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16 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend 'Cause The City Has A Good Reason To Celebrate

Habs won — now live it up this weekend!
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16 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend 'Cause The City Has A Good Reason To Celebrate

It’s official — the Montreal Canadiens are going to the Stanley Cup final! Celebrate by living it up this weekend in Montreal.

The weather may say rain, but just like the Habs, this city is always full of surprises.

Editor's Choice: Montreal Was An Absolute Sh*t Show After The Habs Won The Game Last Night (VIDEOS)

Check Out A New Bakehouse That Will Transport You To The '90s

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

Why You Need To Check It Out: Decadent, nostalgic and gorgeous views thanks to the Lachine Canal. Step up to the window at Sundaiz first-ever location or head inside to discover a totally-90s vibe from the moment you walk in… and to celebrate their opening, they're giving away free cookies on June 25 (while supplies last).

Try This Inflatable Obstacle Course On The Water

Where: Mega Parcours Eau Défi - 105, 81e avenue, Saint-Zotique, QC

When: Every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Price: $10 per hour for adults 18 and older but prices vary by age and other packages are available

Why You Need To Check It Out: A day on the water that’s jam-packed with fun? Sign us up.

Head To A Newly Reopened 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, $ 4.50 for children, free for 2-year-olds and under and $22 for a family composed of 2 parents and 2 children — plus additional fees for rentals or activities

Why You Need To Check It Out: With summer officially here, it means beach days are back and in full effect.

Try This Taiwanese Dessert The Size Of Your Head

Where: Meet Fresh Quebec - 1805, rue Sainte-Catherine O., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: If you’ve got a sweet tooth or like trying food from around the world, this place is for you.

Experience One Of Montreal’s Dreamiest  New Terrasses

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

Why You Need To Check It Out: This terrasse is seriously a place of dreams, especially at night when the wish tree lights up.

Taste A 'Croffle'

Where: Holy Choco - 366, rue Sherbrooke E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: This croissant and waffle hybrid is a pastry lover’s dream come true.

Pick From 13 Sangrias At This Montreal Bar

Where: Moosebawr - 1817, rue Sainte-Catherine O., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: Do you love sangria? You can try 13 flavours at this bar near Concordia — one for every week of summer.

Order The Same Thing As 'Waka Flocka Flame' At Marché Des Éclusiers 

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: Marché Des Éclusiers is one of the most anticipated hangout spots of the summer! Even visiting celebs like Waka Flocka Flame can’t help but get in on the action.

Immerse Yourself In Montreal’s Most Colourful Oasis

Where: Square-Victoria-OACI station, Ville-Marie, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: One of Montreal's 11 oases, this bright spot in the downtown core is helping bring some colour back to the city.

Play Tourist At A Discount Thanks To Your OPUS Card

Where: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Check It Out: The OPUS card is not just for getting around town. It can help you have fun around town, too, by getting you cool discounts on activities like water cruises or rides on La Grande Roue de Montréal.

Dive Into A Public Pool

Where: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Check It Out: If you need a place to escape the summer heat, head to one of the many public pools around the city that are now open for swimming.

Scope Out A Travelling Circus Act Or Surprise Performance

Sesquialtera via Eva Blue

Where: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Check It Out: This city is filled with surprises. A circus act or arts performance could be around any corner, so take a walk and try to find one!

Find This Hidden Bar On An Island Near Montreal

Where: Ile Raymond - 195, 39e Avenue, Sainte-Barbe, QC

When: Thursday to Sunday starting at noon, depending on the weather

Price: $20 per person for daily access, including the shuttle and a drink

Why You Need To Check It Out: You can enjoy a restaurant outing — sipping tasty cocktails like an amaretto sour or bloody caesar — with an incredible view of the water's edge.

Take A Hike With All The Views

Where: Throughout Quebec

Why You Need To Check It Out: Soak in the views after a hike — the prize at the end of a hike well done.

Feel Like You're In The Arctic At An Immersive Exhibit

Where: Éloize Expo - 417, rue Berri, Montreal, QC

When: June 2 to October 31, 2021

Price: $26

Why You Need To Check It Out: Perfect for a rainy day... As MTL Blog's Teddy Elliot put it, "Sous Les Glaces (Below the Ice) will give you the experience of tagging along with filmmaker Mario Cyr as he explores the vast reaches of the Arctic."

See A Movie In Style

Alanna Moore | MTL Blog

Where: Cineplex VIP At The Forum - 2313, rue Sainte-Catherine O. #101, Montreal, QC

Price: $22.50 on weekends

Why You Need To Check It Out: If all else fails and the rain does fall, head to a movie theatre… but do it in style.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.

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