13 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend To Keep The Summer Holiday Vibes Going

Well, we’ve made it through another short week! And just like that, the weekend is back in Montreal.

Keep the good times going with these awesome ways to celebrate our beautiful city.

Editor's Choice: This Montreal Spot Serves Bubble Tea In 'Fat Cups' & You Can Try It For $2 This Weekend

Head To 'Time Out Market' For Foodie Heaven

Where: 705, rue Sainte-Catherine O., Montreal, QC

When: Reopens July 2

Why You Need To Go: The best restaurants in the city, all under one roof. Be prepared for some fresh new options when the market reopens on July 2.

Discover Avenue du Mont-Royal’s Huge Enchanting Gardens

Latrompette Studio | Courtesy of the Société de développement de l'avenue du Mont-Royal

Where: Avenue du Mont-Royal, Montreal QC

When: June 30 to September 6

Why You Need To Go: Located in the Plateau, one of the city’s most colourful neighbourhoods, these installations bring us everything we love most about summer: murals, gardens and places to hang.

Sip Drinks That Come With VIEWS On The Old Port’s Newest Terrasse

Where: Les Terrasses de la Marina, Quai Jacques-Cartier (in front of Place Jacques-Cartier), Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: If you like your drinks with an incredible view of the Montreal skyline, this new Old Port spot is for you.

Load Up On Butter Balls

Where: Bar à beurre Montreal, 348, rue Notre-Dame E., Montreal, QC & 1165, rue Ottawa, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: These desserts may look too beautiful to eat, but trust us, you’re going to want to taste them.

Get Bottomless Mimosas From This Hidden Terrasse

Where: Wolf & Workman, 139, rue St. Paul O., Montreal, QC

Price: $35 for all-you-can-drink mimosa, plus $13-19 for brunch

Why You Need To Go: Did we mention bottomless mimosas?

Head To The Beach

Where: Jean-Doré Beach, 151, circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, QC

When: June 23 to August 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Price: $9 for adults

Why You Need To Go: Summertime means beach season is in full swing.

Wander Through Jardin Royalmount

Where: 8187, chemin Royden, Mont-Royal, QC

When: Opens July 2

Why You Need To Go: Last year, it was your favourite drive-in. This year, it’s your favourite garden terrasse with boozy events planned all summer long.

Walk One Of The Many Pedestrian Streets

Where: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Go: You know it’s summer in the city when the streets close off to let the pedestrians do their thing.

Get $2 Boba In Fat Cups

Where: One Babo (previously known as One More Thé), 3, rue de la Commune O., Old Port of Montreal, QC

When: Saturday, July 3, from noon to 9 p.m.

Why You Need To Go: Taiwanese bubble tea in fat cups for $2 — or free if you're one of the first 50 people to arrive. This is a boba lover's dream.

Visit The Dreamiest Terrasse In Chinatown

Where: Place des Souhaits; At the corner of boulevards Saint-Laurent and René-Lévesque, Chinatown, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Been dreaming of terrasses in the summer? This one is by far the dreamiest.

Pick Up Some Cookies On The Canal

Where: Sundaiz, 4710, rue Saint-Ambroise, Unit 130, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: For a sugar rush and taste of nostalgia during a walk on the canal, stop at this '90s-themed pickup window.

Swing By This Sandy Beach In The Middle Of Downtown

Where: Saint James United Church, 463, rue Sainte-Catherine O., Montreal, QC

When: June 4 to September 26, 2021

Price: Free

Why You Need To Go: Yes, you read that right — just outside Saint James United Church is the coolest sandy beach hangout, where you can even bring booze. It's the most relaxing place to chill in the middle of the downtown core.

Watch A Free Public Screening Of The Stanley Cup Final

Where: Quartier des Spectacles & The Olympic Park's Esplanade

When: July 2 at 8 p.m.

Price: Free

Why You Need To Go: Go Habs Go!