9 Joyful Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend

Smile — it's almost the weekend!
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9 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend: May 7 – 9

Another weekend in Montreal is upon us and there are tons of things happening around the city that will make you smile.

Here are some things to do this weekend.

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Head To PoutineFest

Where: CF Galeries d'Anjou, 7999, boul. des Galeries d'Anjou, Montreal, QC

Price: Free admission, poutine between $9.99 and $16.53 for takeout

Why You Need To Check It Out: If there are two things that Montrealers love, it's poutine and festivals.


Taste The Cheesiest Place In Montreal

Where: La Casina, 5314, ave. du Parc, Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: This place in the Mile End is definitely worth checking out if you're a fan of cheese.

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Have A Socially-Distant Tam-Tams Picnic

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Where: Sir George-Étienne Cartier monument, Parc du Mont-Royal

When: Sunday, May 9

Why You Need To Check It Out: Tam Tams is back! Sunday looks like it'll be warm enough to finally get out your picnic blanket and spend the day lounging, drinking and eating with someone in your bubble.

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Try Montreal's Latest Dessert Trend: The Cookie Pie

Where: Madame Munchy (online)

Price: $40 for the cookie pie, $5-10 for delivery

Why You Need To Check It Out: You've heard of cookies and you've heard of pies, but what about a cookie pie?

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See The 'Tes mots, mes mains' Exhibition

Where: Parc-Extension Broadcasting Hall, 421, rue Saint-Roch, Montreal, QC

When: Wednesday to Sunday until August 15

Price: Free

Why You Need To Check It Out: Montreal is filled with lots of fantastic art, and you can see some for no cost at all.


Explore The Village's Outdoor Exhibit

Where: Galerie Blanc, 1130, rue Sainte-Catherine E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Check It Out: Another fabulous exhibit, it's totally worth the trip to the village.


Check Out SAT Fest 2021

Where: Société des arts technologiques; 1201, boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC

Price: $24.25 per ticket

When: April 27 to June 19, every Tuesday to Saturday at 5 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.

Why You Need To Check It Out: One of Montreal's most anticipated cultural events of the year is back for another season.

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Try A Boba Waterfall Cake

Where: Pick up near Places-des-Arts

Price: $10.99

Why You Need To Try It: These creations from Ri Yue Cakes overflow when you unwrap them. Prepare for some messy deliciousness.

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Check Out The Flower Vendors

Where: Atwater and Jean-Talon Markets

Why You Need To Check It Out: Nothing says spring in the city quite like the return of flowers in the market.

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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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