Down below is a list that composes of great activities you can do this weekend from Thursday, May 4th until Sunday, May 7th! It's officially the FIRST WEEKEDEND of May and it has brought with it some rain, but also some sunshine! It's time to embrace spring and start those summer activities early by enjoying all the insane things you can do this weekend!
For Thursday, May 4th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Thursday, May 4th, 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go 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
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To La Virée des Ateliers
If you love painting, fashion, and metal jewelry then be sure to check out this cute AF gallery/exhibit. They are featuring over 90 artists in the heart of Montreal located in some pretty cool locations!
2065 Parthenais street , Montreal
LE CHAT DES ARTISTES
2205 Parthenais street, Montreal
2220 Parthenais street, Montréal
When: Thursday, May 4th - Sunday May 7th
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go Discover the Quartier des Spectacles
Enjoy Montreal like a real tourist and check out the city in a whole new light by taking a guided tour through the Quartier Des Spectacles for free! It's a whole new adventure that will blow your mind.
When: May 4 through October 8, 2017
In English: Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
In French: Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Canadian Centre for Architecture
Check out the Candian Center for Architecture and experience sculptures on a whole new level! There are also free film screenings and gallery talks for all visitors on every Thursday.
Where: 1920 Baile St
When: Every Thursday as of 5:30 p.m
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Village's Multiple Terraces
Hopefully we will have another sunny spring weekend in Montreal so that we can all enjoy the gorgeous terraces in the Gay Village! It's time to sit in the sun and have some sangria over a fabulous meal.
When: Open as of Thursday, May 4th
Where: Gay Village - St. Catherine
For Friday, May 5th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Friday, May 5th - 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go See The First Showing Of The Movie Guardians of the Galaxy VOL. 2
Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter's parentage is revealed.
When: In Theaters Friday, May 5th, 2017
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Grilled Cheese Festival
Canada's largest grilled cheese festival has officially made its way to Montreal! Dozens of restaurants are participating and you will 514% not to miss it! I mean who doesn't love a good and funky grilled cheese?
Where: Participating Restaurants
When: May 1st - May 7th
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Nocturne Art Exhibition
It's time to check out Noctutne's latest art exhibition! Not only does it last until 2 am, but it brings with it some insane art and equally as insane nightlife! They have art (of course), a bar, and a DJ!
Where: Musée d'art contemporain
When: Friday, May 5th from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Montreal Sketchfest
If you need a good laugh on a Friday night, then check out Montreal's Sketchfest! This festival features over 70 artists from North America that are ready to make you laugh this weekend!
When: May 4 through May 13, 2017
Where: Théâtre Sainte-Catherine
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The FIRST Food Truck Friday Of The Year
FINALLY! This Friday is officially the first food truck festival of the YEAR! With over 50 food trucks taking over the Olympic Stadium, you can expect nothing but amazing food this weekend!
When: Friday, May 5th
Where: Olympic Stradium's Esplanade Financière Sun Life - 4141 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave
For Saturday, May 6th - 2017, Click "NEXT"
Saturday, May 6th - 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Free Comic Book Day
It's officially Comic Book Day this weekend and it's absolutely AMAZING! Participating comic book stores in Montreal will be giving out free comic books of special editions.
When: Saturday May 6th, 2017
Where: participating comic book stores
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To A Balcony Gardening Workshop
Learn all about vertical gardening with the Balcony Garden project!
-Self Watering containers
-Upside down planters for tomatoes and strawberries
-Shoe pocket planter
-Local resources for learning and materials
-Tips for growing on a balcony in Montreal
-How to design your garden
-Dealing with pests and the elements (Stopping Squirrels!)
When: Saturday, May 6 - 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Where: Verdun Greenhouses - 7000 boulv LaSalle,
3. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Croissant Festival
More than 75 bakeries in Montreal have joined this year's Croissant Festival and they are ready to sell you their $1 delicious croissants all day long this Saturday! They are made professionally so that $1 won't go to waste.
When: Saturday, May 6th
Where: Various Locations
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Accès Asie Festival
Celebrate the culture of Asia by attending their events that feature live music, workshops, and dances from India to Mongolia!
When: May 2 to May 28, 2017
Where: Various Locations
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Free 5K Cinco De Mayo Run
The Montreal Local Lululemon team invites you to join them as they open the doors of their new store in the Mile End community with a 5k run. Following the run, celebrate Cinqo de Mayo with us by treating yourself to some tacos & guac!
When: Saturday, May 6th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Le Local lululemon - 268 Saint-Viateur O
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Sunday, May 7th - 2017:
1. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To The Design Show (SIDIM)
SIDIM is a contemporary showcase for the latest ideas and innovations from the design, architectural, and building communities, from here and around the world. It's a perfect way to spend a relaxing Sunday!
When: Sunday, May 7th
Where: Place Bonaventure
2. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Montreal Cycle Swap
CycleSwap is a fundraising event organized by the Friends of the MUHC and Cycle Neron. You can buy or sell! 20% of the proceeds from the sale of all bikes will go towards improving patient welfare at the MUHC.
When: Sun, April 30th, 2017 / 12 PM – 1:00 PM
Where: Belém Café & Yoga / 4409 Blvd Saint-Laurent
3. 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
4. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Naked Yoga
When: Sun, 7 May 2017 // 7:00 PM – 8:00
Where: DE LA COMMUNE OUEST (H2Y 2C9)
5. Enjoy This Weekend And Go To Brunch At Foiegwa
Finish off your weekend with a fabulous brunch from Foiegwa! Located right near Atwater market, this amazing little diner is A1! The atmosphere is hip and their chicken and waffles are TO DIE FOR! This French styled spot is definitely something you need to cross off your bucket list!
Where: 001 Rue Notre-Dame O