Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Friday, March 10th until Sunday, March 12th! It's officially the second weekend of March and spring is rapidly approaching! So, it's time to embrace the Montreal weather and enjoy the insane things you can do this weekend! Start planning your weekend extra early with your closest friends, because you are going to want to do everything on this list!
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To X-Lumina
Join us for the X-perience and warm up with X-Lumina, an original all-ages show combining electro-organic music and daring acrobatic fire performances.
When: March 10tg and March 11th, at 5:45pm and 7:30pm
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie Kong: Skull Island
A diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific – as beautiful as it is treacherous – unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong.
When: In Theaters Friday, March 11th, 2017
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See Disney on Ice
Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal Hank from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory as they set out to find her parents and discover the devotion of family. Cheer with Joy, Sadness, and the rest of the Emotions from Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out as they work together to boost Riley’s spirit and win the big hockey game. Venture to wintery Arendelle where Olaf and Kristoff help reunite royal sisters Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen and learn love is the most powerful magic of all. See Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel and the Disney Princesses make their dreams possible through virtues of bravery, kindness and perseverance. And celebrate true friendship with Buzz Lightyear, Woody and the Toy Story gang. Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends when Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart skates into your hometown!
Where: Centre Bell - 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montreal
When: Sunday March 12, 2017, 11:00 AM and 3 PM
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See Devendra Banhart
When: Friday, March 10th at 8:00 PM
Where: Metropolis-59 Sainte-Catherine Street East
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Underground Art
With Montreal currently being snowed in, it makes sense for us to migrate underground to escape these very un-spring like conditions. Art Souterrain, which runs from February 26th until March 13th, is a great way to beat the cold and features over100 projects by contemporary photo, video, performance, and installation artists.
When: February 26th until March 13th, 2017
Where: All over Montreal
6. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Art Matters Festival
Concordia University has its very own student-run arts festival called Art Matters. They feature free events and activities each year and the festival runs from March 4 to March 25, 2017.
When: From March 4 to March 25, 2017
Where: Sir George Williams campus of Concordia University
7. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Barbie Expo
This is haute couture on display, a gathering of the world’s most elite designers. This is Barbie seen at her fashionable best, a stunningly beautiful collection chicly modeled by the 11½-inch fashion icon.
When: All Week!
Where: Les Cours Mont-Royal
8. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Outdoor Curling
It’s a free new family activity for the outdoor site! Featuring illuminated lanes, interactive lighting and on-site play-by-play announcers, it’s the perfect opportunity to discover a futuristic new version of this iconic Canadian sport!
The Radio-Canada terrace is the place to be for fans looking to warm up and cheer on their favourite players. All you need to do to participate is form a team and plunge into the retro-futurist world of Curling en lumière! May the best team win!
At the bar : beer, mulled wine, shooters, steamed hot dogs
When: Until Marth 11th
9. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
he Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, "Our Lady of Good Help") is a church in the district of Old Montreal in Montreal, Quebec. One of the oldest churches in Montreal, it was built in 1771 over the ruins of an earlier chapel.
When: March 1 - April 30, 2017: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum - Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel- 400 Saint Paul Street East
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, March 5th, from 1-5 pm
Illuminart is a new circuit fusing art, lighting and technology, unfolding through downtown Montreal. Aimed at an inquisitive audience eager to discover and explore, Illuminart assembles projects by artists, creators, engineers, set designers, graphic designers and videographers from home and abroad. Our illuminated urban space springs to life, becoming a must-see destination for creativity, inspiration and shared experience thanks to works that are at once surprising, impressive and entertaining.
Where: Quartier des spectacles
When: February 22 to March 11, 2017,
12. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The Pointe-à-Callière’s Port Symphonies
A true Montréal tradition, Pointe-à-Callière's Port Symphonies offer unique outdoor concerts. Each year, a composer is called upon to create musical compositions with the horns of the ships moored at the Quays of the Old Port, right by the Museum. Train whistles, drums, and a variety of other "instruments" join in, delighting enthusiastic crowds with remarkable listening experiences.
When: Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 1:30PM
13. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See Phi Centre's Montreal 360 Virtual Reality Installation
Quebec’s first virtual reality video creation contest – Montréal 3/60 – was designed to spotlight the talented 360° experience creators of tomorrow. In September 2016, three of the some thirty teams who submitted proposals were selected to participate in a three-month residency at Valtech, during which they would create a 360° work on the theme of “Montreal of the future.”
When: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Where: 407 Saint-Pierre Street
14. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Hot Yoga At Enso
Another way to sit back and relax this winter with your special someone is by doing some yoga. Yoga is a great way to relax and release stress. I suggest going to one of Montreal’s many yoga studios. My personal favorite is hot yoga at Ensō where you sweat your stress away and pretend like you are in a rain forest enjoying some good old yoga!
Price: $10 for community class
Where: 1470 Rue Peel #100, Montréal
15. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Zipline Through Place Des Festivals
This sound-and-light version of the Zip-line powered by Arbraska is an immediate hit with festival fans! Soar from west to east, from Balmoral Street almost all the way to St. Urbain Street, and take a bird’s-eye view of the site... An unforgettable experience!
When: Until March 11, as part of Montreal En Lumiers
Where: Quartier des spectacles
16. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Melvin Charney’s Sculpture Garden
Time to get your sculpting on with a hot chocolate at the Melvin Charney’s sculpture garden, which is an extension of the CCA. This garden contains multiple sculptures that you can enjoy observing over a warm cup of hot chocolate and a beautiful sunset in this spring weather.
17. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The International Gymnix Competition
Watch the gymnastic future unfold on the vault, bars, beam and on the floor at this year’s International Gymnix as a variety of impressive competitions for all ages and categories amaze spectators over the four days of the event. The Senior and Junior Cups involve the top countries in the world competing in intense team competitions, inspiring younger athletes and even hosting the oldest athlete of the international circuit, Oksana Chusovitina (41 years old).
When: March 9th to 12th, 2017
Price: Various Prices
18. 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 colourful 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
19. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Le Ceramic Café
One of my personal favourite places is Le Céramic Café. It’s a great place where you can create art, relax, enjoy food, and overall have fun! You can choose whichever mold you like and the fun takes off from there! It’s a great way to distract you from being cold and it's a great activity to cross off your bucket list.
20. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Get Awesome Donuts
I know what I'm treating myself to after my long week...DONUTS! A box of donuts can go a long way and it is the best things that you and your BFF can treat yourselves to this weekend in Montreal! Montreal has a dozen amazing donut shops but I recommend le Trou De Beigne located in little Italy. They honestly have the coolest flavors and you and your BFF can easily Finnish a box of 12! They even have vegan donuts!