Music makes the city move this week – choose from reggae and electro festivals, classical and rock concerts, and tunes that go hand-in-hand with Montreal Pride, catwalk fashion shows, family-friendly carnivals, and delicious locally-made food.
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School is back and so is the frenetic fall schedule in this city bursting with arts and culture. So crack open your fresh notebooks, and note down these things to do!
Tchotchke, knickknack, bauble, or doohickey; call them what you want, but souvenirs bought in those run-of-the-mill souvenir shops are more often than not, forgotten. Here is a list of 11 awesome places to buy unique, locally made, Montreal-inspired artisan creations. In other words, a souvenir that actually does justice to the fond memories of your trip to Montréal!
Montreal makes its own chilled-out island vibe in August at the Montreal International Reggae Festival, adding the best in new and traditional reggae music to late-summer’s hot, sunny days.
A slower summer vibe pervades the city in August, yet there’s still so much to do, from hard-rock and blues music festivals to world-class sports competitions to sampling the best in Montreal-made gourmet food.
Montreal has always been a hot spot for club culture, from the days of disco to underground raves to state-of-the-art afterhours venues – this year the city’s electronic dance music scene kicks it up a notch with EDM and urban music festival Île Soniq.
Montreal has a huge food culture and with the Omnivore World Tour Festival visiting for a third year, the city is solidifying its place on the world culinary map. From August 21st to 25th, Montreal will be abuzz with delicious events. Take in a demo, enjoy a dinner like no other or join the party, just don’t miss out on this great gastronomic celebration.
August happily arrives in Montreal to the tune of Osheaga’s three-day outdoor music festival alongside even more festivals filling the city with music, film, good food, and a fair amount of dancing in the streets…
Get to know Montreal’s blues-infused rock and folk music at FestiBlues, four hot August nights of live performances outdoors in the park and late into the night at several nearby bars and restaurants…
To say that Montreal is a creative city is like saying that Paris is kinda pretty. This city is an idea volcano in constant eruption, with generation upon generation of artists, authors, actors and acrobats producing new madness every day. One of our strongest arts: fashion design, because of some great local fashion schools and, let’s not mince words, Montrealers’ native sense of style. C’mon, it’s famous. Here’s a list of our go-to made-in-Quebec labels, with deets on where you can get their wares to take home…