Updated June 1, 2015 Why is Grand Prix Weekend (June 5 – 7) in Montréal the party of the year? Here are 10 reasons:
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One of the many things that Montreal doesn’t suffer for is a lack of top-tier, A-list social establishments that excel at their primary mission in life: your good time. And during Grand Prix season in particular, many of this city’s finer places to see and be seen kick it into high gear.
As temperatures quickly rise to pre-summer levels in Montreal, outdoor activities and entertainment liven up the downtown core along with Mother’s Day decadence, city-wide nightly live music, theatre, dance, hockey, circus and more…
The discovery of 20,000-year-old cave art and the mysteries behind it see the light of day in a new exhibition at the Montreal Science Centre this spring and summer. The Cave of Lascaux – Prehistoric Masterpieces transports us way back to a pre-human era that proves itself far less crude than commonly thought.
When Formula 1 racing rolls (loudly) into town for three days, June 6-8, it’s not just about the action on the track, the raucous nightlife, the almost limitless adventurous gastronomic options, and panoply of Grand Prix–related activities. It’s also an opportunity for discriminating fashionistas, art aficionados and those looking for that extra-special something to get their shop on, Grand Prix-style.
As part of our #MTLMOMENTS F1 Nightlife stunt , we picked a lovely couple from Toronto and brought them to Montreal for a wild weekend of nightlife. After leaving their hotel room at the Chateau Versailles arm in arm, they headed down to popular hangout Burgundy Lion for a few pre-dinner drinks. After they went to the Old Port to eat an incredible Portuguese meal at Helena, tore up the dance floor together at New City Gas, shared a poutine at La Banquise, and then retired to their hotel for some much needed sleep. Book your own wild weekend in Montreal at www.montrealoffer.com; and when you get here, don’t forget to share your Montreal Moments using the #MTLMOMENTS tag on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Make the most of your trip to Montreal with this exclusive Sweet Deal coupon booklet with special offers valued at $450!
It isn’t all just about the boys and their toys. The Canadian Grand Prix, in Montreal June 6-8, also features fun, family-friendly events across the city, in addition to Montreal’s expansive array of other entertainment options.
As part of our #MTLMOMENTS F1 Nightlife stunt, we found two great guys from Toronto and brought them to Montreal for a wild weekend of dinner, drinks, and dancing. In their room at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Christopher and Christopher put on their best button-ups, grabbed their wallets and hotel key, then went down to hotel bar Les Voyageurs for a pre-drink. After they headed to Buonanotte on le Main for a meal, partied at New City Gas, and finished the night scarfing down a poutine at La Banquise with some new friends. Book your own wild weekend in Montreal at www.montrealoffer.com; and when you get here, don’t forget to share your Montreal Moments using the #MTLMOMENTS tag on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!
In recent years, Montreal has been riding the cusp of gastronomic innovation, fostering world acclaimed chefs and kitchen teams that push culinary boundaries to levels and reaches not yet seen before. In the wake of trendy hot spots and places to be seen, are the proud and noble predecessors that have forged the foundation of Montreal’s restaurant scene…
Are you ready to feast on the street? Montreal’s food trucks are ready to roll out across the city for the summer! They will officially convene seven days a week at 15 sites around Montreal from May 1 to October 5, 2014. You’ll also see more pop up around town on the weekends and at special events during the summer. Check out our Complete 2014 Food Truck Guide and these 10 food trucks you absolutely must eat at when in Montreal…