The summer is officially upon us, and the city of Montreal is hosting a ton of activities to ring in the summer season. If you're looking to save some money, do not fear, because the list of awesome activities includes a number of free things that will be easy on your wallet.
If you want to celebrate the warm weather, you're in luck. From pool and beach escapades to fun food festivals, there are a ton of free events happening in the city.
Here are 30 amazing activities that you can enjoy this month without breaking the bank.
Enjoy A Free Outdoor Movie Night
When: July 4, 8 - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Parc Lancelette
Be Entertained By A Free Circus Show
When: July 4 - 14
Where: Jardins Gamelins
Find out more on the event page.
Play Some Free, Outdoor Board Games
When: July 9.
Where: Aire Commune.
Wander Around Montreal's 'First Fridays' Food Truck Fest
When: July 5.
Where: Olympic Parc
Check out Facebook for more details.
Peruse A Huge Outdoor Market On Sainte-Catherine
When: Friday, July 12th: 12PM - 10PM
Saturday, July 13th: 10AM - 10PM
Sunday, July 14th: 10AM - 7PM
Where: Sainte Catherine street.
Celebrate Montreal's Carnival Weekend
When: July 5, 5:00 p.m. - July 7, 11:00 p.m.
Attend A Free, Experimental Show
When: Thursday, July 4, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Canadian Center For Architecture.
For more info, click here.
Attend A Free Show At Jazz Fest
When: June 26 - July 6.
Where: All over Montreal.
Click here for a list of free shows happening this year.
When: Friday, July 12, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Where: 60 rue Saint-Jacques.
Enjoy Free Food At The India Festival
When: July 6, 12:00 p.m. - July 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Parc Jeanne-Mance.
Check out Facebook for more information.
Do Yoga On The Canal
When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Where: Parc Madeleine-Parent.
Enjoy A Free Bixi Ride
When: Sunday, July 28.
Where: Bixi stands all over the city.
Learn more here.
Experience The Orchestra In The Parc
When: Saturday, July 23.
Where: Parc Wilfrid Bastien
Watch "Bohemian Rhapsody" Outside
When: July 28, 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Where: Parc des compagnons de Saint-Laurent.
Try The Musical Swings
When: All summer.
Attend Free Museum Day
When: July 7.
Where: Participating museums.
Find all the participating museums here.
Go To Tam-Tams
When: The first Sunday of each month.
Where: Monument George Étienne-Cartier
Go Bird Spotting
When: July 20.
Where: Espace Lafontaine.
Learn more here.
Attend A Free Circus Peformance
When: July 12, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Olympic Park.
For the full schedule, click here.
Browse Through A Venezuelan Festival
When: July 13, 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Attend A Kombucha Festival
When: July 26, 11:00 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: 5705 de Gaspé.
Relax At A Pop-Up Terrasse
When: July 4 and 26.
Where: Place du Village-de-l
Do "Glow Yoga" At Night
When: July 19, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Where: Lululemo DIX30
See An Incredible Aerial Show
When: July 5, 2:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Promenade Bellerive.
Find out more on Facebook.
Attend The Canada Day Parade
When: July 1, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Sainte-Catherine street.
Click here for full details.
Hang Out At Verdun Beach
Where: Verdun beach.
Read our article about it here.
Watch The Fireworks From The Bridge
When: July 31, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Jacques-Cartier bridge.
Swim In Your Neighbourhood Pool
When: Most days of the week.
Where: Read our article for a list of what pools are free and when.
Go To Montreal's Only "Suspended Café"
When: All summer, until late September.
Where: Belvédère Camillien-Houde.
Read our article about it for more info.
Attend A Free Improv Class
When: Sunday, July 28th at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM.
Where: Montreal Improv Theatre.
That's the list of awesome free things happening this month in the city! Have a great July, Montreal.