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8 Free Things To Do In Montreal This June

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8 Free Things To Do In Montreal This June

With things reopening all across the city, Montrealers might be starting to remember just how expensive going out can get. This is why we've put together a list of free things to do in Montreal this June.

As they say, the best things in life are free!

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Walk Through Montreal’s First-Ever “Japan Week” Festival

When: June 7–13

Address: Multiple locations

Why You Need To Go: Organized by the non-profit organization YATAI, Japan Week will honour Japanese culture in several neighbourhoods in a variety of ways.

Play A Massive Game Of Chess Outside

When: May 4, 2021, to June 27, 2021

Address: Rue Sainte-Catherine, between rue de Bleury and rue Saint-Urbain, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: If ever you're walking through Quartier des Spectacles, you'll see life-sized chess boards printed on the ground. It's a cool activity in the city for you and your friends to try.

Embrace Staying Out After 9:30 p.m.

Address: Wherever you want

Why You Need To Go: It's safe to say that the end of Quebec's curfew made many Montrealers very happy. Take full advantage and go for a nice late-night walk!

Go to Tam-Tams

When: Every Sunday

Address: Sir George-Étienne Cartier Monument; Mount Royal Park, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: Whether it's just to get some fresh air or to hear the drummers play, Tam-Tams is always a good time.

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Visit Jardins Gamelin

Address: 1500, rue Berri, Montreal, QC

When: Opening June 4

Why You Need To Go: Jardins Gamelin will be bringing life back into Montreal with its various events and themed gardens. It's definitely a must-visit this summer.

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Explore The Village's Outdoor Exhibit

Address: Galerie Blanc; 1114, rue Sainte-Catherine E., Montreal, QC

When: Opening again in "early June"

Why You Need To Go: Galerie Blanc always has the coolest outdoor exhibits, and it's totally free to explore different works of art.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled For Fanfare de l'Île

Address: All across the city

Why You Need To Look Out For Them: Fanfare de l'Île is a group of local musicians who, in the last year, have organized spontaneous marching bands throughout the city. If you get a chance to hear them play the sweet sounds of New Orleans jazz, you're sure to feel an instant sense of joy.

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Visit Quinn Farm

Address: 2495, boul. Perrot, Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot, QC

When: Wednesday to Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Why You Need To Go: If you feel like taking a little trip out of the city to take a walk among the apple trees and see all the flowers during the blossoming season, Quinn Farm is the spot to do it. Just make sure to make a reservation before you go.

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