15 Things To Do In Montreal This Saint Jean-Baptiste Weekend

Free events, & huge parties in and around the city!

This weekend we celebrate la Saint Jean-Baptiste, which means that Monday is a day off for almost everyone.

Long weekend are always awesome, but with all of the activities taking place in the city this weekend, this might be the best long weekend of the summer.

Enjoy the sunshine and make the most of the long weekend with any one of these 15 activities. Whether you want to dance all night, enjoy the sun, or celebrate the provincial holiday, we've got you covered!

Attend A Free Francofolies Show

When: Friday, June 21, 9:00 – 10:30 p.m.

Where: Place des festivals

Find out more.

Go Swimming For Free!

When: All summer long.

Where: Check out our list for details about which pools are free and when.

Read our article.

Go To The Opening Of Montreal's Suspended Café

When: Starting Saturday, June 22, 4:00 p.m.

Where: Café Suspendu du Mont-Royal

Read our article about it here.

Dance All Night At PY1

When: Friday, June 21, 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Where: Quai de l'Horloge

Check out the Facebook event here.

Attend A Special Edition of Piknic Électronik

When: Sunday, June 23, 2:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Where: Plaine Des Jeux, Parc Jean-Drapeau.

More info.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

When: Friday, June 21, 10:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Quai de l'Horloge

More info.

Enjoy A 100% Québécois "Boozy Brunch"

When: Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Méchant Boeuf

Find out more on Facebook.

Attend An All-Day Dance Party

When: Saturday, June 22, 3:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Where: Plaine Des Jeux, Parc Jean-Drapeau

More info.

Go To A Street Market & Fair

When: June 22 – 24

Where: rue Notre-Dame, St-Henri, metro Lionel-Groulx

Read our article about the fair here!

Go To The MAC Museum For Free

When: Saturday, June 22,

Where: Musée d'Art Contemporain

Read our article about it here.

Attend An Outdoor Pub Quiz 

When: Sunday, June 23, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Where: Jardins Gamelins

More info.

Swim At The New Montreal Beach

When: After Thursday, June 20, 4 p.m.

Where: Verdun Beach

Read our article about the event here!

Go To La Saint Jean Baptiste Parade!

When: Sunday, June 23 and Monday, June 24.

Where: rue St-Denis

Find out more on the parade website.

Enjoy Some Yoga By The Canal

When: Friday, June 22, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Parc Madeleine-Parent

More info.

Go To La Ronde

When: Monday, June 24 (if you have a season pass, you can bring a friend for $9.99)

Where: La Ronde.

Learn more.

That sums up the things to do this weekend. Make the most of the sun, have fun with your friends, and enjoy the long weekend! We could all use a little break right now.