16 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend: June 11 – 13

There's so much to celebrate in Montreal right now: the return of indoor dining, heading into the yellow zone next week and, of course, the Habs winning the North Division (Go Habs Go!).

And the city is here to help you celebrate the good vibes all around with a city jam-packed with weekend fun. Check out these 16 things to do in Montreal this weekend.

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Experience Japan Week Montreal

When: June 7 to 13, 2021

Why You Need To Check It Out: Sample some street food, take advantage of some deals from local Japanese restaurants and learn more about Japanese culture.

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Check Out The First Of Three Colourful Vegan Pop-Up Terrasses

Where: Parc de l'ancienne-cour-de-triage, 3653-3667, rue Saint-Patrick, Montreal, QC

When: Until June 27

Why You Need To Check It Out: This terrasse is as colourful as the food and drinks.

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Find Your Inner Child At Montreal's Rubber Duck Shop

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Where: Le Petit Duck Shoppe, 398, rue Marie-Morin, Montreal, QC

When: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Why You Need To Check It Out: Find the perfect rubber duck at what's maybe the most joyful spot in the city

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Try This Haitian Food Counter 

Where: Piklìz Comptoir Caribéen, 4206, rue Saint-Jacques O., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: On the menu: wings, hibiscus lemonade and... pikliz poutine! There are also picnic kits!

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Cool Off At A Rooftop Pool

Where: Club LaCité, 3575, ave. du Parc, Montreal, QC

Price: $15 per day for non-members

Why You Need To Check It Out: It's gonna be a scorcher.

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Search For This Hidden Terrasse With Fried Chicken

Where: Bucky Rooster's, 3981, rue Notre-Dame O., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: If there are two things that Montrealers love, they're fried chicken and a hidden terrasse.

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Spend A Day At The Beach

Where: Verdun Beach and Cap Saint-Jacques Beach

Why You Need To Check It Out: If you're looking for a little more adventure than just a pool, check out the two Montreal beaches that are already reopening for the summer.

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Grab Some Over-The-Top Ice Cream

Where: Le Blueboy, 150, ave. du Mont-Royal E., Montreal, QC

Price: $24.50 per watermelon bowl and $21 per pineapple bowl

Why You Need To Check It Out: Nothing ends the weekend (or a list!) quite like a sweet treat.

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Celebrate The Opening Of A New Arts & Culture Centre With A Pop-Up

Where: La P'tite Porte, 122 boul. de Maisonneuve E., Montreal, QC

When: June 11 to 13

Why You Need To Check It Out: Our very creative city is always ready to welcome new artists (and centres) with open arms.

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Have Dessert On A Pink Terrasse

Where: 250B, rue Saint-Paul E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: Four words: Churro. Ice. Cream. Sundaes.

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Hang With Sheep In The Park

Where: Parc Maisonneuve, 4365, rue Sherbrooke E., Montreal, QC

When: Starting June 13, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day

Why You Need To Check It Out: Parc Maisonneuve is once again using sheep to cut the grass. If you give the sheep plenty of space, you can set up a picnic and watch them go.

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Explore The Jardins Gamelin 

Where: 1500, rue Berri, Montreal, QC

Price: Free

Why You Need To Check It Out: The themed gardens are buzzing with activity. Take a seat on a terrasse and enjoy musical and other artistic performances.

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Find Some Treats At Downtown's Newest Gourmet Italian Market

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Where: 1063, rue de la Montagne (corner boul. Rene-Levesque), Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: To find some tasty Italian products and try the pizza and pastries.

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Have A Meal & Cocktail At The Marché des Éclusiers

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Where: 400, rue de la Commune O., Montreal, QC

When: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day

Why You Need To Check It Out: The famous market in the Old Port has a new outdoor kitchen and terrasse!

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Get Some Ooey, Gooey Bomboloni

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Where: 5475, rue des Jockeys, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: If you're craving even more Italian treats, check out Bomboloni Boss' first-ever store in Côte des Neiges.

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Finally Have A Drink At Your Favourite Bar Terrasse!

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Where: Across Montreal

When: As of June 11

Why You Need To Check It Out: After MONTHS of closure, Montreal bars are set to finally welcome customers back with the opening of terrasses on Friday (indoor seating will open next week).

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BONUS: Discover Bleu Lavande's New Location

Where: 2525, rue Principal O. (route 112), Magog, QC

Cost before tax:

Adults: $15

Seniors (65 and older): $12

Students (18-25, must present a valid student card): $12

Teens (13-17): $8, free if accompanied by an adult

Children (12 and under): free

Summer pass: $25

Why You Need To Check It Out: Everyone's favourite lavender farm has a new location and a whole new experience.

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BONUS: Try A Terrasse In A Pool

Where: Fogo Euro Lounge, 20820, chemin de la Côte-Nord, Boisbriand, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: Check out this spot on the North Shore where you can keep cool with your feet in the water while you welcome back terrasses into your life.

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