Though it may not seem like it, June is right around the corner. It's one of the most exciting months for the city residents: the weather is great, the city is in full bloom and there are a ton of things to do.
Seriously, there are at least two festivals happening on any given week, and a ton of other activities from the Grand Prix to outdoor movie screenings.
The best part is that many of these awesome events are absolutely FREE, which means that you can set aside some money to buy those Osheaga tickets you really want or spend a little extra on sangria or food on a sunny terrasse.
Check out these 27 free things to do this June!
Check Out An Outdoor Movie Screening
When: Late June – late August, depending on the outdoor theatre.
Where: Locations around the city.
Enjoy Free Fringe Fest Performances
When: June 6 – June 16.
Where: Parc des Amériques.
Go For A Free Bixi Ride
When: June 30
Where: Bixi docks throughout the city.
Get Cultured At Select Free Museums
When: June 2.
Where: Select museums.
Celebrate Saint-Jean Baptiste At A Parade
When: June 24.
Where: Downtown Montreal.
Picnic At Tam-Tams
When: Every Sunday.
Where: Monument à George-Étienne Cartier.
Enjoy A Beautiful Terrasse
When: All month long, baby.
Where: Check out this list for the best terrasses in the city.
Check Out A Pop-Up Bar & Work Space
When: Mondays-Wednesday 9:00 - 8:00, Thursday and Friday 9:00 to 9:00.
Where: 3 locations in the city.
Enjoy Some Great Shows At Les Francofolies
When: June 14 – June 22.
Where: Place des Arts.
Explore Montreal's Outdoor Art Installations At Night
When: All summer.
Where: You can find a detailed itinerary here.
Get Hungry At The Montreal Jerk Fest
When: June 24th 12:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Kent Park.
Get Your Science On At A Huge Science Festival
When: June 7 - 9.
Where: Montreal Science Center.
Listen To Folk Music At Folk Fest
When: June 13 – 16.
Where: Centennial Esplanade
Check Out Mural Fest
When: June 6 – 16.
Where: This map shows where this year's artwork is located.
Attend Grand Prix Festivities
When: June 6 – 8.
Where: Crescent Street.
Attend A Huge Plateau Street Fair
When: May 30 – June 2.
Where: Avenue Mount Royal.
Go To A Free Poutine And Beer Festival
When: June 1 – June 2.
Where: Plaza Pointe-Claire, 269 Boul. St-Jean, Pointe-Claire, Quebec.
Lounge By The River At Pied-du-Courant
When: May 31st to September 15th, Thursday – Sunday.
Where: Village du Pied-du-Courant.
Go To Montreal's Clocktower Beach
When: Starting June 22
Where: Clocktower Beach.
Check Out Montreal's Newest Urban Beach
When: End of June.
Where: Verdun Beach.
Learn More About Montreal's History With Cité-Mémoire
When: Tuesday-Sunday, from dusk until 11:00 p.m.
Where: Around the Old Port.
Go To A Huge Flea Market
When: June 1, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: 3455 Boulevard St-Laurent, Montréal.
Check Out A Tulip Festival
When: June 1, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: 1270 Rue Principale, Laval.
Go To An Epic Free Dance Show
When: June 1 9 PM – 9:30 PM
Where: Place des Festivals.
Go To An Alley Party
When: June 8, 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Persuse A Sidewalk Sale
When: June 7 – 9
Where: Promenade Wellington.
Swing On The Place-des-Arts Swing
When: Every day this summer.
You won't have a dull moment this month in Montreal with the events above! Make the most of the first summer month: enjoy the sun, stay hydrated and take full advantage of the city's free events!