18 Things You Can Do In Montreal During The First Weekend Of April
Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd
Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Friday, March 31st until Sunday, April 2nd! It's officially the FIRST weekend of April and the spring showers are here! It may be raining all week, but it's time to embrace spring and say goodbye to winter because you will be too busy enjoying the insane things you can do this weekend!
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Toronto Blue Jays vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
When: Friday March 30th & Saturday, April 1- 1:00 PM
Where: Olympic Stadium Montreal
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie The Boss Baby
A seven-year old is jealous of his fast-talking briefcase-carrying baby brother. When the older brother embarks on a mission to win back the sole affection of his parents, he stumbles upon a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co. that threatens to destroy the balance of love in the world – and the brash baby executive masquerading as his new brother is at the center of it all. They must come together as true brothers to stop the dastardly scheme, save their parents, restore order to the world, and prove that love is indeed an infinite force.
When: In Theaters Friday, March 27th, 2017
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Chocolate Marathon
La Chococourse Is a themed 5km running / walking event organized by Les Courses Gourmandes. Chocolate stations on the course and chocolatiers at arrival! Several departure times are offered to make your chocolate experience a pleasant one!
When: Saturday, April 1 - Various Times
Where: Parc Maisonneuve
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Universe of Asterix at Grevin Montreal
Grévin Montreal proudly presents its new temporary universe: The Universe of Astérix! Come and explore the fantastic world of this brave warrior who has been loved by all for many generations!
Begin your visit by meeting your favourite celebrities, next, follow the path through the forest but beware of the army of romans! Continue your journey until Astérix’s house, where he’s waiting for you with his friend Obélix – who isn’t fat, let’s not forget, but well covered! Finally, you can live the fight of the Gaulois village, up to you to determine if the fish is fresh or not!
In this interactive universe, you are Ceaser, a famous druid or even a Viking warrior: use our accessories for your photo souvenirs and be part of the adventure! Enjoy the Universe of Astérix to soak up the lifestyle of these irresistible Gaulois while having fun with your whole family!
When: February 21, 2017 - April 16, 2017
Where: Eaton Centre
Price: Children under 6: free; children 6 to 12: $16.00; young people and students: $18.00; adults: $22.00; seniors 65 and older: $20.50; family (2 children and 2 adults or 3 children and 1 adult): $60.00 plus tax.
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Franklin Electric
When:Saturday, April 1 - 8:00 pm
6. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Future Is Female Hosted By Daybreaker
We’re celebrating life (and the givers of life!) with Bio-K+ probiotics by coming together on the dance floor with a lady-inspired morning to tap into that feminine power. 💪
SATURDAY, APRIL 1st, let’s forge forward into a healthier, more balanced world by waking up early and saying YES — yes to dance, yes to inclusivity, and yes to the future. Luna Collective will warm up the morning the namaste way, then we’ll dance our hearts out with some feel good jams and a vibe found nowhere else.
Now more than ever, we must remember that dancing heals divides. Let’s show the world what unity looks like with the limitless potential of coming together.
Wear whatever sparks your inner Sasha Fierce and we’ll see you on the dance floor. All identities and genders welcome 💃
10 h - 11 h | YOGA session led by Luna Collective
11 h - 13 h | DEEP HOUSE DANCE PARTY
* FOUR ARTISTIC PERFORMANCES
* INSPIRATIONAL PEP-TALK from Isabele Chevalier, president of Bio-K+
Dispatch Coffee cold brew, RISE Kombucha, Probiotic smoothies from Bio-K+ and breakfast treats included!
When: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Where: Théâtre Fairmount
7. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Quinn Farm For Maple Syrup
Take a tractor and wagon ride and learn about how Maple Syrup is produced and on your return enjoy one stick of Maple Taffy on snow.Afterward, visit the animal barn!
When: All Week!
Where: 2495 Perrot Blvd. - Notre Dame de L'Ile Perrot
Price: $7 per person
8. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Cafe Bloom
Cafe Bloom is 100% the place to be if you love hipster cafes and gorgeous tiled countertops! This cafe is so cozy and definitely a great location to go this winter and enjoy a warm beverage.
9. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Paddle Board Yoga
Discover a quite new practice which reminds us that of the SUP yoga (paddleboard yoga). A wooden minimalist board with cradles which allow certain degree of movement to whom(which) we chain postures of yoga. What gives us the sensation to be on the water on a board with paddle (stand(pit) up paddleboard). This will help develop your balance!
When: Saturday, April 1 - 12:15 PM
Where: Centre Kinesphère, 1565 Avenue du Mont-Royal Est
10. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Rock Climbing
Enjoy the massive rock climbing walls at Allez Up this weekend with some of your closest friends! On Sunday, you are your buddies and rock climb, boulder, and much more! It's a great workout and a lot of fun.
When: Sunday, March 5th, from 1-5 pm
Where: Allez Up -
11. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Visit Fashioning Expo 67
The exhibition Fashioning Expo 67 invites visitors to enter the world of Expo 67 and experience the effervescence of Montreal’s fashion moment. The exhibition will feature over 60 outfits —hostess uniforms from various pavilions, clothing by Quebec designers— and products from every sector of the Canadian fashion industry, including hats, gloves, umbrellas, purses, jewellery, and even fur.
When: Saturday, April 1 -10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Musée McCord Museum - 690 Sherbrooke St. West
Price: $0 – $40
12. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The International Festival of Films on Art
Both by its achievements and by its longevity, the FIFA is now an institution that benefits from the recognition of the artistic community and from a wide public, enthusiast for art and cinema. Firmly established in the film and cultural industry, the FIFA has acquired during its 31 years of existence, a worldwide reputation, and is listed as one of the most important cultural events in Quebec.
When: From: Mar 23, 2017 to: Apr 02, 2017
Price: Various ($10-$30)
13. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To St. Joseph’s Oratory
Saint Joseph’s Oratory truly is a site to see! It is absolutely breathtaking and a perfect location to bring a date to this weekend. Not only can you appreciate the inside, but also the outside of the Oratory, the whole atmosphere is stunning!
Where: 3800 Chemin Queen Mary
14. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Bota Bota
Ah yes, the perfect way to relax this weekend is by treating yourself to a spa day. Personally, I recommend Bota Bota since it is only $45 before 11 am and after 6pm for their water circuit. Not only do you relax, but you also get to see Montreal from a whole other angle with stunning views.
Where: 358 rue de la Commune Ouest
Price: $45 each
15. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To High Tea
Cardinal is one of Montreal’s only restaurants/cafes solely dedicated to making you and your BFF a delicious tea! Their tea isn’t the only delicious thing there, their finger foods are just as good. The ambiance is also superb! It’s a vintage location with funky decorations and a guaranteed great time!
Where: 5326 Boul St-Laurent
16. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Hot Yoga At Enso
Another way to sit back and relax this winter with your special someone is by doing some yoga. Yoga is a great way to relax and release stress. I suggest going to one of Ensō where you sweat your stress away and pretend like you are in a rain forest enjoying some good old yoga!. My personal favorite is hot yoga at
Price: $10 for community class
Where: 1470 Rue Peel #100, Montréal
17. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Butterflies Go Free Exhibit
Step into the almost spa-like setting of the Main Exhibition Greenhouse, where the heat and the flowers’ sweet fragrance help you forget winter. All around you, hundreds of colourful butterflies flit joyously about amidst the lush greenery, filling you with a sense of lightness and inviting you to relax.
When: February 23 to April 30, 2017
Where: Montreal Botanical Gardens - 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
18. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Le Ceramic Café
One of my personal favourite places is Le Céramic Café. It’s a great place where you can create art, relax, enjoy food, and overall have fun! You can choose whichever mold you like and the fun takes off from there! It’s a great way to distract you from being cold and it's a great activity to cross off your bucket list this spring.