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A List Of 20 Things You & Your Friends Can Do In Montreal This Freakin' Weekend

From Friday, April 21st until Sunday, April 23rd

Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Friday, April 21st until Sunday, April 23rd! It's officially almost the end of April and May is rapidly approaching brining sunshine to our city. It may be sunny and rainy all week, but it's time to embrace spring and start those summer activities early by enjoying all the insane things you can do this weekend!

READ ALSO: 12 Montreal Sangria Specials You Need To Take Advantage Of This Spring


1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Papier Contemporary Art Festival

To mark its 10th anniversary, Papier is proud to offer guests an expanded educational program with a number of free activities for the general public, including guided tours and panel discussions. For the first time since Papier was founded, these discussions will be recorded and posted on our Web platforms to reach a wide audience of art enthusiasts.

When: From April 21 - 23

Where: Variety of Galleries

Price: FREE!

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2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie Unforgettable

Synopsis:

Katherine Heigl stars as Tessa Connover, who is barely coping with the end of her marriage when her ex-husband, David (Geoff Stults), becomes happily engaged to Julia Banks (Rosario Dawson)—not only bringing Julia into the home they once shared but also into the life of their daughter, Lilly (Isabella Rice). Trying to settle into her new role as a wife and a stepmother, Julia believes she has finally met the man of her dreams, the man who can help her put her own troubled past behind her. But Tessa's jealousy soon takes a pathological turn until she will stop at nothing to turn Julia's dream into her ultimate nightmare.

When: In Theaters Friday, April 21st, 2017


3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To B-312 Gallery

The Gallery B-312 invites artists from all disciplines in visual and media arts, as well as commissioners or artists' collectives, to submit an exhibition, performance, video or any other type of project, In and off-site events for its next calendar of activities.

When: April 22, 2017 to May 13, 2017 Where: 372, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

Price: FREE!

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4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To YIN Yoga

Come and enjoy a yin yoga class while having an exceptional massage therapist take you from yogis to yogis during class. We are making this event at a cost of $ 21.80 and 100% of the profits will be donated to the Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie, to which our educator Amanda will participate in June.

When: Sun, April 23, 2017 / 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: Lululemon Dix30, 9140 boulevard Leduc

Price:$20

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5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To SAT’s Audio-Visual Exhibit

The SAT presents Displacement, a new audiovisual piece from a collaboration between the artists TiND and Création Ex Nihilo, on the original soundtrack 'La Vision' by FROID.The video will be shown every day (free admission) during the opening hours of the culinary lab (3rd floor).

When: All Month!

Where: 1201, boulevard Saint-Laurent

Price: FREE!

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6. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Vues d'Afrique

Vues d'Afrique is establishing itself as the reference organization for the information and dissemination of cultural productions on Africa, Creole countries and their diasporas, in particular audiovisual productions on all current and emerging platforms, within Of a local and international network.

When: April 14 to April 23, 2017

Where: CINÉMATHÈQUE

Price: $10 per screening, $32 for four screenings, $20 opening night

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7. Enjoy This Weekend And Celebrate Earth Day in Montreal

Montreal has a variety of Earth day activities ranging from distributing FREE tree saplings in Pointe-Claire from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Terra-Cotta Natural Park on Saturday april 22nd, and even distributing FREE BEER at Don B Comber if you donate clothing or toys to the less fortunate also this Saturday.


8. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Swinging On The 21 Balançoires

Spring is awesome for many reasons. Budding plants, beautiful sunshine, and the super fun 21 Balancoires exhibit that takes place in the Quartier Des Spectacles annually.

When: April 10 through May 28, 2017

Where: Quartier Des Spectacles


9. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See Volta

VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score.

When: From April 20 to July 23, 2017

Price: $50 to $295

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10. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Rock Climbing

Enjoy the massive rock climbing walls at Allez Up this weekend with some of your closest friends! On Sunday, you are your buddies and rock climb, boulder, and much more! It's a great workout and a lot of fun.

When: Sunday, April 16th , from 1-5 pm

Where: Allez Up - 1555 Rue St-Patrick

Price: $26

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11. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Biking Along The Lachine Canal

Wnjoy the sunshine we are going to have this weekend by going biking along the Lachine Canal. It is absolutely stunning and a great way to stay active with your friends and have a blast.


12. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Mount Royal

Enjoy the lovely weather and this weekend at Mount Royal! Not only will the weather be beautiful, but so will the atmosphere.


13. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To La Diperie

Why not quench your sweet tooth this weekend with some delicious ice cream from La Diperie! They are probably the most famous ice cream shop in all of Montreal, so spring wouldn't be complete without it.

Where:  68 Ave des Pins E

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14. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Bar Waverly

Situated in Montreal's Mile End, Bar Waverly sure is magical! First, it's chill and second, you can get turnt AF! The drinks are Bomb and you don't even have to try for an outfit.

Where: 5550 Boul St-Laurent

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15. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Café HVMANS

HVMANS has a lit Down Town vibe and a lowkey ambiance that makes it perfect for snapping pictures, doing homework, or grabbing a coffee on the go! I have to say that this is now one of my new favorite places in Montreal.

Where: 1455 rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest

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16. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To La Habanera

Alright, for a 514% lowkey night,  you guys really need to check out this Cuban restaurant in downtown Montreal. The food is BOMB, the decor has a modern twist, and their drinks are pretty insane! Plus, everyone wants a lowkey pictures in front of the famous neon sign: all you need is love and mojitos.

When: 1216 Union Ave

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17. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Butterflies Go Free Exhibit

Step into the almost spa-like setting of the Main Exhibition Greenhouse, where the heat and the flowers’ sweet fragrance help you forget winter. All around you, hundreds of colorful butterflies flit joyously about amidst the lush greenery, filling you with a sense of lightness and inviting you to relax.

When: February 23 to April 30, 2017

Where: Montreal Botanical Gardens - 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est

Price: $15-$20

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18. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Lola Rosa For Sangria

545 rue Milton

Price: Glass = $8 & Pitcher = $24

Types: Kale pirinha, Keylime Pisco Sour, Turmeric Lassi, Mai Tai, Sweet potato Collins, Hibiscus Daisy...

Ambiance: great for a casual lunch with some nachos and sangria!

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19. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Festin De Babette For Brunch

For a gourmet breakfast, this is the place for you! They offer smoked salmon eggs benedict that are accompanied by a salad, scalloped potatoes, soup and chocolate mousse for those who just can't get enough of breakfast food. The food is heavenly and you will be filled up pretty quick.

Where: 4085 Rue Saint Denis 

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20. Enjoy This Weekend At Atwater Market

Since I already spent the past lovely weekend at Atwater Market, why not spend Easter weekend there also! It was honestly a blast and I can garantee that you will have a fabulous time!


Emily Draicchio From the core of Montreal, Emily is an upcoming Art History student. She is currently studying Liberal Arts and has joined the MTL Blog team as their newest writer. Her goal is to have an active life while discovering the virtues of Montreal! Join her on her journey with visuals from her instagrams (@emdraicchio & @drakesbandp). She loves cactus plants and to talk... and talk... and talk so it's time to hear her voice.

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