12 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend If You Don't Want To Waste What's Left Of Summer

The week may have been short, but we've still been counting down to another weekend in Montreal.

With so many fun things to do in Montreal this weekend, who could blame us?!

Celebrate Le Burger Week With A Juicy Hamburger

When: Until September 14

Address: Participating Montreal restaurants

Why You Need To Go: One of the tastiest festivals in the city, Le Burger Week is back and celebrating its 10th edition.

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Get A Burger For Free

Price: Free!

When: September 11 and 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (while supplies last)

Address: Nouveau Palais Winneburger at Jean Talon Market - Allée Verte, 7070, ave. Henri Julien, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: If you really want to get into the Burger Week spirit, this burger joint at Jean-Talon Market is giving them away for free. We say, the more the merrier!

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Pick Apples To Mark The Arrival Of Apple Season

Price: Starting at $20 for an 18- to 20-pound bag of fruit and access to activities

When: Every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: Le Verger Petit et Fils -1020, rue de la Montagne, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, QC

Why You Need To Go: Apple-picking season is finally here! This orchard is just 45 minutes from Montreal and it has three giant mazes as well as cider tasting.

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Check Out The Botanical Garden's Dazzling Lantern Festival

Price: $16.50 for adults, $12.75 for students and $8.25 for children

When: September 3 to October 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: Montreal Botanical Garden - 4101, rue Sherbrooke E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Just in time for fall, the Botanical Garden is bringing you another season of beautiful lanterns to add to the already stunning floral exhibits.

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Find Good Deals At The Frank And Oak Warehouse Sale

When: Now until September 19, 2021

Opening hours: Wednesday to Friday noon to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: 160, rue Saint-Viateur E., suite 613, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Have you had your eye on something at this Montreal clothing brand and retail store? Head over to its famous warehouse sale to stock up on new closet essentials.

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Make Your Way Through This Creepy Corn Maze

Price: $15

When: Fridays starting August 13. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the last departure is at 9 p.m. with the site closing at 11 p.m.

Address: Forget BM Farm - 7901, ave. Marcel-Villeneuve, Laval, QC

Why You Need To Go: Looking for a little scare ahead of the spookiest time of the year? Make your way through this terrifying corn maze one night in Laval — if you dare.

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Order Tartare In What Looks Like An Ice Cream Cone

Address: Fish Bone - 420, rue Notre-Dame O., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Serving the freshest seafood in the coolest way, this will be your new favourite way to eat the catch-of-the-day.

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Check Out Lambert's New Flagship Store

When: Officially open on September 10

Address: 5085, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: The beloved vegan leather bag brand based here in Montreal is opening a new flagship store that's sure to be as gorgeous as the bags themselves.

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See Live Performances At Les Francos Music Festival

When: September 9 to 12

Address: Quartier des Spectacles

Why You Need To Go: It's all about good music and good vibes this weekend in one of the city's most exciting neighbourhoods.

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Knock Items Off Your Summer Bucket List While Summer's Still Here

Address: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Go: It's still officially summer! So be sure to get to all of your summer bucket list items while you can.

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Shop At One Of Canada's Biggest Sidewalk Sales

Price: Free entry

When: September 10 to 12

Address: Rue Sainte-Catherine (pedestrianized between rue de Bleury and rue Chomedey)

Why You Need To Go: Get outside for a well-loved activity: shopping! Sainte-Catherine shopfronts move onto the street to become what's billed as Canada's largest sidewalk sale.

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Try The City's Newest Asian Market In Montreal's 'Second Chinatown'

Price: Around $5 to $25 per dish

When: September 10 to 12 (Friday and Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.)

Address: Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest (between rue Lambert Closse and rue de Bleury)

Why You Need To Go: If you enjoy the Asian night markets in Montreal's original Chinatown, then you'll love the city's newest pan-Asian street food festival, which will take place in the city's "second Chinatown" in Shaughnessy Village. There's even going to be a corgi party with 100 corgis.

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