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November, is that you already? The end of fall is near but that does not mean the fun has to end with the cooler weather. While getting out and about in the 514 can often be pricey, living your best life doesn't always mean breaking the bank.

There are plenty of free things to do in Montreal this month, and we're hooking you up with some original options that'll give your mood a boost and your wallet a break until the holiday season.

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Why wait for Halloween to wear a bold and beastly costume? Before transforming into your most horrific self on Hallows' Eve, you can get in on some early fun this October 2 at Montreal's free community-based parade, Phénomenale.

After bringing some Halloween charm to the 514 back in 2017 and 2019, Phénomenale is returning following a pause due to the pandemic with colourful disguises, bumpin' music and plenty of street art performances to enjoy.

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One of the best things about living in Montreal is the incredible creative energy all around. Just walking down the street every day, we Montrealers are surrounded by amazing works of art. Here's a round-up of some of the most eye-popping public art pieces as captured by real Montrealers.

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Among the many amazing things Montreal is renowned for, its street art really does make this city stand out from the crowd. Where many an outsider would be tempted to see spray-paint on a brick wall as vandalism, we know that street art, done well, is so much more. Montreal's colourful and diverse street art has become a reflection of our very culture, each mural telling its own story, and making our concrete jungle the unique place that it is.

A major driving force elevating our street art to the world-class movement it is today, the MURAL International Public Art Festival, better known as Mural Fest, is back to take over the heart of the city from June 4 to 14 right here on The Main.

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