March 7, 2013 – Montréal has a rock-solid reputation as a great festival city. The over 60 such events it holds throughout the year only serve to reinforce that fact. The non-profit collective CFM (Collectif de festivals montréalais) adds to the festive frenzy with Montréal Festimania, an event that brings together 11 fabulous summer festivals.
If excitement and extravagance are your thing, Montréal’s signature variety of entertainment options is for you. Combining the best of North America and Europe with the city’s own legendary joie de vivre, Festimania’s heady cocktail of events is sure to give you a buzz.
And that’s not all! Festimania’s Festi+ Pass provides festival-goers with a wealth of advantages: VIP access, freebies, discounts … and it’s free!
Whether through comedy, music, theatre, fireworks, cinema or other world cultures, Montréal invites you to an amazing and unforgettable experience. Here’s the low-down: at the Place des Festivals and elsewhere; indoors and out; from mid-July through to mid-August; the rest is up to you.
The 11 festivals:
Fantasia International Film Festival
Festival international Nuits d’Afrique
Just For Laughs Festival
MEG Montréal Festival
Montréal Fashion and Design Festival
First Peoples' Festival
International des Feux Loto-Québec Fireworks Competition, presented by TELUS
MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE International Circus Arts Festival
Osheaga, Music and Arts Festival