Boulevard Saint-Laurent, also called "The Main," is known for throwing massive block parties and hosting some of the summer's best activities. From Mural Fest to all the bars that crowd its streetscape, it truly is one of Montreal's go-to streets.\nTo close out the summer, Boulevard Saint-Laurent is being shut down at the end of August for the BLVD – Boulevard Piéton Block Party! This huge FREE event is the perfect way to bid farewell to an amazing summer in the city.\nFrom Rue Sherbrooke to Mont-Royal Avenue, St-Laurent will play host to local merchants, fun and interactive activities, delicious food, and even a skateboarding competition! The BLVD - Boulevard Piéton is set to be huge!\nStarting Thursday, August 29th and for only a few short days, Boulevard Saint-Laurent will become one of Montreal's biggest open-air markets. Every store along the boulevard will be out in full force, set up alongside the road offering spectacular sales on merchandise.\nThe streets will be full of people discovering the best that the Main has to offer. Not only will there be vendors, but also super fun activities. This block party on Saint-Laurent is one of those can't miss events that marks the beginning of the end of the summer season.\nView this post on Instagram ☀️🛍 L’événement familial BLVD prendra place sur le boulevard Saint-Laurent du 29 août au 1er septembre !!! Au programme : magasinage&aubaines, activités pour toute la famille, terrasses et bonne bouffe !!! Tous les détails sur notre site web 😊. . . . #blvd #boulevardpiéton #familyevent #boulevardsaintlaurent #lamain #themain #supportyourlocal #funtime #summertime #lepmr #leplateau #plateaumontroyal #mtl #mtlmoments #montreality #montrealcity #montreal #montrealjetaime A post shared by Boulevard Saint-Laurent (@stlaurentlamain) on Jul 29, 2019 at 1:18pm PDT\nFree games such as Bulle Soccer, a giant hamster ball, and even sumo suit competitions are the perfect way to blow off some steam after a long week!\nView this post on Instagram THAT WAY! ➡️ #summervibes #flying #bubblesoccer #rightside #bullesoccer #mtlactivity A post shared by Official BullE Soccer�� (@bullesoccer) on Apr 3, 2019 at 2:58pm PDT\nThe best part of all these activities is that they're absolutely free! Everyone can take part!\nREAD ALSO: Montreal Is Finally Getting A Dessert & Candy Festival This Month\nAnother incredible thing about this block party: how about a best trick skateboarding competition? That's right, Vans is sponsoring a best trick competition on the corner of Milton that's open to the public! The grand prize is $2,000!\nView this post on Instagram I was just beginning to embrace the square crop and Instagram goes and does this. A post shared by Anders (@notonders) on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:08pm PDT\nAlong with the skateboard competition, Vans is also offering free skateboarding lessons to children. Who knows, you might see the next Tony Hawk!\nView this post on Instagram 💥 À l'occasion du Festival MURAL. n'oubliez pas que tous vos commerces favoris sortiront à l'extérieur pour vous offrir de bonnes aubaines et de beaux sourires dans une ambiance festive !!! Ça vaut le détour sur Saint-Laurent du 6 au 16 juin !!! 💥 📸 @jfsavaria . . . . #mtlmoments #muralfestival #festivalmural #muralfest #leplateau #boulevardsaintlaurent #lamain #themain #leplateau #plateaumontroyal #lepmr #mtl #mtlstreetart #streetsale #mtllifestyle #montrealjetaime A post shared by Boulevard Saint-Laurent (@stlaurentlamain) on Jun 3, 2019 at 12:47pm PDT\nTo top it all off, a mystery guest DJ will perform at what is set to be a fantastic event.\nDon't miss the BLVD - Boulevard Piéton Block Party staring August 29th!\nBLVD - Boulevard Piéton Fair on St-Laurent\nWhat: A massive block party along Boulevard Saint-Laurent to celebrate the end of the summer!\nWhere: Boulevard Saint-Laurent, between Sherbrooke and Mont-Royal.\nWhen: August 29th and 30th, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.\nAugust 31st, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.\nSeptember 1st, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.\nCheck out the official Facebook event here!