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A Smorgasbord-Style Market With Music & Food Trucks Is Popping Up Beside The Lachine Canal

There will be more than 30 kiosks over the course of 3 different weekends.

A new smorgasbord-style market with "ephemeral terrasses, cultural pop-ups and musical entertainment" is coming to the banks of the Lachine Canal in Griffintown over the course of three weekends, beginning on July 31 and August 1.

The event name, Sudbest, perfectly captures the goal of the event. Organizers call it the Sud-Ouest's "largest commercial revival initiative," bringing forward as many of the borough's merchants, artists and artisans as possible.

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Montreal's Huge Italian Festival Just Released Its Full Program Of Events For August

Italian Week is back!

This summer's edition of Montreal's Settimana Italiana, called ItalfestMTL, is celebrating the city's Italian community and culture with a hybrid of virtual and in-person events, and it finally announced its complete program.

The 28th edition of Montreal's Italian festival runs from August 6 to August 22 and features concerts, comedy, culinary capsules, an opera evening and a drive-in event.

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I Tried A Quebec Orchard's Rustic-Chic Picnic Experience & It Was Worth The $80 Price Tag

"One of the coolest and tastiest picnics you can have less than an hour from Montreal."

Between enjoying yummy food, sitting outside in nature (after being stuck inside all winter) and spending time with loved ones, it's no surprise why picnics have become a summer staple in Montreal. This has been especially true during the pandemic.

I've had some pretty cool picnics in my day, but my favourite — by far — is the picnic at La Cabane d'à Côté from the team at Au Pied de Cochon.

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Mont Tremblant's Enchanted Pathway Lets You Search For Giants In The Woods

The sensory experience will run until mid-October.

Mont Tremblant's latest forestal attraction, Tonga Lumina, allows visitors to have a sensory experience as they make their way down a 1.5-kilometre trail in search of giants.

The enchanted forest in Quebec will be open between June and October.

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11 Things To Do In Montreal This Weekend So You Can End July With A Bang

And start August off right, too!

It's hard enough to believe it's almost the weekend in Montreal again, but it's even harder to believe that July has come and gone and August is already upon us.

As we head from one summer month into another, what are you guys up to this weekend?

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îLESONIQ Is Finally Coming Back To Montreal This Fall & Here's The Lineup

There will be more than a few legendary DJs for you to enjoy.

With all these recent festival announcements, one thing is certain — Montreal is back, baby! And what better way to celebrate the return of music and dancing to the city than with the always popular îLESONIQ?

That's right. Even though the main festival was postponed until 2022, the fine folks at îLESONIQ are bringing îLESONIQ Redux to Montreal over three days this September and the lineup is out now.

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