With summer looming around the corner, spectacular events and fun activities will pop-out all over the greater Montreal area. Here are the coming highlights.
No matter the season, time or weather, Montrealers flock to festivals like moths to a flame. The city hosts numerous events all year long, ranging from music to fashion and beyond.
Music and Arts Festival is a multi-day indie music festival in Montreal, Quebec, that is held annually at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Sainte-Hélène every summer. The festival takes place on six stages with various audience capacities.
Piknic Electronik at Parc Jean-Drapeau
Piknic Électronik Montreal is an outdoor electronic music event aiming to offer immersive, social experiences in a friendly environment. Located in an urban park just 10 minutes from downtown Montréal, he brings together thousands of electronic music enthusiasts every Sunday from May to October. Piknic Électronik Montreal diverse programing has made it a highlight of the Montreal summer cultural circuit for over 10 years.
Go Bike Montréal!
Every year at the beginning of June, bicycle fever hits Montréal when thousands of cyclists participate in the Tour la Nuit and Tour de l’Île. These popular events of the Go Bike Montréal Festival transform the city into a gathering place that presents it in a different light. Un Tour la Nuit gives you an opportunity to experience Montréal’s famous night life by bike. The Tour de l’Île offers you a variety of route options, from relaxed excursion to athletic workout. Ready for the best festival on two wheels? Ready for an unforgettable weekend? Go Bike Montréal!
Montreal Mural Festival
MURAL is an international public art festival determined to celebrate creativity and democratize urban art. Over the course of a week, the Saint-Laurent boulevard will be transformed by the festival into an open-air museum by uniting the talents of local and international artists in one concentrated area.
The best things in life are free! Montreal Museums Day 2017 takes place Sunday, May 28. Get culture fore free. Visit website by clicking the header link for full details on participating museums, their hours and the five colour-coded shuttle bus routes between museums.
International Jazz Festival 2017
An event that for over 35 years has transformed the city into a gathering place for lovers of all music related to jazz: 1000 concerts at 15 indoor and some 10 outdoor venues.
In the summer, in particular, masses of people from all walk of life come together to create Montréal’s truly unique festival vibe. Major summer events include the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, FrancoFolies, and the Grand Prix du Canada (Formula 1 Grand Prix) to name a few.
Interested to know more? Visit the link below to the official Montreal Blog Tourism Board.
For first time Montreal party goers, regardless what kind of party you'd be joining, be careful with their tasty and strong alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic drinks generally in Canada are among the highest rated in the world. For example, on average wines are at 11-17% Alcohol content per deciliter, while in the Philippines is at 4-11%. I don't know about you but after one glass -- I'm out.
If those are the numbers for wines, just imagine beers and the hard stuff. No matter what fun juice you choose Just drink responsibly and party hard.
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