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15 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend

How to spend the weekend in style.
Holi festival of colours

This weekend is going to be great, because there are a ton of wonderful events happening in the city. For example, Île Soniq is your last chance to enjoy a festival this summer at the newly renovated Espace 67.

Aside from that, there are activities to suit every taste, from an artists' market to a First Peoples' Festival. Whatever you're into, you'll find it here in Montreal this weekend.

Check out this list of things to do in Montreal this weekend, and make the most of the sunshine and nice weather!

Attend A First Persons Festival

Where: Locations throughout the city, especially around Place des Festivals.

When: August 7 – August 13

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Dance All Day At Île Soniq 

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau.

When: August 9 – 10

More info.

Eat All The Poutine At Le Grand Poutinefest

Where: Quai Jacques-Cartier.

When: August 9 – August 14

More info.

Watch Lalaland At An Outdoor Movie Theatre

Where: Promenades Bellerive.

When: August 9, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m

More info.

Watch The Shooting Stars

Where: Récréoparc.

When: August 9, 8:00 p.m. – August 11, 12:00 a.m.

More info.

Attend Montreal's Italian Festival & Street Fair

Where: Different locations in Montreal.

When: August 9 – August 18

More info.

Attend A Gothic Picnic

Where: Parc du Mont-Royal.

When: Saturday, August 10, 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

More info.

Watch Shakespeare In The Park

Where: Westmount Park

When: Saturday, August 10, 7:00 p.m.

More info.

Dance All Night At PY1

Where: Quai de l'horloge.

When: Saturday, August 10, 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

More info.

Hang Out At A Buzzy New Coffee Shop

Where: 1524 Rue Notre-Dame Street O.

When: All weekend long.

Read our article for more info.

Attend Holi In Montreal

Where: Quai de l'horloge.

When: Saturday, August 10, 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

More info.

Attend A Huge Artist's Market

Where: Rue Sainte-Catherine between Bourbonnière and Aird.

When: August 10 – August 11

More info.

Spend The Afternoon On A Terrasse

Where: 2 Rue Sainte-Catherne E.

When: Sunday, August 11, 2:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

More info.

Attend Piknic Electronik

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau.

When: Sunday, 2:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

More info.

Celebrate Pride With A Free Outdoor Show

Where: Parc des Faubourgs.

When: Sunday, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

More info.

That rounds up the list of great events taking place in the city this weekend. Enjoy the weekend Montreal, I'll see you next week.

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