31 Free Things You Gotta Do This June 2018 In Montreal - MTL Blog

31 Free Things You Gotta Do This June 2018 In Montreal

Summer has finally arrived!

When I started doing my research for this list, I figured, that I would find a modest dozen, and maybe twenty-something (at most) quality free events to talk about for the month of June.  That is usually the case in the winter months.

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But, as I carefully dug through Facebook events, Instagram hashtags, and Twitter posts, I found my list getting longer and longer by the minute. And before I knew it, I was up to thirty!  I couldn't believe that all these awesome events, shows, food festivals, fairs, parties are totally free!

It made it realize that June is really a special month in Montreal.  There is so much to do, free or not - so there's no excuse to stay inside. Get out and enjoy the city today, summer is officially here!


31. Piknic Electronik F1 Outdoor Grand Prix party

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When: Saturday, June 9th
Where: Square Dorchester // Downtown

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30. Check out 'Cin'Hoc De L'ete' for a free outdoor movie screening

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When: Every weekend starting Friday, June 29th
Where: Dairy Queen Saint Catherine East // Hochelaga

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29. Visit Lajoute for an epic fountain show in Place Jean-Paul Riopel downtown

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When: Every night starting at 5:30 pm 
Where: Place Jean-Paul Riopel // Downtown

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28. Check out Montreal's official 'Jerk Fest' for good vibes, food, and music

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When: Sunday, June 24th
Where: Park De La Savane

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27. Escape the F1 crowd and visit Cap-Saint-Jacques Nature Park

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Where: Parc Nature Cap Saint Jacques  
When:  Open 9-5 // Monday-Sunday

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26. Visit Parc De Ameriques for free performances from Montreal's Fringe Festival

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When: June 7 - 17th
Where: Parc Des Ameriques // Plateau

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25. Check out 'Squeeze Sundays' at Riverside St-Henri for a free outdoor BBQ party every other Sunday

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When: Every other Sunday, all summer
Where: Riverside // St-Henri

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24. Check out Eureka! Festival, Quebec's biggest science festival in the Old Port

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When: June 8th, 9th, and 10th
Where: Rue De La Commune // Old Port

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23. Grab a bike on free Bixi Sunday

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When:  24 June, 29 July, 26 August, 30 Septembre & 28 October
Where: All over town

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22. Check out Free Festival Folk on the beautiful Lachine Canal

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When: June 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th
Where: Esplanade De Centernaire // Lachine Canal

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21. Take a walk down Sainte-Catherine Street pedestrian promenade in the village

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When: Open any time!
Where: Metro Beaubien

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20. Check out Montreal's 'live art' OFFTA Festival

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When: May 25th - June 3rd
Where: Various downtown venues

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19. Celebrate St-Jean Baptise in Downtown Montreal

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When: June 24th
Where: Quartier Des Spectacles // Downtown

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18. Check out free outdoor show for MURALE Fest with Playboi Carti & Pusha T

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When: Thursday, June 7th 11pm 
Where: Murale fest, 3527 Saint-Laurent  // Plateau

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17. Check out Montreal's 'Digital Spring' Festival for unique science-driven art exhibits and workshops around town

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When: Until June 21st
Where: Various downtown venues, see here

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16. Check out the annual Grand Prix car show and festival on Crescent Street

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When: June 7th, 8th, 9th
Where: Crescent Street // Downtown

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15. Check out one of the many free outdoor live shows for Francos Montreal

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When: June 8th -17th
Where:  Cartier Des Spectacles // Downtown

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14. Check out "first Friday's" a 40+ food truck festival in Montreal

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When: Friday, June 1st
Where: Olympic Stadium Park

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13. Smell the summer air and check out the beautiful Cherry Blossom Trees all around Montreal

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When: All summer!
Where: Various locations, see here

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12. Check out the iconic Orange Julep 'Cruise night' an evening of vintage cars and hamburgers

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When: Every Wednesday, all summer 
Where: Orange Julep // Decarie

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11. Check out the annual Mont-Royal street fair

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When: May 31st - June 3rd
Where: Mont-Royal Street

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10. Check out NDG street fair in Monkland Village

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When: June 22nd - 24th
Where: Monkland Village // NDG

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9. Check out MTL newest 'party village' F-MR Station

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When: Open all day
Where: Station FM-R

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8. Check out this massive street performance fair in Hochelaga

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When: June 2nd - 5th
Where: 3350 Rue Hochelaga Est // Hochelaga-Maissoneuve

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7. Check out Wellington Street's outdoor street fair

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When: May 31st - June 2nd
Where: Promenades Wellington // Verdun

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6. Check out Village Pied Du Courrants Free opening party

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When: Friday, June 1st
Where: 2100 Notre Dame Street Est // Downtown

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5. Visit Montreal's beautiful Clocktower Beach

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When: Open Monday-Sunday
WhereClock Tower Beach // Old Port
Note: Entry is 2$, practically free!

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4. Visit the most beautiful Terrasses and waterfront sunsets at St-Anne-De-Bellevue

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When: Anytime
Where: Saint-Anne-De-Bellevue // West Island

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3. Check out Tam Tam on Mont-Royal every Sunday all summer long

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When: Every Sunday until it gets cold
Where: Mont-Royal Park // Plateau

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2. Check out an outdoor dance 'block party' during MURALE fest

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When: Thursday, June 7th
Where: Murale Art Pub // Plateau

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1. Get a FREE BeaverTail pastry in the Old Port

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When: Friday, June 1st // between 2-4 pm
Where: BeaverTails // Old Port

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