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11 Free Things To Do In Montreal This September

Summer isn't over just yet!!!

11 Free Things To Do In Montreal This September

If anyone dares to tell you that summer is almost over, don't believe them. Especially considering there's still a long list of free things to do in Montreal this September, most of which involve being outside.

Summer is simply never-ending in the 514 and we've got zero complaints about that.

Stroll Through Galerie Blanc

Where: 1114, rue Sainte-Catherine E., Montreal, QC

When: Open 24/7

Why You Need To Go: To explore some beautiful art pieces in the heart of the Village.

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Jazz Festival

Where: Various locations in Montreal

When: September 15-19

Why You Need To Go: Jazz Fest is BACK, baby. You can book your free tickets on Jazz Fest's website starting September 1 at 10 a.m. Act fast — some shows are already sold out.

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Get A Free Personalized Poem By Yolk Literary

Where: Time Out Market Montreal; 705, rue Sainte-Catherine O., Montreal, QC

When: Friday, September 3 from 12-8 p.m.

Why You Need To Go: You can get a poem written about you by talented Montreal writers, written on vintage typewriters. How cool!

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Go Vote On September 20

Where: The polling station indicated on your voter card

When: September 20 or advanced polling is September 10-13

Why You Need To Go: To exercise your right!

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Check Out ARTCH's Events

Where: Dorchester Square

When: September 8-19

Why You Need To Go: This year marks ARTCH's 4th edition, which will bring together 22 participating visual artists for you to discover over 12 days.

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Eat Some Good Food At Les Premiers Vendredis

Where: Parc Olympique; 4545, rue Pierre-de Coubertin

When: September 3, 2021 (4-11 p.m.), September 4-5 (12-11 p.m.)

Why You Need To Go: This festival is filled with activities, live music, DJs and of course, amazing food trucks. All the good stuff.

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Check Out Estival Du Nouveau Cinéma

Where: L'Esplanade Tranquille at Quartier des Spectacles

When: September 2-5

Why You Have To Go: To discover three unique feature films and various short films.

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Visit Au Pied Du Courant One Last Time

When: Open until September 5, Thursday-Saturday: 4-9 p.m. and Sunday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Address: 2380, rue Notre-Dame E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: This village has everything a Montrealer needs to have a great day: a terrasse, an urban beach, free yoga, and outdoor shows.

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Attend Festival Courts D'un Soir

Where: Quartier des Spectacles

When: September 1-6

Why You Have To Go: If you're a fan of short films, this festival is for you. Don't forget to reserve your tickets in advance!

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Spend Some Time At Les Guingettes

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau

When: Wednesday-Saturday 4-11 p.m., Sunday 4-9 p.m.

Why You Have To Go: For a chill spot to drink sangria pitchers and listen to live music shows.

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See What's Up At Les Francos

Where: Quartier des Spectacles

When: September 9-12

Why You Have To Go: To spend the night vibing to different Francophone artists. Tickets must be reserved in advance on Les Francos' website.

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In Quebec, a vaccine passport is required to access many businesses and activities deemed non-essential, including restaurants and bars.