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11 Things To Do In Montreal This Long Weekend

The last weekend of curfew!
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11 Things To Do In Montreal This Long Weekend

Well, Montreal, we made it. Not just to the weekend, but to the last weekend of curfew.

But just because we still have a curfew this weekend doesn't mean it won't be amazing.

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Check Out The Seas Of Flowers At The Markets

Price: Free to visit

Address: Atwater Market, 138, ave. Atwater;
Jean-Talon Market, 7070, ave. Henri-Julien

Why You Need To Check It Out: The city really comes to life this time of year, especially in the markets.

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Check Out The Markets' New Restaurants

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Where: Atwater Market, 138, ave. Atwater;
Jean-Talon Market, 7070, ave. Henri-Julien

Why You Need To Check It Out: The Jean-Talon and Atwater markets are welcoming a ton of new restaurants this summer, some of which have already opened.

Among them: a counter that serves fried vegan delights on a stick!

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Visit Riverside's Ice Cream Truck & Café 

Where: 5020, rue St-Ambroise, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: We're always happy to have a new spot for ice cream and/or cold brew.

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Go On A Nature Walk & Find This Stunning Lookout Point

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Where: Parc-nature du Bois-de-L'Île-Bizard, 2115, chemin du Bord-du-Lac

Why You Need To Check It Out: For some exposure to nature and lakeside views right here in Montreal.

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Float Along The Lachine Canal In A Swan Boat

Price: $25 for half an hour, $30 for one hour and $60 for two hours

When: Starting May 21

Address: 2727B, rue St-Patrick, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: It's not just for tourists.

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Try Montreal's New "Pub On Wheels"

Where: Burgundy Lion; anywhere on the Lachine Canal

Price: Free delivery, must purchase food (fries available for $1)

Why You Need To Check It Out: While you're on the canal, sit back, take in the view and let the booze come to you with the city's newest "pub on wheels."

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Ride La Grande Roue

Price: Depends on the package

When: Seven days a week, every day of the year, rain or shine

Address: 362, rue de la Commune E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: Also not just for tourists.

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Check Out All The Blossoms At The Botanical Garden

Where: 4101, rue Sherbrooke E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: An online calendar indicates that the alpine plants, cacti, hyacinths, irises and more are currently blossoming.

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Get Your Own Personal Boba Cake

Where: Ri Yue Cakes

Price: $10.99

Where: Pick up near Places-des-Arts

Why You Need To Check It Out: For a gooey molten boba cake that's the perfect bit of self-indulgence.

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Bike Across The River

Where: La Route Verte

Why You Need To Check It Out: This bike path that connects Montreal and Saint-Lambert offers spectacular views of the river and city.

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Have A Socially-Distant Park Hang

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Where: In any of Montreal's wonderful parks!

Why You Need To Try It: The summer season is back — as far as Montrealers are concerned.

Throw down a picnic blanket, grab a few slices of pizza and even some baked goods and spend the whole day in the sun.

Socially-distant public outdoor gatherings are allowed with up to eight people in red zones.

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