop out more than ever when you compare them to the white snow on the ground.\nSociété Des Arts Technologiques (SAT)\nWhere: 1201 blvd Saint-Laurent\nView this post on Instagram Recap photos + vidéos du Dômesicle @octov_mtl. Avec @bloodclutch @28decmber #Lucide aux platines et les visuels du collectif NAME et C. Cruiser . Photos : @svaiphoto A post shared by Society for Arts & Technology (@sat_montreal) on Jan 15, 2020 at 11:04am PST\nIf you're into bright lights, electro music, and all things moderns, SAT is your spot.\nThis self-proclaimed "futuristic space" gives me hope that our futures will be way more than just black and white.\nDifferent shows are always happening, so you can attend colourful new events every week!\nCheck out the press release to see what's happening during SAT Fest 2020.\nMurals All Around The City\nWhere: blvd Saint Laurent, rue Saint-Denis, basically wherever the Montreal wind blows\nView this post on Instagram Murales 2019 A post shared by RichardV (@myjolnyr) on Jun 17, 2019 at 3:30pm PDT\nHonestly, are you a real Montrealer if you don't love going on a mural walk?\nAlthough most locals would argue the best time to go on a mural tour is during Mural Fest in the summer, there is no bad time to walk around and explore the wall art that brightens up our city.\nColourful Metro Stations\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Chloe Belkhir🪐 (@chloe.blk) on Apr 17, 2018 at 6:51am PDT\nWhile you get tired of doing your tour de ville of Murals, hop in the metro and go admire some of the best artwork in the city without needing to go outside!\nSome of my favourite metros that are seeping with personality are Place Des Arts, Sherbrooke, De La Savane, Jean-Talon, and Villa Maria.\nIf you were looking for spots for your next Instagram photoshoot... You're welcome.\nRead about the architectural wonders of the Montreal metros here!\n"Aura" Light Show At The Notre Dame Basilica\nWhere: 110 rue Notre-Dame O.\nView this post on Instagram Amazing Show ⛪️😍 #aurabasiliquemontreal A post shared by Ashwin Patil (@findashwinhere) on Mar 31, 2019 at 11:26am PDT\nColour seems as though it was an essential part of the creation of Montreal's Notre-Dame Basilica.\nBut, during the "Aura" shows, colour takes over the entire space. During most evenings at the Basilica, there are 45-minute shows occurring that use projections to tell a story.\nInterested? Buy your tickets ahead of time here!\nIgloofest\nWhere: Jacques-Cartier Pier, Old Port\nView this post on Instagram @gramatik nous chauffe le dancefloor🔥 - @gramatik heating up our dancefloor🔥 📷 @waktr #IGLOOFEST A post shared by Igloofest (@igloofest_mtl) on Feb 1, 2019 at 8:43pm PST\nHopefully, by the time you read this article, Igloofest hasn't ended yet. As one of the most Montreal events possible, Igloofest is something you need to experience at least once in your life. If you are fine with crowds and the cold, that is.\nBeyond just the bright lights that beam from the stage, everyone attending seems to dress in their most colourful attire as well. So, this is your chance to go out and rock your mom's vintage 80s snowsuits!\nGet your tickets here!\nMaison Du Jazz\nWhere: 2060 rue Aylmer\nView this post on Instagram VIVE LE JAZZ! #MaisonJazz #JeSuisEnAmour #QuelleCoiffe A post shared by Pascal Morrissette (@pascal_morrissette) on May 6, 2017 at 8:15pm PDT\nCan you think of a better combination than colour and sound? No, no better pair has ever existed.\nMaison du Jazz is the perfect spot to go if you need a little change of headspace. While listening to the sweet jazz beats, you can eat a solid meal and drink a little bubbly.\nThe decor of the space is what truly brings it together, with photos of jazz artists ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Miles Davis. In the midst of finding yourself surrounded by colourful antiques, you may just think you've teleported to the 1940s.\nCheck out the website!\nJean-Talon Market\nWhere: 7070 ave Henri Julien\nView this post on Instagram Time to shop for dinner 😍 A post shared by Ryan Hanrahan (@weatherhanrahan) on Dec 30, 2019 at 1:36pm PST\nReally any market filled with colourful fruits, vegetables, and flowers is my kind of spot.\nThe Jean-Talen market has been opened for over 85 years and is still as colourful as ever.\nIt may not be as vibrant of a place this time of year as it is in the summer, due to the fact that most flowers can't survive in our Canadian climate, but it still beats spending your day staring at white walls.\nBring Down The Walls By Phil Collins\nWhere: 451 rue Saint-Jean; Phi Foundation\nView this post on Instagram Phil Collins’ exhibition “Bring Down The Walls” is now on view at the Phi Foundation for Contemporary Art in Montreal! “The works in this exhibition explore the emancipatory power of music to transcend time and space, disparate geographies, ethnicity, class, and language while remaining critical of its entanglement with uneven power dynamics and the political economy of culture. Through Collins’s empathic lens and love of a good song, we are offered access to a deeper sense of what it means to relate to one another.” #philcollins #tanyabonakdargallery #bringdownthewalls @fondationphi Pictured: Phil Collins, “Bring Down The Walls” (2018) A post shared by Tanya Bonakdar Gallery (@tanyabonakdargallery) on Nov 9, 2019 at 9:08am PST\n"Bring Down The Walls was a three-part public art project which turned an unconventional lens on the prison industrial complex through house music and nightlife," the Phi Foundation writes on its website.\nThis colourful video projection shines a new light on the realness of life before, in, and after prison.\nIt's free to enter the Phi Foundation, so consider taking a moment to go see this incredible piece by Phil Collins next time you're in the Old Port.\nThere are also school days & club nights that happen here, so make sure to check those out!\nDiscover more about Phil Collins here!\nWishing you all colourful days ahead!