Free Things To Do In Montreal On Canada Day 2018

July 1st is quickly approaching and while some opt to leave the city to celebrate, there are tons of festivites going on all day right at home! 

The outdoor festivities will be running in different locations all over the city, so it's super easy to event hop and get the chance to experience all thats happening. The best part? It's 100% free.

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Whether you're bringing kids, going solo, looking for some food or maybe some music, the City of Montreal has it all going on rain or shine.

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Opening Canada Day ceremony, where you can watch the swearing in of new Canadians, take part in singing the National Anthem with the Canadian brigade as they raise the Canadian flag.

A multicultural march, spectators have the opportunity to see Chinese dragon dancing, Scottish bagpipers, First Nations ceremonial songs and more.

Floor hockey competition, participants will be invited to play Canada's favourite sport. Sticks and jerseys provided!

Dancing stage, show off or practice your dance moves as the host introduces you to many diverse styles!

Inflatable games and event tent, an event for the entire family! Kids have the opportunity to play in the inflatable attractions while the whole family can check out all of the vendors at the tents.

Montreal jazz festival, celebrate Canada and get jazzy with the soul and blues sounds playing all evening long.

Art fair, an outdoor exhibit welcoming over 90 artists will offer several activites for the young and old.

The Canada Day anniversary cake service, all those present at the event will get the opportunity to have a slice of the traditional cake.

Watch fireworks at Jaques-Cartier pier, to end the day of festivites a free firework show will be lighting up the sky in Old Port.

What you need to know:

Events kick off at 11:00AM and run until 10:00PM.

For the full program and event locations click HERE