Spring has officially been here for a while now. But it only really started this last week. The weather has finally cracked double digits and the sun is out. That means that everyone's mood has probably improved ten-fold.
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Now that we can go outside, I'm sure you're all looking for different things to do in the city. The one downside to nice weather is that we tend to overspend. I'm all for treating myself, but sometimes looking at my bank account can hurt.
Luckily, Montreal has tons of things that you can do completely free! That's right, you won't have to spend a dime. Check them out:
1. Check out some free performances at Vue Sur la Releve
From May 8 through 19, 2018 check out amazing performances by Canada's top emerging artists!
2. Enjoy Porchfest Notre-Dame-de-Grace
Listen to people play music from their porches. Here, we call it Balconfête and it's awesome. On Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, 2018, it'll be music to your ears.
3. BIXI Bike on Sundays
On the last Sunday of the month, you can ride BIXIs completely free! There you go, your day is planned.
4. Check out the food trucks at "First Fridays"
May 4, 2018, is the first first Friday of the year! Don't miss it!
5. Check out Festival TransAmériques
Free theatrical and dance performances at outdoor venues in Montreal. Sound good? It's happening from May 23 to June 7, 2018. Are you excited?
Ah yes, the day when Montreal museums open up their doors for free. This year it will be on May 27, 2018.
Want to learn about anarchist ideas and practices? Why not. On May 26 and 27, you'll have the chance.
8. Spend a day at Atwater market
Like flowers and fresh produce? Just walking through this amazing place will make your day. And the weather in May is a perfect time.
9. L'Oasis Musicale
Christ Church Cathedral gives free Saturday afternoon classical music concerts. The performances start at 4:30 PM and they're free! Donations are suggested of course.
On Saturday, May 5, 2018, independent and commercially-owned stores in Montreal will be giving away select comics. You really can't go wrong with this. It's free stuff. Take it and run!