What a week it's been, Montreal. The Habs beat the Leafs, the island reawakened after months of curfew and we worked hard to bring the joie de vivre back into the city.
So you know what you deserve? Some more fun! Here are 11 things to do in Montreal this weekend.
Visit The Bomboloni Boss, Himself
When: Beginning June 5
Address: 5475, rue des Jockeys, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Check It Out: Opening his first location, Chef Nando is officially planting his feet in the local bakery scene.
Get Some Plants At Leaves House's Buy-2-Get-1-Free Sale
When: June 4 to 6 starting at noon
2051, rue de la Montagne
1800, avenue McGill College RDC-A
1, Place Ville Marie
Why You Need To Check It Out: Plants, plants, baby!
Check Out The Return Of The Jardins Gamelin
When: Opening June 4
Address: 1500, rue Berri, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Check It Out: One of Montreal's coolest places to hang out in the summer is finally back with another seasonal program of activities and themed gardens.
Order A Lavish Dessert At Le Blue Crèmerie
When: Friday to Saturday, 12:30 to 10 p.m.
Address: 950, boul. Curé-Poirier E., Longueuil, QC
Why You Need To Check It Out: Cool off with a decadent, over-the-top dessert from the newly reopened ice cream shop.
Discover Some Of Downtown Montreal's New Summer Oases
Where: Downtown Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Check It Out: There's more to see than just construction.
These "oases," including terrasses, are popping up all around Ville-Marie.
Experience Marché des Éclusiers
When: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day
Address: 400, rue de la Commune O., Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Check It Out: The popular market in the Old Port has a new outdoor kitchen and huge terrasse this year!
Get A Free Donut
When: National Donut Day, Friday, June 4
Where: participating Krispy Kreme and Tim Hortons locations in Montreal
Why You Need To Check It Out: Nothing says National Donut Day like a free one.
Get A Free Burger
Why You Need To Check It Out: Harvey's is giving free burgers to Canadians with a first vaccine dose. Find out how to claim yours below.
Check Out What's New In The Old Port
Where: Old Port, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Check It Out: The Old Port is back in a big way, bringing you installations and events like never before.
Check out all the new stuff the area has to offer. Just be sure to respect its curfew.
Enjoy This Sunny Mexican Restaurant Terrasse
Address: Alejandro restaurant; 1481, rue Atateken, Montreal, QC
When: Brunch hours: Saturday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why You Need To Check It Out: For a delicious Mexican-inspired brunch on a beautiful day.